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ViacomCBS Music Clearance Administrator in Los Angeles, California

REF#: 34995

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises, including the ever-growing "Star Trek" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for all phases of music clearance on assigned shows, including: researching publishing and master recording administration/ownership, requesting and negotiating license fees (taking into consideration budget, time constraints and company policy) for music use, reviewing cue sheets for accuracy, identifying potential copyright claims, balancing Show, Studio, and Network requirements while meeting stringent deadlines, and being flexible in high pressure, time-sensitive environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

'- BA or BS Degree required, preferably in Business of Music or related entertainment field

  • Minimum three years music clearance experience, preferably at a television studio or production company, and/or at a major music label or music publisher

  • Familiarity with copyright law (public domain, derivative works, and infringement)

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company, as well as with executive producers, publishers, record company executives, and attorneys

  • Strong relationships with publishers, record companies, and other industry professionals

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment

  • Excellent computer skillsLI-AP!

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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