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Director, Latin - BMI (LA)

Posted: Sep 21, 2020

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Broadcast Music, Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY: Sign new songwriters, composers and music publishers by performing the following duties either personally or through the direction of others.


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FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Maintains a working knowledge of BMI’s role in the music industry, its competitive pressures, and how those matters impact BMI writers and publishers.
  • Manages the relationship between BMI and its affiliates by answering affiliate inquiries about BMI policies, practices and royalty payments.
  • Explains in detail the services BMI offers affiliates by answering affiliate inquiries about BMI policies, practices, and royalty payments.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with Latin music industry executives and professionals.
  • Develops relationships with up-and-coming music professionals, songwriters, artists, and tastemakers to secure future talent for BMI.
  • Presents programs to industry and community groups regarding BMI.
  • Facilitates the relationships between BMI affiliates and the Latin music industry by networking with industry professionals.
  • Attends Latin music industry events as a representative of BMI.
  • Educates the music community on the role and function of BMI.
  • Acts as a liaison between creative employees and senior management and interacts with creative executives from other BMI offices in order to recruit and retain affiliates most desirable to BMI.
  • Listens to new musical works in person and as sent to BMI by affiliates, with the hope of providing information to assist the writers in marketing them within the industry.
  • Analyze affiliates’ royalty income in order to project future earnings to support a bank loan.
  • Negotiate with writers and publisher to continue their BMI affiliation and manage termination requests.
  • Works with senior executives on special projects, such as showcases, studies, and meetings, as requested.
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivated a culture of diversity and inclusion.


POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Latin music industry
  • Ability to analyze songs and music for commercial success.
  • Working knowledge of the song and music process from conception to hit status.
  • Working knowledge of music industry trade and professional organizations.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and Spanish).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working with and maintaining database systems and reports, as well as spreadsheets.
  • Able to establish a constructive and informative relationship with employees, management, writers and publishers.
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse employee population, and with all levels of staff and management.
  • Able to work independently and with good judgment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Strong typing and proofreading skills.

 

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, or disability

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