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Digital Services Assistant - (Temporary position)

at Sony Music Entertainment

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 8379

Job Description

  • LocationUS-CA-Culver City
    Posted Date1 week ago(10/9/2019 8:27 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Licensing - TV/Film
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    This Digital Services assistant position is a Full Time, Temporary role.


    • Position is responsible for ingesting, deep tagging, and cleaning up Sony Music Entertainment’s music catalog within the company's PITCH MUSIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
    • Tag songs from Sony Music’s extensive catalog with creative metadata for use in its licensing application, PITCH
    • Identify the Genre, Style, Mood, Instrumentation, Dynamic and Vocal style, amongst other criteria in Sony Music’s data taxonomy structure
    • Research recordings to find relevant data corresponding to its commercial release
    • Contribute to the continuous enhancement of the taxonomy
    • Assist users in Film & TV and A&R with questions relating to the metadata and/or PITCH in general
    • Report problems/bugs to the PITCH programmers in a detailed and thorough fashion
    • Work with users in Film & TV and A&R in a data integrity context to refine the tags/methodology actively attributed to songs
    • Other ad-hoc duties as may be required


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or Related Field/ Experience
    • Proficient with MS Office, FTP Clients, iTunes
    • Competency in basic, music-related Internet Research
    • Experience testing and reporting bugs relating to web-based systems
    • Advanced analytical skills
    • Highly organized, detail oriented, resourceful, team player and work well under strict deadlines
    • Punctual
    • Loves music and musicology