Music and Media Clearances Specialist
MLB Network - Secaucus, NJ

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POSITION TITLE: Music & Media Clearances Specialist

POSITION REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Music & Media Clearances

POSITION SUMMARY: MLB Network seeks a Music & Media Clearances Specialist with strong knowledge of music, footage, image and other media licensing. Music & Media Clearances Administrator/Specialist will participate in ensuring that all media content and products, whether licensed, library, stock or original are cleared for air.

  • Assist in monitoring the underlying rights clearance process from inception through completion.
  • Develops and proposes alternatives solution when rights cannot be secured.
  • Assists in compiling and delivering music cue sheets for all MLBN programming.
  • Research emerging artists/ songs for placement within MLBN programming.
  • Maintains rights and clearances databases and ensures media content and products are noted with proper copyright information and contract terms.
  • Maintain communication and personal relationships with record labels, music publishers, managers, etc. to keep abreast of new music licensing opportunities.

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience at a Television, Film, Licensing or Media Company.
  • Experience and understanding of music licensing is required.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously under strict deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Be extremely well organized, self-motivated and demonstrate initiative and an ability to complete assignments in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals and groups both internally and externally.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess strong research and negotiating skills as well as problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required.

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