Publishing & Neighboring Rights Intern
Job Type

Vydia is seeking a part time Publishing & Neighboring Rights Intern to join our team immediately.  This position will report directly to the Publishing & Neighboring Rights Manager and be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the department.  The ideal candidate will have a high-level understanding of intellectual property rights and U.S. Copyright law,  interest in content management , and a self-starting attitude.

The Publishing & Neighboring Rights Department oversees all functions related to publishing administration and collection, neighboring rights collection, monetization across platforms, partner asset management, internal catalog management, agreement review, copyright claims, and takedowns.


  • Day-to-day management of various content management systems, including but not limited to: YouTube (Publishing), ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, Backbeat, Harry Fox, Music Reports, SoundExchange, & ex-US partners
  • Register compositions on behalf of clients with various publishing destinations
  • Identify and deliver content to neighboring rights partner(s)
  • Researching ownership conflicts and subsequently reaching out to third parties and our users to resolve
  • Day-to-day Management of any new content management systems made available
  • Executing any agreement terminations by removing content on any partner platforms
  • General asset management, including metadata matching, researching work codes, and identifying duplicates
  • Researching unclaimed works and writers for potential agreement opportunities


  • High school diploma required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills required to optimize interactions both internally and externally
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to adapt to working under constantly changing priorities
  • A critical eye when reviewing current processes
  • Music industry experience a plus
  • Must be available for a minimum of six (6) months for approximately five (5) hours per day

Reasons to work with us:

  • Vydia is certified as a Great Place to Work™  company and has been named Best Place to Work in NJ by NJBIZ 5x (2023 most recent) due to its collaborative, fast-paced, and fun, thriving environment.  Additionally, Vydia has been named a 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in New York.
  • Vydia was honored with the 2023 TechUnited Catalyst of Technology Award for our cutting edge technology and scalable platform that provides global music entrepreneurs and their labels the ability to stay independent. Vydia was also named the 2022 winner of the NJBIZ Business Of The Year award (51-100 employees) which recognizes the state’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.
  • Major growth opportunities alongside the growth of the company; Vydia has been identified as an Inc 500 Fastest Growing Company in America and by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most Entrepreneurial companies in America
  • Join a mission-based culture that enjoys giving back to the community through a variety of initiatives that are meaningful to our team members
  • Full medical/dental/vision package, 401k retirement with employer matching, and financial wellness plans
  • We invest in your growth and development, providing a professional development stipend for continued education and mentorship to support your career goals
  • Hybrid/Remote flexibility to work from home
  • Generous vacation policy including paid parental leave
  • Vydia provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and strictly prohibits any type of harassment or discrimination in regards to race, religion, age, color, sex, disability status, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender expression, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, and/or local laws.
  • Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the policy of Vydia to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact
  • Your employment with Vydia is on an at-will basis, meaning either you or the Company can terminate the employment relationship, at any time, for any or no reason, and with or without cause or notice. As an at-will employee, your employment with Vydia is not guaranteed for any length of time. 

About Vydia:

Vydia is an end-to-end music technology platform and services company that provides labels with the infrastructure and tools to power their business. The company’s innovative solutions in rights management, automated royalty accounting, advanced payments, and daily performance analytics provide leaders in music and culture with the unfettered ability to publish, distribute and monetize their audio-visual content on a global scale. Vydia is a wholly-owned division of gamma., the artist-first multimedia platform providing creative and business services across all artistic and commercial formats founded by CEO Larry Jackson and President Ike Youssef. To learn more, please visit

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Salary Description
$15.00- $18.00