PPL – Repertoire Planning Lead (UK)

As one of the leading Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) at the heart of the UK’s music industry, PPL ensures those who invest their time, talent and money to make recorded music are compensated when their music is used in public by businesses or broadcast on TV or radio. Based in Soho our committed and passionate culture where we place our members and licensee customers at the heart of what we do, will offer a dynamic environment to showcase your skills.

PPL Repertoire

The Repertoire department is a data operations function reporting into PPL’s Chief Operating Officer. In short, the department’s main responsibilities are processing and managing all recording, rights and performer line-up data pertaining to sound recordings owned by rightsholders and CMOs, and then processing data from PPL’s licensees (e.g. BBC) and other CMOs to track when and where those sound recordings are being used.

Closely liaising with the Member Services, International, Distribution, Business Services, Business Change, IT and Insight & Innovation teams, the department is integral to PPL’s core role of distributing airplay royalties accurately and efficiently to its members. Additionally, the Repertoire department carry out several data processing tasks in support of services provided by PPL’s International and Business Services departments.

What you’ll be doing…

The role will involve working co-operatively and consultatively with the various managers in the department to enable the operational management of workflow and resource. The main deliverable will be a Repertoire operational plan, managed and maintained on a daily basis.

Key Accountabilities…
  • To be responsible for developing and managing the repertoire operations plan,
  • To ensure UK, Business Services and International milestones and timelines are coordinated to help ensure all work is completed as necessary
  • To take responsibility for ensuring all members of the Repertoire department are fully engaged and informed to a position so that they deliver necessary activities
  • To develop and keep a risk register for the department
  • To work with the various Repertoire teams to document processes where necessary
What you’ll need…

You’ll be an enthusiastic self-starter with an eye for detail with the following:

  • Educated to a minimum of a degree level (or equivalent) standard.
  • Experienced in delivering a portfolio of complex projects and managing varied and challenging stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing an operational plan
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and success in managing and developing junior team members.
  • A high level of computer literacy. Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Project will be a key requirement for the role and experience using business reporting and intelligence tools will be advantageous.
What we can offer you…

Apart from the competitive salary, generous pension scheme, monthly social events and free fruit; we offer a fun and highly spirted working environment with great people. When you come on board at PPL you can expect to be rewarded for your hard work in many ways, not just financially. Employees are entitled to a wide range of benefits which supports their lifestyles and needs.

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