Repertoire Matching Specialist

Position Description

Title: Repertoire Matching Specialist
Department: License Management
Reports To: Manager, Matching Services
Supervisory Role: No
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


SoundExchange is the premier music tech organization on a mission to power the future of music. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 560,000 recording artists’ and master rights owners’ accounts and to date has paid more than $9 billion in distributions. Through unparalleled innovation of financial tech products and services, it distributes royalties to creator groups, advocates for fair pay across platforms, and creates systems that improve how the industry operates. Its proprietary fintech solutions help turn data into accurate revenue for creators and include Music Data Exchange (MDX) and International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) Search.

Position Summary

The Matching Specialist, as part of the License Management Department, examines digital sound recording and publishing metadata in Reports of Use as submitted from Licensees, enabling accurate and expedient royalty payments by matching that data to our repertoire databases.

The specialist’s role is to increase and sustain a high rate of royalty throughput individually, and for the department. The specialist may create and resolve cases related to unprocessed Reports of Use, as well as incoming cases from licensees, as directed by the Manager. The specialist will, as needed, also research artists, labels, and sound recording and publishing copyright owners, to correctly identify metadata contained within such Reports of Use.

Essential Functions:

  • Match repertoire reported by licensee music services using customized royalty administration interface, using additional research if need be
  • Ensure the accuracy and quality of reported metadata
  • Create and resolve cases (which may involve contact with Licensees) as directed by the Manager
  • Special assignments and projects, related to matching duties as described above

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient research skills utilizing various web applications
  • Understanding of key concepts related to music repertoire ownership
  • Detail-orientated team player, with strong work ethic
  • Familiarity with music genres and music business a plus

Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience

  • Associate degree from an accredited college (or applicable work experience); BS or BA degree from an accredited 4-year college encouraged, but not required


  • This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) all the time
  • This position requires the ability to spend all the time viewing computer monitors

Travel Requirements

  • This position has no travel requirements

COVID-19 Policy

Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. Employees who are not fully vaccinated will not be permitted to access SoundExchange offices until they are fully vaccinated. As a condition of employment, all SoundExchange employees will be required to be fully vaccinated. SoundExchange will provide reasonable accommodations for employees who cannot be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious belief. Accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


To apply or recommend a qualified candidate, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.