VP Records – Music Licensing Administrator (US)

VP Records is looking to hire a Music Licensing Administrator in our Business Affairs office to oversee our vast Caribbean music catalog for film, tv, and advertising placements. This job requires a college degree along with good writing, reading and research skills. An appreciation of reggae music is a plus.

Licensing Administrator responsibilities –
  • Pitch the VP catalog to film, tv, and advertising companies and music supervisors.
  • Process inbound licensing requests (compilations, synchronizations, samples, etc.).
  • Setup third-party licenses with internal Accounting & Royalty systems.
  • Maintain licensing website and track license requests.
  • Research and review in-house contract terms including rights, dates, splits, and credits.
  • and other Business Affair tasks, as needed.

At least one year assistant/administrative experience mandatory. Previous music business experience or having taken a music business class, is preferred.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, Outlook, etc.),

Solid Internet research skills.

Familiarity with Spotify or other streaming services.
BA/BS degree preferred.

  • Skilled in communications both verbal and written. Must be able to make cold calls and communicate effectively with contacts from all industries.
  • Ability to multitask well in a fast-paced environment, leadership qualities.
  • Must have a positive attitude.
  • Must be a creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and able to work and think on his/her feet.
  • Demonstrated high level of attention-to-detail essential.


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