Job Title: Live Music and Cinema Licensing Executive
Salary: On Request
Terms: 12 month fixed term contract
Please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 24th September.
IMRO administers the performing right in copyright music in on behalf of its members (songwriters, composers, and music publishers) and on behalf of members of the international overseas societies that are affiliated to it. IMRO´s core function is to collect and distribute royalties arising from the public performance of copyright works. With a global scope, we represent creators along the chain of creation. At IMRO, we are committed to creators. We stand up for music and the people who make it and perform it. A community for creators, we listen, advocate, educate, invest, and engage to shape a culture of musical worth. We help music creators to adapt to change and receive full and fair return for their work.
IMRO’s Licensing Team is accountable for the licensing, invoicing and collection of royalties from businesses using copyright music, cinemas and live music venues and providing excellent licensee services including the resolution of any licensee queries which may arise.
We are currently recruiting for a full time Live Music and Cinema Licensing Executive to join our Licensing Team. The successful candidate will contribute to IMRO revenue maximisation in accordance with budgeted targets by pursuing the licensing of pay-in live music events and music use in cinemas on behalf of IMRO and by licensing any use of PPI sound recordings at events or in cinemas.
Specifically, this role will ensure that IMRO is an efficient licensor of live music pay-in events and cinemas in line with published IMRO and PPI tariffs. This will involve overseeing the move to a digital licensing process and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders within and outside IMRO. The job holder will also research pay in live music events, communicating with event organisers, licensing the events and invoicing the relevant royalty.
Another function of the role is the research of international licensing practices and rates to deliver changes to existing or the introduction of new tariffs in the area of pay-in live music and cinema. The role will also involve input into raising awareness in the industry of the role of IMRO and the requirement to license pay-in live music events and cinemas.
This role is a great opportunity to make a real impact. The candidate will be required to have strong written and communication skills, be motivated by out-performance and capable of working on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment.