Come As You Are.

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.

We are hiring!
We are looking for an Income Tracking & Analytics Director to join our Royalties & Income Tracking UK team in our London office!

Your Mission at BMG.
You’ll be responsible for leading income tracking activities for UK and our Sub publishing territories, ensuring complete royalty collections across all usage types from radio/TV and mechanical to streaming. You will be overseeing Publishing as well as for Recorded music rights and Neighbouring rights.

Your Responsibilities.
•    Ensure correct and complete distributions by PROs and CMOs, identifying gaps in royalty statements or usage reports and providing claims of missing or underreported usages, using monitor data from various suppliers
•    Support internal departments with data, forecasts and insights
•    Spearhead the development of tools to automate and scale claims as much as possible
•    You are a strong communicator and can service the needs of our songwriters and artists as well as internal stakeholders such as Finance, Investments and A&R departments
•    Directly liaise with collective rights management organizations (e.g. PRS, PPL), data suppliers and participate in industry groups and publishing association meetings
•    Managerial responsibility for junior team members, tracking experts.
•    Collaborate with international colleagues from various departments to ensure a global strategy

Your Profile.

•    You have worked in senior & team leader capacity with a track-record of managing workflows & development of technical tracking solutions
•    You are comfortable working in a fast-paced changing environment
•    You have an ability to develop and maintain inter-personal relationships with key people and are a strong communicator with versatility to influence in different situations
•    “The devil is in the detail” is not just a phrase for you but you actually apply this as a motto by cross-validating your results, questioning their plausibility and being persistent on getting the right answers from the relevant business expert
•    You are highly analytical, a strategic thinker and problem solver
•    You have basic SQL skills or at least a great motivation and ability to understand new technology and make best use of technical capabilities
•    You have a desire to learn new tools to help analysis data in a more efficient way
•    You have experience in leading, inspiring and developing a team, are able to delegate and work hands-on at the same time
•    You have an interest & passion for music and the development of the music market

Now, what’s in it for you?
•    25 days annual leave plus 3 days between Christmas & New Year

•    Flexible working opportunities
•    Subsidised gym membership
•    Private Health Insurance
•    Competitive pension scheme
•    Annual gig allowance
•    Artist showcases
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Season Ticket Loan
•    Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
•    Subscription to Headspace
•    Give As You Earn Scheme
•    Excellent development opportunities
•    A fun and sociable office environment


About BMG
Founded in 2008, BMG is already the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients.

BMG’s 19 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 3m songs and recordings, and thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach which now includes production music, film and books as well as music publishing and recordings.

BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.

We want all applicants to perform to their full potential throughout the recruitment process. To ensure you are able to perform to your full potential, we are easily able to offer reasonable adjustments. If you require support with your application or would benefit from reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process do not hesitate to reach out to us at or on +44 7909409082.

As a Disability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage.

We are happy to discuss the possibility of reduced hours, hybrid working, or flexible start and finish times We can’t always accommodate every request, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

EarPods and phone

Tools: platforms to help you reach new audiences

Tools :: Wyng

Through Music Ally’s internal marketing campaign tracking, we’ve recently discovered an interesting website by the…

Read all Tools >>

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *