Manager Licensing Administration (m/f/d)

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What is ICE?

ICE is the result of a big vision for the music industry. We sit at the exciting junction between technology, data and digital music consumption, addressing many of the industry’s biggest challenges.
We are purpose-driven in our mission to enable accurate, transparent & fair compensation for songwriters and publishers on an international basis. We achieve this through our music licensing, processing and copyright services.

Our Licensing team negotiates deals with digital music services such as YouTube, Facebook, TikTok and many other services who rely on & benefit from music in their services.

Our Online Processing team innovatively address the data challenges involved in analysing epic volumes of global usage data to match written songs to recordings and calculate royalties based on terms from licensing deals. We collaborate widely across the industry to develop best practice.

Our Copyright experts consolidate complex song ownership data from multiple sources to provide the industry’s most authoritative rights picture, underpinning accurate songwriter payments from a wide range of sources.
Based in the UK, Germany and Sweden, with a multi-national team of 250+ committed colleagues working together each day to benefit rightsholders, this work has seen us distribute more than €1bn in digital royalties to our customers since 2016.

To work at ICE is to be part of modern working environments and practices. We are guided internally by our values of Excellence, Creativity and Respect and are committed to Diversity & Inclusion.

To expand our team in Berlin or Munich, we are looking for a Manager Licensing Administration (m/f/d) - Fixed term 2-year contract.
 

You are responsible for:

  • As an international point of contact for our license processing service you work closely with Music Publishers and Authors Societies to provide outstanding results on their online licenses.
  • You take care of the implementation, analysis, processing and quality management of international licensing deals.
  •  Preparation and presentation of statistics for internal and external use.
  • Communication with licensees and licensors throughout Europe.
  • Using internal databases, analysis and billing tools and develop them further, according to the business requirements.
  • Work in complex international projects in the online sector, and are a part in shaping the future of music licensing.

Minimum Requirements:

  • University degree in the fields of Economics, Information Technology, Communication/ Media Science or you completed a German-Dual-System vocational training in a related field.
  • 2 to 3 years of work experience in a multi-disciplined, multi-cultural environment.
  • Must have a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products with a strong emphasis in MS Excel.
  • Fluent verbal and written English skills.
  • Empathy and cultural understanding to communicate/negotiate to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have strong communication skills to properly convey the organisational vision and company goals and objectives.
  • Must possess the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of the organisation and work effectively with team/department members to resolve interdepartmental issues.
  • Must possess the analytical qualities to make solid decisions, through the conceptualization and evaluation of different courses of action to meet or exceed operational goals.
  • Exceptional commercial business knowledge and orientation.
  • Ability to manage commercially sensitive and confidential information with total discretion, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and make decisions to favourably impact the overall business.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, complex, and rapidly growing/changing work environment; demonstrated organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Self-motivated with a proclivity for action and a keen sense of urgency.
  • Industry knowledge of the music market and knowledge of SQL and XML are beneficial.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Professional credibility to work in a multi-disciplined, multi-cultural environment.
  • Empathy and cultural understanding to communicate/negotiate to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Must have a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products with a strong emphasis in MS Excel.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have strong communication skills to properly convey the organizational vision and company goals and objectives.
  • Must possess the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of the organization and work effectively with others in the management team, to resolve interdepartmental issues.
  • Must possess the analytical qualities to make solid decisions, through the conceptualization and evaluation of different courses of action to meet or exceed operational goals.
  • Exceptional commercial business knowledge and orientation.
  • Ability to manage commercially sensitive and confidential information with total discretion, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and make decisions to favourably impact the overall business.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, complex, and rapidly growing/changing work environment; demonstrated organization and prioritization skills.
  • Self-motivated with a proclivity for action and a keen sense of urgency.

We offer You:

  • A modern working space in an international environment
  • Free drinks (e.g. Coffee, Tea)
  • Free fruit on a regular basis
  • BVG Ticket (AB)
  • Flexible working times, Monday to Friday
  • Fixed term 2-year contract
The training period contains a few weeks in our Munich office and your work place will be in our offices in Lützowstraße, Berlin.
Accommodation during the training in Munich will be provided.

If you are applying for our Munich office, the training period contains a few weeks in our Berlin office and your work place will be in our office in Rosenheimer Straße, Munich.
Accommodation during the training in Berlin will be provided.

Application Requirements:

 
Please submit your application online, no later than October 1st, 2021.
 
Should the role really appeal to you, we’re looking forward to your application (please incl. your salary expectations, your motivation for applying and earliest possible start date in your cover letter provided.)

All applications will be reviewed, and each suitable candidate will be invited for an initial interview.