Audiobooks Production AssistantApply
This position supports the Audio Production department in all studio-related and administrative areas. The assistant works directly with the whole department & reports to the VP of Audio Production.
--Codes and oversees all billing for Audio Production, a time-consuming process because of the great number of freelancers (actors, producers, directors, engineers, etc). Also handles all S&S studio expenses.
--Creates and updates a budget spreadsheet for every title. Supplies budget estimates, based on these spreadsheets, for our business department.
--Orders and reviews contracts for actors and producers. Sends contracts out for signatures, follows up with agents, distributes to all involved and maintains a contracts database.
--Works with a union paymaster for the payment of readers who are SAG-AFTRA members, and acquires tax information as needed.
--Maintains an audio production database, with information about every title produced.
--Prepares all CD masters for internet download sales by entering information into the iTunes database.
--Supports manuscript manager in acquiring and tracking manuscripts
--Serves as back-up associate producer, which includes reading & writing summaries of books for the casting of readers; script formatting; pronunciation research; and scheduling of readers, studios & engineers.)
--Handles all general office maintenance.
Bachelor’s degree required. Strong writing, communication, organization skills, and comfort with budget work. Proficiency with Excel, Concur, FTP, Adobe Acrobat, iTunes, MS Office, MS Outlook.