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Artist and Repertoire Music Publishing Coordinator

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 882469BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Music Group Date posted Jan. 05, 2022

Job Summary:

Part of the Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment, Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music hub for TWDC, encompassing all aspects of music commercialization and marketing: recorded music (Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records), Disney Music Publishing, and Disney Concerts. DMG distributes music both physically and digitally, and also licenses music throughout the world in various forms of media including television, print, gaming, and consumer products.

Disney Music Group is currently seeking an A&R Coordinator for their Burbank music publishing office. The A&R Coordinator will provide administrative support to the office and will assist in various aspects of the office’s administrative, publishing/creative processes.


  • Provide day-to-day administrative support to Vice President, A&R and Director of A&R as necessary - including but not limited to phone calls, meeting schedules, presentation preparation and general logistics, etc.
  • Organize travel needs for talent, VP and A&R Director.
  • Invoicing and Payment Processing for demo bills, travel reimbursements, mixing/mastering invoices etc.
  • Assist in organizing writing and recording sessions including confirming start time/location with all attending talent, procure studio space when necessary.
  • Immediate follow-up after sessions to obtain song title, audio, lyrics, confirm splits and collect all publishing entities for participating writers, handle all entries in order to deliver to Copyright for registration
  • Maintain individual tracking of contractually obligated totals on song delivery requirements for DMG writers/artists. Provide accurate information to VP and A&R Admin staff in connection with advances due.
  • Assist in catalogue management of growing writer/artist roster including, but not limited to:
    • Interface with writer roster to assemble and organize lyrics, audio, and accurate publishing information and splits and enter/update information into database
    • Interface with contacts internal and external publishing admin teams to acquire missing catalog information on outside writers, maintaining this information in a database
    • Create compilations/playlists for pitch purposes or internal distribution
  • Assist with A&R research
  • Maintain Box, Dropbox, Disco or other Accounts and audio archives. Digitally or physically route music as needed.
  • Handle corrections to Spotify songwriter pages/credits via Spotify Publisher Analytics tool.
  • Purchase/Archive/Share master recordings (for sync team and copyright) on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare New Release Notices each week for awareness across the music group (sync, copyright, YT claiming
  • General ‘customer service’ – split inquiries (internal and external), direct statement inquiries etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Music Publishing experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Advanced skill with MAC/Parallels, Excel, Word.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, make decisions and change course of action quickly
  • Detail-oriented and high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills
  • Effective communicator, both verbally and written
  • Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

About Disney Music Group:

The music is the soundtrack of our lives – from your favorite hits by popular artists to beloved tunes from films like Mary Poppins and Frozen. Find the music that rocks your world right here at the Disney Music Group (DMG), headquartered in Burbank and home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Concerts. DMG releases film and television soundtracks from the world’s biggest entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, the legendary Star Wars, ABC and Disney Channel, alongside pop, dance, family music and the catalog of classic rock band Queen. DMG is also an innovator in music distribution and live concerts. If music is your passion, come be a part of the team that brings it to ears all over the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hollywood Records, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Music Group.

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