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Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund


Encino, CA

Post Date:


Employment Type:





Beneficiary Administration

Reports to:

Manager, Beneficiary Administration


Non Profit/Film & TV

Annual Salary:

$46,000-$48,000 DOE; excellent benefits



Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund seeks a professional to join our Beneficiary Administration Department.

The Fund is a dynamic 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization providing support to film musicians and the entertainment community worldwide by ensuring the collection, processing, and distribution of residuals generated by their talent and services.

The Beneficiary Coordinator works under the supervision of the Manager, Beneficiary Administration and is responsible for assisting with all matters relating to deceased participant musicians and their beneficiaries.  The Beneficiary Coordinator is responsible for communicating with representatives of a decedent’s estate to collect the information and documentation necessary to confirm participant beneficiary(ies) whom may be entitled to residual payments.


  • Assist Manager, Beneficiary Administration in processing the work of the Fund’s beneficiary department as directed.
  • Collect, verify, and analyze correspondence and legal documents such as Death Certificates, Affidavits, Trusts, Wills, Probate documents, and Powers of Attorney required for establishing participant beneficiary(ies) pursuant to Fund policies.
  • Communicate with third parties (e.g., family members, attorneys, executors, trustees, agents and managers) for purposes of researching and confirming participant beneficiary(ies).
  • Review incoming Beneficiary Designation Forms for accurate completion, update beneficiary records in Fund’s database and electronic files.
  • Conduct research through the use of services such as LifeStatus360, LexisNexis and others to locate and confirm participant beneficiary(ies).
  • Collaborate with Participant Services, Operations, Accounting, and Applications & Software Development Departments to facilitate identification of beneficiaries and appropriate distribution of residual payments.
  • Assist Manager, Beneficiary Administration with gathering data for preparation of quarterly reports and presentations to Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director.
  • Receive and respond to incoming inquiries regarding beneficiary matters.
  • Maintain deceased musician and beneficiary files. 
  • Assist with other projects as needed.






  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certification with at least 2 years of legal experience preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service ethos
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Word
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Must be well organized and accurate, with strong attention to detail
  • Must have integrity, honesty and an ethical mentality


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to work with deadlines, and learn concepts quickly
  • Ability to analyze and interpret legal documents
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Participant musicians, Participant beneficiaries, and their respective representatives
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workloads
  • Ability to follow systems and procedures, and respond to management direction
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff


All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer



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Additional Instructions: Please type “BENEFICIARY COORDINATOR - (your name)” in the subject line.

NO phone calls please. NO Recruiters please.



Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund

15910 Ventura Blvd., 9th Floor

Encino, CA  91436

Phone: 818.755.7777

Fax: 818.755.7778

  Metro Area Los Angeles CA
  Job Location City Encino
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 91436
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: 46000 To: 48000
  Job Category Administration, Customer service, Legal, Research
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Jun. 1, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
  Organizational Focus Network of Nonprofit Organizations
  Contact Person Legal/HR Department
  Contact Phone (818) 755-7777
  Contact Fax (818) 755-7778
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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