Analyst, Digital Administration in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This is an immersive role that straddles multiple teams, disciplines, and knowledge domains within BMI’s operational division. If you enjoy solving puzzles, demystifying the obscure, and connecting with the right people to get the right answers, you will flourish in this role. You will effectively leverage organizational, technical, and communication skills to manage the delivery of Digital Licensing Administration Services. But what does this really mean?

You will be directly involved in account management, royalty claiming, income analysis, invoice tracking, distribution production oversight, custom and ad-hoc reporting, trend analysis, market research, and more. You will continuously accumulate and apply knowledge of BMI’s voluminous distribution & performance data – what exists where, and in what format, and the different tools needed to interact with it, in order to provide insights and recommendations that inform business decisions and process engineering. As a candidate, you will ideally have knowledge of the digital audio marketplace, experience in music rights management and royalty accounting, and a balanced portfolio of skills that includes data querying, analysis, and client communication.

LOCATION: Nashville, TN office. BMI has transitioned back to working in the office on a regular hybrid schedule. At present, most team members are expected in the office three (3) days a week.  Decisions regarding future transitions will take place in phases as BMI continues to closely monitor COVID-19 as employee safety is our priority

Essential Functions:
which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
  • Manage extensive ad hoc/offline distribution processing, often in various forms to meet client customization requirements. This includes distribution file creation, file management, data archiving, and quality assurance.
  • Interface with Performance ID, IT, and Administration teams to coordinate and optimize efficiency of the Administration Services production schedule.
  • Create and maintain production checklists to mitigate risk and provide quality assurance
  • Coordinate invoicing activities using BMI’s Salesforce implementation.
  • Manage and maintain key applications that drive Administration Services distributions.
  • In partnership with department leadership, devise and execute distribution plans for digital licenses where no music use reports are available, and competitive proprietary models are essential. Ensure BMI’s approach is consistent, compassionate, and logically robust.
  • Understand all aspects of the BMI distribution supply chain, including data structures, business processes, and distribution methodologies.
  • Continuously analyze key metrics of the digital audio sector to identify trends, both for quality assurance and insights; develop new means of enriching institutional knowledge of the digital marketplace.
  • Analyze client distributions to identify trends and variances; provide insights that will inform client earning’s guidance and quarterly reviews.
  • Analyze consumption across major digital platforms to identify trends, variances, and abnormalities that might influence internal methodologies and client guidance.
  • Understand the interaction of different systems and the data that feeds them; identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Provide data and analysis to support new and renewed digital licensing agreements.
  • Reporting and Client Relations:
  • Generate quarterly reconciliation reports for Admin Service clients; work to continuously improve this competitive deliverable so that it’s best-in-class.
  • Provide customized reporting for larger affiliates requiring distribution data points in formats or fields not currently available through BMI’s formal royalty accounting statements.
  • In partnership with the Administration team, provide hands-on technical support to larger publisher affiliates to ensure BMI distribution data is being properly analyzed and processed.
Other Requirements:
  • As required, support discussions and communications with BMI Clients.
  • Support various business initiatives and projects as it relates to data analysis and reporting.
  • Participate in continuous process improvement to ensure departmental efficiencies are identified, implemented, and maintained.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.

  • Bachelor’s Degree; requisite experiences preferred over specific field of study.
  • Understanding of BI and Data Warehouse Database Concepts.
  • Minimum two (2) years with related experience and/or a combination of the required technical skills listed below:
  • SQL query scripting
  • Account management
  • Production control
  • Working experience with various BI Reporting Tools
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis, preparation and presentation of data required
  • Demonstrated ability to explore and quickly grasp technologies, data models and business processes
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite with an emphasis on Excel and Access.
  • Familiarity with music industry preferred
Skills and Abilities: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Creativity and ability to look at things differently, find new ways of solving problems
  • Familiarity with high-level programing language concepts preferred, e.g. Python
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Results driven
  • Attention to detail; strong organization and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Relationship-building skills
License(s)/Certifications Required: None

What We Give to You:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation and paid sick/personal time
  • 11 paid calendar holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Summer hours that offer more time for fun in the sun
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance for qualified team members
  • Commuter benefits (New York)
  • Amazing and engaging culture
  • Employee Resource Groups

For the health and safety of our staff, all team members who are expected to work in BMI offices or interact with the public on BMI’s behalf, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and pre-approved.

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without of race, color, sex, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran’s or marital status, disability, or any other cultural factor. 


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