DJ Job Application in Ottawa

Private Event & Wedding DJ

Application deadline: April 30th, 2024
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We are looking for talented DJs who share our passion for music and commitment to excellence. As a DJ with Extreme Entertainment, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills at a variety of events, including weddings, corporate gatherings, school dances, and more. You will work closely with a talented team and grow your skills as a DJ.

Who are we looking for?

Who is our ideal person for this position? These are the qualities we look out for:
Personability - Very personable, ability to inspire other DJs and the team to bring their DJing to the next level.
Extreme Open-Mindedness: Engages positively with feedback and different perspectives. Shows willingness to explore and incorporate new ideas, technologies, and trends in DJing.
Low Ego: Prioritizes the needs and satisfaction of the event and audience over personal preferences. Collaborates effectively with team members, event organizers, and clients. Handles constructive criticism professionally and uses it as a tool for growth.
High Willingness to Learn: Always learning and actively seeks opportunities for professional development. 
Passion: Has a heavy passion for private event DJing and finds love in all genres. Genuine enjoyment in creating memorable experiences for guests.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of DJ experience
  • Own your own DJ deck & laptop
  • Have regular access to a registered & licensed vehicleLive in the Ottawa area, or willing to relocate.
  • Strong skills in Client Interactions, Networking, Crowd Reading, Writing, Emcee & Stage Presence, Mixing & Beat Matching, Music Knowledge, Technical Skill, Teamwork.
  • Physically able to lift and move heavy AV equipment
Highly Preferred:
  • Customer service, non-retail or commission sales experience
  • Bilingual
  • Your vehicle is an suv, van, or other large vehicle
  • Experience in AV & production
  • Post-secondary education

Responsibilities

Performance: Perform as a DJ at a range of events, representing the company’s brand and quality standards. Ensuring each performance is unique, engaging, and tailored to the audience and event theme.
Event Preparation: Collaborate with clients to understand their vision and preferences before each event. Utilize our online music planning software to craft the perfect playlist for each client.
Energy: Deliver a stellar performance that matches the energy and atmosphere of each event. Our DJs mix live and keep an eye on the crowd to ensure the music resonates with guests.
Technical Proficiency: Setup & teardown a range of equipment alone or with the team depending on the package and customers  requirements.
Growth: Actively seek and integrate feedback from performances to continuously improve skills.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible schedule - You get to choose which events to take on.
  • Attractive pay range - Get paid per event and responsibilities basis.
  • Referral bonuses - Get paid extra when a client specifically requests you.
  • Pursue your dream as a DJ - Build toward a long term career doing what you love.
  • Learn from the best - Join a team of music-obsessed professionals and learn from industry leaders in Ottawa.
  • Continuous Learning - We offer a free comprehensive training program and continuous support along your DJ journey.
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