PPL – International Territories Manager (UK)

PPL collects international ‘neighbouring rights’ revenues through agreements with other Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) around the world.

This means members that have requested PPL to collect for them internationally receive monies when their recorded music is used in the countries with which PPL has reciprocal agreements.

The International Territories Manager is responsible for maximising worldwide revenue collections including the delivery of key initiatives for the International Team which include high value/high risk/complex data delivery issues.

This role is also responsible for ensuring newly signed agreements are appropriately on-boarded and driven to operational readiness. They will also be the PPL policy/procedures expert and referral point for the wider International team helping to ensure the annual departmental revenue budget is achieved. The role will also deputise for the International Operations Manager as and when required.

Team Description

PPL’s International Team manages relationships with collective management organisations (CMOs) around the globe. They are responsible for instructing and acting upon the agreements PPL holds globally to collect revenue for our members when their music is used internationally.

Key requirements
  • Educated to a minimum of a degree level (or equivalent) standard
  • Experience of delivering >£5m revenue budgets in a target driven environment
  • Experience of creating, monitoring and evaluating complex work schedules and projects
  • Experience of managing and developing teams
  • Experience of matrix management
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting practices
  • Knowledge of project planning and methodology including Agile/Waterfall
  • Knowledge of coordinating change
  • Knowledge of the music industry and collective music licensing is preferred but not essential
  • Computer literate, with advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM systems e.g. Salesforce, MS Dynamics
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally (presentations, business plans, status reports, rectification/action plans)
Duties and responsibilities
  • Working with the International Operations Manager to maximise CMO revenue collections, support the delivery of the overall annual International revenue budget and oversee the deliverables due from all direct reports
  • Supporting the distribution of collected revenues
  • Acting as the SME for all aspects of service delivery associated with CMOs and in particular new CMOs
  • Leading in the planning and delivery of internal and external CMO service review meetings/activities ensuring pre and post actions are accurately captured and acted upon within agreed deadlines
  • Working with complex data sets and applicable business logic to make informed revenue budget business decisions
  • Managing varied and complex operational teams/tasks/projects, resolving conflicting priorities and resource constraints
  • Building positive relationships with all stakeholders and working with and motivating people at all levels
  • Solving problems quickly and sensitively and find new solutions

PPL employees have access to a wide range of benefits and discounts including a non-contractual bonus scheme and a comprehensive training and development

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications received for every role at PPL we are only able to contact candidates we’d like to progress to interview

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