Music Clearance Manager

Dick Clark Productions  | Santa Monica, CA

Posted here November 6


dick clark productions, a diverse entertainment company and producer of a wide range of television programming, including awards shows, specials, and reality series, is seeking a highly qualified Music Clearance Manager. This position will be based in Santa Monica.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with production to determine which songs are to be performed and used in show/production
  • Research song and master recording ownership using online resources including ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and Harry Fox Agency, among others.
  • Prepare quote requests detailing show/production information, song information, proposed use as well as rights for specific production
  • Negotiate with rights-holders all aspects of quote request, including term, media and fees
  • Regularly manage and maintain the song status grid/database, which includes production/show name, song titles, writer(s) and publisher/label information, etc.
  • Notify production of songs that have been approved or denied as well as potential trouble songs and help with problem solving
  • Oversee preparation of music cue sheets and review for accuracy and distribute to relevant parties
  • Request and/or draft synchronization license agreements for all applicable licensors
  • Review license agreements for terms/rights and accuracy and process for signature
  • Ensure check requests are submitted for processing and appropriate documentation is on file.
  • Co-manage the music coordinator/assistant

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