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Licensing Assistant Wixen Music Calabasas

Posted: Aug 07, 2018

  

Job Summary

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc. in Calabasas, CA seeks to add an entry-level, full-time licensing assistant to its licensing/copyright department.

Who we’re looking for

The ideal candidate has no or limited experience in the music business and is looking to get a solid footing in the music business and grow with us. Schooling in music industry studies and/or playing an instrument are pluses, but are not required.

Success in this position requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to work with others and follow instructions, extreme organizational skills (proficiency in Excel is a major plus!), able to keep calm under pressure, a deep desire to learn, and the ability to create and nurture lasting relationships with our TV, film, advertising agency, and record label licensees.

If you’ve always wanted to be a music supervisor, great! But this IS NOT the job for you - this is not a “creative” position. On the other hand, if you’re tired of hearing horror stories about songwriters getting ripped off or struggling to make a living and want to go to bat for them, let’s talk, we have just the opening for you.

What you’d do

·         Register songs with the PROs, the copyright office, our sub-publishers, and record labels.

·         Confirm splits and resolve counterclaims.

·         Interact with our TV/film studio, video game company, advertising agency, record label, and independent recording artist licensees.

·         Negotiate, draft, and ensure that licenses for said requests are signed and paid in a timely fashion.

·         Provide licensing and registration support for client managers.

Why you want to work here

·         Competitive salary

·         Health insurance and optional dental insurance plans

·         Two weeks paid vacation

·         An additional week of paid vacation between Christmas and New Years upon completion of 16 hours of community service at a charity/non-profit of your choosing (within reason)

·         Profit sharing plan

·         A dynamic, varied workday. We believe our clients are best served when they have a single point person who is involved in all aspects of their music publishing rights.

·         You’ll gain a broad understanding of the music business as a whole, and a deep understanding of the nuances of music publishing.

·         A casual office environment in a small, independent, family owned and run, writer-friendly publishing company proudly representing some of the finest music written in the last 90 years.

·         Healthy work-life balance. We get an early start at 7:30am but call it a day at 4pm so we can spend time with our friends and family.

Enough already, how do I apply?

·         What’s your favorite song? Why is it the best? Tell us as part of your cover letter. No phone calls please.  Send your cover letter and resume to licensing@wixenmusic.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

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