Manager, Film Music Production

NBCUniversal Media, LLC team


The Manager, Film Music Creative is a key member of the Creative group of executives in the Film Music department. This self-starter is responsible for a variety of ongoing film/project-related routines. Specifically, this role will oversee and manage all music needs for Back Lot Music soundtracks, and third-party soundtracks.
Essential Responsibilities:
Back Lot Music Soundtracks:
  • Manage production and assembly process from film score to soundtrack album
  • Coordinate album mastering with composer and engineer
  • Work with vendors to design album packaging and artwork
  • Partner with business affairs on third party song licensing
  • Generate label copy and album credits for album packaging
  • Digitally distribute albums via iTunes Producer/ iTunes Connect and Tunecore.
  • Oversee CD manufacturing and distribution
  • Procure vinyl partnerships and sub licensing deals
  • Provide source material for digital marketing initiatives
  • Process label related invoices and external vender set up
Third Party Soundtracks:
  • Manage audio and artwork production process from film to soundtrack
  • Work with internal marketing and print teams to supply album assets to label partner
  • Generate label copy
  • Route materials to internal executives and filmmakers for final approval
  • Oversee audio production and restoration for music asset preservation initiative
  • Work with Business Affairs and Publishing on catalog soundtrack sub licensing partnerships
  • Oversee catalog score audio production and restoration process along with album packaging and design
  • Coordinate with archives and sound department to locate original master sources and stems for licensing clients
Music Delivery:
  • Liaise with post supervisor, music editor and sound department to facilitate music delivery and archival procedures
  • Inventory music delivery elements to ensure all assets are collected and labeled correctly
  • Create in-house copies of stereo score, songs, and stems for internal department use
  • Deliver final score and original songs to marketing/brand partnerships for use in materials
  • Collect preliminary cue sheet and deliver to publishing for final submission
  • Continue “back up” procedures with archives/sound department to ensure an LTO copy of deliverables is archived and stored in a different location.


  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, 3+ years related experience, 3+ years in the music industry.
  • Prior experience working in music for a motion picture or television studio, production company, music label, composer, or music supervisor.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics:
  • Proven track record of a high level of proficiency in music production and its trends.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail is a must.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Personal, collaborative and team-oriented spirit with the ability to work with a broad range of professionals at various levels and different interests.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit -, keeps up with trends in the music industry and related cost of scoring.
  • A driven self-starter that can multi-task and work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment.
  • Deadline-oriented and demonstrates a sense of urgency.

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Job Details

Posted on Nov 22

Universal City, CA, USA

Full time