[Integral] – Neighboring Rights Assistant (UK)

Role: Neighbouring Rights Assistant
Reporting to: Neighbouring Rights Manager
Location: London SE1

What we do

[Integral] is the Artist and Label Services division of the [PIAS] Group, which also includes, [PIAS]’s own labels and [PIAS]’s roster of partner labels.

The [PIAS] Group champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices.

Our mission
  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem.
  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.
  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care.
  • To help it encounter audiences and success.
  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.

What you’ll be doing

[Integral] is looking for a Neighbouring Rights Assistant to join the Neighbouring Rights team at their head office in Bermondsey.

The assistant will provide general support to the Neighbouring Rights team, handling various administrative tasks associated with neighbouring rights collection societies. This will include assisting with dispute resolution and managing unclaimed recordings exercises. They will also be helping with repertoire metadata enhancement that will contribute to [Integral] onboarding the RDx portal for the supply and exchange of performance rights repertoire data.

The successful candidate will be comfortable dealing with big sets of data and have a strong attention to detail. They will be part of a team spread across London and Brussels.

Key deliverables
  • Reviewing and following up on repertoire double claims and disputes in different territories.
  • Consulting legal databases and contracts to review and update rights information.
  • Contacting external counterclaimants and collecting societies to resolve double claims.
  • Managing unclaimed recordings exercises and identifying gaps in recording claims.
  • Working with [Integral]’s internal repertoire management system as well as collecting societies’ repertoire databases.
  • Collating and preparing large repertoire datasets for QC analysis.
  • Reviewing repertoire metadata and identifying information gaps.
  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders to obtain missing information as part of the data enrichment project.
  • Assisting the team in testing new system developments, tracking issues and suggesting improvements.
  • Taking on ad-hoc projects and tasks and supporting the wider Neighbouring Rights team.Assisting the Neighbouring Rights team in a wide range of data specific tasks.

Skills and experience
  • An ability to work accurately under time pressure with a good eye for detail on multiple and diverse tasks.
  • Previous experience dealing with repertoire metadata is advisable.
  • Experience with CMO systems (PPL, SENA, etc.) is a bonus.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills and adaptability to deal with all staff at the highest and lowest levels, internal and external.
  • An ability to take direction and follow procedures, but also to work independently and take initiative on their own tasks.
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs and strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Personal attributes
  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Able to build rapport at all levels of the business.
  • An ability to be accountable for achieving personal and shared goals.
  • Keenness to learn.
  • Organised, efficient and effective.
  • You have a can-do attitude and are always willing to find solutions and new ways to improve.
  • You are a great team player and actively contribute to the team spirit.
  • Passionate about music.

[Integral] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.