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Manager Synch + Licensing Administration


We are looking for a Manager Synch + Licensing Administration to join our team in Milano. Your primary mission is closing out and wrapping up the synch licensing process which involves efficiently issuing long-form synch license contracts, negotiating language issues within the licenses to BMG's standards and guidelines, collecting synch fee payments and executing the agreements.

Your Responsibilities

  • Supporting BMG Italy’s Synch team (with the potential to support additional BMG European territories) by issuing synch licenses/amendments/addendums and invoices, making sure all info is in line from the terms/fees quoted to confirmation/license request
  • Obtaining fully-executed licenses to wrap up the deal, bringing the process to closure, making sure all documentation is clearly accessible to all that view the entry in BMG systems
  • Managing synch income tracking and recovery
  • Liaising with Business & Legal Affairs to maintain and update various synch contract templates

Your Profile

  • Significant experience on the contracts side of Synch Licensing ideally within a music publishing company, record label, music clearance company, production company, film/tv studio, network, music supervisor or a similar organization
  • Advanced knowledge of synch licensing and music publishing and/or recorded music and a desire to further that knowledge
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is a plus, but not essential
  • Adept at handling legal comments from licensee, addressing their concerns and issues accordingly while following legal and template guidelines in a timely manner
  • Fluent in both English and Italian (written and verbal) 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to learn new systems/technology and adapt quickly 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills and ability to juggle and prioritize a high volume of tasks
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as desire to learn
  • Previous synch clearance/negotiation experience preferred but not required
  • A love for music and how it intersects with various media


Now let’s see what’s in it for you

  • Part of a thriving and dynamic global Synch team
  • Joining a growing company with noteworthy Recorded and Publishing repertoire
  • Hybrid flexible working environment with 2 days working from home
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to
  • Subscription to Headspace
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music


What you should know about us

BMG – est. 2008 – is the world’s fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann.


Come as you are
As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

(BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.)


Are you interested? Then send us your application and all the convincing arguments why you are the right person to get this job. 


Company: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT GmbH - Corporate 

Country: Italy 

State/Region: Milano 

City: Milano 

Postal Code: 20121 

Job ID: 218001

Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Milano, MI, IT, 20121

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