JOB OPPORTUNITY: CREATIVE LICENSING MANAGER

09/04/18

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The Domino Publishing Company is seeking an experienced creative to join our sync-licensing team in Los Angeles.  The position reports directly to the Senior Director of Creative Licensing in New York.

Responsibilities will focus on frontline contact between Domino and key active music supervisors from a variety of fields, keeping abreast of new production developments and licensing opportunities, maintaining existing contacts while seeking out and developing new contacts in the music licensing community.  The ideal candidate will have a keen understanding of the types of artists / genres of music that are appropriate for prospective placements. This is a tremendous opportunity for an individual who has great interpersonal skills, is a self-starter, and has an ability to work in an open and creative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Distribute, pitch and promote Domino's catalog via music searches, digital and physical marketing & meetings and servicing.
  • Jointly with the Creative department staff, this position is responsible for overseeing the creation of unique promotional/pitching tools (such as thematic samplers), the organizing and effectuating of mass mailings, as well as formulating pitches for specific licensing opportunities.  
  • Track outreach and pitches for review.
  • Establish, foster and enhance relationships with music supervisors and music producers.
  • Communicate with label and publishing teams, artist clients and managers to represent Domino's sync team and sync initiatives
  • Represent Domino at professional events such as concerts, showcases, listening parties, mixers, and others.
  • Conceptualize and execute Los Angeles-based artist and writer showcases and workshops.
  • Consult with Domino Publishing Co Licensing Department with regards to any requests for ‘ballpark quotes’, licensing fees & terms.  
  • Seek out new business and creative opportunities for our artist clients, such as work-for-hire recordings, remixes and covers with music supervisors and agency music producers.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Creative Licensing, write and prepare a weekly electronic newsletter, with an emphasis on new releases, new signings, and artists that are on tour in key markets (Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, etc.), as well as 
  • Liaise with various partners, in regards to strategizing campaigns for our key artist/writer clients.  

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-6 years licensing experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Extensive music knowledge, as the position will be responsible for the marketing of Domino’s many, diverse clients to the licensing community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to multitask.

Candidates should submit cover letter, resume and references to Monique Adderly, monique@dominorecordco.com

Domino is an equal opportunity employer and provides health insurance benefits for its full-time employees.

Domino Publishing Company was launched in early 2006, and although run by a separate management staff, it shares ownership and operations with Domino Recording Co.  We are currently the worldwide publisher or administrator for a diverse roster of writers, publishers and copyrights,  including Steven Severin (Siouxsie and the Banshees), Dice Raw (The Roots), The Kills, Devonte Hynes (Blood Orange), Jason Pierce (Spiritualized), the Relapse/Release catalog (Mastodon, High on Fire, others), The Jesus and Mary Chain, Stereolab, the Arthur Russell catalog, and hit songs by Human League (“(Don’t You) Want Me”) , Rascal Flatts (“My Wish”), Paul Hardcastle (“Nineteen”), and Nirvana (“Molly’s Lips”), to name but a few.

Domino Recording Co. was founded in the UK in 1993 by Laurence Bell, who is still the primary creative force of the company.  Initially the label focused on releasing singles and albums by American bands in the UK market (Pavement, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Sebadoh), but in the past decade, the label has expanded to include offices in New York, Berlin, Paris and Sydney and has had considerable worldwide success, both commercial and artistic, with acts as diverse as Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys, Jon Hopkins, Animal Collective and Dirty Projectors.