Lickd wants to help create a world where there are no barriers to creating the best online content by creating the world’s first and only mainstream music licensing platform that allows content creators to legally license mainstream music.
We are looking for a Music Partnerships Manager to lead the growth and diversification of our music label relationships while overseeing key partnerships across our network. Joining our team means taking a leading role in cultivating and expanding relationships with music labels and publishers, and maintaining key partnerships that are critical to our mission. Our ideal candidate possesses a deep understanding of the music industry, demonstrates a proven track record of building strong industry relationships and managing diverse partnerships. They excel in communication, negotiation and have a passion for driving innovative collaborations in music licensing.
1. Rightsholder Relations: Develop and maintain strong relationships with music rightsholders, including record labels and music publishers.
2. Licensing and reporting of music consumption: Work with rights holders to ensure accurate reporting of all licensed music data. Generate comprehensive reports and analyze data to provide insights that inform rights holders’ decision-making processes.
3. Catalog Management: Organize and manage incoming new releases from labels. Coordinate with the Lickd team to ensure songs are cleared and live on the Lickd platform as quickly as possible.
4. Partnership Management: Act as the primary point of contact for key external partnerships, including but not limited to Epic Games, building strong collaborative relationships. Additionally, oversee the coordination of ad hoc partnerships related to the Music and Licensing team, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with our strategic goals.
5. Mandatory experience
1. Experience: A minimum of 3 years experience in a rights holder role in the music industry, such as label relations, licensing or music publishing.
2. Music Rights and Licensing: Strong understanding of music rights, licensing agreements and copyright provisions. An introduction to the complexities of digital music licensing and the challenges content creators face when using licensed music.
3. Relationship Management: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain relationships with music rights holders. Ability to effectively negotiate and resolve conflict while maintaining positive partnerships.
4. Data Analysis: Proficiency in data analysis and reporting, with the ability to extract insights from music consumption data and present findings in a clear and concise manner.
5. Organizational Skills: Excellent organizational skills to manage a diverse catalog of licensed music, ensure accurate documentation and efficient release processes.
6. Passion for Music: A genuine passion for music and an understanding of its cultural and commercial importance in the digital landscape. Ability to identify emerging trends and opportunities in the music industry.
7. Adaptability: Comfortable working in a dynamic startup environment with changing priorities. Ability to quickly adapt to changes and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Join the Lickd team as a Music Partnerships Manager and be at the forefront of transforming the way music is licensed for content creators online.