Kobalt Music Group – Royalties Assistant (UK)

Joining the Royalties team in the Publishing department in our London office, the primary role of the Royalties Assistant will be to support the team with the end to end processing of income received for our clients.

To be successful in the role, you need to have a detail-driven mind-set and be comfortable with repetitive and data heavy tasks.

You will also work in a very fast-paced and deadline driven area of the business, so you need the ability to remain optimistic and persistent when following up on outstanding queries and have high levels of confidence in decision making when faced with difficult challenges such as investigating data issues.

In addition to this, working across several areas of the business liaising with key stakeholders across Writer and Publishing Relations and Copyright teams also requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to be part of the music company of the future. Kobalt is a global music and technology company built for songwriters and publishers with the technology infrastructure to enable better tracking and royalty collection for the billions of micro-payments per song in digital music today.

  • Importing and processing of incoming royalties statements as well as identification of royalties to Works , Right Types, Territories, Dates and more
  • Assist the Royalties team with ad-hoc tasks to facilitate accurate and correct royalty processing
  • You may be asked to take on extra responsibilities – please be aware that the above list is not exhaustive
  • Numerical, with a track-record of excellent organization and prioritisation skills and strong attention to detail, accuracy, and a detail-driven mind-set
  • High level of written and spoken English as well as any other required language skills and excellent communication skills
  • Having a good understanding of music publishing with previous admin and copyright and/or royalty processing experience as a nice-to-have
Why choose us?

At Kobalt we’ve prioritized creators since we first started in 2000. Our music services and the technology we’ve built helps make the industry more fair and rewarding for artists. We’re trusted by some of the world’s biggest names like Childish Gambino, Akon, Freya Ridings, Paul McCartney and The Red Hot Chili Peppers and represent more than 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in the U.S. and U.K.

We thrive on creativity and are committed to championing diversity. We’re dedicated to inclusiveness and provide all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding.

What members of the team say

“Working on the Royalties Team at Kobalt is both stimulating and rewarding. An ever-expanding roster with increasing royalty volume to process presents challenges that we overcome with a real team effort. Frequent collaboration with colleagues who share the same goal in an exciting working environment means there is never a dull moment!” – David Cryan, Assistant Manager, Royalties

“A job at Kobalt is a fantastic opportunity to learn and improve within an incredibly multi-talented and inspiring environment. Working in royalties has allowed me to take part in many aspects of music publishing whilst being supported by a really strong team of forward-thinking and productive people. It’s been an amazing challenge and a great experience.” – Nick Cashmore, Royalty Analyst


Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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