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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 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)


Marketing Administrative Assistant

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Job Duties:

  • Review and process all e-commerce store orders
  • Assist with new product ideas, resourcing new suppliers, and negotiating best cost
  • Process purchase orders and expedite deliveries
  • Produce, publish, and manage all email marketing campaigns for e-commerce store
  • Produce, publish, and manage engaging blogs at least once per month for e-commerce store
  • Assist in the organizing of promotional events/trade shows and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Create and update daily content on store’s social media platforms with creative, cutting-edge content. Coordinate social media posts at optimal times for the most effect. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Monitor social media channels for mentions, feedback, opportunities, and questions
  • Assist in building editorial calendar around seasonal themes, holidays, and upcoming trends
  • Help increase company’s social media presence, followers, likes, and other interaction metrics
  • Monitor social media and website analytics
  • Schedule and coordinate monthly brainstorming meeting with supervisor to establish content ideas for month ahead, review monthly social media, editorial, blogging, and marketing calendar. Assist in building editorial calendar around seasonal themes, holidays. and upcoming trends. Review monthly analytics.
  • Review and respond to product reviews/comments

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • At least 2 years of proven experience as an administrative assistant, in social media, marketing, events/promotions coordinator or related field
  • Ability to travel (2-3 trade shows a year)
  • Experience working in professional office environment
  • Ability to multi task with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strongly proficient on social media platforms, blogging
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and/or Illustrator a plus
  • Photography skills a plus but not required
  • Ability to take initiative, employ good judgment, and manage projects from beginning to end
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional, friendly, creative, and passionate
  • High school diploma; Associates degree or higher preferred

 


Controller & Business Manager

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Reports to:  CFO.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for AR, AP, Daily and Month-End Cash Management.  Yearly and Quarterly Tax and Property Tax Returns.  Payroll and Payroll Reports.  Royalty and Consignment Collections.  Royalty and Consignment Audits.  Candidate must be willing to learn our Company processes and wear multiple hats.  There will be lots of challenges.  Candidate must have a strong ability to prioritize, organize, and self manage.

The Controller’s Direct Reports are:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Administrative Assistant
  • Office Administrative Assistant

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • Accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls.
  • Maintain documented system of accounting policies including a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Manage general ledger accounting.
  • Minimum BA in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA Certificate a plus.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Process payroll.
  • Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Perform inventory audits as needed.
  • Knowledge of licensing agreements a plus.
  • Manage outsource functions.
  • 3 Ps:  Pride, Passion, and Persistence.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the CFO.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication ability.

Job Type:  Full-Time.

Experience:  Controller: 5 years (Preferred); Accounting: 10 years (Required); Manufacturing and/or Distribution experience (Required); Manager: 5 years (Required).


Accounting Administrative Assistant

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Reports to:  Accounting/Office Manager.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Processes all payables
  • Vendor maintenance
  • Cash disbursements
  • Maintains Yearly Calendar and follow up on all expiring contracts
  • Assists in Month End closings
  • Foundation financial reports, invoice mailings. and filing of documents
  • Accounting support for manager

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • Four years experience in Accounts Payable for a distribution or manufacturing company
  • Import/Export experience
  • At least an Associates Degree if not an Undergraduate degree
  • Accounting experience
  • Excellent communications, verbal and written
  • Experience with company computer mainframes (not just QuickBooks)
  • High standards of accuracy
  • Above average skills in Word and Excel
  • Critical Thinking skills – using logic, reasoning, research to solve problems
  • High energy

Executive/Personal Assistant for Exec. VP / CFO

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Provide high level administrative support for Exec. V P/ C F O

  • Prepare correspondence and reports
  • Research
  • Team leader of events
  • Travel to events and trade shows
  • Archiving company history
  • Making reservations for air travel and hotels
  • Communicating with vendors and customers
  • Providing assistance with foundations
  • Maintaining calendar and making appointments
  • Personal errands

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • College degree
  • Three to five years experience as an Executive Assistant for top management
  • Traveled internationally
  • Experience in organizing events
  • Has a very professional demeanor
  • Able to travel during week and weekends (after hours also)
  • Above average skills in Word and Excel
  • Experience making travel arrangements
  • Above average critical thinking skills
  • Above average communicator – verbally
  • Problem solver
  • Prepare and maintain budgets for events
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Experience working with foreign customers and vendors
  • Person with an attitude to make their boss happy / boss comes first
  • Take ownership in their position