Sony Music Entertainment

  • Licensing Assistant

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-7176
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Licensing - TV/Film
    Level
    Entry-Level
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide administrative support for department:
      • Expense reports
      • Travel plans
      • Answering phones/call sheets 
      • Organizing and maintaining calendars/meetings
      • Receiving and disbursing mail
      • Coordinating mailers and e-blasts out to clients
    • Pitching for various film/TV projects.
    • Organize ticket allocations, manage guest lists, distribute tickets to clients.
    • Maintaining databases (ACT rolodex, master music library, FTD).
    • Coordination and distribution of all new music to clients via Sony delivery systems (both physical and digital).
    • Maintain and collect artist assets (bios, photos, one sheets, press releases, lyrics, label copy).
    • Handling FTD entries obo dept.
    • Send requested music to clients (instrumentals, WAV. files, various versions of songs).
    • Researching film and television projects.
      •  Write weekly box office report
    • Assisting with project research and development.
    • Maintain and update internal departmental documents (artist roster, master contact assignments, initiatives pitches document).
    • Prepare supervisor for meetings (printing Soundscan, initiatives, box office info, TV ratings Etc.).
    • Handle all department needs including ordering office supplies, fulfilling promo orders, booking conf. rooms, filing, faxing, scanning Etc.
    • Manage information on; internal point people, artist managers, album/single release dates.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • At least one year assistant/administrative experience mandatory.
    • Basic knowledge of popular culture and RCA’s artist roster necessary.
    • Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, Outlook, etc.), Internet research, iTunes.
    • BA degree/college graduate preferred.
    • Skilled in communications both verbal and written.  Must be able to make cold calls and communicate effectively with contacts from all industries. 
    • Ability to multitask well in a fast-paced environment, leadership qualities. 
    • Must have a positive attitude.
    • Must be a creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and able to work and think on his/her feet.
    • Demonstrated high level of attention-to-detail essential.

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