Director, Music Licensing

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90048

Year: 2019

Company: BMG Production Music, Inc. 

Requisition ID: 26575


About BMG

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.


Your Work at BMG

The relationships between BMG's Production Music department and our clients and composers are fundamentally cultivated through sound.  We work to collaborate with our clients to deliver the music they need - when they need it.

This full-service sound agency is sculpting a new way to connect with clients. We know each one of them is different, and we tailor every interaction to fit their specific demands.


We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, charismatic music license lover to join the team as Director of Creative & Business



You will need experience and well-built relationships in the world of music licensing in at least one of the following verticals:

  • Advertising, TV & Film.

Experience in producing custom score for these verticals is a plus!


We are seeking a go getter with out of the box strategizing skills coupled with a natural ability for immaculate customer service. Tasks shall include, but are not limited to:


  • Catering to existing and new clients in Advertising, TV, Video Game Industry.
  • Creating new accounts and orchestrating new deals.
  • Music pitching to clients as needed.
  • Overseeing custom jobs including client communication/direction, composer creative direction.


Your Profile

Candidate should possess a working knowledge of production music. Communication will be one of your strongest skills and you must enjoy events planning and networking. Creativity is a key skill required to assist in catering to clients.


  • Minimum 2 years experience at a production music library.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ready built relationships within the relevant industry.
  • High school diploma or GED, business school/college credits preferred.
  • Is a dependable team player and possess the ability to multi-task.
  • Connect with other departments to foster open communication and department awareness.


What’s In It For You

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Two weeks’ vacation in year one; three weeks’ vacation in year two
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music


We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.

BMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.




BMG is the new model music company founded by Bertelsmann in 2008 as a direct response to the challenges of music’s digital revolution. Key to its innovative approach is the fact it represents the traditionally separate music publishing and recording rights off the same state-of-the-art platform internationally. BMG is already the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 14 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 2,5m songs and recordings, including the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, Virgin, Mute, Sanctuary, Primary Wave and Talpa Music, as well as literally thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach. BMG is owned by international media company Bertelsmann, which also includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.


International offices are located in Berlin (HQ), Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, Paris, Hilversum, London, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm, Sydney, Beijing, Sao Paulo

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Manager, Music, TV, Media Publishing, Medical, Management, Creative, Publishing, Healthcare