Film & TV Coordinator

Business Operations Santa Monica, California Req. UMG-753


Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of the Universal Music Group (UMG), is presently seeking a Coordinator, Film & TV Licensing in the company’s Santa Monica, CA location.  UMe is the centralized catalog marketing division for the Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company.  UMe spearheads marketing, sales, licensing, and ancillary exploitation for the world’s largest music catalog, whose brands and assets include the world’s greatest recording artists. 

Job Functions:

  • Support several Film & TV Music executives
  • Handle miscellaneous sync requests
  • Develop client relationships
  • Seek artist and executive approval for sync requests
  • Issue album art approval letters
  • Research rights to artist and/or recordings
  • Enter artist and/or recording into our database (as needed)
  • Determine fees to be approved by artist and label (if required)
  • Negotiate deals with clientele under direction of licensing executives
  • Follow up on pending approvals with labels/artist signatories
  • Answer client queries
  • Weekly and monthly label reports (as needed)
  • Creatively suggest song ideas to clientele

Job Requirements:


  • Ability to interact at high level with clientele
  • Direct film & TV Licensing experience preferred
  • Entertainment experience preferred
  • Encyclopedic knowledge of music – genres, eras etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to follow through with minimal supervision
  • Creative spirit with the ability to initiate new ideas
  • Motivated and pro-active
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • Must be proficient at Microsoft Outlook, Excel, & Windows and Mac
  • Must be extremely organized, reliable, and detail oriented
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have professional phone manner


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.