WORK AT SCRATCH

Scratch Music Group is currently hiring. We value and reward resourcefulness, drive, innovation, experience, and the ability to thrive in a startup environment.




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Team work and play at Scratch
At Scratch Music Group, we make work play. We tackle complex challenges, work hard, high-five and celebrate. We're fast learners, risk-takers and experts in our fields. Together, we're redefining the DJ & music industry through education and entertainment, paying attention to every detail while built for scale.
Open Positions
Operations Coordinator - Events and Weddings - New York City

Job description

  • Managing and executing of entertainment for dozens of corporate events and weddings each week·        
  • Troubleshooting event-related talent and client issues on evenings and weekends
  • Recruiting of new DJ & musician talent
  • Ensuring talent is fully briefed and prepared for upcoming events
  • Managing aspects of production budget to ensure maximum profitability on each project
  • Communicating with clients, venues, and other relevant vendors
  • Maintaining relevant parts of the client, talent and events databases & calendar
  • Creating marketing assets for proposing talent options to clients
  • Assisting in other tasks relating to the maintenance and growth of the wedding and corporate event business
  • Post-event follow-up with clients and talent

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years event experience (preferably in wedding/event planning, talent management or a music-based company)
  • Strong interest and passion for event production and operations
  • Must be willing to be on-call for night and weekend event execution
  • Excellent communication skills and writing ability
  • Self-starter who is confident in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Detail oriented with the ability to identify and prioritize opportunities and issues
  • Excellent leadership, energy, judgment, communication, interpersonal, management and analytical skills required
  • Passionate about growing and building a business to its full potential
  • Music interest, experience, and sensibility a plus
  • Team player that thrives in a self-starter / start-up environment
  • Bachelor’s degree

DJs and Musicians - Global

We tap the power of music to drive sales, engage customers, and increase brand awareness.

Scratch Events is always searching for talented new members for its industry leading DJ & Musician team. If you are interested in being considered for our talent roster, please begin by signing up on the Scratch portal: https://talent.scratch.com/signup.

You can learn more about the types of talent we work with on our Scratch Events website events.scratch.com

Apply for a Talent Role
Intern - New York City, NY

Through a developed and structured set of responsibilities and education, this person will gain an in-depth understanding of the business and industry, develop critical skills, interact with top company executives and be exposed to the inner workings of a growing company with various successful business lines. Scratch is looking for resourcefulness, drive, innovation, and the ability to thrive in a startup environment.   

POSITION SUMMARY

The internship role will be focused on supporting various divisions within Scratch Music Group, Inc.  He or she will have exposure to and responsibilities surrounding various aspects of the Company including sales, marketing, business development, operations, talent management and technology. This opportunity will provide valuable education and experience that can be utilized in nearly any future business setting or industry. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Following is a detailed list of possible projects and responsibilities that the intern will be exposed to:

Sales/Business Development

  • Assist with preparation of client facing presentations and material
  • Conduct demographic, company and industry research to provide data relevant to sales and business development strategies
  • Source prospective clients, present and implement sales strategies to convert leads
  • Research and report on industry trends through third party resources and networks
  • Identify inefficiencies in sales process and recommend improvements

Marketing

  • Recommend and implement strategies for distribution of marketing collateral and other client facing material
  • Assist in direction of marketing strategies to align with brand and mission statement
  • Perform various quantitative analyses to increase effectiveness of marketing campaigns and determine inefficiencies

Talent Management

  • Assist in the creation of artist biographies, asset gathering, and compilation of material
  • Continually improving upon DJ bios and website content
  • Assist in improving and monitoring brand and image representation of artists to clients and the general public
  • Conduct demographic research to assist in targeted talent recruitment 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Passionate and hungry to learn
  • Willing to roll up their sleeves and work hard in a fast paced environment 
  • Music interest and sensibility a plus
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a top University 

This is an un-paid internship but will afford tremendous business experience, personal growth, networking and other company incentives.  

Life At Scratch
SCRATCH MUSIC GROUP, INC.

SMG is our umbrella corporate entity that employs the bulk of our employees who run our business. We run a flat organization with transparency at its core. We have a startup vibe, with numerous company benefits to match. We hold weekly company wide all-hands meetings which keep everyone updated on the strategy, tactics and metrics of each of our business lines.


Healthcare

We provide a benefits package providing medical, dental, vision, disability, family plans, and even pet insurance (for those with fur children). Our team in the New York office use motorized standing desks to stay healthy, we hold a weekly yoga class here in our space open to all & we offer a subsidized gym membership at a local gym.

401k Retirement & Stock Options

There is open enrollment in our company 401k plan, and certain positions grant employees company stock options.

DJ class & Services

We encourage all our new employees to take an intro 101 class or continue your education with more advanced mixing, scratching, and beat-making courses! We also offer weddings & events djs at discounted rates for family & friends.

Culture Club

We run host creative social events & happy hours at least once a quarter. We have many opportunities for tickets at local events, concerts & sporting events (we DJ for the Nets, Jets and Islanders), and offer some sweet perks for committed employees.