Distribution Licensing Manager

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #56455 |
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Our client, a major broadcasting company, is looking for a Distribution Licensing Manager to join their team for a long-term assignment. We are looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience to fill the role. 


  • Compile high volumes of material data sets in Excel. Map, migrate and validate data sets in the system. Accountable for the integrity of all sales data in the database.
  • Audit deal terms of licensed products in the system and reconcile against the license agreement. Provide Sales team with a comprehensive avails/status of licensed content to maximize sales avails and future sales opportunities.
  • Assist with pre/post-sale activity. Extract material deal points and create ad-hoc reports (targeted packages of available products, strategically selected for a particular licensee) and initial deal structure for the sales team.
  • Review counter offers and revises the deals accordingly for the sales team.
  • Maintain option trackers for all active deals. Prepare and distribute notices.
  • Review and approve monthly invoice entries.
  • Interact with Sales executives, Legal, Operations, Finance and Accounting frequently
  • One-off analytic projects as required.


  • Strong database and project management skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills required. Experience with data manipulation and Excel formulas (Date functions, V-lookup, Pivot Tables, etc).
  • Comprehensive understanding of underlying distribution rights and music rights, coupled with strong analytical skills to be able to perform analysis of exclusive vs. non-exclusive grant of rights, exclusivities, restrictions/holdbacks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for interaction with the legal team and sales staff. Self-starter with the ability to prioritize. Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task doing analytical, detail-oriented, high volume work, in support of multiple teams
  • MUST HAVE an entertainment distribution licensing experience.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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