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

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

Words by Will Brewster

Need a new gig?

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’s a tough place to crack into. To help out, we’ve compiled some of the best jobs going in the Australian music industry today, with this week featuring opportunities from Universal Music Australia, RØDE Microphones, Billy Hyde Music and more.

App Developer – RØDE Microphones (Sydney)

Australia’s finest microphone manufacturers RØDE are on the hunt for a savvy tech guru to join the team and assist in the development, maintenance and delivery of the brand’s mobile and desktop applications.

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Proven experience as an App developer Proficiency in Java, C++ and Swift
  • Proven track record having apps published in app stores
  • Audio related experience a bonus
  • Meticulous attention to detail and process-orientated approach
  • Self-disciplined team player, able to work in multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Good written and verbal communication to all internal and external stakeholders

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Develop iOS, Android as well as desktop applications
  • Maintain and extend legacy code base
  • Delivery of prototypes in a fast paced product development environment
  • Ensuring all projects uphold a high standard of functional and technical performance – in line with the RØDE brand
  • Manage inputs from key stakeholders
  • Reporting to the manager

Check out all the specifics and get your application in via Seek today. 

Streaming Optimisation Manager – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)

Universal Music Australia are on the expansion, and they need your help. They’re currently accepting applications for the position of Streaming Optimisation Manager to join their Sydney team on a six month contract, assisting in the development of marketing strategies and processes to tap into the streaming market using a range of unique, creative campaigns. 

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Prior experience in digital, with a commercial and analytical mind.
  • Experience with building data-led marketing initiatives
  • Understanding of how algorithms function and affect the preferencing of content
  • Strong data visualisation and concise solution delivery
  • Familiarity with metadata and its role in discovery
  • Deep knowledge of building audiences in an on-line media environment

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide qualitative and quantitative understanding, then apply strategy based on the data for a better channel.
  • Partner with our Data Analysts to gain a deep understanding of trends and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Media teams to help bring your creative insights to life.

To check out all the job requirements and get your application in, head to UMA’s LinkedIn.

Producer & Project Manager – NOVA Entertainment (Melbourne)

Looking for a gateway gig into radio? Melbourne’s NOVA Entertainment are currently seeking a Producer & Project Manager to join the Kate Tim and Joel show, one of the city’s biggest drive shows, assisting in the sourcing of content, studio operation and beyond. 

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Minimum of a years’ experience in a similar role at media company
  • A sound knowledge of the Kate Tim and Joel show & product
  • A proven passion for broadcast radio and a zest to learn more in programming
  • Familiar with high end studio equipment and a keenness to learn
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively manage various stakeholder expectations at all levels
  • Have a love, passion and deep knowledge of music
  • Have strong interpersonal skills to work well within a team, and show dedication to the Nova brand and product

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Daily prep sheets as directed by the Senior Producer
  • Sourcing audio to accompany the content breaks
  • Documenting the show & writing the promotions memo
  • Proof listening to all content, including best of audio
  • Audio asset management & podcasting
  • Running studio equipment and technology
  • Show liaison with the commercial side of the business
  • Oversee the shows benchmarks/ games
  • Manage key talent and stakeholders (including managers) and their diaries
  • Work proactively with the Program Director and product team to achieve and deliver station marketing and programming goals
  • Promotion prize fulfilment (for Nova station) + database of clients
  • Across the day and weekend promo activity (outside of Kate Tim and Joel)
  • Be across the partnership promotions generated by Nova 100

Don’t wait – get your application in ASAP! 

Guitar / Hi-Tech Specialists – Billy Hyde Music (Melbourne) 

Melbourne’s latest musical instrument mega-store Billy Hyde Music are on the lookout for a pair of cunning sales champions to join their Nunawading shop floor on a casual basis, with positions available for both guitar and pro audio departments. 

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Proven retail experience with a high level of customer service
  • Well-presented
  • Ability to work across a 7-day roster
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Neat, punctual and well presented
  • Product knowledge in your field

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Ensuring a strong customer service focus
  • Driving sales through engagement of customers
  • Maintaining store presentation
  • Preparing stock outgoing as required for our customers
  • Demonstration of instruments to customers
  • Answering all customer enquiries

Don’t miss out: prep your resume and cover letter specifying which department you’d wish to apply for, and jump over to Seek to get your application in today.