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Job Openings:

 Job Title: Recorded Music Royalties Manager 

Leading independent music company Reservoir has an immediate job opening in the Recorded Music Royalties department. We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, tenacious, accurate and consistent in their work always, and understand the importance of clean data as it relates to master royalties 

Compensation: 

  • Competitive market salary and benefits package 

How to Apply: 

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage overall recorded music royalty statement ingestion process into royalty system 
  • Directly handle the integration and companywide implementation of a brand-new royalty system 
  • Identify source of incoming payments and retrieve statements from corresponding portals/emails 
  • Maintain and update royalty tracking sheet on a consistent basis 
  • Assist with income statement mapping in internal royalty system, ensuring the use of proper products/asset titles, artist/producer royalty rates and deal terms 
  • Process mechanical royalties and facilitate payment delivery to publishers/royalty recipients 
  • Onboard and support artist & producer clients with portal access to retrieve their royalty statements 
  • Handle and execute royalty distributions for quarterly, and semi-annual payment periods 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3+ years of label experience in a royalty capacity 
  • Bachelor’s degree (music business or related field preferred) 
  • Self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to handle high volume of data-input with accurate execution 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Prior experience with royalty data processing systems (not required but preferred) 
  • Existing relationships with recorded music royalty vendors 
  • Technological understanding of recorded music royalty workflows, royalty components of recordings, and industry standards (DDEX) 
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,) with strong Excel skills highly preferred 
  • Handles and safeguards highly confidential and sensitive or proprietary information 
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks that involve multiple, diverse assignments while producing quality work 
  • Genuine interest in music and the music industry trends, and development 

Reservoir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

 

 Job Title: Royalties Coordinator 

Location: NYC 

Leading independent music company Reservoir has an immediate job opening in the Royalties Administration department. We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, tenacious, accurate and consistent in their work always, and understand the importance of clean data as it relates to music royalties 

Compensation: 

  • Competitive market salary and benefits package 

How to Apply: 

Responsibilities: 

  • Identify source of incoming payments and retrieve statements from corresponding sources 
  • Review and enter royalty statements into internal royalty system 
  • Assist with income statement matching as it relates to entered statements in internal royalty system & ensure the use of proper song titles/rates when entering payments and matching 
  • Maintain and update bank account tracking weekly 
  • Support reconciliation process weekly and monthly for timely month end close 
  • Generate sync income reports monthly for proper reconciliation and delivery of outstanding payments 
  • Assist with client’s administrative needs 
  • Oversee department intern and assign tasks as needed 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3+ years of administrative experience within the music industry in a royalty capacity 
  • Bachelor’s degree (music business or related field preferred) 
  • Self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to handle high volume of data-input with accurate execution 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Experience with Vistex’s Music Maestro (not required but preferred) 
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,) with strong Excel skills highly preferred 
  • Handles and safeguards highly confidential and sensitive or proprietary information 
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks that involve multiple, diverse assignments while producing quality work 
  • Genuine interest in music and the music industry trends, and development 

Reservoir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

 

Title: Synchronization Licensing Manager 

Join the Licensing team in Reservoir‘s Los Angeles office.

Compensation:

  • Competitive market salary and benefits package

How to Apply:

Responsibilities:

  • Issue synchronization agreements and invoices for the licensing department
  • Manage the maintenance and upkeep of all digital licensing documentation (correspondence, licenses, invoices, payments) for licensing projects
  • Coordinating with the royalty department to facilitate information on incoming synchronization payments
  • Maintain and update the status of licenses and payments within licensing database
  • Communicate effectively with the clearance team to make sure the relevant details for all deals are accurate
  • Send out invoices, W9, vendor forms to the licensees directly or the clearance companies
  • Monitor and pursue license fee collections. Process and log all incoming payments. Reconcile payments with weekly follow ups from royalty department.
  • Review daily income received emails to identify any payments received for licensed uses
  • Assist in monthly reconciliation of payments

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of administrative experience within the music industry in a licensing capacity.
  • General knowledge of music clearance and licensing concepts. Understands copyright concepts as they relate to musical recordings, compositions, artwork, etc.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,) with strong Excel skills preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Handles and safeguards highly confidential and sensitive or proprietary information.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to handle high volume of data-input with accurate execution.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks that involve multiple, diverse assignments while producing quality work.

Reservoir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Title: Synch Creative

Join the Synch Creative team in Reservoir’s Los Angeles office. This position reports to the Executive Vice President, Synch & Marketing.

Compensation:

  • Competitive market salary and benefits package

How to Apply:

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch song/artist ideas to film and film trailers
  • Develop and manage relationships with artists and clients
  • Supervise and maintain physical and digital distribution/mailing lists
  • Secure placements of artist songs in film and trailers
  • Offer insight on their knowledge of synch market trends
  • Provide input from one’s working knowledge of available music delivery platforms
  • Create and update artist/label rosters
  • Source missing assets and/or information
  • Review potential new catalog additions for their value in synchronization
  • Continue to maintain existing relationships within the creative synchronization community & expand upon that network
  • Maintain knowledge of company’s roster of talent in publishing, records & management

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience in film/trailer synch creative pitching position
  • Capable of working independently and exhibiting initiative to tackle job tasks and assignments
  • Ability to multitask responsibilities quickly and precisely according to given deadlines and work within Synch Department team structure
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A passion for music and a well-developed knowledge of the music industry required
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Team player who can work with people across creative, marketing, financial, and legal disciplines
  • This is not a remote work position. When return to the workplace is deemed safe, this position will be based in our Reservoir LA office.

Reservoir is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.