Employer Name: Sentric Music
Employer Website: https://sentricmusic.com/
Learning Provider: The City of Liverpool College
Vacancy Title: Royalty Assistant Apprentice

Company & Recruitment Background:

Sentric Music is a rapidly growing music publishing company with 70+ employees based in our offices in the UK, Germany, New York, LA, Netherlands and Spain. The company handles copyright and royalty administration for a large client base consisting of songwriters, record labels and music catalogue owners.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Royalty Assistant Apprentice to assist our friendly Royalty team with administering the full cycle of royalty distribution to our clients, with a focus on matching royalty income to relevant songs.

Vacancy Full Description:

The role will consist of the following responsibilities:

● Assisting with royalty data processing:
o Matching received royalty income with relevant musical work, utilising Sentric Music’s bespoke system and off-system databases.
o Assist Royalty Manager and Royalty Analyst with the preparation of artists’ statements in advance of payment distribution.
o Assist with sending statements out to artists during payment distribution.
o Import musical work codes to Sentric Music’s database & maintain database accuracy.
o Identify and retrieve statements for received payments.
o Assist with any ad-hoc tasks as required to assist the administration of royalties.

Employer Description:

Sentric Music is an award-winning independent music publisher home to tens of thousands of UK based songwriters/artists. We ensure the copyright of their music is registered with the relevant societies around the world so their intellectual property is both protected and can be exploited for royalty income via traditional music publishing routes.

Artists sign up to Sentric’s service via an online portal where they can administer their copyrights and make royalty claims via their artist dashboard. Here they can also submit their music for various synchronisation opportunities. Sentric Music plays an active role in pushing their artists’ music for use on TV/movies/games/adverts/promos worldwide and is currently seeing catalogue used on prime time UK TV on a daily basis.

Employer Website: www.sentricmusic.com
Vacancy Location: Liverpool
Company Address: 29 Parliament Street, Liverpool, L8 5RN
Working Week: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Weekly Wage: £150 weekly apprentice wage.
Future Prospects: The Royalty division of the company is expecting notable growth over the coming 12-18 months that will require extra manpower to manage the expansion. In the past we have employed people who have spent time at the company as part of university work experience placements and we will consider any successful applicant for full time employment upon completion of their apprenticeship.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Reference Number: (to be completed by COLC)

Key Dates
Closing Date for Applications: 16th September
Interview Start Date: Week commencing 23rd September
Possible Start Date: ASAP

Training

Training to be provided: Business Administrator — Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
Learning Provider: The City of Liverpool College
Learning Provider Description: (to be completed by COLC)
Contact Details: Nicola Ward, The City Of Liverpool College, The Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street, Liverpool L1 9DW, Tel No: 0151-252-3587
Vacancy Type: Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework: (to be completed by LCC)
Expected Duration: 9-15 months

Personal Qualities of Candidate:

● Enjoys working with data processing, analytically minded.
● Ability to work effectively towards deadlines and under pressure at peak times.
● Enjoys working in a company with a music industry profile.
● Attention to detail and a drive to be accurate and thorough at all times.
● High level of numeracy is essential.
● Positive, can-do attitude and happy working both within a team as well as independently.
● Must have the right to work in the UK, otherwise application will not be considered

Qualifications Required: GCSE’s grades A-C.
Application Method: Nicola to Screen

Additional Application Form Questions:

Q) What, in your opinion, is the biggest threat the music industry will face in the next five years?
Q) What, in your opinion, is the biggest opportunity the music industry has over the next five years?