Retail Assistant – Presto Music

Role: Retail Assistant

Company: Presto Music –

Location: 23-25 Regent Grove, Leamington Spa, CV32 4NN

Presto Music, a leading online and physical retailer of classical & jazz recordings, sheet music & books, instruments & accessories, is looking for a retail assistant with outstanding musical knowledge to join the sales team at our Leamington Spa store. While the position is intended as a general role covering all areas of the shop, for the right candidate there would also be the opportunity to take on responsibility for the maintenance and promotion of our orchestral strings department both in-store and online.


  • You will be at the front line of Presto Music, representing all departments in the store
  • Respond to customer questions and requests via telephone and in person
  • Maintain very high standards in the areas of visual merchandising and store conditions
  • Assist and enable department specialists to achieve their monthly sales targets

Skills & Requirements: 

  • Previous experience in a retail environment would be ideal
  • Excellent consultative selling skills with an affable nature
  • Key personal attributes: reliable, responsible, decisive and organised
  • Ability to read music would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with orchestral string instruments would be an advantage, but not essential
  • A wide understanding of all musical genres, especially classical and jazz
  • Confidence to use initiative and prioritise tasks whilst also being a strong communicator and team player
  • Willingness to learn and to receive training in order to discuss and recommend products with a high level of knowledge
  • Ability to liaise, collaborate & communicate with the wider team & business
  • Interest in writing content for our website and/or contributing to the creation of video content would be welcomed
Salary: £23,400

Days/Hours: Full Time (Flexible days, but Saturday work required)

Location: 23-25 Regent Grove, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4NN

Interviews: July 2024

Start Date: ASAP

To apply: Please email your CV and covering letter to James Longstaffe at

About Presto Music:

Presto Music offers over 1 million classical music-related products to its customers, with a strong focus on product, editorial, reviews, features, interviews, special offers, promotions and awards, plus powerful search and browse tools to help customers find the right products. Presto Music offers classical music recordings, jazz recordings, downloads, books, instruments & accessories, sheet music and scores to a global on-line audience.

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