JOB SUMMARY

Joining the Publishing Copyright department in our London office, the primary role of the Copyright Assistant will be to assist the team in managing our catalogue in the Nordics by ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the local collection society – STIM/NCB. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills when dealing with general enquiries from internal and external sources and can deal with pressure but remain optimistic and persistent to complete tasks accurately and efficiently.

WHAT DOES A COPYRIGHT ASSISTANT AT KOBALT DO?

  • Ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the collection society in the Nordics
  • Dealing with general enquiries regarding our claims to works and the terms of our publishing agreements
  • Handling song disputes and duplicate claims
  • Processing new works and agreements as the company acquires rights to new catalogues
  • Processing royalty statements received from collection societies
  • Analysing the royalties received to identify possible underpayment or delayed payment, and working with the societies to resolve these issues
  • You may be asked to take on extra responsibilities – please be aware that the above list is not exhaustive

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?  

  • High level of written and spoken Swedish and English is essential
  • Excellent communication skills: the duties require a very high level of communication internally and externally; we are looking for someone who can adapt communication to audience
  • Track record of excellent organization and prioritisation skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and a detail-driven mind-set
  • High level of numeracy
  • Basic Excel skills are preferred but not essential
  • Previous admin and copyright experience in a similar role as well as a good understanding of music publishing is advantageous

Recent Awards/Recognitions:

2018 Financial Times Boldness in Business – Drivers of Change Nominee

2018 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Music Week Publisher of the Year

Recent press:

Music Week - The Music Industry’s Best Friend

Music Business Worldwide – “We are Building for the Future of the Music Business

Wired - How data saved music

Economist - Disrupters

Check out our blog:

https://www.kobaltmusic.com/blog

SPECIFICS

  • Based at River Building, Cannon Street, London EC4R 3TE
  • Hours are 37.5 hours per week. Generally, these are taken between 9.30-6 with 1 hour for lunch but amendments to these hours can be agreed on a case by case basis with line manager approval

www.kobaltmusic.com/careers

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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