Publishing Assistant

Bologna or London /
Publishing Operations /
Full-time, permanent (tempo indeterminato)
ABOUT US:

Musixmatch is the World’s Leading Music Data Company. Our mission is to provide data, tools and services that allows the experience of music to be enriched across the whole world.
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This position will be based in London or Bologna, and will form part of the Musixmatch Publishing team - the team works closely with our music publishing partners. The position will report directly into our Head of Licensing. 
 
We are on search for an energetic, young individual who is enthusiastic about music, data, and technology, takes initiative and is proactively looking for improvements. We are interested in YOU, and what YOU can bring to the table, we know you are talented, so go ahead and apply!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research independent publishers globally to identify market shares and targets for licensing;
Develop relationships with publishers, associations and other related bodies;
Negotiate agreements with publishers;
Responsibility for administration - logging new deals, alerting team on renewals, keeping track of recoupment of any advances;
Liaise with other team members and departments to ensure information exchange and workflows are maintained;
Keep abreast of music industry issues, especially with regard to lyrics.
The candidate will be willing and able to travel internationally when required. 

WHO YOU ARE:

Highly organised - must be on top of all ongoing matters;
Proactive and keen;
Knowledge of music publishing industry and deals;
Ability to develop relationships with external parties and promote the objectives of the company;
Always looking to improve the ordinary way of doing things - not shy of taking risks where needed, and being able to manage and exceed expectations;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.
2 - 3 years of experience in a similar role.
Experience within the music industry is a plus.
Native English speaker.
Knowledge of Italian language is an added bonus, and any additional language is an advantage.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

We are a bunch of creatives who care about our work and what we do.  We believe that participation and collaboration are key to getting things done well.  We are looking for tech-savvy people who are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment, who have an international outlook on life, and who love taking on new challenges.

**Due to the amount of CVs that we receive, unfortunately it is impossible to answer to every applicant, thus if you have not received a response from us, please be patient. We do assure you that we will contact you should you be selected to move forward in the recruitment process. We would therefore like to thank all applicants for their interest and time.**