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Coordinator, Music Rights & Licensing

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 635800BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Feb. 06, 2019

Job Summary:

Music Rights and Licensing Department is hiring a Coordinator.


Provide administrative support in Music Rights and Licensing department. He/she will obtain, review, file and coordinate distribution of music cue sheets for ABC Network programming. Where applicable, he/she will follow-up with producers -- both within ABC as well as outside production companies to make sure that all paperwork is submitted in a timely fashion and is complete and correct. Cue sheets are then entered (either manually or electronically) into the Soundmouse cue sheet system. Position also requires knowledge of music and ability to research writer, performer, publisher, record label information for music used on the network as well as be ablity to maintain past and present departmental files.

Administrative tasks include supporting the Executive Director and Director of Music Publishing, and other members of the Music Dept. in all facets. He/she will work with the Executive Director throughout the clearance and licensing process. Assist in all areas of music licensing: researching copyright ownership, negotiating publishing and master recording rights, reviewing licensing agreements, administering payments and tracking the process.

Basic Qualifications:

Applicants must be:
Independent, proactive, detail oriented, intelligent, good knowledge of computers, interest and knowledge in music publishing and have desire to learn more.
  • Must be a self starter able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Pro-active, forward thinking
  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent people skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of computers and MS Office (Excel and advances Word skills)
  • interest and knowledge of both commercial music and production libraries
  • 1 year of work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

3 years, plus experience working with SAP and Soundmouse systems

Required Education

High School diploma plus music industry experience

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

American Broadcasting Companies, 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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