We’re looking for a seasoned Music Data Analyst to join the Music Business & Legal Affairs Team as part of the Music Group. This role reports to the Director of Music Data, Tech & Rights and is based in Los Angeles.
The Music Business & Legal Affairs team has four distinct verticals: Studio; Distribution (Collective Management Organizations); Marketing; and Data, Technology & Rights Management. The first three verticals encompass the global production of Netflix Originals (commissioning composers and engaging other music talent and services, negotiating licenses with production music libraries, music publishers and record labels), and the distribution of Netflix content to customers all over the world (negotiating and managing licenses with collective management organizations).
This role is part of the fourth vertical, Data, Technology & Rights Management, which is integral in supporting the Music Group’s initiatives and strategies. It includes: cue sheet management and contract administration systems; all Collective Management Organization (CMO) and other music related reporting; financial and other performance metrics; music catalog administration and royalty payments; systems design; workflow optimization; music licensing analysis, asset management, soundtrack administration, and much more.
We’re seeking an enthusiastic and meticulous data expert to become an integral part of our team. As the Music Data Analyst, you have the technical skills and are a passionate individual who practically dreams in SQL, Excel, and Google Sheets. You will be the focal point between the various functions comprising the broader Music Group and all of its reporting needs. You will support and develop our external reporting obligations by administering our CMO relationships at a global scale. You’ll collaborate closely with the Music Group’s data, licensing and finance teams to advance our internal initiatives. Being part of our diverse team of industry experts means that you will be expected to have a deep curiosity about the intricacies of the music copyright ecosystem. This is an opportunity to thrive in an environment where freedom and responsibility empowers you to make a meaningful impact.
Querying and manipulating data sets using SQL and Excel/Google Sheets and visualization tools like Tableau (or similar tools).
Cultivating relationships with CMO’s and administering reporting obligations.
Analyzing existing reporting processes and establishing new processes with a focus on enhancements and automation.
Proactively partnering with internal stakeholders and delivering on reporting requirements.
Evaluating, testing, implementing and supporting technical data solutions.
Collaborating in the overall strategic direction of the music data roadmap as part of the larger music strategy.
Being a trusted subject matter authority.
3+ years of experience manipulating and analyzing complex data with SQL, Excel, and Google Sheets; basic programming skills in Python or similar scripting language.
Strong data analysis skills and experience working with relational database technologies.
Hands-on experience of data management, project management, data processing, working with engineering teams, and managing a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, oral and written communication skills.
A proven track record of breaking down complex processes and identifying key pain points.
Excellent judgment, curiosity, confidence, and ability to work under minimal supervision.
Practical knowledge of the music industry (e.g., Music Licensing and CMOs; Music Production).
Experience using Google scripts to automate tasks.
Intermediate experience in Python or similar script writing language.
Experience working in Jupyter Notebook and in AWS or similar cloud platforms.