Musixmatch is the leading music metadata company, featuring the world’s largest lyrics catalog and +70M users as contributors.
Musixmatch is a partner of companies like Spotify, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, MTV, Shazam, Vevo and has a partnership with +4,000 indie music publishers and top music publishers like Sony/ATV, EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell, Kobalt, BMG Rights, and Harry Fox Agency.
We are a bunch of creatives who care about our work and what we do. We believe that participation and collaboration are key to getting things done well. We are looking for tech-savvy people who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment, who have an international outlook on life, and who love taking on new challenges.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position will be based in London or Bologna and will form part of the Musixmatch Publishing Team. The team works closely with our music publishing partners and DSP clients such as Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Facebook and others. The position will report directly into our Head of Licensing.
We are looking for a driven individual who is enthusiastic about music publishing, copyright and data technology. Someone who takes initiative and is proactively looking for improvements. We are interested in YOU, and what YOU can bring to the table, we know you are talented, so go ahead and apply!
Research independent publishers globally to identify market shares and targets for licensing.
Develop relationships with publishers and local publishing associations in order to promote the objectives of the company.
Support the drafting and negotiation of various publishing and DSP licensing agreements – taking the lead when appropriate.
Coordinate publishing administration tasks such as logging new deals, managing the recoupment of advances and alerting team on renewals.
Liaise with other team members and departments to ensure information exchange and workflows are maintained.
Keep up-to-date on music industry matters and copyright law.
Be willing and able to travel internationally when required.
WHO YOU ARE:
Knowledge of music publishing and copyright.
Knowledge of licensing landscape.
Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
Proactive problem solver with a keen eye for details.
High level of communication – can communicate clearly and effectively both internally and externally.
Always looking to improve the ordinary way of doing things and not shy of taking risks where needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, law or related field.
2 – 3 years of experience in a similar role.
High level of spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of Italian language is an advantage (but not necessary) and any additional language is a bonus.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- Remote working, flexible schedule
- Generous training budget Italian and English language lessons
- Top class tech and equipment
- Company-wide retreat once per year
- Welfare plan
Musixmatch is actively hiring and, in response to COVID-19, conducting all interviews and onboarding virtually. Any new or current team members will be temporarily working remotely until it is safe to return to the office.
**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately, it is impossible to answer every applicant, thus if you have not received a response from us, please be patient. We do assure you that we will contact you should you be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. We would therefore like to thank all applicants for their interest and time.**