Rights Analyst Job Description

Rights Analyst Job Description

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Rights analyst provides skillful data analysis and consultation as needed using tools such as Microsoft Excel / Access, SQL, Visual Basic, Tableau and proprietary database tools;.

Rights Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitor and ensure that all information related to business rights (e.g., music, versions, ) are entered and updated within ERM
Analyzes and discerns intellectual property rights and ownership through review of production, distribution, co-finance, talent and other contracts and agreements
Performs special ad-hoc research and analysis as required, including analysis of libraries, large acquisitions, output agreements, , for rights owned, attribute, and other intellectual property data
Ability to field questions from various departments throughout the company including Sales divisions, Production units, Marketing, Servicing
Maintain and review royalty account information for royalty recipients in WMG’s artist royalty system
Research historical royalty payments and account set-up in response to internal inquiries
Recommends actions necessary in order to meet delivery dates
Communicates regularly with project team members members of client departments
Review and approve rights bible deliverables and third party agreements and enter all deal terms into the Rights Management database
Strategize rights and system solutions for Digital and Distribution’s automation and workflow needs

Rights Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Rights Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rights analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Law, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Finance, Business, Paralegal, Economics, Business/Administration

Skills for Rights Analyst

Desired skills for rights analyst include:

Excel
FilmTrack
Microsoft Office tools
Servicing mortgage practices and analytics
Brand protection
Digital licensing rights
Entertainment contracts
Excel and database exposure
Excel modeling
FAR/DFAR and identifying the impact of applicable clauses to proposed strategy and policy

Desired experience for rights analyst includes:

Candidate should possess a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a position or positions involving the administration of mechanical or other publishing royalties
Candidate should be prepared to work overtime toward the end of each quarterly royalty statement cycle
Familiarity with SAP is preferred, but not required
Candidate should possess a minimum of 0 to 3 years’ experience working in a position or positions involving the administration of contracts and/or royalties
Candidate should possess a minimum of 0 to 2 years’ experience working in a position or positions involving the administration of artist, mechanical or other publishing royalties
Verbal and written communication must be professional, clear, direct, and accurate

Rights Analyst Examples

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Rights Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rights analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rights analyst
  • Develop tools, templates, and metrics to evaluate assessments by external partners
  • Manage and document relevant business processes
  • Data entry and data management within systems
  • Engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Read, interpret, and codify legal rights documents
  • Perform detailed data cleansing of information in both the Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) and Prophet (windowing and availabilities) systems
  • Contribute new ideas and thinking around ERM and Prophet
  • Meet regularly with development team to discuss status of research projects
  • Analyze and determine rights and talent obligations in connection with new content
  • Prepare and distribute various rights research tracking reports
Qualifications for rights analyst
  • Position will have keen ability to understand and re-assess on a constant basis the day, week, and year’s priorities, and handle matters accordingly the ability to work in a team and communicate priorities and needs internally externally
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a legal capacity at an entertainment company, specifically with chain-of-tile and rights research
  • Guild knowledge required
  • Familiarity with Motion Picture and Television Development and Production
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and re-prioritize as needed
  • Familiarity with rights tracking databases a plus
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Rights Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a rights analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rights analyst
  • Define and articulate risks and returns to the values and assumptions used in the valuation models
  • Provide auditable results and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Manage rights activity and workflows that ensure any products and services using third-party content is handed over for copyright assessment and clearance management, utilising vendor based services and some freelancers
  • Work closely with content development groups and collaboratively with production, marketing and additional internal and external resources as required to project manage costs, schedules, compliance, quality and data accuracy and provide status updates
  • Provide rights management support and advice for content teams to utilise information to brief their writers/developers/authors
  • Use standardised research, acquisition and permission tier letters/purchase orders, invoices and other documentation for cost effective transaction processing in Oracle
  • Attend all meetings and calls as needed and summarise notes and agreed actions
  • Evaluate and resolve issues, escalating in a timely manner to immediate Supervisor manager and Head of, as required
  • Report monthly on all projects, indicating key metrics, issues, blockers and successes
  • Manage, coordinate, or assist in the management and coordination of the development and review of departmental personnel policies and procedures
Qualifications for rights analyst
  • Fluent in MS Office, database entry and navigation
  • Responds positively to change and ambiguity
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in a legal capacity at an entertainment company, entertainment law firm
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise sound legal judgment
  • Quantitative analysis experience, through education, internships or work
  • QRM software experience is preferred
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Rights Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of rights analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rights analyst
  • Meet with managers and employees and their union or legal representatives, in order to resolve the complaints
  • Respond to requests for information from DHR-EEO, the State DFEH, and the Federal EEOC
  • Represent HSA in other forums of inquiry, including the Civil Service Commission, grievance hearings and mediation
  • Consult with and advises agency management, and consults with City Attorney and union representatives, on all civil rights activity
  • Supervise subordinate employees in performing professional human resources work in the areas of employee relations, including leave management
  • Performs highly specialized human resources work, serving as a resource to assist coworkers
  • Supervise and participate in the collection, compilation, analysis and evaluation of data
  • Appear before bodies and committees to explain and interpret matters involving recruitment, examinations, classification and compensation or human resources operations as they relate to civil rights laws
  • Meet with employees, department heads, labor representatives, and personnel of other jurisdictions regarding the interpretation and application of civil rights laws and regulations concerning recruitment, examinations, classification and compensation, employee relations, and human resources operations
  • You will work with a variety of people from different programs and positions throughout the Agency
Qualifications for rights analyst
  • Through education, internships or work, prefer modeling and control testing experience
  • Through education, internships or work, must have an understanding of off-balance sheet hedging, mortgage related assets and their impact on the market
  • Project oriented with the ability and desire to analyze complex processes and data, identify and bring forward challenges and potential solutions, create tracking, maintain reports, and communicate findings
  • Compile and analyze large volumes of data to provide reporting and trending of key performance indicators to senior management on a daily basis in a timely manner
  • Identify process improvements within analytics, challenging existing processes where needed, and develop and implement a best practice MSR valuation
  • Maintain, validate and document the assumptions and models used in the MSR Valuation module per Citizen’s Model Validation Policies and Model Risk Management oversight
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Rights Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rights analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rights analyst
  • You will have ample learning opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and abilities
  • Create a unified agency model for civil rights spanning all modes of transportation
  • Develop policies and civil rights programs
  • Implement plans, programs, and practices with rail and transit providers
  • Analyze program effectiveness and implement improvement measures
  • Create ODOT passenger rail program
  • Develop training and technical assistance
  • Research and develop funding for proactive civil rights programs
  • Investigate and resolve complaints, disputes, and conflicts
  • Manage program implementation, practice and compliance, including analysis and reporting
Qualifications for rights analyst
  • Support Secondary Marketing team with other valuation related duties as needed
  • 2-4 years of Mortgage Servicing Rights quantitative analysis or other related experience in the Mortgage LOB
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or other similar discipline
  • The right candidate will be flexible, action and results oriented, and possess strong analytical skills
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related field is required MS, MBA, CPA and/or CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within an educational publisher or learning solutions style equivalent or contracts role, with strong working copyright knowledge and experience of rights and permissions management
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Rights Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a rights analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rights analyst
  • Product discovery, tracking, data entry, system updates
  • Work closely with business divisions to facilitate dating confirmations across all product
  • Handle windowing for assigned territories, interact with colleagues in local offices
  • Master both the Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) and Prophet (windowing and availabilities) systems
  • Contribute new ideas and thinking around Rights and Windowing systems
  • Please describe your experience in general management/administrative analytic work and providing information to the public that has involved the interpretation and applications of laws, rules, and regulations
  • Please describe your work experience with rent control and/or issues regarding housing, including where you obtained your experience and duration in which you performed these duties
  • Describe an example of a successful project you participated in
  • Analyze market risks associated with investment securities such as Mortgage-backed Securities, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Collateralized Loan Obligations including prepayment, premium and regulatory capital risks
  • Identify reporting process improvements to support Risk Committees
Qualifications for rights analyst
  • Some experience using Asset Liability Management software and analytical tools
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in content/product development or project management
  • Undergraduate degree or requisite experience, and / or a combination of education, professional training and experience
  • Experience working with remote teams and/or resources and communication tools Google Hangout, JoinMe, VMR and Skype style tools
  • Respectful and tactful with superiors and co-workers
  • Collaborate willingly as a team player

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