Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
28.07.2021

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 Diversified Australia, Apple Music, ABC and Boutique AV Solutions. Have a look!

This week’s top jobs:

  • Audio Visual Design Engineer – Diversified Australia (Perth)
  • Senior Editorial Lead – Apple Music ANZ (Sydney)
  • Audio Operations Communicator – ABC (Tasmania)
  • Senior Audio Visual Technician – Boutique AV Solutions (Melbourne)

Catch up on all the latest industry news stories here.

Audio Visual Design Engineer – Diversified Australia (Perth)

Previously Rutledge AV, Australia’s largest AV Systems integrator, we are now part of an industry and world leading technology provider, Diversified proudly connecting our dynamic global clientele with technology solutions that keeps them competitive in an evolving market.

They are looking for a Design Engineer with a “can do” attitude to join our Engineering Division in our WA office. This role has a critical part in contributing and providing technical guidance and expertise within the team.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Extensive knowledge of video, audio and control systems
  • Standard computer skills based on Microsoft Windows
  • Strong knowledge for Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Experience with AutoCAD LT 2013 – 2019; line diagrams and layouts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering – Electronics, Telecommunications or similar is desirable
  • ICT / Network Infrastructure background desirable
  • Self-driven with good time management and prioritising skills
  • Ability to collaborate with technical and non-technical staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Team player
  • Australian Government security clearance desired
  • Current valid driver’s licence.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Design Audio Visual System design from both technical specifications and project briefs
  • Production of system schematic diagrams in AutoCAD, cabling spreadsheets, and room layouts
  • Provide system design solutions to meet written specifications at both the tender stage as well as project commencement
  • Investigation of new technology including implementation and integration
  • Document management for system drawings and project correspondence
  • Technical writing of project documentation including, but not limited to, narrative descriptions, quality and commissioning procedures and operation and maintenance manuals
  • Design of custom mounting hardware and brackets for audio visual equipment
  • Design and CAD of custom metal wall plates / floor box plates for both in-house and external manufacturing
  • Provide technical support to installation and projects departments
  • Provide technical support to the sales / estimating department with system design and product functionality knowledge
  • Provide on-site technical system commissioning at the completion of a project for more complex and advanced installations
  • Attend new product / technology training courses as they become available / necessary

Sound like you? Head to Linkedin to apply.

Senior Editorial Lead – Apple Music ANZ (Sydney)

Music has been in Apple’s DNA for decades. They believe in human curation and that if you can’t feel the music, you can’t reliably recommend it. That’s why their editorial teams are known for making the best playlists and recommendations available.

Apple Music are looking for an experienced and specialised new member of the Apple Music team. Have a passion for discovering and sharing music and the wider industry surrounding it? Then they want to hear from you.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Passionate about music, artist-focused, and able to give context to music of all genres.
  • Social media-savvy and in tune with streaming & musical culture, especially in Australia & New Zealand.
  • Conducting interviews with music artists is second nature – you have a strong network in the musical community across genres.
  • A clear eye for editorial leadership, providing direction and leadership to the local editorial team and setting the tone for editorial across Apple Music in Australia & New Zealand.
  • Passion for and understanding of Apple brand and products.
  • Extraordinary social and relationship-building interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with international peers collaboratively across timezones.
  • You are creative and resourceful – and know how to think different.
  • Results-oriented, upbeat and focused with a strong desire to learn and succeed.
  • Hands-on attitude and high attention to the detail.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Defining the content strategy for Apple Music for Australia & New Zealand & working with the editorial team to bring that vision to life.
  • Development of music programs and artist initiatives on & off platform to drive brand preference for Apple Music.
  • Creating local content for Apple Music to be heard and seen on global platform, that engages our listeners.
  • Influence & participate in Apple Music editorial decisions both locally and overseas.
  • Host of Apple Music events locally.
  • Social media influencer/authorised to post on socials on behalf of Apple Music.
  • Ambassador for Apple amongst the musical artist community, as well as brand ambassador/liaison for relevant cross-functional parties within Apple.

Want to work for one of the largest streaming services in the world? Apply on Linkedin.

Audio Operations Communicator – ABC (Tasmania)

ABC Entertainment & Specialist is seeking an Audio Operations Coordinator to deliver advanced audio production skills to broadcast, record, mix and post for a wide range of programs and projects delivered to broadcast and online platforms across the ABC, predominantly for Local Radio Network.

Reporting to the Manager Audio Radio Operations you will provide a wide range of audio engineering skills to enable broadcast of live and pre-recorded studio-based programs, outside broadcasts and recordings as well as online streaming and download content.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • A deep understanding of current broadcast and online technologies, systems and equipment.
  • A comprehensive and sophisticated understanding of networked audio and new media technologies and the ability to adapt to new multi-media technologies
  • Strongly developed abilities to record and mix all types of audio from music, to spoken word features, documentaries and podcasts.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with a capacity to negotiate, establish relationships, train others and work well under pressure.
  • A creative can-do approach to the planning and broadcast of live programs outside of the studio, often in regional and outdoor locations.
  • Strong computer literacy skills – particularly with DAW platforms
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills and an understanding of the aims and roles of other members of the production team.

Sound like you? Head to Seek for more information.

Senior Audio Visual Technician – Boutique AV Solutions (Melbourne)

Boutique AV Solutions is a global award-winning custom AV and technology integration company. Their bespoke services span system design, networking, video-conferencing, pro audio, home theatre, security, and all aspects of Audio Visual / IT integration in the commercial and residential sectors.

Reporting to the Project Manager you will utilise your extensive technical installation abilities and time management skills to complete tasks in an efficient manner. You will perform an integral role in the team, regularly liaising with the project and sales managers to help improve our services and efficiency.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 5 years of experience as an Audio-Visual Technician
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate project documentation
  • Extensive AV and technology systems installation experience including but not limited to TVs, Projectors and Screens, Racking
  • Experience with programming control systems such as RTI, Crestron, Bitwise, CBUS, and Dynalite
  • Sound understanding of networking principles and wireless access point installation with particular emphasis on Ubiquiti Unifi
  • Audio Visual programming and equipment configuration experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to work autonomously to diagnose issues and faults
  • Proficient with PC and iOS/Android devices
  • A strong understanding of the construction methods – Commercial and Residential
  • Comfortable working in both Commercial and Residential environments
  • Exceptional understanding of WHS regulations and procedures
  • Demonstrated passion for learning new systems and technology
  • ACMA Open Cabling Licence with relevant endorsements
  • White Card
  • Current Drivers Licence (vehicle will be automatic)
  • Security and CCTV installation experience – Advantageous

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Installing integrated systems and audio-visual technologies
  • Cable-pulling, terminations, rack building, and equipment installation
  • Reading and interpreting plans, schedules and producing detailed ‘as-built’ documentation
  • Providing client support and attending service calls for existing installations
  • Providing feedback to the project manager and sales manager on project efficiency
  • Heavy lifting of equipment required (eg. large TVs)
  • Testing and commissioning prior to programming
  • Facilitating off-site programming by being the onsite contact

Want to be a part of the team? Head to Seek to apply now.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check out Seek for more jobs in the music biz.