Sentric Music Group – Business Development Executive (US)

Application submission:​

Please email your CV and cover letter to c​[email protected]​, subject line “US Business Development Executive”

Application deadline: ​9.00 AM (GMT-5), Monday 19th October 2020.​ Early applications advised as interviews will commence as and when applications are received until a suitable candidate has been found.

Job Summary

Sentric Music Group is looking for a Business Development Executive with music publishing experience and a network of music industry contacts across North America.

Backed by cutting-edge technology and an experienced international team, the Business Development Executive will focus on building new client relationships and generate business & partnership leads.

Based in New York or Los Angeles, the Business Development Executive will be a core member of our US branch, which has plans for significant team expansion in 2020/2021. International travel may be required following the ease of pandemic travelling restrictions.

Company & Recruitment Background

Sentric Music Group is a rapidly expanding music publishing company with 70+ employees based across our offices in Liverpool, London, Hamburg, Palma & New York. The company handles copyright and royalty administration for a large client base consisting of songwriters, record labels and music catalog owners. Sentric Music Group proudly represents songwriters ranging from those writing their first ever songs to RIAA platinum certified, BMI/Ivor Novello Award Winning, genre defining artists.

Sentric Music is in an exciting phase of significant growth into new markets; our industry-challenging platform is transforming the traditional models for royalty collection and our client base is consistently growing. The Business Development Executive will be instrumental in achieving our goal of offering fair and transparent publishing solutions to the global music industry.

Job Description
  •  Identify prospective US clients and catalogs using personal network and wider industry connections and attending industry events (once pandemic circumstances allows).
  •  Generate leads for new business opportunities, partnerships and acquisitions. Work closely with Sentric UK and US team members, evaluate opportunities and model business proposition.
  •  Drive the whole cycle from initial contact through to deal negotiation and agreement signature, with support from wider business as necessary.
  •  Work closely with Client Management team to ensure that client service objectives are clearly set and delivered on, while maintaining own client relationships, coordinating high-level service.
  •  Develop ways to monitor progress, monetary value and status of own business leads, deliver reports to CEO and wider business as required.
Qualifications & Experience
  •  Preferable BA degree or equivalent qualification. Music Industry or Business studies are meriting.
  •  Working knowledge of music publishing, neighboring rights, copyright and licensing is essential.
  •  Experience in a B2B music business sales environment is highly meriting.
  •  An advanced understanding of technology/software is meriting. An adept user of Microsoft Office.
Personal Qualities
  •  Highly motivated and effective self-starter.
  •  Sociable and relationship-building – with an ability to liaise with clients and stakeholders at all levels in an organisation.
  • Ability to handle multiple high-priority tasks in a fast-paced and diverse commercial environment.
  • Highly organised and methodical approach to work at all times.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with a clear and effective communication style.
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated business judgment.
  • Comfortable working within a team and independently, although being a team player is of utmost importance.
  • Enjoys frequent travelling as part of work duties
  • Thrives in a creative company with a music industry profile. Appreciates an ambitious, yet social and friendly work environment.
Employment package
  •  20 day annual holiday entitlement, with Christmas holiday shut-down period added in addition.
  •  Ability to work from home, subject to prior agreement with management.
  •  Competitive health and dependent care benefits package.

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