Intermission Film – Music Assistant (UK)

Music Assistant at Intermission Film

Job Purpose

Intermission Film is currently seeking a full-time Music Assistant to join our team. This role is primarily administrative in nature and provides an entry point into our dynamic creative agency focused on the Film & TV industries.

As a Music Assistant, you will work closely with the Music Supervisor and our team to capture and document music and sound design usage across various productions spanning multiple territories. This position offers a valuable opportunity to gain insight into the inner workings of our agency while collaborating with a group of passionate film and TV enthusiasts.

Responsibilities include managing the company’s music metadata, generating cuesheets across different offices, and ensuring the accuracy of music and sound design reporting in all Intermission edits. The Music Assistant will be responsible for organising, logging, and processing audio data used across projects, developing a comprehensive understanding of music rights, and addressing potential issues with meticulous attention to detail.

This role focuses on the administrative aspects of music and sound within our vibrant and fast-paced international creative agency. It is important to note that this position does not involve music composition.

This is an in-person role based in our offices in Shoreditch, London.

  • Using AVID Media Composer and Adobe Premiere to generate Music and Sound Design Cue Sheets to report usage accurately
  • Creating accurate and considered cue sheets with a high level of attention and detail, for all Client partners, including but not limited to Streaming
  • Companies, Film Production companies and Distributors
  • Learning and understanding the international landscape of Music and Sound Design rights holders, catalogue codes and conventions to be able to identify the source audio at a glance
  • Building a knowledge of the intricacies of music publishing and master rights at a global level, in the context of media post production
  • Working to develop ownership of the global music reporting chain, optimising workflows cross-office and departments
  • Identifying and reporting any potential issues so they can be actioned internally
  • Accurately tagging, cataloguing and organising internal audio assets, updating and correcting metadata, logging new registrations and cue information with absolute precision.
  • Dealing with a significant volume of music and audio data in an administrative capacity

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Highly organised and a love of spreadsheets
  • Basic understanding of Music Rights
  • Brilliant communication skills
  • Capable of handling and disseminating large quantities of information
  • A background in Postproduction or Music Business desirable
  • Basic proficiency in edit programs such as AVID and Premiere


Please upload your CV and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for the role.

Start Date: Immediate with some flexibility

Application Deadline: 24th February 2024

Unfortunately, we can only accept candidates with the legal right to live and work in the UK.

This job description is not exhaustive and is liable to review following discussion with the job holder. The job holder will be expected to undertake any other reasonable duties as required and commensurate with the job.

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we value. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage, and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Application records will be kept on file for 12 months after which point, they will be deleted. If you would like your details removed from our system sooner, please contact us.