Fred W. Gretsch Enterprises, Ltd., world-renown maker of quality drums and guitars since 1883 and home of “That Great Gretsch Sound”, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CAREERS AT GRETSCH
Join our growing team and help shape the future of a musical legacy! We serve a worldwide community of musicians, artists, music lovers, and fans. We are a long-standing leader in the musical instrument industry looking for motivated individuals who value stability, loyalty, and a long-term commitment to personal and professional growth. We are offering an opportunity for you to make an impact on our ongoing legacy as well as define your own future. As we grow, our commitment is to put you in the best position to succeed personally and professionally.
Application Process for All Positions: Qualified individuals should send resume and cover letter detailing experience, salary requirements, and qualifications — along with any personal connection to music making to: HR@Gretsch.com.
Current openings: (4)
1. C-suite support team.
Full time or part time. C-suite experience a must. Location: Pooler, Georgia world headquarters.
2. HR professional.
Full time or part time. Location: Pooler, Georgia world headquarters/remote.
3. Vin-yard team lead.
Full time or part time. Location: Pooler, Georgia world headquarters/Ridgeland, South Carolina Gretsch manufacturing campus.
4. Gretsch Family Leadership Team
Join the Gretsch leadership team of the future!
As we develop the next generation of exceptional leadership at Gretsch, we are searching for highly skilled, qualified, and motivated professionals to lead in a variety of areas including but not limited to: operations management, information technology management, and finance & accounting management.
Aside from the general requirements below, ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, results-oriented problem solvers who strive to get things done right with a commitment to maintaining the highest standards. Skills, experience, and education as supplied during the application process will be weighed accordingly.
Location: Gretsch Office, Pooler, GA.
- Knowledge and experience in operations, IT, accounting, finance, general business office operations, or social media required.
- Minimum five years of experience managing in a licensing and/or music products company or equivalent.
- Knowledge of contracts, licensing, and best management practices.
- Demonstrated skill in formulating policy and developing and implementing new programs and procedures.
- Demonstrated skills in accounting software and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to develop a budget and financial plan and manage financial resources.
- Professional writing, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and interact with all levels of personalities, worldwide.
- Strong organizational and computer skills.
- Must be self directed, self-motivated, and capable of achieving results with minimal supervision.
- Able to work standard business hours (45-50 hours per week) at Gretsch Family World Headquarters in Pooler, Georgia.
- Approximately 10% (24 overnights per year) travel required including designated trade shows and special meetings and overseas travel.
AT GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY
Lecturer and Distinguished Scholar in Guitar/Music Industry (Non-Tenure Track)—Search #67961
College of Arts and Humanities, Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music
The Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music in the College of Arts and Humanities invites applications and nominations for the position of Lecturer and Distinguished Scholar in Guitar/Music Industry. The home campus for this position will be the Armstrong campus.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving nearly 26,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.
To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University’s commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution’s goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Within this setting, the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music offers student-centered degree programs at the bachelor’s and master’s level. Students are mentored by a faculty of dedicated teacher-scholars, who are nationally and internationally known in their fields of expertise. The new music industry program will cater to students looking for a career in the evolving music industry scene of the 21st century.
Position Description. Reporting to the school chair, the of Distinguished Scholar in Guitar/Music Industry requires teaching applied guitar music industry-related classes and ensembles, and acting as Area Head for B.A. Music Industry. The successful candidate will be the public representative for the Gretsch Instrument Collection, working closely with the Gretsch Museum and Library. The position is a 10- month, non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Required Qualifications (Lecturer):
- Earned Bachelor’s Degree in music or a closely related field, by August 1, 2023
- Guitar as primary instrument
- Significant experience in Music Industry
- Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
- Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
- Advanced degree in music or closely related field (with at least 18 graduate semester hours in music).
- Experience with live sound reinforcement
- Three or more years of college/university teaching experience
- Ability to teach other stringed instruments: electric bass, mandolin, etc.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
- All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
- Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus
- Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.
Screening of applications begins April 13, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2023. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Benjamin Warsaw Search Chair, Search #67961
Georgia Southern University
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More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/music/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.