Based in our LA office, the ideal candidate will have a background in Music and knowledge of the US Television Production Market. You will be part of the Audio Network family, but specifically part of our close-knit Sales & Creative teams. Currently working remote and moving to hybrid in our LA office, you’ll spend your time pitching to West Coast TV clients, creating playlists and taking part in industry events.
Your day to day will consist of putting together music briefs and presenting/pitching our music to clients, as well as analyzing user data to drive business with existing clients. You will also be spending time researching the market and finding new clients to target and will proactively reach out and engage prospective (selected) clients. The role also includes administrative duties involved in account managing clients and dealing with music licences.
As a Creative Licensing Manager, you’ll participate and contribute in weekly and monthly team meetings, providing insight and guidance into how working hours are spent. You’ll bring with you a deep understanding of Broadcasters and TV Production Companies and their community in the United States. Understanding how music helps to tell stories and is synced in TV programming is crucial. A creative problem solver, you’ll also be able to grasp data, using it to help guide how you work. You will be working with some of the highest value TV content there is and will manage existing creative relationships as well as building new relationships with producers and editors from Broadcasters and production companies, ensuring they know where to go when they want good service, and good music.
You’ll get to know the catalogue, the artists, producers and composers we work with so that you’re able to pitch the right tracks every time. You’ll feedback to our music team letting them know any gaps in the catalogue – and any hot spots too! If you spot a creative opportunity whether that be in terms of licensing or a marketing idea, you’ll have the initiative to jump on it and give it wings.
We are looking for a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a sync position at a music a company, you need to know music, love TV content and know which production companies make which programming. Music moves you, you understand how and why it moves others, and you know how to find music for and communicate music to clients. You’re confident, can create compelling pitches, and communicate your ideas articulately.
Solid client facing experience is something you’ll have experience in.Presenting and networking are second nature to you; you know many people across the business, particularly within the Television Production and Broadcast space within the United States.
We’re after someone special; someone with spark, initiative and creative flare. Someone with ideas to challenge themselves and the team to think – outside and around the box. Maybe you’ll be a whiz at pitching, or have you spent years working in production or television and understand how the shoe fits from a clients’ perspective.
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience within sync / publishing / music supervision
- Existing relationships within the U.S. Television production and broadcast community
- Experienced in pitching music to creatives and production teams
- Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise and respond to changing demands
- Proactive, creative and solution-oriented approach and takes initiative to improve way of working
KEY COMPETENCIES & PERSONAL QUALITIES
- Excellent proactive client management / customer success skills
- Outstanding communication and presentation skills
- Excellent organisation skills
- Passion for and expert knowledge in music
- Must be willing to travel
This summarizes the main key responsibilities of your role but there may be other reasonable requests made and other responsibilities included from time to time.
- Competitive salary
- Discretionary bonus
- Vacation: 20 days + bank holidays + sick leave
- Full Health Premium Paid
- Matching 401k
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At Audio Network, we not only celebrate originality – it’s a key part of our business. We strongly believe that to create the best entertainment content for everyone, we need diverse teams, telling diverse stories. We’re committed to building these teams– and we know our work here is never done. We‘re always striving to ensure everyone feels empowered to bring their whole, unique selves to work each day. Each Audio Networker is unique – but they are all treated the same: with dignity, respect, compassion, and equality.