Overview and Responsibilities

Reporting to the VP of Music Clearance, responsible for all phases of music clearance on assigned shows, including: researching publishing and master recording administration/ownership, requesting and negotiating license fees (taking into consideration budget restrictions, time constraints and company policy) for music use, providing copyright reports, reviewing cue sheets for accuracy, identifying potential copyright claims, balancing Show, Studio, and Network requirements while meeting stringent deadlines, and being flexible in high pressure, time-sensitive environment.

Research publishing and master recording administration/copyright ownership of requested music works and when applicable, research and consult with direct supervisor & SVP, Music BALA to determine public domain status of older works
Negotiate fees and licensing terms for use of copyrighted music, taking into consideration budget restrictions, time constraints, and company policy
Manage music budget, suggesting alternative music selections for shows as needed
Review script research reports to identify possible legal and clearance issues with respect to music
Generate copyright reports, review cue sheets for accuracy, and issue requests for licenses

Apply Here: https://careers.viacomcbs.com/job/Hollywood-Music-Clearance-Administrator-CA-90028/876929200/