HOST DJ

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Carnival Entertainment

Austin, TX 73301
Travel & Tourism
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Please read and acknowledge the information below regarding the position and audition process. Minimal age for this position is 18.
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OVERVIEW:
As part of the Entertainment Staff the Host DJ acts as both an Activity Host and a DJ, responsible for engaging our guests and creating a fun and entertaining environment. The Host DJ reports to the Entertainment Director. The Pro DJ and Musical Director will also give direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Your job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Create an environment where guests will enjoy participating in scheduled events and parties including the night club offerings; setting up the energy for the Pro DJs.
  • Engages guests with infinite amounts of energy.
  • Host and participate in different events such as trivia, Hasbro The Game Show, Bingo, Deck parties and other events.
  • Socialize with guests as needed, accepting requests when suitable.
  • Work with Charters and Groups.
  • Responsible for set-up, break-down and clean-up of equipment.
  • Occasionally, assist with show watch and crowd control, as well as backstage support.
  • Host weddings when needed.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, including "Port Manning", meetings and performances, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Possess a high-energy/enthusiastic attitude and approach, as well as a fun and outgoing personality is key to this position.
  • Applicable experience as an emcee or host for weddings, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, and similar venues is preferred.
  • Basic DJ knowledge preferred.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of all kinds of music, detailed knowledge of the latest hit songs, dance numbers, and popular trends in music and nightclubs.
  • Ability to read the crowd and be able to play music appropriate to the demographics and have the ability to entertain in a "show" environment.
  • Strong microphone skills.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, performing or related experience in PDF or Word Doc format.
  • Links to demo reels that demonstrate skills as a DJ host including:
    • Demonstration of microphone skills, on/off stage
    • Demonstrate ability to provide high energy and fun entertainment
    • Demonstrate stage personality
    • Interaction with audience
    • Past performances.
    • If you do not have videos of past stage performances please create a video demonstrating the skills mentioned above.
    • Promotional photo.

    Reference: 568434864

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