Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
16.06.2021

Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)

See what's on offer from the music industry this week.

Whether you’re looking for a casual job to keep the lights on between gigs or you’re on the hunt for a major career change, the music industry is a tough place to crack into.

To help you on your journey, we’ve compiled a list of the best jobs in the industry this week in Australia, including gigs with Samsung, Dolby, Australian Radio Network and Spotify. Have a look!

This week’s top jobs:

  • Head of Audio Visual – Samsung Australia (Sydney)
  • Audio Engineer – Australian Radio Network (Melbourne)
  • Senior DSP Engineer – Dolby Laboratories (Sydney)
  • Account Manager (Ad Studio) – Spotify (Sydney)

Catch up on all the latest industry news stories here.

Head of Audio Visual – Samsung Australia (Sydney)

Samsung Australia is currently seeking a Head of Audio Visual to join their Consumer Electronics division. This role is based in Homebush.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the sales activities of the AV division
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
  • Direct sales forecasting activities and set performance goals
  • Review market analysis to determine customer needs, price schedules and discount rates
  • Direct staffing, training and performance evaluations to develop and control sales program
  • Direct channel development activity and co-ordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas and goals
  • Advises dealers, distributors and clients concerning sales and advertising techniques
  • Analyse sales statistics to formulate policy and assist dealers in promoting sales
  • Direct product simplification and standardisation to eliminate unprofitable items from sales line
  • Represents company at trade association meeting s to promote products
  • Deliver sales presentations to key clients in co-ordination with National Account Managers
  • Meet with key clients, assisting National Account Managers with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals
  • Co-ordinate liaison between sales department and other sales related units
  • Analyse and control expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements
  • Assists other departments within organisation to prepare manuals and technical publications
  • Prepare periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed client expansion
  • Direct product research and development
  • Monitor and evaluate the activities and products of the competition
  • Recommend or approve budget, expenditures and appropriations for research and development work.
  • Other additional duties and responsibilities as directed by management

Up for the challenge? Apply here.

Audio Engineer – Australian Radio Network (Melbourne)

ARN (Australian Radio Network) is ‘Defining Audio’ as one of the leading broadcasters in the country with ownership or investments in 12 radio stations nationwide. Offering Australia’s most complete audio offering, their brands include KIIS and Pure Gold, iHeartRadio and The Edge. They’re on the hunt for an audio engineer who’s passionate about immersive story telling with sound.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in podcasting/audio or a related field
  • High proficiency in Pro Tools and Adobe Audition
  • Excellent technical problem-solving ability
  • Experience working collaboratively with hosts, guests, and producers
  • A positive and personable team player who has with clear and timely communication and is capable of working to deadlines
  • Ability to work to direction and deliver on constructive feedback
  • Willing to take creative risks to create industry-leading audio stories
  • Proven skills in managing multiple projects and stakeholders with a solution-oriented mindset.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Work to direction and collaboratively with editorial producers to deliver on their creative vision for an episode or series
  • Openly receive and action feedback in a timely manner while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Make editorial decisions to ensure listeners only hear the best content
  • Create soundscapes to compliment the storytelling using atmosphere, music, archival material, and sound effects
  • Lead the sourcing of appropriate sound elements for projects, whether it means looking through sound libraries, archives or recording the audio yourself.
  • Continually stay updated on the latest podcast audio trends and technology

Keen? Apply on the ARN website.

Senior DSP Engineer – Dolby Laboratories (Sydney)

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. This role at Dolby is development, prototyping, and refining of new algorithms that enable an amazing variety of experiences in Music, Dialog/Speech and by intelligently understanding the audio world around us.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical engineering or computer science or equivalent.
  • Solid background in the theory and application of digital audio signal processing.
  • 4+ years’ experience designing and implementing digital signal processing software using C/C++ or Python
  • Experience/exposure writing DSP software for file based and real-time systems
  • Experience in objective testing of DSP algorithms
  • English written and verbal communication]
  • Standard audio algorithms such as filtering, dynamics processing, noise reduction, etc.
  • Time/ Frequency domain processing of Audio
  • Adaptive and statistical signal processing
  • Deep learning
  • Critical listening skills
  • Background in music

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with product research teams to conceptualise, refine and test algorithms in real environments.
  • Analyse and model audio signal processing implementations for products.
  • Create and experiment to develop solutions to signal processing problems in C/C++/Python
  • Understand and work with audio interfaces (recording and playback) on various mobile and embedded platforms.
  • Integrate algorithms into a larger complex interconnected system
  • Implement machine learning DSP algorithms on digital platforms (Mobile / Cloud computing)
  • Write real-time signal processing applications with an understanding of product requirements.
  • Write and maintain detailed technical documentation

Want to place your mark on the future of audio? Head to the Dolby website to apply.

Account Manager (Ad Studio) – Spotify (Sydney)

Spotify is one of the leading audio streaming platforms available. For this role, they’re seek an outstanding Advertising Account Manager to join our Advertising Sales team supporting their self-serve advertising business.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • A minimum of 2 – 3 years of professional experience, driving revenue in a client-facing sales position
  • Familiarity with the Spotify product, ideally as a Spotify user would be an advantage
  • Team player who enjoys cultivating both internal and external relationships
  • Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Salesforce will be a plus

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide front line support for Spotify’s self-serve advertising clients
  • Manage assigned Spotify advertising prospects from lead qualification, engage leads through a sales cadence of proactive emails and calls
  • Lead sales calls, business reviews, and recurring check-ins. Build custom sales presentations by preparing key data, historical findings and relevant research
  • Meet or exceed revenue and customer acquisition targets. Contribute to inside sales lead generation, qualification and sales funnel processes
  • Monitor and execute potential upsell opportunities
  • Command & convey key Ad Studio product knowledge to clients with accurate detail. Be a champion for client needs with internal stakeholders
  • Enjoy technical work that helps keep our platform up & running efficiently
  • Monitor campaign performance, recommend optimisations, and ensure campaign delivery including post campaign service

Want to work for Spotify? To apply, visit here.

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