Music Licensing and Curation Intern

New York, 850 Third Ave, New York, New York, United States of America Req #167
Friday, March 17, 2023

Music Licensing and Curation Intern

New York, NY (50% onsite, 50% remote)

May 23, 2023 – August 11,2023

TouchTunes is the world's largest in-venue interactive music and entertainment platform, with our connected jukeboxes featured in over 65,000 locations globally. Our music experience inspires emotional connections in shared spaces, enhancing the way people interact with each other and their environment. Millions of songs are played daily across the TouchTunes network, with our popular mobile app driving the vast majority of plays.

We are seeking a Music Licensing and Curation Intern to support the music team and learn the ins and outs of the jukebox catalog by assisting in the process of researching, ordering, licensing, and playlisting music.

Day To Day:

  • Work within the Music Department across the Licensing and Curation teams
  • Monitor growing artists, genres, and trends to help research potential catalog adds
  • Assist in the process of ordering content
  • Research song copyrights, confirm publishing copyright information and update internal databases to clear songs for TouchTunes Jukeboxes
  • Participate in playlist curation, reporting and brainstorming
  • Work closely with colleagues from the music department to manage priorities, conduct research, and follow through on special projects

Your Profile:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree program with a major or minor in Music Business, Entertainment, Media, or a closely related program
  • The ideal candidate has completed coursework and/or has experience in music business, music publishing, music copyright, royalties, and licensing, or other relevant education
  • Basic understanding of music publishing and familiarity with US Performing Rights Organization search tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Interest in or passion for music, entertainment, and pop culture
  • Eager to learn and grow
  • Diligent follow up capabilities with effective persistence
  • Familiarity with industry-standard contract terms and business models
  • Ability to understand and interpret network music trends to help inform curation decisions
  • Must be a team player with the ability to self-motivate, an eagerness to learn, and an easy-going, can-do attitude
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment and be flexible across teams within the department
  • Highly organized individual who pays close attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of Spanish is a plus

Work Requirements:

  • In an effort to protect our fellow employees, their families and our customers, TouchTunes requires all employees working onsite to receive the COVID-19 vaccination with exemptions only for limited reasons required by law.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Full Time or Part-Time (3-4 days a week minimum, in the office Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

TouchTunes is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. TouchTunes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, August 11, 2023