Boosey & Hawkes

Theatrical Licensing Coordinator

CONCORD MUSIC is looking to employ a full time Theatrical Licensing Coordinator working for the Boosey & Hawkes Business Affairs team. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join us in this diverse and dynamic area of work. The post will be full time and based in our London office.

Department Overview

Boosey & Hawkes is the largest specialist classical music publishing company in the world, with an unrivalled roster of back catalogue and contemporary composers.

The theatrical licensing team oversees the use of music from the Boosey & Hawkes catalogue in theatrical presentations – e.g. operas / dance / musicals / plays – guiding a wide range of customers through the process from initial application, to obtaining the permissions and approvals required for performances to be licensed. The team maintains and nurtures a close relationship with Boosey & Hawkes’s house composers and composer estates as well as agents, affiliates, performing organisations and presenters, conductors, directors, choreographers etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities of Theatrical Licensing Coordinator

Working in close consultation with Theatrical Licensing Manager in the following areas of work:

1. Processing and progressing applications to present Boosey & Hawkes repertoire in a theatrical context, including:

•Seeking and securing permissions from composers and composer estates

•Negotiating terms and conditions

Skills and Attributes Required

•Proficient in Word and Excel

•Good knowledge of and passion for classical music (including contemporary repertoire), dance and theatre

•Understanding of digital media and comfortable handling databases

•High level of accuracy, attention to detail

•Efficient and fast-working, while also thorough and methodical

•Organised, able to multi-task and prioritise

•Able to think laterally and anticipate

•Personable, tactful and sensitive to requirements of confidentiality

•Self-directed, pro-active and a flexible, willing team member, performing all duties to a high standard


Relevant industry experience desirable.


Salary is £24,000 – £26,000 dependent on experience, with additional annual discretionary bonus.

Please send a covering letter and CV to by 31 May 2018.