FREELANCE PLAYLIST DESIGNER - ASIAN MUSIC

HERTFORD, UK

Basis: Permanent

Location: Hertford

Hours of Work: Flexible

Reporting to: Head of Music

The company

Music Concierge is an award-winning, global music consultancy service for luxury brands, high-end retail, leading restaurants, bars, member clubs, boutique hotels, spas and other sophisticated branded environments.

The company’s creative team supervises the signature sound of its clients, designing and managing music playlists which are distributed via broadband using our parent company’s hardware and technical infrastructure.

We design and supply high quality bespoke playlists to individual destination sites, or to groups with 15, 30, 60 or more sites. We provide music across the globe to businesses in UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia and beyond.

We are a creative business based on passion, knowledge and know-how. We choose to work with inspiring, forward-thinking brands who want to sound different. We strive to bring a new depth to the sensory experience of each of those brands and deliver a highly professional service. We employ the highest levels of attention to detail and building long lasting, great client relationships are at the heart of what we do.

Music Concierge’s reputation and exclusive position in the industry means that its clients include many iconic luxury brands, leading fashion retailers, and destination hotels including: Park Hyatt, Mulberry, Four Seasons, Duck & Waffle, One&Only Resorts, Nobu, Dunhill, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Nikki Beach, Dishoom, ESPA The Upper House, Harvey Nichols, Sushisamba, Orlebar Brown, Hotel Indigo.

Key Attributes

A good knowledge of Cantonese and Mandarin languages, both written and spoken

An ability to distinguish between other Chinese and Asian languages eg Hokkien, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Malay etc

A deep and detailed knowledge of Asian music, both very current and back-catalogue pop music (Particularly Mandopop, Cantopop but also K-Pop and J-Pop) as well as more traditional Chinese music including festive music

The ability to source music from the above styles, including very current releases that are charting in those regions

Understanding appropriate music for different settings and times of day

An ability to understand lyrics and their cultural implications, eg being able to determine appropriate and inappropriate songs for different settings

Extremely high attention to detail

The ability to work to strict deadlines

An understanding of music file formats

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

A professional, diligent and conscientious approach to your work

Day Rate: To be discussed and dependent upon experience

Please send your CV by email, quoting FPD1017 in the subject heading, and accompanied by a covering letter to lauren.verge@kaleidovision.co.uk

www.musicconcierge.co.uk