Admin/ Licensing Assistant - Music (Major Label)

Job Title: Admin/ Licensing Assistant - Music (Major Label)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + plus holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH78176
Contact Name: Alice Piner
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2019 16:16

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to join a busy and vibrant major label. We are seeking candidates who possess strong administrative skills and hold experience within a similar role.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To manage the approval process required for clearing our publishing catalogue on synch uses across all media including but not limited to, DVD, corporate, online, games, film, TV and advertising.
  • Working with international offices and sub-publishers around the world to clear and licence our UK catalogue globally
  • Regularly communicating with writers and managers and developing relationships with clients
  • Occasionally attend concerts, showcases and events on behalf of the company with clients.
  • To support the Licensing Manager and Head of the Film & TV department with ad-hoc projects and administrative duties.

Essential skills:

  • Previous experience of clearance and negotiation
  • Music industry experience from a publishing, records or music rights negotiation background
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under own initiative, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Flexible, quick to learn and able to prioritise own workload
  • Hard working and able to follow instruction
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated and ability to show initiative.
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with a flexible approach


  • Confident negotiator
  • Sync experience
  • Passion for music

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.