UK record label association the BPI owns and produces the celebrated BRIT Awards, Classic BRIT Awards & the Mercury Prize. It co-owns the Official Charts Company, certifies the iconic BRIT Certified Platinum, Gold & Silver Awards and is also home to the Parental Advisory brand.
The BPI promotes and protects the UK recorded music industry - one of the world’s leading music industries – both domestically and internationally. As a trade association it provides its range of services to over 400 independent label members and to the three major record companies (Sony Music, Universal Music UK & Warner Music), as well as to the record label and performer members of the collecting rights body PPL. Collectively, all those members account for approximately 99 percent of recorded music consumed legally within the UK each year.
The BPI Content Protection team helps to devise and deliver technical and practical strategies to protect digital and physical music content: including bringing precedent setting legal cases; delivering a world-leading website-blocking programme; removing infringing content from the internet; and disrupting illegal websites & traders.
Equal Opportunities & Diversity
The BPI is passionate about encouraging the best possible and most talented people to join its team – regardless of their gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or political belief.
BPI is seeking a professional and dynamic Infringement Discovery Analyst (FTC) to join its leading Content Protection department. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the discovery, investigation & enforcement of websites & applications enabling music piracy, as well as supporting the team as required.
- Good understanding of the digital piracy eco-systems, supporting technologies and enforcement options available to the right holders;
- Knowledge of copyright law;
- Experience in online research and investigation;
- Attention to detail and ability to operate within codified regulatory frameworks;
- Inquisitive nature and strong analytical skills;
- Advanced Excel user;
- Ability to produce professional reports and present findings as required;
- Knowledge of open source intelligence techniques;
- Understanding of HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, web hosting, internet registries, content delivery networks & advertising intermediaries;
- Flexible approach to work and ability to deal with changing and, at times, conflicting priorities;
- Friendly and collaborative nature, able to exert a positive influence as part of a team.
- Law Enforcement/Cyber Investigations background;
- Previous experience in Brand &/or Content Protection;
- Python &/or SQL;
- Passion for music.
Please send your CV and a cover letter to Paola Monaldi, BPI Content Protection Operations Manager, by email to [email protected] by 31 January 2022.