- Associate Project Manager, Audio Services

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Associate Project Manager, Audio Services


Associate Project Manager, Audio Services

• Emerging Level


The Associate Project Manager’s primary role is to manage mastering and QC projects of feature film and episodic audio (original language and localized) intended for first window distribution, multi-market servicing (i.e. Physical & Digital Home Entertainment, Disney+), and Studio Archives.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Post Production  Project Manager 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 30, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Operational Responsibilities: 
  • Manage, organize, process, and track audio post production projects from initial client request through final delivery and financial closing. This includes work order creation, resource/operator scheduling, project prioritization, and billing.
  • Serve as primary customer service contact and maintain timely/accurate communications
  • Research, organize and track audio/video source assets 
  • Prepare schedules and cost estimates for client projects
  • Ensure project deadlines are met and remain within budget
  • Provide clear, detailed, concise work orders to audio production crew
  • Remediate and resolve issues as they arise
  • Ensure accurate delivery to Inventory of all audio masters and deliverables
  • Ensure accurate billing entry and timely final submission in ordering system
  • Work closely with Studio Finance to ensure the accuracy of weekly accrual / financial reporting
Strategic Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the Operations team to establish priorities, staffing requirements, and department production schedules
  • Liaise between technical teams and clients to ensure issues, information, and recommended solutions are fully expressed and understood by all parties
  • Provide best-in-class service to clients through all project stages
  • Establish trusting partnerships and clear lines of communication with clients and co-workers
  • Foster and maintain supportive, working relationships with clients and external vendors
  • Develop and expand leadership skills
  • Devote time to expanding knowledge of internal procedures and workflows
Basic Qualifications:  
  • 2 years of experience working in project management in a post production environment 
  • Extensive knowledge of digital/analog formats and standards used in audio post production
  • Proficiency in audio post production workflows
  • Experience working with work order management software
  • High level of computer literacy (including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word) 
  • Excellent written and verbal, client-facing communication skills
  • Advanced time management and process improvement skills
  • Must be able to organize and manage work effectively
  • Must be able to work efficiently under time constraints
  • Must be able to work proactively with multiple tight deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Must be able to work independently and self-motivate, but alternately in a team structure
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Associates’ degree in Film, Television, Electronic Media, Communications or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency in ProTools
  • 2 years of experience working in sound design, editorial, recording, or similar pursuit

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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