MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE

Music Archivist

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Job Description

Bonded Services is recognized as one of the world’s leading media asset management providers. This full-time position supports a Bonded client company in the entertainment industry.
JOB SUMMARY: 
  • Support ongoing music preservation and access projects
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but not limited to):
  • Research music collection requests and queries (both recorded and manuscript assets)
  • Liaise with clients/business units for music selections
  • Liaise with Studio Preservation and Scanning personnel to prioritize and track music materials flagged for scanning and/or digitization
  • Create metadata for scanned/digitized materials, upload to digital asset management system
  • Accession new manuscript score deliveries, create inventories and finding aids
  • Rehouse manuscript scores into archival boxes and take other conservation actions as needed or requested
  • Maintain inventory control records, conduct audits of physical assets
  • Track requests and scans, provide monthly reports
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
  • MLIS OR other degree with archival training OR equivalent experience in the field
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of music composition, orchestration, arranging and recording, with an emphasis on scoring for motion pictures. Must be able to read music.
  • 2 years’ experience handling archival manuscripts
  • Experience working in client-focused archive, entertainment industry preferred
  • Proven track record of successful collection management: i.e. a collection fully digitized; a database made easily available for users to search and review assets, etc.
  • Strong spelling/proofreading/oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with digital asset management systems
  • Knowledge of film history and composers
  • Ability to lift cartons/materials up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to: 
Patricia Kenny
VP of Sales and Account Management

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