Music & Media Licensing negotiates costs and secures rights for music and other media used in programming. They research and review copyright ownership information, draft and prepare music licensing contracts for execution and analyze programming rights information for internal and external clients.
We are seeking a Coordinator to join our Music and Media Licensing team! The Coordinator will work on Music licensing, Rights Clearance and Music Operations for Nickelodeon and other ViacomCBS brand projects assigned by two Vice Presidents.
Clearance projects could include long and short form programming for linear and digital platforms, promos, third party productions, in house productions, re-clearances and more. Music Operations projects could include cue sheet management, composer metadata and composer music deliverables, music publishing administration responsibilities and more. This role is based out of New York.
Show Deliverables (Non Music): Receive, review and approve non-music deliverables, including guest/location agreements, license agreements and talent agreements when applicable. Report discrepancies or missing information to Producers and follow up to insure proper completion.
Music Deliverables from Composers and Productions: Facilitate administration of music deliverables for Nickelodeon and other ViacomCBS brands. Receive and vet music metadata and music files from productions, composers, and music supervisors related to music placed in Nickelodeon and other ViacomCBS content.
Cue Sheet Management: Facilitate timely and accurate cue sheet deliveries from internal and external productions. Track, review, approve and submit cue sheets to Performance Rights Organizations and other for Nickelodeon and other ViacomCBS programming. Train and provide guidance on cue sheet requirements to content creators and cue sheet creators. Maintain cue sheet tracking reports and advise status of cue sheet delivery to internal partners and performing rights organizations. Assist in maintaining and improving proprietary cue sheet system.