Audio Assistant

Entry Level // Audio Department

What does an Audio Assistant do?

An Audio Assistant helps with all aspects of managing recordings from preparing and supplying scripts to booking actors to voice the recordings. Duties include updating schedules, maintaining systems and databases as well as providing day to day administration support to the audio department. 

What is an Audio Assistant good at?

  • Time management; the ability to work to tight deadlines 
  • Flexible; managing and moving between multiple projects at the same time 
  • Proactive; and able to work collaboratively with colleagues 
  • Communication; the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with various teams, such as with the Marketing and Editorial departments

Who does an Audio Assistant work with?

An Audio Assistant liaises with casting actors, authors, print editors and external producers. Also working closely with the sales and marketing teams to ensure they have key information and assets required. 

How do I become an Audio Assistant?

As an entry-level position a degree is not required from most publishers. Experience of working in office or an administration role can be an advantage as well as knowledge and passion for the publishing industry. 

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