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Manager, Recorded Metadata Management


Position:        Manager, Recorded Metadata Management

Department:  Supply Chain US

Location:       LA or Nashville


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’.


Manager, Recorded Metadata Management


Your Mission at BMG.

The Manager, Recorded Metadata Manager, will act as the primary point for all metadata inquiries regarding frontline and catalog releases. Work with project managers, product managers, A&R managers, and distributors to ensure the successful and timely set up and delivery of all metadata for all BMG’s releases.


Your Profile.

  • You have an interest in Recorded Music, metadata and supply chain
  • You can process heavy data sheets and have a good understanding of Excel
  • You are comfortable working in a team and are a self-starter 
  • Your time management skills allow you to meet deadlines easily 
  • You have exceptional attention to detail and the ability to track and follow through on multiple concurrent projects to completion.


What You’ll Be Doing.

  • Manage all metadata and label copy for BMG’s labels
  • Manage the metadata management team
  • Process and input all data for BMG owned recordings
  • Ensure all recordings are PPI/PPL compliant per PPI/PPL specs
  • Review and adhere to Spotify and Apple Music metadata guidelines
  • Review and fix all metadata DSP tickets
  • Manage the ingest of all acquired catalog and frontline repertoire
  • Work with legal and executive management to identify loss of rights
  • Work with the project managers, product managers and artist management on metadata for product set up and recordings in BMG’s proprietary metadata management system.
  • Create, manage and provide label copy to BMG’s external partners
  • Create and issue UPC's, ISRC's and Product Codes.
  • Content management, data ingestion and data management in BMG’s proprietary metadata systems
  • Assist Royalties department with non-compliancy issues
  • Assist Mechanical Licensing department with publishing, writers and splits issues
  • Assist Finance team with non-compliancy issues
  • Review upcoming release schedules for all BMG labels
  • Attend weekly production meetings for BMG labels  
  • Update metadata when recording journals have been re-circulated for accurate metadata in the system. (publishing/writer/splits/p/c line etc.)



  • Previous experience in similar role (minimum 4 years) at a record company or music publisher and/or in royalties
  • Well organized, detail oriented, and able to multitask and constructively solve problems while working under pressure
  • Strong organizational, administrative and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


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


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.


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.


Date:  Oct 6, 2021

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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