Music Publishing Licensing Lead - New York

TikTok

4.5

(6)

New York, NY

Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.
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    Position summary

    are tasked with creating and implementing the TikTok music strategy. The team helps drive growth and awareness of TikTok and the music and artists that thrive therein. The Music Publishing Licensing Lead will facilitate the development and licensing of new music-related products and features across TikTok's suite of AI-powered mobile apps including TikTok, CapCut, and more.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead North American music publishing business development and licensing
    • Negotiate music content licenses with music publishers and PROs/CMOs across the region, and beyond as needed
    • Develop & maintain high-quality working relationships with music publishing rightsholders and work closely with Publishing Partnerships Management team
    • Align cross-functional strategies across Global Music Business Development, Product, Legal and other teams to enable and support new music-related product development
    • Represent Music Publishing Licensing and Partnerships BD team in internal and external discussions related to product development and licensing roadmap
    • Understand product goals and anticipate music licensing and copyright-related requirements

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience in music or related digital content industry, with an emphasis on music publishing licensing for digital services, including experience in copyright, licensing, business development and product development
    • Demonstrable experience creating and negotiating licensing structures, preferably for music streaming services and/or user generated content platforms
    • Sophisticated understanding of and experience with international music publishing licensing and rights structures
    • Established relationships with key stakeholders across the region - Familiarity with complex IP considerations around UGC
    • Proactive team player and effective influencer

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree plus MBA or equivalent business qualification strongly preferred, or relevant industry experience
    • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and presentation design skills including analytics and financial modeling skills a plus

    TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

    TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at https://shorturl.at/cdpT2

    Job Information

    [For Pay Transparency] Compensation Description (annually)

    The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $153000 - $339200 annually.

    Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

    Our company benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support our employees to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

    We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

    Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

    We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

    Why you should apply for a job to TikTok:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Employee well-being is supported via hybrid work, short-term counseling through our EAP and a premium subscription to Headspace.
  • We embrace diversity across all dimensions and provide employees with 9 employee resource groups globally, including our WOMEN ERG.
  • Comprehensive parental leave policy as well as fertility treatment through healthcare providers with a $20,000 lifetime maximum.