Licensing Manager

Synch & Licensing Beijing, China Req. UMG-768


We have an exciting opportunity available for a Licensing Manager to join Universal Music China. This role with be responsible for creating and pitching synchronisation deals for our local and international artists. The scope of work may include anything from licensing, censorship clearances, customer service, marketing and promotional opportunities.

About the role:

  • Develop and pitch synchronisation opportunities to drive awareness of Universal Music’s catalogue and associated services in the advertising, TV, film and gaming marketplace.
  • Manage the end-to-end synchronization process from communication, system registration and preparation.
  • Collaborate with the legal team on collecting relevant evidence to safeguard rights for infringement cases.
  • Assist with online and on-ground promotion planning for our artists and products.
  • Seek censorship clearance from local and/or international repertoire owners on requests.
  • Develop and harness customer relationships with new and existing Sync clients and facilitate requests in order to drive revenue through Licensing channels.
  • Maintain licensed playlist.

About you:

  • Relevant qualifications in Business, Marketing or other related field.
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in the music industry (recording or publishing).
  • Strong knowledge and experience in licensing, synchronisation, business and/or marketing.
  • Passion and interest in music. Familiar with our catalogue ranging from western pop, to local and frontline music.
  • Excellent Chinese and English communication skills.
  • Creative, collaborative and innovative.
  • Advanced computer competence in MS Office.

Interested? Please hit APPLY NOW!

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About us:

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world’s leading music and entertainment organisation, incorporating recorded music, music publishing and artist merchandise activities. The Group discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees in 77 countries worldwide.

Universal Music has market leading artists in the Region including Darren Espanto, Pupil, Jason Dy, The Voice Talents, Jacky Cheung, Nana Ouyang, Sa Dingding, Eason Chan, Alan Tam, Priscilla Chan, Kelly Chen, SamSons, Dean, Siri Nurhaliza, Darren Espanto, Gentle Bones, A-Mei, and Yanzi Sun.

Universal’s Global roster includes Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Drake, Mumford and Sons, Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Sam Smith, Metallica, Fall Out Boy, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Madonna, Andre Rieu, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Florence and the Machine, and many more.