Music Assistant

ESPN, Inc.
Jun 13, 2018
Jul 11, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Maintains, records, and supplies the flow of music from the in?house music archive to the producers for on-air usage, is involved in the input of music cue reporting and coordination of cue sheet tracking, and helps coordinate music shipments in and out of the Bristol Campus.

**Responsibilities :**

+ Works with others in the Music staff on the implementation of the company?s music procedures and policies as it pertains to ESPN Content.

+ Input, organize audio assets and update music cue metadata into music management systems for all ESPN networks.

+ Edits music cuts for thematic, commercial and library music packages, as needed.

+ Work with Music Coordinators to organize, compile and deliver series/seasonal music packages for assigned Productions.

+ Handle the update of music metadata to the cue sheet management system, as well as the distribution and handling of cue sheets to licensors.

+ Assists in the preparation, filing, trafficking and organization of music licenses and related music documentation.

+ Supports the approval of music cue sheets submitted to the database, handling of cue sheets to licensors and assist in cue sheet reporting to track compliance for all ESPN networks.

+ Coordinates updates from production music libraries, tracks usage and liaises with production contacts at the libraries.

+ Assists in the procurement and monitors the circulation of physical audio media.

+ Maintain the departments Music Resource website.

+ Responsible for the organization, up keep and maintenance of the Music Department?s audio equipment.

+ Manages the conversion of music from physical CD?s to audio files for storage in digital archives.

+ Exhibit the ability to train incoming employees on the department?s basic functions, cue sheet management system and administrative systems currently in use.

+ Assists others on the music team with other music-related projects and tasks, as needed.

**Basic Qualifications :**

+ Must be willing to work 2nd shift and Weekends.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Prioritize projects based on time & resources available.

+ Demonstrated organizational and communication skills and abilities required.

+ Knowledge of both Mac and PC operating systems require, including proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.

**Preferred Qualifications :**

+ Ability to operate audio/video equipment and recording equipment, including Cart, DVC Pro, ENCO and CD duplication and various digital media software.

+ Experience using Adobe Audition audio editing software or similar DAW.

+ Experience using WordPress or similar Content Management System.

+ Minimum of 2 years of college with some professional experience or understanding related to broadcast, technical operations, library science, or music backgrounds preferred.

+ Spanish proficiency.

**Required Education :**

+ High School Diploma or Equivalent?

**Preferred Education :**

+ Bachelor?s Degree

**Job ID:** 559238BR

**Location:** Bristol,Connecticut

**Job Posting Company:** Media Networks