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Artist Royalties Analyst

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10008901 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 27, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Department/Group Overview:

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.

Job Summary:

Disney Music Group is currently seeking an Artist Royalties Analyst for DMG’s Recorded Music Royalties team. This role will focus primarily on DMG’s catalog releases, and will be involved in all aspects of artist royalties, including interpreting agreements for recorded music participants (e.g., artists and producers), reviewing and updating existing set-ups, preparing accurate and timely royalty statements, requesting payments, clearing accruals, calculating union obligations, responding to internal and external inquiries.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Review recording and producer agreements, deal memos, etc. in order to identify and enter royalty rates and terms into DMG’s royalty system, meeting monthly deadlines

  • Prepare and review quarterly and semi-annual statements, meeting contractual deadlines.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • 0 – 2 years’ artist royalties experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Powerpoint, Word, Excel

  • Basic working knowledge of Excel required (Pivot Tables, V-lookups), strong math skills

  • Detail-oriented, with high level of accuracy

  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize effectively and appropriately

  • Manage multiple projects at any given time while meeting deadlines consistently

  • 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 individually and as part of a team

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around 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 we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Hollywood Records, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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