Temporary Metadata Coordinator


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 Mission at BMG

We are looking for a music catalog enthusiast who can’t get enough of metadata and spreadsheets to assist our team in organizing our data. We are looking for a team player to help assist our production team manage inbound content, metadata activities, and cleaning and delivering our catalog to various clients and distribution end points. You will be working with a seasoned team and some of the industry’s most respected production music catalogs and composers.


Experience in the world of production music, music metadata, and data management a plus, but at minimum, an eye for detail and a love for spreadsheets and music data are absolute musts!


Your Profile

Candidate should possess a strong knowledge of Excel. Communication and team work will be key to your success!


  • MS Excel – expert not mandatory, but above average skill level preferred
  • At least 1 year experience working with music data management preferred
  • Prior internship or working experience at a music library, music publisher, or record label preferred
  • Experience with digital media systems a plus
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Great eye for detail – we want to catch even the smallest metadata errors!
  • High school diploma or GED, business school/college credits preferred
  • Dependable team player with the ability to multitask
  • Connects well with other departments to foster open communication and department awareness
  • Self-starter who is highly organized and detail-oriented 


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Validate and correct metadata
  • Ingest music and metadata into database
  • Process music content and metadata for redistribution
  • Assist production team in cleaning metadata across various distribution systems
  • Research and correspondence with label owners to track down missing data
  • Arrange data into various delivery formats to distribute to different client systems
  • Assist production team in support of audio and stem delivery for creative team
  • Perform other duties as required



What’s In It For You

  • A part-time position through the end of the year with a guarantee of 30 hours a week.
  • Experience to work in a high profile music 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


Company: BMG Production Music, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: Los Angeles 

Postal Code: 90048 

Job ID: 39725

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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