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The Early Music Shop
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP
Part-time position
We are looking for a retail assistant to help out in our shop based at Snape Maltings, Suffolk. The successful person will be confident in taking the lead on product sales, have a good knowledge of early/classical music (training on specific products will be provided), will be organised and reliable, and will help to ensure that the retail space is organised, presentable and welcoming at all times.
We are looking for a musician or somebody with a musical background, as the role will involve regular tuning of display instruments. The position is on a part-time basis, with the minimum of four days per month working in the shop. The position also provides the opportunity to implement creative ideas, and has potential for growth.
To be polite, welcoming and enthusiastic to all customers
To be familiar with the products, and confident in telling customers about them
To help develop store strategies to increase customer pool and expand store traffic
To help maintain a high standard of production presentation, including regular tuning of instruments
Competent musician, able to tune a variety of instruments
Strong organisational skills
Strong creative input
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Outgoing and proactive
Customer management skills
Ability to work well as part of a small team
Experience in the retail sector
Experience of promotional/marketing campaigns
Sales experience
If you are interested in this position, or would like to talk to somebody about it in more detail, please contact