Licensing Coordinator - Music & Media

Job Title: Licensing Coordinator - Music & Media
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £0.00 - £30000 per annum + PRO-RATA
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH67449
Contact Name: Joe Bovis
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2018 14:20

Job Description

Handle are proud to be working with one of the UK's leading Music and Media companies - located in North-West London.

Our client is seeking an efficient Licensing Coordinator to oversee the companies' rights and clearances. As this is a Coordinator level position, you should have copyright knowledge and experience of working in the music and/or TV industry in a Business Affairs, Rights & Clearances, or Licensing capacity.

This is a 6 month opportunity working part-time. There is potential for the role to convert to permanent after the 6 months. There is flexibility with the part-time hours (either 3 full days or 5 shorter days - working 22.5 hours a week).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate Production staff throughout each phase of production; acting in an advisory role on clearances, issues, costs/budgeting and risk assessment
  • Negotiating rates and securing rights for music & 3rd party material
  • Working closely with Production and Production Management - suggesting cost-saving options and alternatives
  • Reviewing, drafting, and revising agreements. Ensuring that licenses are executed and invoices are paid in a timely manner
  • Sending Guest Release Forms for all in-house shoots and log rights once signed
  • Secure and review music cue sheets and all show paperwork from Producers upon delivery of content. Reporting discrepancies or missing information to Producers
  • Ensuring all signed agreements and completed show paperwork is scanned and saved
  • Logging content clearance terms and rights information
  • Assisting with clip licensing business when needed
  • Setting up Suppliers in Market (accounting system) and raising POs
  • Assisting with writing and presenting Rights & Clearances Workshops to client groups

Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • Knowledge/experience in the music and/or TV industry in a business affairs, rights & clearances, or licensing capacity
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills - ability to write effective and persuasive clearance request letters.
  • Ability to read and interpret contracts and summarise rights information accurately
  • An understanding of legal issues that may affect clearances
  • Excellent organisational time management skills with experience meeting deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently as well as part of a team
  • An understanding of liability
  • A passion for the music and media industries.

If you meet the requirements listed above and are keen to be considered - please do not hesitate and apply today. The process is moving very quickly - candidates must therefore be available at no more than 1 weeks' notice.

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.