Job Details: Studio Manager – Audio

Studio Manager – Audio

Job Specification

Job Title: Studio Manager – Audio
Ref: 4971
Location: Europe: Midlands, UK
Sector: Operations & Production
Type: Permanent

Job Details

A large, independent audio-book company currently has a great opportunity for a Studio Manager to join its team on a permanent basis, to manage its new sound studios based in the East Midlands.

As Studio Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all audio projects are recorded to the company’s required standards and that all post-production processes are completed efficiently and to high-quality for publication. Your duties will include organising staff schedules for the studio team, actors and freelancers and dealing with external studios to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget.

You will be required to produce annual recording budgets, manage department costs, provide reports to show ongoing performance and efficiency as well as ensuring that you are providing your team with ongoing direction, so that all staff understand their duties and are sufficiently trained. You will also carry out staff appraisals and set out annual objectives.

Alongside this, you will be involved with the casting process, hiring of talent and working with the team in setting up studio booths and audio equipment for recordings. An important part of the role will also be researching, testing and implementing new equipment and software.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in audio recording and production, ideally with previous experience in producing audio-books. You must have good leadership and project management skills as you will be required to manage multiple projects and external companies simultaneously.

A thorough understanding of the audio recording processes is required, as is the ability to work independently and make decisions on behalf of the business.  A current EU driving licence is essential for this position.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading audiobook publishing company offering a competitive salary package.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be successful in this role, then please apply with a copy of your Word CV now. Please note, only applicants who are already fully eligible to live and work in the UK without the need for visa sponsorship can be considered.

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