Associate Director/Director, Film/TV/Visual Media in Los Angeles, CA at BMI

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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Job Description

Maintains and increases BMI’s Film/TV/Visual Media market share by performing the following duties either personally or through the direction of others.


  • Attends numerous music industry events as a BMI representative, inclusive of screenings, concerts, panels, all in support of our BMI composers and the visual media music community.
  • Develops, and maintains relationships with composers, agents, publicists, lawyers, and Film/TV/Visual Media music industry executives and professionals. Facilitates the relationship between these industry professionals and BMI affiliates.
  • Actively pursues the acquisition of established composers in the audio-visual entertainment industry in order to drive BMI’s market share.
  • Collaborates with the BMI Film/TV & Visual Media dept as a cohesive team to produce workshops and events for BMI affiliates, including the BMI Film/TV/Visual Media Awards.
  • Continuously works on ideas for BMI composer community engagement including creating and moderating industry panels at various events with BMI composers.
  • Provides an understanding of royalties in new media as the spectrum of licensed platforms expands and changes within the current landscape of music for visual media.
  • Stays up to date on industry practices, rights and law changes that affect BMI and PRO activities such as consent decrees, MLC, Neighboring rights.
  • Provides working understanding of BMI’s distribution system and the ability to evaluate royalty statements.
  • Answers ongoing affiliate royalty inquiries and aids in, research of cue sheets, financial adjustments, all while demonstrating a sturdy ability to source information independently.
  • Collaborates with the BMI corporate communications teams on web pieces, articles, social media and any other digital initiatives to highlight BMI composers.
  • Highly involved in creating ideas for new initiatives and programs to help the visual media composer (writer) community be more diverse and inclusive.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of inclusion and diversity.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the entertainment industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Able to establish a constructive and informative relationship with a diverse employee population, BMI management (both locally and nationally), writers and publishers.
  • Working knowledge of the Film/TV/Visual Media industry and analytics for research.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working with and maintaining database systems and reports, as well as word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments to meet deadlines. 
  • Able to collaborate and work well with a team.


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