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Copyright Assistant

Kobalt Music Group , London,

Job title:

Copyright Assistant

Employer Name:

Kobalt Music Group

Vacancy Location:

The River Building, 1 Cousin Lane London

About the Apprenticeship :

Joining the Publishing Copyright department in our London office, the primary role of the Copyright Intern will be to assist in correctly registering works and agreements at the local collection societies and carrying out all related tasks to maintain and manage our catalogue to the highest standards. The successful candidate can deal with pressure but remains optimistic and persistent to complete tasks accurately and efficiently.

The intern will receive extensive training about the tasks and workings of a leading music publishing company. They will be given ample opportunity to learn more about the business and different aspects of the music industry.

Key Responsibilities involve: filling out work and agreement registrations forms, submitting setlists at collection societies, checking works are correctly registered on collection society databases and helping to maintain internal records across the department.

Weekly Wage:

National Minimum Wage

Working Week:

10am - 3pm, Monday to Friday. 25 hours a Week

Future prospects description:

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship and evaluation by the company’s supervisors, the successful candidate may be offered a job at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Employer description:

At Kobalt we’ve prioritized creators since we first started in 2000. Our music services and the technology we’ve built helps make the industry more fair and rewarding for artists. We’ve trusted by some of the world’s biggest names like LORDE, The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Wolf Alice, Max Martin, FINNEAS and Sam Fender and represent more than 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in the U.S and U.K. We thrive on creativity and are committed to championing diversity. We’re dedicated to inclusiveness and provide all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer professional development opportunities and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding.

Employer website:

Skills required:

  • Good Level of Written and Spoken English
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Accuracy
  • A Detail-Driven mind-set, with basic level of Excel Skills

Personal Qualities:

Please refer to the individual job descriptions.

Qualifications Required:

There are no formal Qualifications for this role.

Important Other information:

To be eligible for the scheme, you must be:

  1. unemployed
  2. aged 16-24
  3. in receipt of Universal Credit.

If you do not meet all of the criteria listed above, you are not eligible for the Kickstart Scheme.


To apply for a Kickstart Job Placement, you must speak to your jobcentre work coach and ask them to refer you for the job placement(s) you are interested in quoting the following:

  • DiVA Kickstart Gateway Number: KSFEA5953D
  • The name of the employer,
  • The postcode for the vacancy
  • The job title

Reality Check:

Neither the employer nor DiVA can accept direct applications.  You will have to apply directly via your jobcentre work coach.

About the training:

Employability support will be provided by DiVA. You will attend seven workshops over the course of your placement. They will happen the last Wednesday of the month. They will be held virtually.

  • Induction on the programme: (includes time management, organisations skills, managing your manager and effective communication)
  • Introduction to the Creative Industries
  • Personal Branding: How to build and manage your personal brand at work and online
  • How to build and Network effectively
  • Money management: How to establish a side hustle and work as freelancer
  • Prove Your Passion on Paper: CV Writing
  • Prove Your Passion in Person: Interview skills

Workshops last three hours and contain a mix of taught session and masterclasses with industry guests.

Specific Questions:

Not Applicable.

Application closes:

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.