• Vice President, Music

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities


    This position is responsible for supporting the President of Music with all day-to-day operational needs.  The primary focus will be on Theatrical productions including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation and Paramount Players


    Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

    • Interact with talent to ensure that all music needs are met from pre-production thru post-production:
    • Supply ideas before principle photography
    • Work on pre-records for on-camera scenes
    • Provide replacement options in post-production to ensure we meet our budget
    • Secure necessary filmmaker/production executives’ approvals
    • Interface with film Development, Production, & Post-Production executives to service general music needs:
    • Ensure elements are at the correct destination to make key deadlines
    • Ensure continuity between production & promotional activities
    • Secure necessary paramount approvals
    • Breakdown scripts in the creation of music budgets
    • Track music cue sheets to ensure projects come in under budget
    • Working with producers to create original music for song placements
    • Route soundtrack & all music related print materials for approvals
    • Supply music for trailer, TV spots and all other promotional activities
    • Notify key stakeholders of all related deadlines
    • Secure artists for ad hoc needs
    • Work closely with Record Labels & Publishing Co.’s to place emerging & established talent in our television programs.
    • Monitor & track unsigned and unpublished artists for film & advertising placements
    • Work closely with Music Libraries to find creative suitable replacements that keep us under budget
    • Liaise with Composers and their camps to ensure that all needs are met throughout the process
    • Coordinate with Record Labels to make sure all music elements are received for mastering; all credit/legal info is received & that all key deadlines are met for physical street date releases
    • Prep memos and buck slips for President, Music to higher ups at Paramount & Major Record Labels
    • Book bands & coordinate all the logistics for the Paramount Music Dept. Showcases

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic qualifications:

    • Minimum 10-15 years previous experience in the music and/or post production industry
    • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or Business, or equivalent work experience
    • Previous music supervisor experience, preferably television

    Additional Qualifications

    Desired skills:

    • Knowledge of the entertainment industry and key people in the music business
    • Knowledge of collective bargaining agreements
    • Must have strong organizational skills and problem solving skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills are necessary in order to interface effectively with Company management, vendors and recording companies 


    Eligibility requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


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