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Job Title: Disc Jockey

Job Summary: We are seeking a talented and experienced Disc Jockey to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for music and a deep understanding of various genres. The Disc Jockey will be responsible for creating and maintaining a lively and engaging atmosphere at events, parties, and other gatherings.


  • Select and play music appropriate for the event and audience
  • Read the crowd and adjust music selections accordingly
  • Interact with guests and take requests
  • Set up and operate sound equipment
  • Ensure a smooth transition between songs and maintain a consistent flow of music
  • Make announcements and provide introductions as needed
  • Adhere to all relevant laws and regulations regarding music licensing and copyright


  • Proven experience as a Disc Jockey
  • Extensive knowledge of various music genres
  • Ability to read a crowd and adjust music selections accordingly
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate and maintain sound equipment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Additional education or training in music or sound engineering is preferred.

Physical Demands: The Disc Jockey must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. They must also be able to stand for extended periods of time and work in a loud environment.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings options.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Disc Jockey

What is the best way to find and hire a Disc Jockey near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Disc Jockey applicants. Employers posting their Disc Jockey job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Disc Jockey applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Disc Jockey are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Disc Jockey positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Disc Jockey role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Disc Jockey job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Disc Jockeys are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 125% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Disc Jockey applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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