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Intern, Global Writer Services
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Job Description

About BMG

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That's why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company - though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label - although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.

Your Mission at BMG

To support the Global Writer Services team, you will prepare and administer A&R reporting as well as financial and industry data. As a hub for BMG's global repertoire information, you will maintain GWS databases and assist in global data projects. In addition you will be required to assist in the planning of songwriter sessions, events and global collaborations such as songwriting soundlabs and workshops.

Your Profile

* Prior experience with an administrative focus, preferably in creative industries
* Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
* Exceptional communication and time management skills, International experience a plus
* Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects and tight deadlines
* Detail oriented and pro-active in a fast pace environment

What You'll Be Doing

* Prepare market data and research
* Prepare global charts (Mediabase/Billboard) research and data entry
* Interact with Global Writer Services teams and support functions
* Prepare presentations and reports for Global Writer Services Team
* Event organization - support event planning & SoundLab organization.
* Assist with preparation of reports, and information between BMG's US and global offices
* Assist with Ad-hoc projects and work


* Minimum Bachelor's degree
* Basic understanding of music publishing.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office

We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.

BMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

BMG is the new model music company founded by Bertelsmann in 2008 as a direct response to the challenges of music's digital revolution. Key to its innovative approach is the fact it represents the traditionally separate music publishing and recording rights off the same state-of-the-art platform internationally. BMG is already the world's fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 14 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 2,5m songs and recordings, including the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, Virgin, Mute, Sanctuary, Primary Wave and Talpa Music, as well as literally thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach. BMG is owned by international media company Bertelsmann, which also includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.

International offices are located in Berlin (HQ), Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, Paris, Hilversum, London, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm, Sydney, Beijing, Sao Paulo

Company: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC

Country: United States of America

State/Region: California

City: Los Angeles

Postal Code: 90048

Job ID: 41031


With 47 offices in 36 countries around the world, BMG Music Publishing is among the top four multinational music publishing groups. BMG Music Publishing is a unit of BMG Entertainment, the $4.7 billion a year music and entertainment division of Bertelsmann AG, the $17.6 billion a year worldwide media enterprise.