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Band Assistant


Band Assistant

$1,100/week - $1,300/week
• Emerging Level


Late Night Programming: Assist band leader with all tasks.

Category Assistant  Audio / Music / Sound 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Dec 09, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Assist band leader with all tasks
  • Serve as primary liaison between staff and band leader
  • Assist band during remote shoots and road shows
  • Produce & organize set list for each show on a daily basis
  • Disseminate important information to band such as schedule changes and taping dates
  • Work with NBC music licensing for all music clearance needs
  • Coordinate with audio engineer regarding lyric needs or other tasks
  • Assist band in various tasks and help oversee music interns
  • Work with NBC audio engineers to discuss audio needs during tapings
  • Inform host of walk on songs and other song titles for taping
  • Record song titles for music cues
  • Submit daily music cues to music department
  • Monitoring the show for music cue changes
  • Handle Roots paperwork
  • Delegate casting paperwork
  • Submit horns contracts weekly
  • Collect and distribute Roots accounting checks
  • Coordinate with stage managers to wrangle band members
  • Coordinate travel on remote shoots and road shows
Basic Requirements:     
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience supporting high level Executive in Television Entertainment or equivalent production experience
  • Must be proficient on Mac
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Desired Characteristics:     
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, be able to maintain composure and be agreeable to changes
  • Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Flexible, personable, self-starter, with attention to detail and the ability to interface with all levels of NBCU staff and show crew.
  • Production experience a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and multi-task efficiently and precisely
Additional Requirements:
  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Weekly salary range: $1,090 - $1,350

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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