Director of Music Licensing

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About FitXR

Redefining fitness through immersive technologies and prove that exercise is for everyone.

We create immersive fitness games that provide real-world benefits. Our professionally designed workouts make fitness fun. They combine the enjoyment of gaming with the intensity of a personal training session, all in the comfort of your own home.

Our first product, BoxVR, has been described as ‘Guitar Hero crossed with a studio boxing workout’.

Many users are calling it the best fitness game on the market and it has been awarded "VR Fitness Game of the Year". BoxVR is currently one of the top selling games on the Oculus and Steam stores.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Director of Music Licensing to join our global licensing and partnerships team leading in our efforts for world-class music activations and soundtracks procurement for usage in our service, in-app and marketing content.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be coordinating and communicating with our Fitness, product and data teams to align on musical needs for our service, including soundtracks for classes, tutorials, social media content and marketing and form our music licensing strategy
  • You will regularly track and report on the performance of music procured against data analysis models and monitor trends in key business KPIs, providing valuable insights to relevant departments for overall business performance improvement.
  • Securing quotes for synchronization and catalogues of music for marketing trailers, in-content soundtracks and social media promotion
  • Research on rights holders for music to be considered for use in our initiatives
  • Review of agreements and licenses
  • Tracking services of music across all in-game and external marketing
  • Coordination and preparation of music agreements with both internal and external legal team
  • Reporting on status of license, as well as rights, fees, and terms in place on all music licenses

Prerequisites

You should apply if ✅

  • Demonstrable success in a music licensing role
  • Excellent negotiations and communication skills
  • An extensive list of contacts in the worldwide Music industry
  • Thorough understanding of music licensing and sync contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of the industry, current trends and opportunities
  • Current and extensive knowledge of the musical landscape of artists, labels, and music industry business standards and practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A well-built initiative and “self-starter’s” mentality
  • Flexibility and adaptability to a constantly changing environment
  • Experience working with a digital fitness or a digital wellness service
  • Data-driven and results-focused

Benefits

Our benefits are hosted on Ben which gives you flexibility to make choices that work for you.

  • 🌎 Fully remote: your life, your way of working
  • 🏝 Unlimited annual leave
  • 💰 Competitive salary with half year and end of year reviews
  • 📈 Stock options
  • 🌱£800 per annum learning budget
  • 🧘 £900 per annum wellbeing budget
  • 🏡£400 work from home budget
  • 🤗 Bi-annual company retreat & regular get togethers
  • 💻 Laptop & VR headset
  • ⛑ Private Health Insurance
  • 🚴‍♂️ Annual travel pass & cycle to work scheme
  • 👶 12 weeks full paid family leave

Extra Details

Logistics 🛠

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer visas of any kind at this time!

Our interview process takes place on Google Hangouts and tends to consist of the following stages:

  • Initial screen
  • Hiring Manager + team interviews
  • Founder / Exec Interview

Some roles will have a take-home task after the initial screen.

You can read more about interviewing with us (including tips) here. Please let us know if you require any accommodations for the interview process, and we’ll do our best to provide assistance.

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