Your browser cookies must be enabled in order to apply for this job. Please contact support@jobscore.com if you need further instruction on how to do that.

Audio Content Production Coordinator

Media | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Audio Content Production Coordinator 

The Audio Content Production Coordinator (ACPC) is a mostly-administrative position for pre-production and post production, with light audio-handling responsibilities for post-production. The successful ACPC candidate will handle traffic management with regard to the sending/ingestion of various types of audio and project-related files. The ACPC will take care of all production reporting. They will also coordinate projects with regard to our 2nd QC process, an extra layer of quality control performed on many titles. Strong email correspondence, professional communication, and organization are key to this role. Audio education and experience are a plus, preferably with spoken word but music is certainly acceptable. It is also imperative that the ACPC has a strong command of the English language and its grammatical construct beyond that of common usage. This combination of skills is most often found in those who have had experience in communications, have a theater background, studied literature or read it often. Strong knowledge of foreign languages and cultures is a big plus. Audio-related tasks include recording corrections (called pickups) to projects in production by engineering short studio sessions, and quality control by listening through finished audio as needed, often while following a script.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Traffic management: sending/ingestion of assets for ongoing productions
  • Providing feedback, often by email, as needed to solicit the required materials for ingestion
  • Coordinate 2nd QC process, managing inbound/outbound flow of projects against release schedule
  • QC (quality control) checking of fully-produced audio content.
  • Attend regular planning meetings and scrums with internal teams.
  • Production Reporting: Provide updates to all stakeholders as requested, via email, speaking, and reporting.
  • Assist with post-production of audiobooks and other productions as needed.

Minimum Required Skills

  • 1-2 years' experience coordinating production in an audiobook or music environment
  • 1-2 years' experience in professional, commercial audiobook or music environment
  • Excellent listening skills for audio
  • Strong business correspondence skills, especially with email
  • Demonstrated strong judgment assessing audio quality and content
  • Demonstrated organizational skills

Preferred Additional Skills

  • 1-2 years' experience in audio post-production (editing)
  • 1-2 years' experience in audio production (recording, mixing)
  • Strong knowledge of at least one foreign language

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solution-oriented, positive attitude
  • Comfortable operating autonomously
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A self-motivated performer
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Articulate
  • Effective judgment in making critical, time-sensitive decisions

Newark, NJ 07102                6 months