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Location: Toronto, ON

Arts & Crafts Music has an immediate opening for a Publishing and Licensing Coordinator in our Toronto office. The Publishing and Licensing Coordinator will be required to handle all copyright and administration for the company. In addition to working closely with the Director of Publishing and Licensing to assist in the execution of various publishing and licensing duties, this role also includes interaction with the finance, label and management teams.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Publishing Administration
  • Prepare quarterly client statements using Music Maestro
  • Process royalty statements received from collection societies and other third parties
  • Process new works and agreements as the company acquires rights to new compositions and catalogues
  • Register all works and agreements with collection societies and with sub-publishers
  • Prepare, issue, and monitor direct mechanical licenses
  • Update and maintain catalogue with Music Reports, Medianet, Playnetwork, Harry Fox and others
  • Submit live concert documentation to SOCAN
  • Update and maintain publishing metadata for sub-publishers, CMRRA, YouTube, etc.
  • Handle all YouTube content and account maintenance to ensure rights are administered properly

Sync Licensing Administration
  • Prepare and issue master and publishing synch license agreements for both label and publishing repertoire
  • Prepare audio files and zip files to send for various music submissions
  • Update and maintain accounts with BrandsForBands, Tracks & Fields and other online sync platforms
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of the New Release newsletter
  • Assist with music searches and handle all student licensing requests
  • Update and monitor the sync licensing tracksheet used for internal record-keeping and reporting to stakeholders

Copyright Administration
  • Handle all SoundExchange, CONNECT, ACTRA/RACS, Double Six registrations and catalogue management across publishing and label repertoire

  • Assist with the application and reconciliation of all publishing related grants, including MEC, FACTOR and OMF in order to secure development funding

  • Add/Update news and new client information regularly
  • Add/Update new sync placements and features
  • Find and edit photos for sync placements and artist pages
  • Prepare and post regular playlists

Job Specifications:
  • Comprehensive understanding of music publishing and a minimum 3 years of experience in the field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in Music Maestro
  • Familiarity with performing rights organizations and collection societies
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain extremely tight timelines with great efficiency
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Adaptable working style and approachable demeanor
  • Self-motivated, independent worker with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to multiple teams at once
  • Knowledge of music industry trends and standards
  • Familiarity with YouTube rights and delivery an asset
  • Grant writing experience an asset
Please send your resume to: [email protected] on or before Dec 5, 2017.

Arts & Crafts is an equal opportunity employer.