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The Merry Beggars

Audio Entertainment for the whole family

The Merry Beggars (TMB) is the entertainment division of Relevant Radio, a Catholic radio network reaching 220 million people. We create exceptional entertainment that inspires families to seek virtue and adventure. Our shows have received over 1,000,000 downloads. And we’re just getting started.

The Role

Assistant Sound Designer

The Assistant Sound Designer is responsible for creating the sound design world of our productions. They will be working closely with the TMB Sound Design team, drawing sound effects from professional SFX libraries, creating detailed, immersive audio experiences, while managing non-negotiable deadlines and large Adobe Audition sessions and files. 

This role is for an extremely well-organized, detail-oriented, and mission aligned individual with exceptional Adobe Audition skills. Expertise in sound design and Adobe Audition is required.

Core Values

The heart of who we are

The people who consistently succeed at The Merry Beggars live and breathe our core values, listed below. If these values resonate with you and you answer ‘yes’ to the questions, you may be a fit for The Merry Beggars.

Culture Changing Catholic: We follow Jesus Christ and are on a mission to glorify God. We don’t accept the cultural status quo. We draw upon thousands of years of painting, sculpture, storytelling, and experience to inspire us and give us direction.

  • Do you wholeheartedly agree with the Catholic Church’s moral teachings and deposit of faith? Do you seek God’s guidance in your life? 
  • ** Note: Contractors need not be Catholic or Christian, but will generally not succeed if they are anti-Catholic or anti-Christian.**

Professional Excellence: We delight in excellence, exceeding expectations in every area. We tend to the details no one will see. From developing scripts to welcoming actors to designing sound, we strive for perfection in all areas of our craft.

  • Do you demand high standards of yourself? Are you driven by a desire for achievement and excellence? Are you dissatisfied until all the details in a project are exceptional?

Total Ownership: Our job isn’t done until the job is done. We hold ourselves responsible for all results, no matter the circumstances. We find a path or invent one. We never take an excuse.

  • Do you follow up on projects until you achieve the results? Do you do whatever it takes to get the job done instead of blaming others and making excuses? Do you own failures in order to maximize your own growth?

Continual Growth: We are driven to realize potential, professionally and personally. Opportunities are responsibilities entrusted to us for the good of others. We strive to have the greatest impact possible. We constantly seek growth. We are never done.

  • Do you consistently seek out self-development, instead of waiting to be trained by others? Do you consistently challenge yourself and seek growth in your personal life?

Hungry: We work hard. We are passionate about our mission, care deeply about our people, and settle for nothing less than excellence. We are humble, entitled to nothing. We embrace challenge, leaving everything on the field.

  • Are you self-motivated to accomplish ambitious projects? Have you overcome massive obstacles to achieve your goals? Do you make your own luck?

Open & Honest: We share openly and challenge directly, always seeking the greater good of the other person and our company. Truth builds trust, which builds teamwork, which builds passion and excitement, which fuels growth and excellence.

  • Do you seek out constructive feedback - and offer it to others - to solve issues and build trust with coworkers?

Responsibilities

The Daily Role
  • Creating initial sound design for world
  • Shaping sound effects and world design around actors’ performances
  • Drawing sound effects from professional SFX libraries
  • Creating detailed, immersive audio experiences
  • Reading scripts and developing original sound design to highlight story and plot in scripts
  • Managing non-negotiable deadlines and large Adobe Audition sessions and files
  • Designing sound to fit overall aesthetic and style
  • Be in daily communication with Lead Audio Producer
  • Schedule is flexible as long as delivery deadlines are met

Requirements

You'll need these things
  • Expert in Adobe Audition
  • Fast internet connection
  • High speed computer
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Must meet weekly deadlines starting in June 2023, and ongoing
  • Match TMB values (described above)

Timing, Location, Compensation

The Important Details

TMB is seeking to fill this position with the right candidate as soon as possible. Work will begin in June of 2023, and is ongoing.

The location of this position is remote.

This is a contract position. Compensation is competitive.

Job Audition

The Important Details

Once you submit an application, you will be emailed instructions on completing a job audition. This is an opportunity to explore what the role would entail and to demonstrate your skills.

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