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Director, Creative Sync (LA)

Posted: Sep 19, 2019



We are Warner Music Group, home to a broad roster of new stars and legendary artists through a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.


Job Title: Director, WMG Creative Sync


Why This Could Be Your Next Big Break

The Director will work to secure WMG masters in film, TV, video games, commercials, advertising, and soundtracks, in order to bring in licensing revenue as well as promote artists to the benefit of the overall company, including other marketing opportunities related to sync. Works and coordinates with all Frontline Labels and International Affiliates.


Here You’ll Get To

Pitch and place songs from artists and labels within the WMG family in film, TV, video games, commercials, advertising, and soundtracks

Develops and maintains relationships with music supervisors, television/film music executives, and advertising executives

Coordinates and confers with WMG artist and label partners, along with Company’s internal departments, to secure song assets and information such as co-publishers, copyright owners, composers, their managers and/or attorneys, regarding clearance, ownership, and financial procedures and fees

Performs research of the Company’s rights and clears copyright provisions

Maintains licensing spreadsheets

Makes suggestions for use of alternate songs in the Company’s catalogue when clearance is not available for the original request

Working with business & legal affairs, finance, and WMG Sync to make sure every license goes through and is accounted for

Developing and implementing programs and strategies to increase awareness of our artists and songs in different entertainment mediums, including maintaining sync focused playlisting

Work with artist managers and publishers to ensure placement opportunities

Organize showcases

Attends meetings and conferences both within and outside the Company relative to the department’s operation

Seeks to secure synch licensing rights from WMG Catalogue artists and labels to grow available repertoire base

Rockstar Candidates Will Be Able To


Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with a wide range of personalities and styles

Fast paced work environment requires strong multitasking skills, excellent time management, and a high attention to detail

Strong organizational and prioritization skills

Ability to work independently

Knowledge of all standard computer programs (PC experience: Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet)

Travel on ongoing basis or as needed

It would be music to our ears if you also had:


Bachelor’s degree preferred

A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of relevant creative sync experience

Why join us? 

Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.

Love this job and want to apply?  Click the link on LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter. 

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

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