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Coordinator, Neighbouring Rights


Position:         Coordinator, Neighbouring Rights

Department:   Neighbouring Rights

Location:        Nashville, Tennessee


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, color, 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’.


Coordinator, Neigbouring Rights


Join BMG’s fast-growing Neighbouring Rights team! Since rolling out its boutique Neighbouring Rights service to the wider industry, BMG has signed clients including The Rolling Stones, Roger Daltrey (The Who), Jonas Blue and Inhaler. BMG is looking for a proactive Coordinator to grow and develop along with this exciting new business.


As a Coordinator, Neighbouring Rights, you will primarily ensure that recorded metadata is prepared accurately and delivered to collection societies, and ensure that the data is ingested into BMG’s systems ready for royalty processing. Additionally, you will be responsible as the key point of contact for a subset of international collection societies, assisting the Manager with developing and maintaining successful relationships for the Neighbouring Rights business.


What You’ll Be Doing.

  • Researching and compiling industry standard recorded metadata for all client catalogues.
  • Ongoing research and administration for new release recorded metadata.
  • Administering client repertoire submissions and collection societies evidence requirements; such as label copy.
  • Completing routine client repertoire health-checks and discography maintenance.
  • Liaising with, and processing data from, other shared services teams in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Declaring client repertoire to societies at frequent and strict deadlines.
  • Sending registrations and seeking confirmations for BMG clients directly with all 40+ collection societies worldwide.
  • Key point of contact for a subset of collection societies.
  • Ensuring income is collected and processed accurately for the aforementioned subset of collection societies.



  • You have a basic understanding of recorded music metadata.
  • You have an interest in neighbouring rights and the recorded music industry.
  • You are able to organise and manipulate large data sets.
  • You have strong organisational and analytical skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.
  • You are highly organised with the ability to prioritise frequent deadlines.
  • You are competent with Microsoft Office Suite and have intermediate excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A self-starter, enthusiastic and solution-oriented.  
  • Due to this role’s global nature, a strong capability to work across different territories and cultures is essential.


Plus, not a must!

Previous neighbouring rights experience is beneficial, as well as a familiarity with collection society models, and an understanding of digital service providers (DSPs).

Other language skills are also a plus to support with collaboration with our international representatives.


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 access to
  • 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


Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!


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's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. 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.


Company: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Tennessee 

City: Nashville 

Postal Code: 37203 


Date:  Jun 18, 2022

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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