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Director, Film Music Production


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Film Music Production

Jobid 23768-371217

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 34168BR

**Job Title** Director, Film Music Production

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** Film Music

**Posting Category** Motion Pictures

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


**Role Summary:**

The Director, Film Music Creative is a key member of the Creative group of executives in the Film Music department. This self-starter is responsible for a variety of ongoing film/project-related routines. Specifically, this role will oversee and manage all music needs for Back Lot Music soundtracks, and third-party soundtracks.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

Back Lot Music Soundtracks:

+ Manage production and assembly process from film score to soundtrack album

+ Coordinate album mastering with composer and engineer

+ Work with vendors to design album packaging and artwork

+ Partner with business affairs on third party song licensing

+ Generate label copy and album credits for album packaging

+ Digitally distribute albums via iTunes Producer/ iTunes Connect and Tunecore.

+ Oversee CD manufacturing and distribution

+ Procure vinyl partnerships and sub licensing deals

+ Provide source material for digital marketing initiatives

+ Process label related invoices and external vender set upThird Party Soundtracks:

+ Manage audio and artwork production process from film to soundtrack

+ Work with internal marketing and print teams to supply album assets to label partner

+ Generate label copy

+ Route materials to internal executives and filmmakers for final approvalPublishing/Catalog:

+ Oversee audio production and restoration for music asset preservation initiative

+ Work with Business Affairs and Publishing on catalog soundtrack sub licensing partnerships

+ Oversee catalog score audio production and restoration process along with album packaging and design

+ Coordinate with archives and sound department to locate original master sources and stems for licensing clientsMusic Delivery:

+ Liaise with post supervisor, music editor and sound department to facilitate music delivery and archival procedures

+ Inventory music delivery elements to ensure all assets are collected and labeled correctly

+ Create in-house copies of stereo score, songs, and stems for internal department use

+ Deliver final score and original songs to marketing/brand partnerships for use in materials

+ Collect preliminary cue sheet and deliver to publishing for final submission

+ Continue “back up” procedures with archives/sound department to ensure an LTO copy of deliverables is archived and stored in a different location.


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, a minimum of 3 years related experience, 5 or more years in the music industry.

+ Proven track record of a high level of proficiency in music production and its trends.

+ Prior experience working in music for a motion picture or television studio, production company, music label, composer, or music supervisor.

+ Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail is a must.

+ Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

+ Personal, collaborative and team-oriented spirit with the ability to work with a broad range of professionals at various levels and different interests.

+ Entrepreneurial spirit, keeps up with trends in the music industry and related cost of scoring.

+ A driven self-starter that can multi-task and work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment.

+ Deadline-oriented and demonstrates a sense of urgency.Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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