Vacancy: Junior Assistant Accounting (m/f/x)

Octopus Agents is a booking agency based in Amsterdam, that focuses on contemporary electronic dance music. We handle bookings for around 40 artists worldwide. As an addition to our current team, we are looking for someone who would like to work in the world of electronic music in the field of accounting.


  • Draw­ing up and send­ing out con­tracts and invoices; 
  • Fol­low up on unsigned con­tracts and unpaid invoices; 
  • Answer­ing incom­ing mails + inbox management; 
  • Request­ing cer­tifi­cates regard­ing with­held with­hold­ing taxes; 
  • Oth­er var­i­ous activ­i­ties in the field of accounting. 

Who are you? 

  • You are crazy about (elec­tron­ic) music; 
  • You like to work care­ful­ly, punc­tu­al­ly and in an organ­ised manner; 
  • You com­mu­ni­cate a lot, with­out los­ing an over­sight of mul­ti­ple ongo­ing projects and you are able pri­ori­tise where necessary; 
  • You are inter­est­ed in mak­ing the live sec­tor more sustainable; 
  • You take respon­si­bil­i­ty for your actions and are eager to learn; 
  • You can work proac­tive­ly and in teams; 
  • You like to work inclu­sive­ly, in both think­ing and acting; 
  • You have a good com­mand of the Dutch and Eng­lish lan­guages, both ver­bal­ly and in writ­ing, an addi­tion­al lan­guage is a bonus; 
  • Prefer­ably, you have a back­ground in accoun­tan­cy, eco­nom­ics and/​or law. 

What do we offer? 

  • Full-time posi­tion with­in the music indus­try in the area of bookings; 
  • A fun, hard-work­ing team and a relaxed work­place where you can gain a lot of expe­ri­ence in the field of bookings; 
  • Pro­fil­ing and build­ing a world­wide net­work in elec­tron­ic music; 
  • Per­son­al guid­ance from oth­er team members; 
  • An employ­er who encour­ages and sup­ports the expres­sion of ambitions; 
  • An attrac­tive start­ing salary and devel­op­ment plan towards the future with the prospect of more responsibilities. 

The stim­u­la­tion of diver­si­ty in a broad sense (views, cul­ture, gen­der, sex­u­al pref­er­ence, reli­gion) is an impor­tant spear­head for Octo­pus Agents as a com­pa­ny. We are there­fore build­ing a bal­anced work­force and we need you. For this posi­tion, can­di­dates with a cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­ground are express­ly invit­ed to apply. 

Start date: Imme­di­ate­ly, in consultation.

Inter­est­ed? Mail your CV and moti­va­tion before 8 July 2022 to: info@​octopus-​agents.​com attn Dion Verbeek 

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