Associate Director/Director in Los Angeles, CA at BMI

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

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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.


• 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.


• 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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