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Events Crew MC (Spanish-Speaking), Washington DC

Sofar Sounds

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Sofar as an MC and fuel your passion for music while connecting artists with audiences in unforgettable live events

Overview

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Washington, D.C.

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Organisation Summary

At Sofar, we're on a mission to transform the music scene by hosting intimate live events in over 78 countries. Our goal is to create spaces where music truly matters, fostering artist discovery and building strong local communities. We value creativity, community, and joy, and our global team shares a deep passion for music, whether we’re working or enjoying a live show. If you're excited about supporting artists and crafting unique fan experiences, Sofar is the place for you.

Role Summary

  • Support artists and create personal connections at live events.
  • Encourage audience engagement and facilitate interactions with artists.
  • Be part of a culture that champions artists and introduces their music to new fans.
  • Represent Sofar’s values to artists and audience members alike.
  • Collaborate with the Crew team for smooth event execution.

Role Requirements

  • Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Capable of energizing a live audience and experienced in public speaking.
  • Background in music, either as a musician or through working with live music events.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, particularly in high-pressure settings.
  • Able to lift boxes up to 50 lbs. and work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Passionate about supporting artists and the music industry.

The role offers an hourly wage of $19.00, with potential variances based on qualifications and experience. If you're drawn to this opportunity and our mission speaks to you, we encourage you to apply, even if your experience isn't an exact match.

Sofar is creating space where music matters. Our unique live experiences provide a place for artist discovery, local community and connection in non-traditional, unexpected places across 78 countries and growing. Through our artist services, we provide tools and services for artists to directly connect with fans and build sustainable, creative lives on their own terms.

Our work is largely inspired by our values:

- Creativity: We exist to support artists. We empower everyone in the Sofar community to bring their own creative energy to connect artists and audiences.

- Community: We come together to create the spaces where music matters, intentionally welcoming and respecting all music lovers around the world.

- Joy: We believe in the transformative, unifying, and joyful power of experiencing live music together.

Our global Sofar team is deeply passionate about music and the work we do. When we’re not working, you can probably find us at a live show or telling anyone in earshot about the new song we can’t stop listening to. Discovering and supporting artists gets us out of bed every morning – and knowing that we’re creating memorable, intimate fan experiences worldwide drives our work forward.

The Role

As a Sofar MC, you’ll play an integral role in creating memorable experiences for audiences to discover new amazing artists. You’ll be supporting our artists, creating a personal connection with the audience and opportunities for audience members to interact with the artists and with each other. 

Sofar has worked with over 45,000 artists, hosted over 1,000,000 fans at shows around the world and engages with millions more online each month. You will be part of a music-adoring team who are passionate about creating an industry-leading culture that supports artists and introduces their music to new fans.

The applicable wage for this position is $19.00/hour. Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location.

Who you are:

Bilingual in Spanish and English Guide the show and make the audience feel welcome Bring the show to life through audience and artist engagement Be an artist advocate - support the artists, encourage the audience to support, follow and stream the artists Represent Sofar to all artists and audience members Work closely with the Crew team to ensure everything runs smoothly and on time Discover and listen to amazing artists from around the world

What you'll do:

You are a charismatic, engaging public speaker and comfortable presenting in front of a live audience Experienced in public speaking and/or presenting live events  A musician or experienced in working closely with musicians in a live setting You are reliable and are able to handle high-pressure situations You have super strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, especially in fast-paced situations You have a strong interest in music and genuine connection to supporting artists Must be able to move boxes up to 50 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodation You are able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends on occasion must be available

If our mission and job opening resonates, you're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. We are committed to creating a culture of belonging and building a diverse team that reflects a variety of lived experiences, perspectives, and skills.

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