BMG Australia/Full-time

Sydney

Posted 7 Sep 2022

Closes 7 Oct 2022

BMG is the fastest-growing music company in Australia and is proud to be the first music company in history to make the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Company’s List and the 2022 Best Place to Work List. Come and work with an incredible roster of artists including Dope Lemon, Chet Faker, Julia Stone, Peking Duk, Daniel Johns, Ladyhawke, Winston Surfshirt, Dune Rats, CHAII and Hockey Dad.

We are looking for a proactive and detail-orientated person to join the Copyright team at BMG Australia. Reporting to the Director of Copyright, the Copyright Manager will have a full range of responsibilities with regards to copyright related administration. The primary responsibility will be maintaining the data integrity of the BMG catalogue in Australia & New Zealand and ensuring our songs are correctly represented at every level. You will also be required to share copyright information and analysis with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare local song data for worldwide registration at collecting societies
  • Maintain contract data integrity within BMG’s copyright system 
  • Work closely with licensing department, B&LA, publishers and collection societies on copyright matters
  • Establish positive relationships with all internal and external copyright stakeholders
  • Management of label copy data for product releases
  • Other adhoc copyright and royalty team project work 

Essential Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications / Experience  

  • 12 months experience working in an environment with exposure to copyright 
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong MS Office skills and experience and the ability to work with large databases

Desirable Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications / Experience  

  • Experience with the APRA AMCOS CMS system and/or other music copyright systems