Scratch Music Group is currently hiring. We value and reward resourcefulness, drive, innovation, experience, and the ability to thrive in a startup environment.
New York City based startup Scratch Music Group is currently seeking a Junior Controller to help manage and grow its accounting and finance operations. The company, originally founded in 2002, is VC backed and is eager to focus on profitability. The position will report to and work closely with the VP of Finance, and will be responsible for owning many key functions within the finance group.
You are expected to be the #2, right-hand-person to the head of the finance group, relied upon to make an immediate impact. You will dive into the current systems, master them, and improve them. You will have a constant view towards process efficiencies and creative problem solving. Every week is different, systems will have hiccups, and you will be thrown things you’ve never done before. It’s a challenge, but you love challenges.
If this all sounds exciting, the role is right for you!
YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
This is a position for someone coming from an accounting background, who has outstanding organizational skills, strong work ethic, and willingness to do hands on work to get the job done.
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.comApply for a Talent Role
Scratch Music Group (www.Scratch.com) was co-founded in 2002 by Jam Master Jay of Run DMC. It is made up of three operating units (Scratch Events, Scratch DJ Academy and Scratch Weddings), each leveraging the power of the DJ to meet its goals.
The Scratch Events division leverages its assets, global reach, and the power of the DJ to create authentic and immersive programs for Fortune 1000 brands. Over the course of its operating history, Scratch Events has worked with these brands to execute over 100,000 events, and entertained over 35 million people in over 25 countries worldwide.
Scratch is looking for an experienced Sales Manager who on a daily basis will pitch brands across a number of verticals to sell them a range of DJ services from single bookings to large-scale national event series. This highly motivated person will have the right mix of B2C sales expertise, analytic skills to understand how to develop and manage a pipeline along with the strategic ability to help drive market share. This position is designed for a sales hunter. Someone who has a knack and passion to knock down doors and a strong ability to pitch effectively once in.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
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.
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.
There is open enrollment in our company 401k plan, and certain positions grant employees company stock options.
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.
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.