Product Specialist | Gear4Music

Gear4Music are recruiting for a full-time, permanent Product Specialist for their own brand products, based at their headquarters in Holgate, York.

As one of the fastest-growing retailers of musical instruments and equipment, Gear4music is proud to be at the forefront of the music industry. We are more than just a retailer. We are a community of music enthusiasts who are committed to providing the best possible online shopping experience for our customers. Fuelled by our love for music, we’re always innovating and improving.

It’s an exciting to time to join us and become part of the company’s rapidly expanding house brands team. To support our growth plans we are looking for Product Specialists to join our R+D centre in York. You’ll work with innovative and dynamic product and design teams to bring innovative, market leading musical instruments and pro audio equipment to market. Gear4music’s house brands cover a broad range of products from guitars, drums, keys, to PA, lighting, DJ and studio equipment. Even home cinema and hi-fi! You’ll be a driving force towards the successful launch of cutting-edge products and the continued development of the house brand’s catalogue.

Some daily roles and responsibilities may look like the below:

  • Researching and analysing market trends and commercial opportunities to identify and maximise opportunities.
  • Active involvement leading multiple simultaneous new product design projects from concept to launch, to bring out the perfect product to market.
  • Work with internal teams and overseas supply chains to analyse product specifications, commercials and investment budgets to deliver best value procurement.
  • Liaise with other internal departments as the spokesperson for house brand products, presenting new products and troubleshooting existing product criteria.

Your Skills and Experience: What We’re Looking For

Whilst we have an idea in mind of what we need, we are inclusive, and we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences that can come together to make this new team into a success.   If you are excited but not sure you tick every box, please apply, you may be the exact person we are looking for.

  • A passion for musical instruments and/or pro audio equipment, with a particular focus on how they function.
  • Proven previous success in new product development.
  • Strong project management with the ability and tenacity to see projects through from concept to delivery.
  • Naturally inquisitive with an entrepreneurial mind-set, you will enjoy exploring new innovative commercial ideas.
  • Organised, excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Self-driven with the able to make considered commercial decisions.

What we’ll give you

Alongside the benefit of working with a fantastic bunch of talented people, we are committed to providing a well-rounded benefits package that includes development opportunities and support for your wellbeing:

  • Generous discount scheme across our full range of music and home entertainment products.
  • Employee Assistance Programme, offering 24/7 caring & compassionate support across a wide range of areas.
  • Access to 30 qualified Mental Health First Aiders across the business, demonstrating our commitment to prioritising mental health & wellbeing support as a ‘Mindful Employer’.
  • Free car parking and electric charging points.
  • Our modern office space features an onsite café and bar where we hold regular social events.
  • A relaxed dress code and a great coffee machine to make your day more enjoyable.

Plus the following: employee referral scheme, employer pension scheme, corporate eyecare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, company sick pay scheme, enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption pay, annual flu vaccinations, access to the 26-day per annum WFH policy where job roles permit.

We have an open, collaborative, and friendly culture, and offer a supportive learning environment for people to grow and develop a career with us.

Applications via the website.


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