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The Walt Disney Company

Coordinator, Music Contract Administration (DGE)

Job Summary:

The candidate will be part of the Music Licensing team working with all studios, production entities and networks comprising DGE, including ABC, ABC Signature Studios, FX Networks, National Geographic, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.


Provide administrative support and generally assist all members of the DGE Music Licensing team with respect to the clearance, licensing and payment of large quantities of music licenses annually; Assist with reviewing, drafting and negotiating music licenses for use in-show, in on-air and online promotions, and other exploitations; Reconcile licenses with approved templates and terms; Maintain a tracking system for all music licenses from initial clearance through the distribution of fully executed licenses and payment of license fees; Ensure that all fully executed music licenses are properly filed in the DGE Music Licensing digital filing system; Distribute fully executed music licenses; Request and process mechanical licenses; Issue master use licenses to third parties for DGE owned content.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the music licensing business
  • General understanding of music copyrights
  • Ability to research songwriter, music publisher, performer and record label information for songs and masters
  • Proactive thinker with the ability to multitask and juggle many projects at once
  • Comfortable working in a high pressure environment
  • Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work effectively within a large team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Desire to achieve perfection
  • Comfortable communicating with DGE executives across various departments
  • Competency working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Interest and knowledge of the music for television, music publishing and record business
  • Minimum 1 year music licensing and/or music contract administration experience

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and equivalent work experience

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