Sentric Music - Rights Management Assistant

Salary: £150 per week
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2018

Employer Name: Sentric Music

Vacany Location: 1st Floor, 29 Parliament Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 5RN    

Vacancy Title: Rights Management Assistant 

Working Week:  9.00 - 17.00 or 10.00 - 18.00 depending on the candidate's own preference.

Weekly wage: £150

 

Employer Description: 

Sentric Music is an award winning independent music publisher home to tens of thousands of UK based songwriters/artists. We ensure the copyright of their music is registered with the relevant societies around the world so their intellectual property is both protected and can be exploited for royalty income via traditional music publishing routes.

Artists sign up to Sentric’s service via an online portal where they can administer their copyrights and make royalty claims via their artist dashboard. Here they can also submit their music for various synchronisation opportunities. Sentric Music plays an active role in pushing their artists’ music for use on TV/movies/games/adverts/promos worldwide and is currently seeing catalogue used on prime time UK TV on a daily basis.

 

Full description: 

Role:

The role will consist of the following responsibilities:

* Assisting with Live Performance data processing

o   Maintaining venue database to ensure all new venues are processed and current data is accurate

o   Populating system with live performance information from third party sources where directed

o   Compiling festival line-ups to identify potential claims that can be made by Live performance team

o   Contacting artists for live performance information where directed to ensure their profiles are up to date

o   Contacting artists for evidence of live performances if requested by collection societies

o   Processing live performance claims as required so they can be sent to relevant collection societies

Assisting with Copyright Administration data processing

o   Clearing unclaimed performance data to identify potential claims

o   Identifying Neighbouring Right information for use in YouTube registrations

o   Processing unmatched distribution data so that it can be matched with works in database

o   Processing work registration and amendment information as required

Assisting with Artist Engagement

o   Answering phone calls and redirecting to relevant parties

o   Helping source content for Sentric website so that it is updated regularly

o   Updating website using content management system on regular basis

o   Assist with creation and implementation of content to engage with Sentric users on social media

 

Skills required: 

Essential

  • Keyboard skills
  • Able to confidently communicate with clients and colleagues
  • Organisation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Proactive – self-starter

Desirable

  • Knowledge of office systems

Qualifications required: 

GCSE’s in English, Maths and ICT (grades A-C) or Functional Skills Level 2 are essential 

 

Personal Qualities: 

  •          Strong attention to detail
  •          Methodical approach to work
  •          Music lover
  •          Excellent communication skills

 

Training to be Provided: 

Business Admin Level 2 or 3 NVQ Diploma

Functional Skills where required 

 

Two Vacancy Specific Questions:

Question one:

What, in your opinion, is the biggest threat the music industry will face in the next five years?

Question two:

What, in your opinion, is the biggest opportunity the music industry over the next five years?

 

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your latest CV to Craig Donaldson at The City of Liverpool College using the following email address; craig.donaldson@liv-coll.ac.uk Also, please include your answers to the additional questions above. 

 

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