Royalty Manager – Royalty Income – BMG – London


We are hiring! We are looking for a Royalty Manager – Royalty Income to join our Royalties, Income Tracking and Audit team at our London office!

BMG Production Music is the world’s fastest-growing production music catalogues servicing the film, broadcast, games and advertising industries. The department is sculpting new ways to connect creatives with composers, offering online access to a curated catalogue of around 500,000 tracks spanning all genres, and its custom music division works with BMG artists and songwriters for any project needing a personalised soundtrack. The Creative & Licensing team works directly with these key media clients pitching and providing the perfect music for their projects.



To provide support to the Director – Royalty Income in all aspects of income cash for Recording, Publishing & Neighbouring Rights



  • Ensure that the cash that has been entered into CashMatch (internal system) and that the journals have been entered correctly and finalized for Recorded
  • Liaise with Finance to raise invoices that are needed for societies to ensure the cash is received
  • Download royalty statements from external portals and emails, saving them to the Vault once matched with the cash received
  • Request royalty statements from a range of external income sources
  • Track cash, ensuring we have received all money according to the calendar schedule and to find a way to automate this procedure
  • Liaise internally with Berlin to ensure all statements can be processed
  • Check and if needed improve mapping of distributors
  • Run ad-hoc and scheduled reports as requested
  • Understand the deadlines of when all statements need to be with Berlin
  • All roles are interchangeable during peak periods and assistance should be given where needed.
  • Any ad hoc tasks assigned by senior director as and when needed




  • Experience in the music industry
  • An understanding of society collections and distributions
  • Organised
  • Detail orientated
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Takes pride in and ensures work is of an excellent quality
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Multi tasker
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Strong English
  • Interest in music and the industry



It’s a plus if you also have…

  • Experience in project managing
  • Managerial skills
  • Other languages a plus


Now, what’s in it for you?

  • 25 days annual leave, plus 3 days between Christmas & New Year and an extra day for your birthday!
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 6 months full pay for all parents regardless of gender and sexual orientation
  • 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 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 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 3m songs and recordings, and thousands of artists and songwriters are 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. We are a Disability Confident organisation and committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), if you would like to discuss the recruitment process with our recruitment team or if you would benefit from other reasonable adjustments please call +44 7909409082 or email [email protected]

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!


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