Copyright and Royalty Administrator (Consultancy) - Part Time

London (Central), London (Greater)
24 Jan 2019
23 Feb 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

Universal Music is the UK’s leading music company and home to successful artists from across the musical spectrum including The Rolling Stones, U2, Florence + The Machine, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith, Take That and Years & Years. We also release the music of global superstars such as Taylor Swift, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna and Eminem. Our labels include Capitol, Decca, Fiction, Island, Polydor, Virgin EMI, Universal Music Catalogue and Universal Music on Demand, alongside the world’s most famous recording studios, Abbey Road.

Copyright and Royalty Administrator (part time): 

Register and protect copyrights, maximize collections and profitability, and manage processes resulting from Publishing contracts. 
Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with the label and with publishing accounting staff to research, identify, and setup copyrights to ensure ALL royalties are processed to accounts 
  • Work with label and with publishing royalty teams to identify missing income and submit back claim information
  • Become fluent using our in-house Royalty Portal - monitoring and analysing accounts, writer accounts.  
  • Supply ISRC and ISWC data to all partners who utilise codes within their databases 
  • Maintain proactive collections efforts from external sources
  • Monitor receipts from key sources to find holes in transition of administered catalogues
  • Update copyright information as writer and publisher accounts change.  
  • Chase up cue-sheets from audio visual productions from writers and cross match with OST song titles.
  • Process and monitor CWR files. Follow up with publishing offices if rejection or delayed processing occurs. Ensure CWR files are sent monthly and assist in on boarding of new CWR Agents 
  • Provide monthly song data files to YouTube
  •  Proactively resolve copyright disputes found within the YouTube CMS tool 
  • Provide as needed reporting of catalogue lists, writer status and song data 
  • The successfully hired candidate will need to be set up as a limited company


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