Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
25.08.2021

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 Mamamia, Splash, Moodagent and Sennheiser. Have a look!

This week’s top jobs:

  • Audio Producer – Mamamia (Sydney)
  • Senior Machine Learning Engineer – Splash (Brisbane)
  • Music Editor – Moodagent Australia (Sydney)
  • Commercial Customer Service Support Specialist – Sennheiser (via TQSolutions, Chatswood)

Catch up on all the latest industry news stories here.

Audio Producer – Mamamia (Sydney)

Mamamia is Australia’s largest independent women’s media company, with a decade-long reputation for being on the pulse of what women are talking about. If the Mamamia brand were a person, they’d be the one you can’t stop talking to – they’re candid, warm, honest, and inclusive, and every day we’re telling new stories you can’t turn away from.

They are looking for a creative and skilled Audio Producer to join their Podcast team. As the Audio Producer, you will manage all of the technical aspects of the podcast production process. You will have a natural flair for editing content and assembling raw material into a finished product that is suitable for broadcasting and distribution.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • You will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the audio industry
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, sound design, or sound engineering preferred
  • Experience working in a metro breakfast or drive radio market preferred
  • Exceptional organisation and a high level of attention to detail
  • A strong understanding of how sound can contribute to a compelling podcast and help define a brand.
  • Proven ability to work independently and to strict deadlines

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • This role will see you working with Producers and Executive Producers to create high-quality content that is in line with the Mamamia brand.
  • Using Adobe audition and ProTools you will edit, build and mix our daily and tri-weekly shows.
  • In partnership with the commercial team, you will work on delivering quality sponsorships.
  • You will get to work on bespoke projects when required

Sound like you? Head to Seek to apply.

Senior Machine Learning Engineer – Splash (Brisbane)

Splash is a leading Brisbane AI company shaping the virtual world of music. With over 100 million users worldwide, their gaming and mobile products are the intersection of AI, music and community.

They are hiring Machine Learning Engineers to work on our suite of products including our AI powered music plugin, Splash Pro.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, electronic engineer, or related discipline.
  • Strong programming ability. Experience in Python is preferred.
  • Experience with model training using python libraries such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Matlab, or Keras.
  • Preprocessing and modelling skills with unstructured data (e.g. audio or image)
  • Experience with cloud computing such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Ability to work on both open-ended research problems and production-ready API code.
  • Ability to work autonomously when required, and to take initiative with new research activities.
  • Proactive nature, ability to creatively solve problems you face and bring new ideas to the team.
  • Sound mathematical skills
  • Strong writing and verbal communication
  • An enthusiasm for music and artificial intelligence.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Join during the growth phase of an AI company that is shaping the world of virtual music experiences.
  • Work with cutting-edge technology that involves exciting and challenging problems to solve.
  • Be part of a small, talented and highly-dynamic team that values initiative and imagination.
  • We offer a competitive salary and remote/flexible work options. Remote opportunities available or work flexibly from our office hub in Fortitude Valley.

Want to work in the future of AI music platforms? Head to Linkedin to apply.

Music Editor – Moodagent Australia (Sydney)

Moodagent is a company built by and for music enthusiasts. It is a celebration of music as an important piece of our culture, its impact on our lives and the sense of community it fosters. At Moodagent, they blend our longstanding AI technology with the best of you, creating the most personalized music streaming experience out there. Moodagent is redefining what it means to discover, listen to and share music one playlist at a time.

They are looking for a Music Data Editor. Someone with knowledge about a wide range of musical genres, a strong understanding of the music ecosystem, and a good sense of online communities and behaviours in relation to music and musical culture.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Background in music programming, music journalism or relevant music data experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Knowledge about a wide range of different musical genres, pop culture and cultural trends with a focus on Australian repertoire.
  • Team spirit, excellent work ethic, and friendly and warm attitude.
  • Have a good network in the music industry.
  • You have an analytical mindset and keen problem-solving skills and an ability to visualise, and communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way.
  • Exceptional verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse range of functions and team members both locally and internationally.
  • Experience with machine learning and AI is a plus.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Curate exceptional playlists and engaging short form editorial content.
  • Understand users’ musical needs and curate in-app profiling and promotional opportunities.
  • Work with the global Music Data Team to communicate relevant music and data insights to optimise the app experience.
  • Optimise the Australian content experience by applying your music knowledge to data anomalies, content gaps, filters and curation challenges.
  • Utilise analytics and data to inform curation and editorial decisions and provide algorithm recommendations
  • Work cross- functionally, offering insights and expertise that may assist with marketing, product or editorial decisions.

Want to work in music streaming? Head to Linkedin to apply.

Commercial Customer Service Support Specialist – Sennheiser (via TQSolutions, Chatswood)

Sennheiser is a world-renowned developer and manufacturer of premium products in the audio technology space. Headquartered in Germany and with a presence across 90 countries, Sennheiser delivers premium sound and unified communications technology equipment to commercial businesses, audio professionals and music enthusiasts across the globe.

The responsibility of the Commercial Customer Support Specialist is to increase customer satisfaction and retention by providing dealers and colleagues with accurate, consistent, timely, and meaningful information. Duties include building rapport and collaborative relationships with customers, enter orders accurately, apply discounts after proper approvals, provide pricing, inform customers of backorders with estimated ship dates, interface with Supply Chain, Accounts Receivable, Marketing, Service, Warehouse and Technical Support, attend product trainings, and maintain organized customer files.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • A strong customer focus
  • Internal customer service/order fulfilment experience
  • The demonstrable ability to problem solve and trouble shoot
  • Good time management, with the ability to work towards delivery deadlines
  • Competency with MS Office 365
  • Knowledge of an automated stock control system such as JD Edwards or SAP will be highly regarded

Want to work with one of the biggest audio companies? Head to Linkedin to apply.

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