Reservoir – Recorded Music Royalties Manager (US)

Leading independent music company Reservoir has an immediate job opening in the Recorded Music Royalties department. We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, tenacious, accurate and consistent in their work always, and understand the importance of clean data as it relates to master royalties

  • Competitive market salary and benefits package
How to Apply:
  • Manage overall recorded music royalty statement ingestion process into royalty system
  • Directly handle the integration and companywide implementation of a brand-new royalty system
  • Identify source of incoming payments and retrieve statements from corresponding portals/emails
  • Maintain and update royalty tracking sheet on a consistent basis
  • Assist with income statement mapping in internal royalty system, ensuring the use of proper products/asset titles, artist/producer royalty rates and deal terms
  • Process mechanical royalties and facilitate payment delivery to publishers/royalty recipients
  • Onboard and support artist & producer clients with portal access to retrieve their royalty statements
  • Handle and execute royalty distributions for quarterly, and semi-annual payment periods
  • Minimum of 3+ years of label experience in a royalty capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree (music business or related field preferred)
  • Self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to handle high volume of data-input with accurate execution
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prior experience with royalty data processing systems (not required but preferred)
  • Existing relationships with recorded music royalty vendors
  • Technological understanding of recorded music royalty workflows, royalty components of recordings, and industry standards (DDEX)
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,) with strong Excel skills highly preferred
  • Handles and safeguards highly confidential and sensitive or proprietary information
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks that involve multiple, diverse assignments while producing quality work
  • Genuine interest in music and the music industry trends, and development

Reservoir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Reservoir:

Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto, London, and Abu Dhabi. It is the first U.S.-based publicly traded independent music company and the first female founded and led publicly traded music company in the U.S. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, Reservoir has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. Reservoir holds a regular Top 10 U.S. Market Share according to Billboard’s Publishers Quarterly, was twice named Publisher of the Year by Music Business Worldwide’s The A&R Awards and won Independent Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Music Week Awards.

Reservoir also represents a multitude of recorded music through Chrysalis Records, Tommy Boy Music, and Philly Groove Records and manages artists through its ventures with Blue Raincoat Music and Big Life Management.

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