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  • Downtown Sync/Creative Intern – Spring, 2018

    New York

    The Position:

    Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, with offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Hans Zimmer, Bruce Springsteen, Mötley Crüe, One Direction, Naughty Boy, Hardwell, Sturgill Simpson, Santigold, Carla Bruni, and Social Distortion. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, powers global royalty collection from over 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

    All candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university and our internships are for credit only. If offered a position, students must provide a letter from their college or university confirming that they will receive school credit. Candidates should display strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as ingenuity and an eagerness to learn. Candidates must also possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills. An interest in music licensing/copyright administration is strongly preferred. The minimum time commitment is two days per week or a minimum of 16 hours per week, working from our New York City office in SoHo. It is also preferred that interns bring their own Wi-Fi enabled laptop to the office.

    CREATIVE INTERN:

    DMP Sync has been cultivated to be the premier destination for content creators to find the best emerging and established music. Managed by a team of executives with backgrounds in music supervision, advertising, and licensing, DMP works to match its clients’ interests with a broad range of media. In addition to traditional placement in film, TV, advertising, and video games, Downtown excels in digital and mobile licensing, product placement, merchandising, and integrated brand partnerships.

    So, what will you be doing?

    • Organizing and updating the catalog;
    • Uploading new audio to our website while creatively tagging it for music supervisors (i.e. lyrical theme, scene description, tempo;
    • Designing monthly mailers regarding licensing announcements;
    • Helping the team with pitches to TV and Film Studios, Advertising Houses and Video Game Producers; and
    • Managing and organizing publishing splits

    You are:

    • Passionate about music and how it is used in the media
    • Someone who has a strong understanding of music trends and a familiarity with many different type of genres
    • Organized, reliable and hard working
    • Excited to be part of a creative environment

    To apply for an internship with DMP, please send an updated copy of your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@dmpgroup.com. Please specify in the subject line which internship you are applying for. As well, please tell us which is your favorite song in the DMP catalog, and why you think it’s great!

    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Tech Support/IT Manager – SONGTRUST

    New York

    The Position:

    About the Company: Songtrust, the technology arm to Downtown, helps songwriters and music publishing businesses collect more royalties. Started in 2010, Songtrust was named a Top Music Startup by Billboard magazine and represents over 100k songwriters, we are now signing more songwriters faster than any music publisher ever.

    We are looking for an well rounded IT Manager / IT Director to establish our global support organization and begin transitioning parts of our support process in house from our outsourced managed service provider. We are cloud forward as Songtrust is a Saas, but still have two core applications in the datacenter (Windows server, MSSQL specifically). This role reports to our VP of Technology / the General Manager of Songtrust (who is largely focused on software / product development) and will take responsibility for all of our internal support/IT needs. Globally we are about 65 people with 5 non-independent offices to support.

    So, what will you be doing?:

    • Oversee our managed service provider.
    • Oversee procurement of hardware, installation, and setup of new users.
    • Establish support procedures, support technology issues globally, and triage high priority issues.
    • Review, manage, and negotiate with existing and new hardware, software, and equipment vendors.
    • Maintain documentation for the internal systems, services, and processes.
    • Explore and install new technologies, systems, and services.
    • Support our software engineering team with various tasks (e.g. Update/maintenance of Windows servers, manage backup/restore processes, security practices).
    • Keep current with the latest technologies and best practices with regards to IT support and operations.

    You are:

    • A self starter with an organized mindset.
    • Experienced with procurement of Apple and Windows based desktops and servers.
    • Experienced in providing exceptional hands-on support with a variety of end-user devices/virtual devices, such as Apple desktops and laptops, video conferencing, printers, etc.
    • Experienced with hosted productivity and communications applications: Google, MS Office, Adobe, Slack, Atlassian Suite, and the ability to train and support employees on their use.
    • Skilled in troubleshooting LAN and wireless networks; familiar with protocols such as TCP, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, Remote Desktop,  VPN and VoIP setup/troubleshooting.

    Qualifications:

    3-10+ years of technology experience.

    Bonus points for:
    • Experience with project management tools such as JIRA and documentation tools like Confluence.
    • Experience with asset management/tracking software such as JAMF or others(we are not using anything currently but would like to one day).

    Compensation,  Benefits and Perks:

    Salary Depending on Experience

    Health Care, 401k matching, PTO, volunteer hours

    Free CitiBike Membership

    Training opportunities

    Occasional free tickets to shows and performances in our SoHo office / studio.

    How to apply:

    Email techjobs@songtrust.com with your resume/linkedin and please include a song you’ve been listening to in the email.

    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Royalties Intern – Spring, 2018

    New York

    The Position:

    Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, with offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Hans Zimmer, Bruce Springsteen, Mötley Crüe, One Direction, Naughty Boy, Hardwell, Sturgill Simpson, Santigold, Carla Bruni, and Social Distortion. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, powers global royalty collection from over 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

    All candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university and our internships are for credit only. If offered a position, students must provide a letter from their college or university confirming that they will receive school credit. Candidates should display strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as ingenuity and an eagerness to learn. Candidates must also possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills. An interest in music licensing/copyright administration is strongly preferred. The minimum time commitment is two days per week or a minimum of 16 hours per week, working from our New York City office in SoHo. It is also preferred that interns bring their own Wi-Fi enabled laptop to the office.

    ROYALTIES INTERN:

    The purpose of this internship is to support a busy royalties department while learning about all facets of publishing day-to- day operations in a rapidly growing company. You will learn all about the different types of royalties and how they are processed; gaining a solid understanding of how royalties are generated, collected, and distributed to our clients. You will be introduced to specific software, as well as organizational and business processes, that will further your understanding of music publishing.

    So, what will you be doing?

    • Organizing and maintaining royalty database
    • Reviewing royalty statements for accuracy
    • Processing incoming royalties in Music Maestro
    • Various ad-hoc day to day tasks

    You are:

    • Passionate about music, numbers and detail
    • Analytical and love Excel
    • Someone who has a desire to improve Music Publishing and the rights management process
    • Resourceful, flexible and have exceptional teamwork skills

    To apply for an internship with DMP, please send an updated copy of your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@dmpgroup.com. Please specify in the subject line which internship you are applying for. As well, please tell us which is your favorite song in the DMP catalog, and why you think it’s great!

    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Licensing & Administration Intern – Spring, 2018

    New York

    The Position:

    Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, with offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Hans Zimmer, Bruce Springsteen, Mötley Crüe, One Direction, Naughty Boy, Hardwell, Sturgill Simpson, Santigold, Carla Bruni, and Social Distortion. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, powers global royalty collection from over 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

    All candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university and our internships are for credit only. If offered a position, students must provide a letter from their college or university confirming that they will receive school credit. Candidates should display strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as ingenuity and an eagerness to learn. Candidates must also possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills. An interest in music licensing/copyright administration is strongly preferred. The minimum time commitment is two days per week or a minimum of 16 hours per week, working from our New York City office in SoHo. It is also preferred that interns bring their own Wi-Fi enabled laptop to the office.

    LICENSING AND ADMINISTRATION INTERN:

    The purpose of this internship is to support a busy licensing and administration department while learning about all facets of publishing day-to- day operations in a rapidly growing company. The roll will encompass researching album release information for Downtown clients, assisting the department in processing synchronization and mechanical licenses data analysis, and various ad hoc tasks. You will be introduced to specific software, as well as organizational and business processes, that will further your understanding of music publishing.

    So, what will you be doing?

    • Help the team organize and execute mechanical and sync licenses
    • Enter and organize data in Music Maestro
    • Gather ISRCs (International Standard Recording Codes)
    • Organize and update publishing splits
    • Conduct internet research on recordings that embody Downtown copyrights

    You are:

    • Interested in the music industry
    • Someone who has a basic understanding of music publishing and Copyright Law
    • Eager to learn about the day-to-day operations of administrative publishing and have an interest in pursuing publishing as a career
    • Confident  carrying out projects from start to finish, and providing quality data
    • Knowledgable of the domestic PRO’s and major royalty administrators in the U.S.
    • Able to identity the main royalty types collected by Publishers
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets

    To apply for an internship with DMP, please send an updated copy of your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@dmpgroup.com. Please specify in the subject line which internship you are applying for. As well, please tell us which is your favorite song in the DMP catalog, and why you think it’s great!

    Should Have:

    • Basic understanding of music publishing and Copyright Law
    • Eagerness to learn about the day-to- day operations of administrative publishing and has interest in pursuing publishing as a career.
    • Confidence carrying out projects from start to finish, and providing quality data
    • Ability to identify the main royalty types collected by publishers
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets and experience collecting, organizing and manipulating large pools of data.
    • Knowledge of the domestic PROs and major royalty administrators in the U.S.
    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Finance Intern – Spring 2018

    New York

    The Position:

    Founded in 2007, Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, headquartered in New York with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, Bruce Springsteen, One Direction, Mötley Crüe, Hans Zimmer, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Social Distortion, Sturgill Simpson, and Carla Bruni. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, powers global royalty collection from over 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

    Downtown’s internships are for credit only — candidates must be enrolled in a college or university. If offered a position, students must provide a letter from their college or university confirming that they will receive school credit. The minimum time commitment is two days per week, to be spent across a minimum of 16 hours per week, working from our New York City office in SoHo. It is also required that interns bring their own Wi-Fi enabled laptop to the office.

    FINANCE INTERN:

    The role of the Finance Intern will be to assist in capital raising activities, analyze potential deals with songwriters and perform any other projects that are related to the Finance Team. By the end of the internship, the intern will have a strong understanding of deal modeling, the business of music publishing, and have enhanced skills in Microsoft Office. In addition to working with the Finance Team, the intern will be working closely with the Business Development Team and the Royalties Team.

    SO, WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

    • Assist with capital raising activities;
    • Analyze income streams and top performing songs of deals
    • Organize publishing splits; and
    • Other ad hoc projects for the Finance Team

    YOU ARE:

    • Familiar with Music Publishing and have a basic understanding of what we do;
    • Passionate about music and learning about the music business
    • Obsessed with numbers;
    • Extremely well versed in Microsoft office, especially Excel;
    • Preferably versed in DCF and interested in learning more about Finance
    • Analytical and willing to bring fresh ideas

    WHY YOU WANT TO WORK HERE:

    • An opportunity to work with some of the most talented professionals in the music industry in a casual and welcoming environment
    • Weekly Q&A sessions with the head of each department
    • A collaborative group project connecting the operations of multiple departments and companies within Downtown
    • Frequent interactive presentations, office-wide breakfasts/lunches, birthday celebrations, and other special events
    • SoHo — need we say more?

    NEXT STEPS:

    • Submit a copy of your updated resume and a brief cover letter via email to jobs@dmpgroup.com
    • Please specify in your subject line which internship you are applying for
    • In the body of your email, tell us which is your favorite song in the Downtown catalog, and why you think it’s great
    • Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date with Downtown news
    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Royalty Coordinator

    New York

    The Position:

    Founded in 2007, Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, headquartered in New York with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including, The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, One Direction, Mötley Crüe, Hans Zimmer, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Social Distortion, Sturgill Simpson, Carla Bruni, and more. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, a Billboard Magazine Top Music Startup, is revolutionizing the traditional music publishing business. Our clients – ranging from indie artists to Grammy Nominees – retain 100% ownership of their copyrights and receive professional publishing administration services. Our catalog consists of over 1,000,000 songs that have been performed and recorded by premiere artists.

    We are looking for a Royalty Coordinator to join our royalty and income tracking team. We strive to provide our songwriters and artist clients with an extraordinary rights management service. The Royalty Coordinator will be focused on processing incoming royalty statements, preparing outgoing client royalty statements, maintaining client accounts and income tracking for select Downtown Music Publishing clients.  The work of the Royalty Coordinator will directly contribute to our goal of being the leading rights management firm in the industry.

    What will you be doing?:

    • Processing incoming royalty statements;
    • Preparing outgoing client royalty statements;
    • Maintaining client accounts;
    • Royalty reconciliation; and
    • Identifying discrepancies & tracking income

    You are:

    • Passion for music, numbers, and details
    • Solid background (2-4 years) in music publishing royalty accounting
    • A strong command of Counterpoint Music Maestro
    • A strong analytical mind and a love of Excel
    • A strong desire to improve music publishing and rights management processes
    • Resourcefulness, flexibility, and exceptional teamwork skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high productivity environment with tight deadlines


    To apply for this position, please send an updated copy of your resume and a cover letter to jobs@dmpgroup.com with the subject line Royalty Coordinator.

    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now
  • Senior Advertising and Music Marketing Sync Associate

    New York

    The Position:

    Founded in 2007, Downtown Music Publishing is one of the world’s leading rights-management firms, headquartered in New York with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. The company’s catalog spans over seven decades of popular music, encompassing some of the world’s most beloved songwriters and artists including The Beatles, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, Bruce Springsteen, One Direction, Mötley Crüe, Hans Zimmer, The Kinks, Cy Coleman, Social Distortion, Sturgill Simpson, and Carla Bruni. The company’s technology platform, Songtrust, powers global royalty collection from over 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique income sources worldwide.

    We are looking for a Senior Advertising and Music Marketing Sync Associate to join our New York City team. This unique individual will report directly to our EVP and will primarily focus on, amongst many things, promoting and licensing the Downtown catalog to advertising and brand clients on the East Coast.

    What will you be doing?:

    • Promote and license the Downtown catalog to advertising and brand clients on the East Coast
    • Meet sales and productivity goals linked to the above task
    • Craft marketing strategies for the promotion of the Downtown catalog to brands and advertisers
    • Provide requested data that allows management to measure effectiveness
    • When needed, attend meetings, concerts, meals, and any other event in the name of client relations as an advocate for Downtown’s advertising sync department
    • Assist in planning events in New York linked to the promotion of our catalog for sync licensing.
    • Speak on panels and attend conferences as directed on behalf of Downtown’s advertising sync department

    You are:

    • Passionate for music, marketing, and details
    • Solid background (6-8+ years) in music publishing, advertising, marketing, or strategic planning
    • A strong desire to improve music publishing and rights management processes
    • Resourceful, flexible and have exceptional teamwork skills

    To apply for this position, please send an updated copy of your resume and a cover letter to jobs@dmpgroup.com 

    Think this is a good fit for you? Apply Now