Music Copyright Specialist

Company: Orfium
Job type: Full-time

Company Summary:
Orfium is a fast-growing music technology company representing some of the biggest music companies in the world. We are looking for talented, hardworking people to join our rights management team who are passionate about protecting the value of music. Our office is located in Malibu, CA with a beautiful ocean view overlooking the Malibu Pier. Some of our clients include: Warner Music Group, Sony Music Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music Publishing, Global Music Rights, Ingrooves, Red Bull, and many more.
Position Summary: The Music Copyrights Specialist is responsible for identifying videos that indicate copyright music/infringement through Youtubes content management system (CMS). This role requires the analysis of music and revenue data as well staying up to date with industry trends in entertainment. This is a entry-level professional with limited prior experience, but can learn to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity.
Requirements
Duties/Responsibilities:
* Employees are expected to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform work necessary for the role through defined training and development planning.
* Analyze music on a harmonic, melodic, lyrical, and sonic level.
* Extreme attention to detail, data-driven, excellent communication skills, and a self-starter.
* Identify videos using copyrighted music through YouTubes content management system.
* Support the policing of piracy and copyright infringement by monitoring the unauthorized exploitation of our clients copyrights.
* Remain up to date with industry topics and music.
* Collect and analyze revenue data to discover valuable content for our clients.
* Other duties that may be assigned to help the company meet goals.
* Growth opportunities within this role based on performance
* Employees should perform at a minimum, milestone 1 for a minimum of 12 months from date of hire as designated by their manager.
* Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.
Qualifications:
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; extremely detail-oriented.
* Exhibits professional demeanor and sound judgment.
* Follows up on delegated assignments through completion.
* Self-starter, who takes initiative and is resourceful; takes ownership of tasks and projects.
* Ability to adjust to changes of the industry, new guidelines made either internally or by our clients
* Ability to multitask and prioritize; works well under pressure.
* Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively.
* Excellent typing and computer skills, including in Word, Excel, Outlook.
* Advanced computer experience: Microsoft WordExcel, Internet search, Google trends.
* Intermediate musical experience with an exceptional ear.
* High school diploma required, preferred BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not directly supervise.
Essential Work & Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
* Available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and a minimum of 5 days per week.
* Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
* Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Orfium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benefits
Hourly position, plus bonus
* Health Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Life Insurance
* EAP (Employee Systems Program)
* PTO & Sick Time
* Retirement Account

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