Licensing Adminstrator

ASCAP | Nashville, TN

Posted here March 18

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With over 670,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher 

Job Description

The Licensing Administrator opens and sorts incoming mail, processes new license agreements, debits accounts and closes cases that are assigned to them. They prepares deposit for the bank and submits to NY for posting. The Licensing Administrator also scans and indexes incoming report forms and correspondence and provides administrative support to the Licensing Managers.


  • Review all license agreements and set up accounts in GLS/Salesforce

  • Debit report forms for non-fixed accounts

  • Complete assigned cases (terminations, rate changes, finance charge reversals, no music credit and address changes)

  • Open, process and distribute all incoming mail

  • Execute license agreements and sends ACK letter

  • Notify Licensing Managers of incoming correspondence and discrepancies on license agreements/checks

  • Prepares bank deposit and submits to NY for posting

  • Logs bounced mail received in Salesforce

  • Verifies debiting batches


  • Prior office experience

  • Computer skills (MS Word and Excel)

  • Detail oriented, organized, and ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work in a team-based environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize

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