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Assistant to Musical Director

NBC Universal, Inc., Universal City, CA

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Job Purpose:
NBCUniversal Entertainment First Run Syndication is seeking an Assistant to the Musical Director to work with all day to day operations as outlined below for “The Kelly Clarkson Show.” This is a Run of Show position.

Essential Responsibilities:
Band Rehearsal Days:
  • Operate the Logic Pro Recording rig
  • Export rough mixes of all rehearsal version for KC, Lighting and Producers. Including full 2 mixes, Instrumental mixes, SMPTE references, and exporting overdub parts to Ableton
  • Update and export all changes night before or morning of Show taping
  • Build Ableton Live sessions for the week to match scripts

Show Tape Days:
  • Handle editing of any band overdubs
  • Facilitate receiving of files from Music Mixer for Music Director to tune vocals
  • Get Board mixes for all episodes
  • Edit to grab all cues and kellyokes
  • Name and Archive all show bumpers into dropbox folder
  • Cross reference short scripts and 2mix to create cue sheets
  • Assign writer, publisher and split information to Short scripts and export as excel to send off
  • Database maintenance to include episode Numbers, Dates, Kellyokes, Lyrics, Key, BPM, Artwork, Guest lists, Guest performances
  • Organizing multiple computers and dropbox folders to make sure everything is properly labeled and archived


Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 2 years of production related experience
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Must be proficient in Logic Pro, ProTools and Ableton Live

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, California
• Must have work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to work in fast paced environment and adjust to change
• Knowledge of Post-Production workflow and software a plus
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Self-motivated with ability to prioritize work and multitask over a wide range of responsibilities

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBC Universal, Inc.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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