AWAL – Royalties Specialist (UK)

Royalties Specialist at AWAL


AWAL has revolutionized the recording business by putting the creator at the centre of everything we do and transforming the way artists release music. Whether an artist is looking for the best digital distribution or a comprehensive global campaign, AWAL has become the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers. This has created a high-quality path for artists to achieve success while maintaining ownership of their masters. Our mission is to partner with independent artists to tell stories that shape culture. We constantly innovate to remove all barriers between artists and the A&R teams or store editors that help them take their projects to the next level.

As a Royalty Admin Specialist, you will play a key role in ensuring that AWAL’s high profile artists and labels receive their reporting in an accurate and transparent manner and you will be a key point of contact for both internal stakeholders and external client representatives.

What you’ll do as a Royalty Admin Specialist
  • Provide support to Business Affairs and Senior Management for deal assessment and ongoing client royalty reporting analysis
  • Provide accurate and insightful royalty reporting to our high-profile clients always with a drive to ensure fairness and clarity
  • Collaborate with the Statement Distribution manager to produce timely Monthly, Quarterly & Semi-Annual Reporting and ensure the ongoing efficiency of the reporting process
  • Set-up and maintain Label, Artist and Third-Party payee accounts within our internal systems
  • Work with catalogue teams to ensure a smooth onboarding/offboarding transition for artist with the objective to ensure reporting consistency within the client experience
  • Assisting with audit research and analysis as required
  • Lead contact for artist/labels with multi-level reporting requirements

Who you are
  • Experience in a royalty analysis/reporting-based role. Royalties experience in the music industry is highly advantageous
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
  • Must have advanced Excel skills with the ability to run complex formulas and Pivot Labels
  • Great Organization and time keeping traits
  • The ability to work well under the pressure of regular deadlines and communicate effectively throughout both written and verbally
  • Ability to present detailed numeric information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude throughout within this client facing role

What we give you
  • An opportunity to fuel the creative journey on a global stage
  • A modern, diverse and innovative work environment, with offices that include collaboration areas, cafeterias, event spaces, and more
  • An investment in your learning & development
  • An excellent range of benefits, like private medical cover, a generous pension scheme, life assurance and income protection, plus loads of music biz perks
  • Winter recess (Christmas through New Year’s)

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