BPI is responsible for protecting & promoting the UK recorded music industry, one of the most exciting & dynamic music industries in the world.
BPI provides its services to over 400 independent label members & three major label members (Sony, Universal & Warner), as well as to the record label & performer members of the recorded music licensing body PPL. Collectively, those members account for approximately 99% of recorded music legally consumed within the UK each year.
The BPI Content Protection Team helps devise & deliver technical & practical strategies to protect digital & physical music content: including bringing precedent setting legal cases; delivering a world leading website blocking programme; removing infringing content from the internet; & disrupting illegal websites & traders.
In addition, the BPI group owns & produces the celebrated BRIT Awards, Classic BRIT Awards & the Mercury Prize; is home to the iconic Parental Advisory brand; co-owns the Official Charts Company; & certifies the iconic Platinum, Gold & Silver sales awards.
Equal Opportunities & Diversity
BPI is passionately keen to encourage the best possible & most talented people to join its staff, regardless of their gender, race, colour, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or political belief.
BPI is seeking to enhance the in-house programming capabilities of its Content Protection team by recruiting a highly motivated graduate with an interest in (& better still a passion for) music anti-piracy.
You will maintain established methodologies & help develop new tools to help identify, discover, assess & remove infringing music content online - including bespoke crawling & website scraping tools.
You will provide general day-to-day assistance to the BPI Content Protection team including issuing notices to sites & removing links from search engines, uploading member repertoire & writing custom search engines.
You will be well-organised with a keen eye for detail & have strong time management skills - with ability to prioritise & complete multiple tasks within time constraints & on deadline.
You will be a good communicator & team worker, able to handle large amounts of technical information & present this information to colleagues in an easy-to-understand format.
You will be open to change & new experiences; enthusiasm towards technology & have the imagination & tenacity to take the initiative & suggest new ideas to the team.
Please send your CV & a cover letter to Mr Kiaron Whitehead, BPI General Counsel, by 29 June 2018.