Specialist, Copyright Administration

North Tonawanda
Salaire : Non spécifié
Télétravail non autorisé
Expérience : > 2 ans


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Le poste

Descriptif du poste

The Copyright Administration Specialist, reporting to the Copyright Administration Manager, will liaise directly with TuneCore artists and our legal team for all issues related to rights assertion, and help resolve ownership disputes, DMCA claims, and other legal issues related to copyright and intellectual property. They will be responsible for executing the day-to-day operations of the Copyright Administration team, and work collaboratively with TuneCore’s Staff Attorneys, Artist Support, Publishing Administration, Fraud, and Content Review & Rights Administration teams to ensure the legitimacy of our clients’ copyrights.

The ideal candidate has an intermediate understanding of DMCA laws and a basic understanding of mechanical licensing, and other common music licenses. They also have strong written communication and organizational skills.

Specific Duties:

  • Execute the flow of day-to-day operations, prioritize workload, and handle client tickets.
  • Process DMCA, store, and internal claims as is required by law and/or company policy.
  • Respond to basic questions about copyright/IP from clients.
  • Work cross-functionally to resolve copyright and ownership disputes.
  • Communicate with digital music services to facilitate requests for release takedown due to Copyright claims.
  • Contribute to a team environment that encourages accountability, high standards and optimization. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Salary: $47,900 - $57,500

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Relations with Others:

  • Content Operations and Legal
  • Customer Care
  • Artist & Partner Relations
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Finance
  • Product
  • Publishing Administration
  • Technology

Where you'll be

This role will be based out of our Nashville office. TuneCore operates on an in-office and remote hybrid model giving our teams flexibility and choice of how they work. When our employees return to the office post COVID they will have the option to work predominantly remotely and work from the office 7 days per month on a flexible schedule organized at the department level.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Working At TuneCore 

Our Values:  

TuneCore is a team of creators, for creators. Our mission is to support our artists and labels at every stage of their careers. Our driving forces are fairness, expertise, respect and transparency. As global citizens, we believe that if we build more diverse, equitable and inclusive teams across our company, we will collectively create and offer more innovative solutions and better serve our artists, labels, partners, and employees.  

We strive to build a company that reflects the communities we serve and embraces the diversity of the world we live in, where each person’s unique perspective is valued, and where everyone has the same opportunities and is supported in their personal and professional growth. From our hiring practices to the culture we create and nurture, we are committed to listening, learning and evolving. Our goal is to make TuneCore an inspirational place that feels comfortable and familiar no matter how you look, where you call home, who you love, what you believe, or what’s on your playlist. 

CSR Strategy: Shaping Music for Good 

Our core values are put into action through Shaping Music for Good, Believe and TuneCore’s global corporate social responsibility strategy, integrated at all levels of the company and at the heart of our business model.   

 We strive to shape the music industry for good by building trusting relationships with artists and partners, investing in the growth and talent development of our local markets, and empowering our community to positively impact society. We work to achieve progress on our core priorities: gender equity, diversity, equity & inclusion, environmental sustainability, and wellness for our employees, artists, and industry partners.  

Shapers Program 

Employees have the opportunity to join the Shapers Program, a resource group made up of teammates who want to dedicate their time and skills to Shaping Music For Good initiatives. Shapers develop action plans, educate teammates, support the implementation of programs, and inspire action within the organization on causes and issues that align with TuneCore and Believe’s SMFG priorities.  


As part of our commitment to gender equity in the industry, TuneCore and Believe partnered with leading marketing intelligence and consulting firm MIDiA Research in 2021 for a groundbreaking study on the underrepresentation of female creators in the music industry.  For the fourth annual study, BE THE CHANGE: Gender Equity in Music, MIDiA Research surveyed more than 4,100 members of the music industry—with a predominant focus on creators—in an effort to better understand their struggles and provide tangible strategies to help them overcome their challenges. Our intent for this study is to inspire meaningful change in the industry. 

Recognition and Awards:

Fast Company's 10 Most Innovative Companies in Music list (2023 & 2024)

  • Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC (2022 & 2023)

  • Billboard Women in Music List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO (2023 & 2024)

  • Billboard Indie Power Players List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO (2021, 2022, 2023)

  • Billboard's International Power Players List, Andreea Gleeson, CEO (2021, 2022, 2023, 2024)

Benefits & Perks: 

At TuneCore we’re committed to the well-being of our employees and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to: 

  • Paid Time Off including vacation, holidays, paid bereavement, unlimited paid sick days, and company-wide week off between Christmas and New Years—every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.

  • “Wellness Fridays” year-round (close at 1pm on Fridays) 

  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention. 

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - your health comes first. 

  • 401k match - an investment in your future. 

  • Company wide events, outings and volunteer days – we have team spirit and know how to have fun! 

  • Hybrid Work - employees have the option to work primarily remotely and work from the office 7 days per month on a flexible schedule organized at the department level, in accordance with Company policies. 

  • Learning and development opportunities and career development training – we believe in promoting and growing our leadership from within the company and proactively invest in our people. 

  • Free distribution subscription for employees – so you can experience the magic of releasing music worldwide (and give us valuable feedback!). 

TuneCore and Believe are Equal Opportunity Employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.  


Profil recherché

  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with Copyright/DMCA in a customer-facing role.
  • 1-2 years of general customer-facing experience in a technical or entertainment industry environment.
  • Trust & safety/operations management experience preferred.
  • Experience working with creatives preferred.


  • BA/BS preferred.


  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Intermediate understanding of copyright/IP in a high-tech environment
  • Proactive, energetic attitude with a desire to work in a results-oriented and deadline-driven environment.
  • Familiarity with Jira or other issue-tracking software.

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