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Director, Publishing Income Tracking & Analytics

  • Moonbug Entertainment
  • London, UK
  • 04/01/2024
Full time

Job Description

Thank you for considering the Director, Publishing Income Tracking & Analytics role with Moonbug Entertainment, an award-winning global entertainment company inspiring kids everywhere to laugh, learn and grow.  The company is behind some of the biggest kids’ entertainment brands in the world including CoComelon and Blippi. Moonbug believes every child should have access to our entertaining and enriching content, which is why our shows are available on more than 150 video platforms globally including Netflix, Disney+, BBC iPlayer and YouTube Kids. Moonbug is also a global leader in pre-school music and audio experiences, available on 100+ audio platforms globally. Moonbug brands extend far beyond the screen to include streaming music, toys, games, books, live events, and even theme park exhibits.  

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. 

The Role:

Moonbug Entertainment is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Publishing Income Tracking & Analytics Director to join our dynamic team. Reporting directly to the Sr Director of Music Label & Publishing Operations and managing the Publishing team in the UK, you will be instrumental to our growth strategy, fostering relationships, and driving revenue growth for Moonbug Music.

This person will work onsite at our London location.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the team responsible for conducting comprehensive analysis of publishing royalties, ensuring precise and complete royalty distributions by PROs, CMOs and other sources. 
  • Identify gaps in royalty statements or usage reports, and issue claims to recover missing or underreported usages.
  • Provide detailed analysis of income received from societies and third-party income providers, resolving any potential issues that may arise.
  • Monitor incoming payment of claims and follow up on unpaid claims, offering support for ad-hoc analysis tasks.
  • Assist internal departments with data, forecasts, and insights.
  • Initiate the development of tools to automate and scale efficiently.
  • Play a pivotal role in overseeing our partnership with our global publisher, UMPG.
  • Take the lead in fostering internal thought leadership and education for the Publishing team, ensuring adherence to music initiatives and best practices throughout the organization.
  • Continuously explore opportunities to grow Moonbug's footprint in the music industry.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including label, finance, AV distribution, and legal, to guarantee the complete and accuracy of information to support collection.
  • Manage and motivate the publishing team, fostering growth, and ensuring the successful execution of responsibilities.

Requirements

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Possess a solid comprehension of society collections and distributions.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of various music rights types and exhibit familiarity with royalty data.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, displaying comfort in adapting to change.
  • Exhibit the ability to cultivate and sustain interpersonal relationships with key individuals.
  • Showcase a high level of organization and attention to detail, systematically cross-validating results, questioning their plausibility, and persistently seeking accurate answers from relevant business experts.
  • Embrace the role of a self-starter, taking pride in delivering work of exceptional quality.
  • Possess strong analytical skills, with a strategic mindset and adept problem-solving abilities.
  • Display a keen interest in learning new data analysis techniques and tools, ensuring that Moonbug's approach remains on the cutting edge.
  • Demonstrate a profound passion for music and a genuine interest in the developments inside the  music market.