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Metadata Coordinator (LA)

Posted: Sep 24, 2020


The Walt Disney Company


Metadata Coordinator

Company NameThe Walt Disney Company Company LocationBurbank, CA

As part of DMG, A&R Administration top level responsibilities are: tracking costs on Recording Projects, forecasting A&R spend for finance, collection and entry of label copy and assets based on Production schedule deadlines, artwork proofing/editing, and ensuring compliance with the AFM and AFTRA Collective Bargaining Agreements. This includes daily interaction with the following departments: A&R, Business Affairs, Production, Licensing, Music Publishing, Finance, Sales/Digital, Music Royalties, Labor Relations, Marketing, Promotions and International.


The Metadata Coordinator is responsible for obtaining, inputting and updating metadata in DMG’s in house repertoire management database, in a timely manner to meet deadlines set by DMG Production Schedule. Additional tasks include proofing of artwork, creating and submitting Licensing ISRCs, updating contributor royalty-bearing statuses as directed, researching Publishing information and other third party obligations, as well as notifying the relevant parties when metadata is ready for review and transmission to DMG’s distribution partners.

General Position Responsibilities Include
  • Translate label copy information as received by A&R and other parties into Metadata and populate repertoire system according to the Production Schedule deadlines – for both Frontline and Catalog releases.
  • Partner with the Manager to confirm all relevant and necessary data points are being captured.
  • Attend weekly Production Meetings.
  • Proofing of artwork from Production and providing corrections/guidance.
  • Finalize and distribute Label Copy on all new releases (frontline and catalog).
  • Researching and verifying Publishing information/ownership on Catalog releases.
  • Inputting updates into repertoire system as necessary by request from Music Royalties.
  • Issuing Audio ISRCs by request from Licensing.
  • Researching and cleansing older Products and issues.
  • Develop knowledge of DMG releases.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with stakeholders across the company.
Basic Qualifications

The following characteristics are absolutely essential in this role: attention to detail, organization, recording and music publishing industry and label copy knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, intense focus, and clear, concise communication. The ability to retain institutional knowledge is also crucial towards managing a very high and ever increasing volume.
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Recording and music publishing industry and label copy knowledge
  • Basic office administrative skills, including efficient typing (email, phones)
  • Proficient in MSOffice
  • 1 + years of database management
Preferred Qualifications
  • Music industry experience highly preferred
Preferred Education

Bachelors degree preferred


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