Are you interested in helping create a brand-new, purpose-driven company in the music industry? Do you thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment?  If you do, we would like to get to know you.

WORKING AT THE MLC

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) is committed to excellence, service, transparency, and diversity. Our culture is collaborative, our people are adaptable, and our office environment is open. On our team, you are respected, valued for your unique strengths and experiences, and empowered to identify and resolve your own challenges.

THE ROLE

If you are a data geek, music nerd and technophile then this opportunity is great for you! You will use an incredible depth of music knowledge in one or more genres; from Acid Rock to Zydeco and anything in between. You will use your strong affinity with data, technology and/or systems. Both your knowledge of music and your affinity for data are needed to fulfill this role.

This assignment will last from a week to three months, with a possible extension. You will be asked to work up to 37.5 hours a week with occasional extra hours, including overtime. This may include possible weekends. You will be offered continuing education through a variety of free webinars and hands on training.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Music knowledge of one or more genres required
  • Proven experience working independently with a high level of dependability
  • Proficiency in using Excel and/or data
  • Experience handling a high volume of data with sharp attention to detail is preferred
  • Experience with computer focused work for long periods of time preferred
  • Must have access to a computer and high-speed internet service

FOCUS AREAS

  • Match sound recording data to musical works data through a combination of cross-referencing available data points and performing outside research;
  • Extensively investigate source data for accurate matching;
  • Perform various data entry and clean-up tasks;
  • Review and confirm the work of peers, as needed;
  • Communicate issues to supervisors and other team members;
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to develop and improve matching and research strategies;
  • Continually update and improve work processes based on results of prior work and newly-received data; and
  • Meet productivity standards for throughput;
  • Quickly align your work with new procedures.

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  • The Focus Areas may inevitably evolve and change over time to meet changing business needs.

 

YOU WILL CHAMPION THE MLC’S CULTURE BY:

  • Applying The MLC’s Guiding Principles to your work and your behaviors
  • Being process-oriented, data-driven, and tech-savvy; being collaborative, curious, and open to new ideas
  • Engaging in a diverse and dynamic team; mentoring team members; continuing with personal development
  • Inspiring others with your enthusiasm and humility

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