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Job Posting: President, CONNECT Music Licensing

January 23, 2023

Do you have a passion for culture and love for music? CONNECT Music Licensing is searching for a President to lead the organization through a time of rapid change across the global industry.


CONNECT Music Licensing (CONNECT) represents the major record companies, many independent labels, as well as artists and producers who own or control the copyright in the vast majority of sound recordings and music videos produced and/or distributed in Canada. CONNECT acts as a non-exclusive agent to administer licences to third parties in Canada for the reproduction of sound recordings, and the reproduction and broadcast of music videos on behalf of its members.

The Role:

The music industry is undergoing significant transformation requiring forward-thinking and strategically-focused leadership. We are looking for a dynamic President with a strong leadership presence who fosters relationships with local and international partners, makers, artists and beyond.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President will lead the CONNECT team to represent members and their sound recording catalogues to maximize economic impact. With a combined passion for culture and business, the President will be attuned to global music industry growth and evolution, and will ensure the collection and effective distribution of royalties to CONNECT’s members. The President will act as the chief advocate for makers and artists; demonstrating value by maximizing music monetization through royalties and tariffs within the ecosystem.

Working in partnership with local and international affiliates, the President will be talented at managing competing concerns and priorities while advancing the organization and optimizing results for all CONNECT members. Through the successful leadership of this role, CONNECT will help lead the collective music business into a bright and promising future.

* CONNECT is an equal opportunity employer which values the diversity of its team members. We are committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and diverse organization and we encourage all interested applicants to apply.

To learn more about this role, please contact our Search Partner, Sandra Wrycraft: