SonyStyle.com Job Description
Sony Corporation, or commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan and the world’s fifth largest media conglomerate withrevenue exceeding ¥ 7.730.0 trillion, or US$77.20 billion (FY2010). Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, products for the consumer and professional markets. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its eight operating segments – Consumer Products & Devices (CPD), Networked Products & Services (NPS), B2B & Disc Manufacturing (B2B & Disc), Pictures, Music, Financial Services, Sony Ericsson and All Other. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony’s principal business operations include Sony Corporation (Sony Electronics in the U.S.), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Ericsson, andSony Financial. As a semiconductor maker, Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Its founders Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka derived the name from sonus, the Latin word for sound, and also from the English slang word “sonny”, since they considered themselves to be “sonny boys”, a loan word into Japanese which in the early 1950s connoted smart and presentable young men.
SonyStyle.com Duties and Responsibilities
- Copyright Admin Coordinator
The Copyright Admin Coordinator is responsible for monitoring internal label product release schedules to identify copyright work to be initiated; obtaining product information such as label copy and video cue-sheets from various departments within the company; obtaining, confirming and maintaining songwriter and publisher ownership splits/shares for songs; maintaining Royaltor Accounts, including creating new accounts, obtaining W9 forms and setting up new vendors in internal IT systems; preparing payment paperwork, for advances and out-of-cycle royalty payments; updating payment statuses of songwriters, publishers, songs or products as needed; creating general contract entries in internal IT systems for use in processing digital and mobile sales (“EMD” contracts); calculating simple copyright royalty rates; amending simple copyright royalty rates as needed due to changes in the underlying information, including the preparation of necessary memos to the royalty department; performing administrative tasks pertaining to the clearance of video broadcasting and/or synchronization rights; performing administrative tasks pertaining to the negotiation of reduced copyright royalty rates; processing copyright licenses for physical, digital and mobile products, including requesting, reviewing and executing licenses; responding to publisher inquiries regarding ownership splits/shares and licensing status; generating and circulating reports; and assisting with special projects on an as-needed basis.
Copyright Admin Coordinator Salary: No data available
- Vendor Inventory Analyst
The Vendor Inventory Analyst should maintain excellent communication with designated contacts at Anderson Merchandisers and Wal-Mart, the head of the Anderson team, SVP of National Sales and designated label contacts; pull reports, create and analyze reports to provide useful information for all needs including forecasting, inventory management and business performance indicators; communicate all advertising, tour support and other order bump requests to buyer; work with account Buying Team to identify and affect additional product distributions on developing and breaking projects; identify and present catalog opportunities. Prepare files for use on deals, advertised product, tour support, and catalog for new releases, label tracking requests and random fire drill issues; engage in dialog with the account about making the appropriate buy based on pre-order analysis; update and distribute the Sony Music Entertainment Sales Soundscan Analysis report weekly (Market Share Report). Perform regular assortment reviews to identify selections that we may be able to increase inventory position in the accounts’ stores; conduct SKU reviews on individual titles on an ad hoc basis; communicate all pertinent information for account Database – new releases, street date changes, additions, deletions, price changes, etc; run information reports, as needed. Use the Sony Consumer Research department to gather information and or create ways of doing research to help drive additional Sony sales; maintain and update the Sony Central account site. Keep it current and very user friendly; visit stores weekly and check current programs, advertising and complete a check sheets; monitor delivery of new release shipments, monitor meet comp orders, monitor EDI’s, manage orders with order service if needed, and help problem solve; work to minimize account returns by identifying overstock situations early and presenting relevant driver information to the account Buying Team personnel; analyze multi-title promotions to determine lift, title salability, overstock potential, and best practices for future promotional sales; work with the Senior Director of Category Sales to support development of assortment, sales and inventory strategies to drive results in focus music genres and catalog music; provide support to the team including business-appropriate analytics aligned with team goals and formal recommendations to Sony Music Entertainment and account leadership that drive sales, efficiencies or account-specific growth; have a keen understanding of account’s assortment, inventory and space objectives to develop specific approaches and tactics that are mutually beneficial for Sony Music and account; and participate with Vendor Inventory Analysts across Sony Music’s account base to offer best practices, training support, develop common solutions and communicate common needs to Sony Music leadership.
Vendor Inventory Analyst Salary: No data available
- Administrative Assistant, Marketing
The right individual for the position will act as a liaison between the VP, Marketing and Product Manager and a wide array of internal and external contacts including senior management, outside industry contacts, artists, artist managers, vendors, internal departments, etc; build and maintain relationships with the artists, management, creative departments, as well as executives within the company; schedule meetings, arrange travel, and answer phones for VP, Marketing and Product Manager; prepare business expense reports in a timely, accurate and efficient manner; maintain files, promotional product, archives, and other assets for the department; disseminate updated project details and assets as requested; order and maintain music product, office supplies and tickets for the department; update weekly status reports and sales information on behalf of artist roster; help coordinate and manage budgets, promotional trips, travel, work orders and more for artists; coordinate Marketing plans for artists; help to create print, television, radio, online and outdoor advertising, album package layouts, point of sale materials and CD/DVD copies with Creative Department; attend meetings and events as departmental representative as needed; use MPS/PRS system to process department invoices and manage project budgets; give regular updates on payment status and budget projections; provide creative input and ideas on projects; and provide back-up support for other members of the department as needed.
Administrative Assistant, Marketing Salary: No data available
- Digital Account Manager
The Digital Account Manager is responsible for managing the digital content business for Sony Music Entertainment with select online and wireless services; responsible for meeting content sales, revenue, and marketing goals; work closely with SONY Music labels to prioritize and create campaign concepts; drive new business initiatives with the account to maximize sales and exposure for artists; propose and execute sales campaigns with timely featured positioning for Sony’s artists, new & catalog releases, and other strategic initiatives; serve as the account expert for upcoming services, marketing plans, internal structure, operational procedures, merchandising patterns, and overall trends in the account; develop strong relationships across multiple areas within the accounts, including content/editorial, product marketing, sponsorship, operations, reporting, executive levels, and related 3rd party service providers; share insight, analysis, and recommendations with accounts to improve our mutual businesses; lead frequent pitch calls and business presentations with the accounts; liaise with the Digital Operations department to ensure content delivery feeds are timely and complete; regularly communicate the status of artist campaigns, new initiatives, and other account activity to the labels and other teams; and assist in solving operations, reporting, technology, and business issues to ensure efficiency.
Digital Account Manager Salary: No data available
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