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Mobile DJ Position

Mobile DJ Position

Queensland, Australia
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Mobile DJ Duties and Responsibilities

Seeking an energetic, gregarious, Brisbane based DJ that can entertain and engage children, but also adult event’s i.e. school discos, fundraisers, weddings, birthday parties and corporate events. Must be reliable, autonomous, possess a self-starter mentality and can read the crowd’s engagement level and know when to step up the atmosphere. The applicant must have own gear or be willing to purchase own gear where full training will be provided and have appropriate insurances. Reliable transport is a must combined with great time management skills. An epic hourly rate with a fuel allowance is on offer for the right person. The following criteria is what the expectation level for this role is:
Provide Music and Entertainment at Events
The mobile DJ’s main job is to play music and act as an emcee at various types of events. A mobile DJ at a wedding reception, for instance, will announce the wedding party and bride and groom as they enter the reception. They host party games, encourage guests to dance, announce special dances, and ensure that any schedule of events during a party is followed.

Create Playlists

Mobile DJs create playlists of songs appropriate for the event they are working. They download songs or use CDs to play music for weddings, birthday parties, holiday parties, and other events. They also take requests and work with clients to create personal playlists.

Use Visual Effects Equipment

From fog machines to lasers, mobile DJs often use various effects to enhance events. They might use other props and even have small gifts or items to hand out.

Interact with Guests

Mobile DJs should be the “life of the party” and use their energy and creative force to direct guests to participate in games and activities. They might get guests to sing out during a particular song, appear on the dance floor to inspire guests to dance, or allow guests to use the microphone to make special announcements to brides and grooms, birthday celebrants, or anniversary couples.

Mobile DJ Skills and Qualifications

Mobile DJs are energetic, love music, and can entertain a crowd. After reviewing several online job postings, we found that employers typically mention the following skills and abilities when looking for a mobile DJ:
• Computer skills – mobile DJs often use software and an audio interface to transmit signals to mobile devices, computers, and PA systems
• Technical skills – mobile DJs must know how to set up various types of audio-visual equipment
• Physical fitness – lifting and carrying large speakers and consoles, standing, and even dancing for long periods of time call for physical strength and stamina. Must be very energetic and active to inspire the event
• Communication skills – being outgoing and able to converse and interact with a diverse population is critical for mobile DJs, who use strong interpersonal and communication skills to speak to large crowds and provide entertainment
• Self-motivated – the ability to work without supervision to bring entertainment to any type of gathering is a must in this profession
• Customer service – ensuring that clients are satisfied with all of the entertainment aspects of their event or party is a major responsibility of a mobile DJ
• Creativity – mobile DJs must be innovative and creative to sustain a party atmosphere and keep guests engaged and entertained

Original dates (subject to change due to COVID-19)


Job payment

$50 per hour - Hourly rate plus travel

Mobile DJ

Anyone, aged 25 and over

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Listing created: 9 February 2020
Applications close: 28 April 2020
Casting #1059844
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