This temporary position works remotely and part-time (20 hours per week) for three weeks, beginning in July.
The Assistant, Film Music Database is charged with preparing and creating two databases for Film Music at the Institute, which is aimed at connecting composers and directors, and providing them with a first-hand experience of the collaborative process to nurture the development of music in film.
Working closely under the Director, Film Music, the Assistant, Film Music Database will support Sundance Institute’s commitment to raise the profile of music in film by helping to develop two databases which will serve as a key resource for the department.
- Helping to build a database of film music-related professionals (primarily music supervisors, music editors) to be used by Institute-supported directors and a database housing work samples of Film Music Lab alumni and other Institute-supported composers by entering, inputting, and uploading information into the database systems.
- Working with the Director of Film Music to identify film music professionals to include in the database, including gathering, tracking, and auditing information.
- Communicating with Film Music Lab alumni to gather material and work samples, as directed.
- Conducting follow up on behalf of the Director to secure information and valuable work samples.
- Entering information into the database in accordance with detailed standards, communicating with stakeholders. about updates in a timely manner, and assisting with troubleshooting issues that arise in the creation process.
- Assisting with exporting reports from the database to ensure the system is set up correctly and necessary information can easily be found.
- Conducting research to provide suggestions for databases or tracking systems.
- Under guidance of the Director, working with the Technology Services Department to determine and implement the best system or systems to create the Film Music Databases.
- Creating additional materials to help in the implementation of the Film Music Databases and set the department up for ongoing tracking and updates that need to occur.
- Legal authorization to work in the United States.
- 1 year of relevant work experience.
- Ability to collaborate and work successfully in a team environment.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with all levels of staff and a wide variety of people.
- Organizational skills and the ability to implement plans.
- Familiarity with databases and information tracking.
- Proficiency in Google Products.
- Interest in film music a plus.