Manager, Music Production


Los Angeles, CA 90006

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studios iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramounts film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.

We are looking for a Manager Television Music Production who will lead all aspects of Music Production activities for Paramount Television Studios! We'll make sure you are involved in all phases -including script/budgeting, pre-production, production and post production. Additionally, this position will coordinate all financial obligations related to each series - including crafting/managing music budgets, ensuring payments are completed on time and preparing/balancing financial reports in coordination with Finance. We are hiring now and include outstanding benefits!

**Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:**

+ Works with Music Creatives, Clearance, Legal and BA to align the music departments interactions with each show - offering input in deal making

+ Engages Music/Vocal Contractors, Orchestrators/Arrangers, Conductors, Music Preparation personnel, Consultants, Pro Tools Operators, Engineers, Mixers and other Music Production personnel and negotiates rates

+ Oversees pre-production rehearsals and pre-recording sessions

+ Organizes post recording and scoring sessions

+ Responsible for attending recording and scoring sessions, when necessary

+ Interacts with the Labor Relations department regarding IATSE and other union and guild requirements

+ Assists in interpreting AFM and SAG labor agreements for music department personnel and communicates with key music hires/their representatives

+ Coordinates the processing, coding and SAP/Fiori Approval of all music production invoices for payment

+ Prepares musician, orchestrator, and copyist and Engineer/Mixer payroll reports for payment by checking salary computations, accounting coding, and all other relevant information

+ Ensures that all singers are cleared through the Screen Actors Guild before employment

+ During the Covid-19 Pandemic, is responsible for working with Labor and Safety teams on the required Covid-19 Shortform documentation, and for planning the safe execution of work per the RTW Agreement and additional ViacomCBS Safety Standards

**Basic qualifications:**

+ Minimum 4-6 years previous experience in the Music, Production and/or Television or Motion Picture industry

+ Bachelor's degree in Music, Communications or Business

**Desired Skills:**

+ Knowledge of collective bargaining agreements

+ Knowledge of the entertainment industry and key people in the Music, Motion Picture and Television business

+ Knowledge MAC/PC computers

+ Good organizational skills and problem-solving skills

+ Good oral and written communication skills are necessary in order to interface effectively with Company management, Company personnel, Filmmakers, Show personnel, Networks, vendors and other collaborators


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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