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

Date Posted: 4/20/2024

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Job Description

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

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA 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.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a spokesperson for BMI at various industry panels, events, universities, music education forums, and cross industry initiatives by educating the music community on the role and function of BMI.
  • Actively pursues the acquisition of established composers in the audio-visual entertainment industry to drive BMI’s market share.
  • Highly involved in creating ideas for new initiatives and programs to help the visual media composer (writer) community be more diverse and inclusive.
  • Coordinates 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.
  • Maintains a working knowledge  of 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 an ability to source information independently.
  • Provides a knowledge base of licensing and placements for songwriters in visual media as a viable revenue stream.
  • Collaborates with the BMI corporate communications teams on web pieces, articles, social media, and any other digital initiatives to highlight BMI composers.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of inclusion and diversity.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the music industry (music publishing background a plus)

       Skills and Abilities: 
  • 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.
Salary Range: 
$100,000.00 - $130,000.00 (USD). The specific base salary offered to a successful applicant will be based on individual qualifications, skills, experience and education.  The pay range is subject to change at any time based on various internal and external factors.  The position may also be eligible for one or more performance-based bonuses. In addition to cash compensation, BMI offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees, as described below.

What We Give to You:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation and paid sick/personal time
  • 12 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

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard 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.