Business Affairs/Music Assistant

El Segundo
May 17, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Alyssa Baldino
Advertising, Other
Full Time
We are seeking a Business Affairs/Music Assistant to join our Los Angeles team.As the Business Affairs/Music Assistant, you know the hottest band before Pitchfork posts a review. Your vacations revolve around the music festival circuit. National Record Store Day is your favorite holiday of the year. It's a personal victory when you cleared the use of an obscure track for a TV spot. Your Spotify list is the envy of your friends. Does this sound familiar? Then we want to talk to you.This is an excellent opportunity to gain a well-rounded knowledge of Business Affairs combining your love of music with great potential for growth.Initial responsibilities will include:
  • Make timely talent payments in the talent payment systems.
  • Administer and prepare talent payment reports.
  • Prepare estimates for TV production, radio production, and talent reuse jobs.
  • Obtain flight scheduling information in order to pay talent fees for all spots currently airing.
  • Track all active spots to insure that talent holding fees are authorized and paid on time and that MPU periods are known and anticipated.
  • Prepare expiration reports on existing spots.
  • Prepare closure reports for all production and talent reuse jobs.
  • Assist with Final Talent Reports and make appropriate talent payments.
  • Negotiate licenses.
  • Develop music brief with producer and creative team.
  • Contact labels and reps to source music for licensing.
  • Curate search results for internal and client presentations.
  • Publish music news and updates for Agency; develop and curate playlist.
  • Keep current with labels, artists and releases.

  • Four-year degree is required.
  • 3-5 years experience in Music industry, Film/Television or Advertising Production/Business role
  • Experience in advertising agency broadcast administration preferred.
  • Experience with payment and billing systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team building skills.
  • Experience with budgeting and operations.
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills.You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this role.We are an eoe and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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