The Licensing Coordinator's responsibilities include handling inbound requests from our international client base, copyright administration, and revenue collection from international performing rights organisations. This position will contribute to the development of a dedicated world class licensing department.
Be a part of one the fastest growing music business segments in one of the most recognized online music publishers, PremiumBeat.com. As a leader in the production music industry, we are experiencing continuous double digit growth and are looking to expand our team. PremiumBeat.com prides itself at simplifying the acquisition of great music for great projects using technology to ease the process. Our growing list of clients is comprising of large to small corporation as well as independent professionals like GE, IBM, 3M, Philips, Discovery Channel, Lufthansa, Burton, Siemens, Microsoft.Based in Montreal, the music business unit of Shutterstock (including leading music licensing brand PremiumBeat) is part of an innovative e-commerce company and a leading provider of high quality, curated royalty-free music for media productions.
Text title: Objectives
Handle customer service requests, questions about licensing, and basic custom license requests.Support our customers and deliver 100% satisfaction.Contribute to the performing rights collection process for the PremiumBeat.com music library: database management, rights registration, identification of TV and commercial placements, cue sheet collection, completion, and submission, and royalty report analysis and follow-up.Provide clients and licensees with information regarding performing rights and cue sheet requirements.Foster relationships with our performing rights societies: SOCAN, BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, PRS.Foster relationships with broadcast and media outlets to ensure cue sheet collection when necessary.Assist with copyright enforcement (on YouTube and through other distribution channels) when necessary.Stay educated on trends and developments in performing rights, music licensing, and the music business.Work collaboratively with all team members and maintain a high level of excellence at all levels.Potentially represent PremiumBeat/Shutterstock Music at selected trade shows and conferences
Text title: Experience
2+ years professional work experience.1+ year music industry experience, whether at a collection rights organization, a music publisher, a music label, a digital music service, a broadcast network, or a production studio.Must be a native English speaker or perfectly bilingual. An additional language like French, Spanish or Portuguese is a plus. Must have strong English writing skills.Experience dealing with clients directly, over the phone, and in writing. Must be an ace at customer service interaction and customer relations. The ideal candidate would be committed to developing successful relationships with our most valued customers and partners.Experience setting up and maintaining information databases and working with Microsoft Excel. Experience managing performing rights royalties a plus.Experience with administering music contracts such as artist contracts or master and synchronization licenses. Experience with performing rights contracts in the US, Canada or the UK a plus.Diploma in a related field like music, law, business or communications and media.Some knowledge of growing successful online businesses a plus (familiarity with online CRM applications, web analytics, basic understanding of web technologies like HTML, etc).Must be able to adapt rapidly to new technology and work in a fast paced environment.
Text title: Job Conditions
Competitive salary and opportunity to grow with the company.Bonus plan.Collective insurance plan.Company to provide laptop.Possibility of representing the company at select trade shows.Flexible schedule and a goal oriented culture.Your favorite drink in the fridge.Fun work environment with an upbeat motivated team!
Text title: Perks & Benefits
Fitness and Massage - A healthy workforce is a happy workforce! We recognize the benefits of an active lifestyle, so we offer a physical wellness subsidy, corporate gym membership discounts, and monthly massagesVacation Time - Travel the world or stay at home in your PJs - either way, you'll have plenty of time to relax. With our generous paid time-off policy, you'll be rested and ready to start your dayTransportation - To help ease the pain of commuting, PremiumBeat offers all full-time team members a transportation stipend, regardless of whether you're traveling by bus, bike, or carTeam Activities - We offer weekly catered lunches, weekly happy hours, monthly birthday treats - and our annual company retreats (held in a remote, top-secret location) are legendaryGroup Benefits - You and your loved ones are covered with a great group benefits plan that includes healthcare, vision, travel medical assistance, and moreRSU and Bonuses - We want you to feel appreciated as part of the family. That's why all team members have access to Restricted Stock Units and an annual bonus as part of their compensation packageCareer Development - We're proud to regularly offer support learning and development. Whether it's a conference in California or a fun Lunch & Learn, the goal is to keep you feeling sharpSnack Bar - Stay refreshed and feed your brain and body. Our kitchen is fully stocked with high-quality, delicious treats like kombucha, fresh-pressed juice, espresso, Chicago Mix, and moreGaming Lounge - Earn your bragging rights with some big-screen gaming action. From Mortal Kombat to Towerfall, our game room is loaded with the latest and greatest in gaming technology