Vacancy Details

Job Title: Theatrical Licensing Coordinator
Department: Licensing
Based: London
Job Description: Theatrical Licensing Coordinator

CONCORD MUSIC is looking to employ a full time Theatrical Licensing Coordinator working for the Boosey & Hawkes Business Affairs team. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join us in this diverse and dynamic area of work. The post will be full time and based in our London office.

Department Overview

Boosey & Hawkes is the largest specialist classical music publishing company in the world, with an unrivalled roster of back catalogue and contemporary composers.

The theatrical licensing team oversees the use of music from the Boosey & Hawkes catalogue in theatrical presentations – e.g. operas / dance / musicals / plays – guiding a wide range of customers through the process from initial application, to obtaining the permissions and approvals required for performances to be licensed. The team maintains and nurtures a close relationship with Boosey & Hawkes’s house composers and composer estates as well as agents, affiliates, performing organisations and presenters, conductors, directors, choreographers etc.


Key Duties and Responsibilities of Theatrical Licensing Coordinator

Working in close consultation with Theatrical Licensing Manager in the following areas of work:

1. Processing and progressing applications to present Boosey & Hawkes repertoire in a theatrical context, including:

  • Seeking and securing permissions from composers and composer estates
  • Negotiating terms and conditions
  • Issuing licences
  • Calculating and invoicing royalties, hire fees etc
  • Working with theatrical licensing colleagues in our Berlin and New York offices and our international network of agents

    2. Collaboration with departments across the company to ensure joined-up facilitation of theatrical productions, including liaising with:

    • Hire Library to arrange supply of performance materials, as required
    • Copyright team regarding permissions and licensing of proposed translations, arrangements etc
    • Promotion team regarding commissioned works, premieres, performance listings etc
    • Finance team to track payment of advances etc and ensure all necessary tax certificates etc are in place
    • Legal team on more complex contractual issues

      3. Assisting with permissions and licensing for associated audio-visual exploitation of theatrical productions – e.g. films, broadcasts, streaming etc

      4. Maintaining clear, accurate and up-to-date records (licensing/hire database, correspondence, contracts etc) for licensing and reference purposes and producing reports etc:

      • Tracking and logging performance activity/audio-visual exploitation from a variety of sources and following up on queries arising
      • Logging data received from agents and affiliates
      • Producing reports on theatrical licensing activity as required

        5. Providing general administrative support to theatrical licensing team

        6. Responding to general enquiries relating to theatrical licensing

        7. Attending performances and industry events

        Further Information: Skills and Attributes Required
        • Proficient in Word and Excel
        • Good knowledge of and passion for classical music (including contemporary repertoire), dance and theatre
        • Understanding of digital media and comfortable handling databases
        • High level of accuracy, attention to detail
        • Efficient and fast-working, while also thorough and methodical
        • Organised, able to multi-task and prioritise
        • Able to think laterally and anticipate
        • Personable, tactful and sensitive to requirements of confidentiality
        • Self-directed, pro-active and a flexible, willing team member, performing all duties to a high standard


        Experience

        Relevant industry experience desirable.

        Salary

        Salary is £24,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience, with additional annual discretionary bonus.

        Contact

        Please send a covering letter and CV to jane.monksfield@imagem.com by 31 May 2018.

        Type: Full-time permanent
        Closing Date: 01/06/2018 00:00:00


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