Copyright Administration Assistant

New York City, NEW YORK | 5 months
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New York City
Sony Music

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Job Description

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


This position reports to the SVP, Head of Copyright Administration and will support the day to day administrative needs of the Copyright Department (fielding phones, maintaining calendar schedule, ordering supplies, managing gratis requests, etc.), perform certain mechanical licensing activities, and assist with special projects as needed.

  • Field phone calls and organize meetings
  • Coordinate travel plans and maintain expense reports for senior staff members
  • Manage supply and gratis requests
  • Maintain department calendars and assist with the tracking of various deadlines for the group
  • Handle copying, filing, printing, scanning as needed
  • Assist in the creation and circulation of regular reports for the Department
  • Perform administrative tasks pertaining to the copyright licensing process as needed
  • Obtain and maintain songwriter and publisher ownership splits/shares for songs
  • Maintain artist and producer agreement contract redactions in various systems
  • Request, review, and execute licenses as directed
  • Provide supporting documentation to publishers as directed
  • Process check requests and provide accounts payable with payee documentation, including tax information
  • Assist with special projects on an as-needed basis

  • 1-2 years general administrative experience in a corporate environment
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills 
  • Outstanding attention to detail and to organization 
  • Capacity to communicate with a wide range of persons both inside and outside the company in a professional manner   

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