Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of the Universal Music Group (UMG), is presently seeking a Manager of Audio Licensing in the company’s Santa Monica, CA location. UMe is the centralized catalog marketing division for the Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company. UMe spearheads marketing, sales, licensing, and ancillary exploitation for the world’s largest music catalog, whose brands and assets include the world’s greatest recording artists. This position will be responsible for research and licensing of reissue requests for UME’s Audio Licensing Division.


• Research and license artist agreements in regards to the exploitation of albums
to be reissued by UME or third parties
• Maintain and organize files including all relevant correspondence
• Maintain relevant files in the computer-based licensing system
• Assist in department and company projects as needed

Skills and Requirements:

• BA degree required
• 5 years of working with and understanding artist contracts
• Entertainment/Music experience preferred
• Ability to influence and negotiate
• Must be able to work under time constraints
• Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
• Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to keep information confidential
• Must be a self-starter with the ability to assess and analyze opportunities and issues
• Extremely well organized
• Ability to work well with others
• Proficient in Microsoft Office 2008

About Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the global music leader with strong market positions in recorded music, music publishing, and merchandising. The recorded music business discovers and develops recording artists and then markets and promotes their music across a wide array of formats and platforms. UMG's music publishing company, Universal Music Publishing Group, discovers and develops songwriters, and owns and administers copyrights to musical compositions for use in recordings, public performances, and related uses, such as films and advertisements. Bravado, UMG’s merchandising company, sells artist and music branded products via multiple sales points including online, fashion retail, and live performances.