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Music Licensing Specialist (LA)

Posted: Jun 05, 2018

NBCUniversal Media, LLC Company Location Universal City, CA, US


The Music Licensing Specialist, Music Services will primarily be responsible for processing payments on music licensed by television productions produced by Universal Television, Universal Cable Productions, the Alternative Studio and the Wilshire Studio . The position also requires assistance and direction to new vendors for set-up as well as interacting with the tax specialists at NBCUniversal for non-US based vendor approval. In addition, the successful applicant will also provide comprehensive music-related administrative services. This position does not include any creative responsibilities with respect to consulting on music placement in the productions.


Essential Responsibilities
  • Provide complete music services for productions; including but not limited to the following areas:
  • Update music rights database, tracking grids, etc.
  • Use internal systems and provide support/input necessary for expansion/upgrades
  • Process payments; set up vendors in system and interact with AP team
  • Process music license requests, pick-ups, licenses, etc.
  • Assist with licensing of NBCUniversal owned properties (rights out) and asset revenue tracking
  • Oversee internal personnel on projects (e.g. cue sheet analysis) and liaise internally and externally
  • Work with various personnel to ensure all music used is consistent with practices and guidelines for usage.
  • Organize and maintain tracking grids, cost charts and database for production music usage and licensing.
  • Assist with other department projects as they arise.


Basic Qualification
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)


Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA and some travel may be required
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have ability to work flexible hours due to the production schedule of the show; including evenings and holidays.



Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience working in a high-paced and pressure filled environment. An ability to work well on projects independently
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize work and deal with different clients simultaneously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrated initiative; self-starter and accountable with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills with Strong Client-Support Orientation (internal and external clients/customers).
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and follow-through with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to perform at a high level as a team player.


About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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