Ultra Publishing – Director, Publishing (US)

Description/ Requirements

Title – Director of Publishing. 5+ years of publishing experience, financial or accounting background a plus, strong analytical skills, outgoing and front facing.

The director of publishing will oversee the administration process, assist the A&R team, and directly liaise with the CEO for operational strategy and analysis


Responsibilities

A&R Aspects

  • Valuate incoming deals for the A&R team
  • Run due diligence on new deals
  • Assist with deal structure with A&R and BA
  • Oversee A&R consultants and track deals/progress
  • Help with sessions on current roster
  • Regularly talk with managers and artists to ensure they are in touch with the team and address any concerns they have

Admin

  • Liaise with Sub publishers to make sure they are up to date with the catalog or any key priorities
  • Oversee the royalty process, ensure a level of quality control, and try to find any inconsistencies, answering client inquiries
  • Oversee all financial aspects from the budget to recording actuals and any potential issues
  • Work with writers/managers to evaluate deal progress
    stay updated on new licensing opportunities
    work closely with the NMPA and other third parties for opt in opportunities
  • Work closely with the YouTube management of the catalog
  • Handle incoming sample requests
  • Help resolve copyright conflicts/issues

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