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Research Assistant

The Research Assistant position is an entry-level music business opportunity. The nature of this position requires an ability to self-motivate and engage in critical thinking while focusing on small details and data entry tasks. As a Research Assistant, you will:

  • Research music copyright ownership using information available through the internet, direct sources, and other reference tools
  • Prepare and enter updates to Songdex, the largest independent source of music copyright information in the world
  • Match sound recordings to musical works
  • May include other tasks related to music database maintenance and research, such as researching new releases or processing music cue sheets


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience in and/or willingness to learn the business side of the music industry
  • Familiarity with various musical artists, genres, and styles required. Understanding of music publishing a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with data entry and/or research
  • Must be technologically savvy, with strong typing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google apps
  • Meticulous attention to detail required
  • Must be able to identify, evaluate, and communicate issues
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • - Salary: $16.78 per hour

Music Reports is the leading independent provider of music rights data, administration, and management services in the world. Relying on fairness, accuracy, transparency, and timeliness, Music Reports leverages its proprietary and continuously updated music and cue sheet databases, Songdex and Cuetrak, to deliver a full technology-enabled platform of advanced rights, payments, and royalty solutions for the music and entertainment industries. Music Reports was founded in 1995 and is based in Woodland Hills, CA. For additional information, please visit

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