PRS for Music – Copyright Publisher Relations Manager (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Copyright Publisher Relations Manager to join us on a permanent basis within our Membership team, working at our Streatham offices with some remote working. The role will start working remotely with the opportunity to continue with some remote-working once we return to the office.

The salary for this role is circa £33,000 per annum, depending on experience. 

About Us

PRS for Music Limited is the UK’s leading collection society. We undertake collective rights management for musical works on behalf of over 150,000 members and we pay royalties to them when their work is performed, broadcast, streamed, downloaded, reproduced, played in public or used in film and TV. We support them by influencing policy, supporting, and hosting awards and events, and investing in new technology to ensure we are fit for the digital music age.

About the Role

The Copyright Publisher Relations Manager oversees, manages and co-ordinates the processes, progress, and issues specific to ICE for our key publisher Members, to ensure they receive an excellence service. This role is the single point of contact at manager level for PRS for Music publisher members and ensure that ICE delivery and copyright service issues are communicated and discussed in full in pursuit of continuous improvement to our service for members.

The Copyright Publisher Relations Manager will work closely with the Head of Publisher Support and Relationships and the PRS for Music Service Delivery manager (SDM) to monitor and ensure that ICE provides the contracted services to the standard specified.

Working with the Head of Publisher Support and Relationships, other key PRS for Music Stakeholders and the provider, the Copyright Publisher Relations Manager will ensure that contractual delivery and performance KPI’s are communicated to key members.

Other duties include (but not limited to):

  • Responsible for delivery of regular communication and liaison schedule between key publisher members specific to Copyright and ICE information and issues.
  • Responsible for gaining feedback on Online Registration Services (and driving forward enhancements to delivery)
  • Education/training for members around OLR/CWR
  • Leading and supporting Member meetings where ICE and copyright processes are a main topic
  • Assist in the negotiation and representation of local issues, including contract change control
  • Day-to-day management of the service level agreements/key performance indicators, working with the Head of Member Services and the PRS for Music Service
About You

We are looking for an exceptional result driven candidate who is a specialist in music copyright and copyright data at a management level. You will have an excellent understanding of the issues and commercial drivers of our independent and major publishers. The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of ICE, systems functionality and processes, resources, processes, and current ICE issues.

You will have great interpersonal and influencing skills, with experience of managing cross-cultural working environments and stakeholders. Have strong decision-making skills and have the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels with members, suppliers, and other stakeholders (internal & external) at all levels.

Why PRS?

We live by our values they are deeply ingrained in our company culture. We want to help you grow throughout your career, so we have plenty of development opportunities for you including work-shadowing, study-support, variety of courses and a bespoke online learning platform.

We are proud of the benefits which we offer to our employees. These include wellbeing activities throughout the year, flexible working, enhanced maternity leave, a generous annual leave entitlement and corporate discounts including gym membership & a cycle to work scheme.

We also have a number of perks including home working, regular live music events including virtual events, roof terraces on both sites, subsidised cafes, and a relaxed dress code.

Next Steps

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you – apply now and send your CV & Covering Letter to [email protected]

(PRS For Music is continuing to follow the Government recommendation in light of COVID -19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, members, and candidates.

Our focus is to provide our members with the best service and support, and therefore we remain focused on our resourcing strategy and continue to encourage applications for advertised roles. We have now transitioned our staff to work from home and have adopted a remote interviewing, onboarding, and training process.

We are committed to only recruit for vacancies that are essential to the livelihood and continued service to our members.)

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