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Music Coordinator

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10011049 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Jul. 27, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research arm of The Walt Disney Company’s (TWDC) Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, the talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships, and new media technology projects.

In partnership with Disney theme parks, cruise lines, and hotels, the WDI Music Studio provides music solutions for attractions, live entertainment, and more. The Music Coordinator will provide day-to-day administrative and creative support to the WDI Music Studio team as an integral member of the team, reporting directly to the Head of Music.

Responsibilities/You Will

  • As Music Coordinator, you will be tasked with supporting the multi-faceted responsibilities of the WDI Music Team - both administrative and creative

  • Create systems and identify efficiencies in the management and archiving of music assets

  • Compile cue sheets, analyze reference content for accuracy, research and confirm writer, publisher shares, splits, and upload to Sound Mouse

  • Support the WDI music team in their management of all elements of music creation and production - calendars, budgets, travel, recording sessions, presentation preparation, COVID protocol process, meetings, events, and more

  • Assemble and coordinate key project status information, overseeing all elements of tracking across projects

  • Work closely with Music Producers to manage the music creation process, receive files, check for accuracy between versions, compare to notes, upload to shared file systems, share with key stakeholders, set meetings for review, edit music to mockups, receive and double check final music deliverables including pro-tools sessions and more.

  • Assist with general music department tasks - music research, creating playlists, presenting ideas, sourcing files, and more

  • Compile all assets for music releases - files, credits, metadata, artwork, etc.

  • Research and generate internal communications for the potential casting of composers, songwriters, and artists (bios, credits, music samples, one sheets)

  • Coordinate both on-site and off-site workshops and showcases events, working with internal and external partners, vendors, and collaborators

  • Other projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years working in music in music across film, T.V., live entertainment, or music studios

  • Passion for music, sense of musicality, and an ear for good music

  • Self-driven with an ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Excellent time management skills, prioritize tasks, work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment and follow through on projects

  • Excellent organizational, data entry, proofreading skills, and attention to detail

  • Proficiency with iTunes, Spotify, and Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Source Cue, Zoom, Pro Tools, Box

  • Strong communication skills

  • Effectively work with a wide range of Imagineers, senior executives, and vendors

  • Manage confidential information and assets

  • Music editor skills, editing music to picture and finessing music cues together

  • Experience with music business basics (music publishing, union items, music clearance, and licensing)

  • Champion the WDI core values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion

Required Education

High school diploma

Preferred Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Additional Information
Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

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About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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