Associate Director/Director in Los Angeles, CA at BMI

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2021

Job Description

Increases BMI’s market share by recruiting and assisting prospective writers and publishers to BMI by performing the following duties either personally or through the direction of others.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

• Meet with writers and publishers to aide in registering new songs and new writers; manages relationships between BMI and its affiliates. 
•  Acts as a liaison between Creative team members and senior management, and interacts with creative executives from other BMI offices in order to recruit and retain affiliates most desirable to BMI
• Utilize social media outlets to brand BMI events and create awareness of BMI events (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter).
• Provide BMI with sponsors that fit the BMI brand to keep costs for events and programming at a minimum.
• Recruit new and promising songwriters, producers and music publishers.
• Evaluate affiliate royalty earnings to determine advances or guarantees.
•  Establish and maintain relationships with music industry executives and professionals.
• Represent BMI on music panels both locally and nationally.
• Work with senior executives on special projects, such as BMI Unsigned Urban Showcase, the BMI Urban Awards and BMI trailblazers of Gospel Awards.
• Conduct site visits to determine locations of various BMI events and negotiate those deals.
• Regular attendance.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.
• Negotiate with writers and publishers to continue their affiliation and manage termination requests.
• Facilitate the relationship between BMI affiliates and the music industry by networking with industry professionals. 
• Analyze Billboards Data to determine the BMI Urban Awards top producers each year.
• Develop new relationships with up-and-coming music professionals, songwriters, artists and tastemakers to secure future talent for BMI.
• Attend studio sessions to check in and support current affiliates and their upcoming projects. 
• Regular attendance.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred
• Minimum three to five years’ experience in the music industry 
• Ability to analyze songs and music for commercial success
• Working knowledge of the song and music process from conception to hit status
• Working knowledge of music industry trade and professional organizations
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office  
• Experience working with and maintaining database systems and reports, as well as word processing and spreadsheets.
• Able to establish a constructive and informative relationship with employees, management, writers and publishers
• Ability to interact professionally with a diverse employee population, and with all levels of staff and management
• Able to work independently and with good judgment
• Attention to detail
• Ability to prioritize multiple assignments to meet deadlines
• Strong typing and proofreading skills


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