🚀 Internship

Digital Rights Intern

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


  • A chance to work for the iconic Island Records at their head office in London in an exciting frontline role. This role is primarily focused on one of the most cutting-edge aspects of a modern record label; the delivery & attribution of our music video content, as well as user-generated content (UGC).
  • You’ll work closely with the Audience & Marketing teams to deliver & optimise the label’s music video content, as well as helping to facilitate Island’s content claiming & UGC strategy.
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Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


Be Administrative

  • Being the point person for music video delivery, managing the process of delivering content via the UMG system
  • You’ll be responsible for optimising content within the respective VEVO & YouTube dashboards to ensure that videos attract maximum views and engagement
  • Working with A&R and the rest of the Audience Team to select & recommend the optimal TikTok timecodes for our repertoire
  • Own & manage the green listing process for all Island releases across relevant channels (TikTok, Meta, YouTube), in conjunction with the Audience Team
  • You’ll be a go-to when it comes to video specifications; advising on best practice for thumbnails, aspect ratio, resolution, etc
  • Updating relevant internal systems to reflect rights positions and maintaining contracts databases and archiving systems
  • General administration & diary management

Be Operational

  • Ensuring rights are managed and processes are followed to ensure videos go live on time
  • Assisting the Audience & Marketing teams by ensuring content is fully optimised once delivered
  • Ensuring that all content is claimed & attributed to rightsholders accordingly
  • Proactively enforce best practice when it comes to optimising video content
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  • The ideal candidate is a pro-active and organised individual, with the passion & drive needed to ensure deadlines are met, even against the odds. An interest in video formatting and YouTube optimisation is preferable, a keen willingness to learn those things is essential.


  • Passionate about music with a desire to work and progress in the industry
  • A hard-working and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise
  • A track record of working to strict deadlines and maintaining a high standard of attention to detail
  • A quick learner who can adapt to the changing market & keep calm under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels within the business.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, as well as the YouTube ecosystem
  • A passion for video content and a keen eye for detail


  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Experience working in music (personal or professional)
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  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)
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