Warp – Licensing Manager (US)

Warp Records is a leading independent record company releasing music by ground-breaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Brian Eno, Danny Brown, Flying Lotus, Kelela, Oneohtrix Point Never, Yves Tumor, !!! and many more over its family of labels. Warp has offices in London, Sheffield, New York and Los Angeles.

Warp Publishing is a leading independent music publishing company with offices in London and Los Angeles. Warp Publishing provides a personalised music publishing service to a diverse and unique roster of artists, composers and songwriters including Anna Meredith, Bibio, Boards of Canada, Danny Brown, Death Grips, Dry Cleaning, Kelsey Lu, Khruangbin, Kwes, Machinedrum, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Oneohtrix Point Never, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Yves Tumor and many more.

Job Description

We Are Looking For

An experienced licensing person to join the Warp Licensing team with the goal of delivering sync opportunities for our artists across all media with an emphasis on Film, TV and driving our work in Original Score. The ideal candidate will be an intent follower of Warp and our artists and demonstrate a deep knowledge and passion for the worlds of Film, TV and Original Score.

The Los Angeles-based Licensing Manager will be responsible for creatively pitching Warp Records, Warp Publishing and other represented labels, artists and composers for licensing and score opportunities in Film and TV, as well as contributing to the department’s work in Advertising, Trailers and Videogames. You will be responsible for proactively seeking licensing opportunities, responding to music searches, maintaining relationships with clients (music supervisors, editors, directors, producers, etc.), handling licensing requests, reporting on licensing activity, marketing (e.g. mailouts, playlists, social platforms, live events) and generally contributing to the day-to-day work of the sync department.


Desired skills and experience

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in sync licensing, music supervision or related industries;
  • A passion for Film & TV music to picture and Original Score;
  • Knowledge of Warp Records and Warp Publishing catalogues;
  • General knowledge and passion for current and upcoming Film & TV projects;
  • Strong relationships within the Sync community in LA and North America;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, both in-person and remote;
  • Confident and enthusiastic with the ability to talk engagingly about music and contemporary culture in general;
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects;
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Los Angeles based with a mix of office, event and remote working (we remain flexible during the pandemic).

Salary depends on experience.

Applications close on Monday March 7th 2022.

To apply please use the ‘Message To Hiring Manager’ section to send your resume and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Thanks for applying and don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away as we take the time to review all applications. We look forward to hearing from you.

We recognise the importance of diversity within our teams and are fully committed to embracing all types of talent. Additionally, we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments to the application process that may be required. If there is anything that you want to make us aware of then please contact Jo Holder at Warp at the time of your application.

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