Music Licensing Executive

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 24, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200078578

Do you have a passion for working in a dynamic environment with some of the most talented people in the world? We are seeking a Music Licensing Executive for our newly developed Apple TV+ service. In this position you will work directly with the Head of Music (HOM) for Apple TV+ across all aspects of programming, short form, promos and digital content. You will be directly involved in the production process, communicating regularly with Production teams, Music Supervisors, Composers, Production Management, Marketing, Business Development, Business and Legal Affairs, and IP Litigation teams, supporting strategy and securing clearances

Key Qualifications

  • You will have the opportunity to liaise between Production Executives, Production Management, internal, and freelance production companies to support all Apple TV+ music related needs
  • You will collaborate with the HOM to develop strategies, budgets and implement procedures to work within our service to support the business
  • We need someone to identify licensing issues and develop/suggest solutions during the content production process in support of our creative process
  • You will review scripts/creative concepts to identify music, lyrics, footage, photos and third party intellectual property requiring clearance and/or further analysis
  • You will conduct copyright research and execute clearance requests
  • You are also required to negotiate licenses and permissions with copyright owners of music
  • We need you to track and process all license payments in various databases
  • Your ability to work effectively and collaboratively across multiple departments will be necessary
  • You will share your comprehensive understanding of music and media industry trends across the lines of business you support


Minimum of 8 years' experience in a production company, music or advertising agency

Experience preparing budget recommendations for music and other third party elements

Here we assume responsibility, function effectively in team environments and independently, with minimal supervision

We need your in-depth knowledge and expertise in licensing music for all types of media platforms

Experience creating effective presentations on rights and licensing related topics for client groups

Ability to analyze and interpret complex license agreements is crucial

Education & Experience

BA in Television, Film, Communications, Publishing Marketing, Business preferred or equivalent experience

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