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There are currently 2 job vacancies at Orange Amps:

  1. Technical Product Manager educated to degree level and with knowledge of the music industry.
  2. Amplifier repair person with experience in valve and transistor repairs and able to answer technical enquires.

Please send CV and covering email with salary expectation to  jobs@orangeamps.com

Enquires can be dealt with in confidence.


 

 

 

 

Andertons Music Company

Full-time Guitar Sales Consultant

Due to the continued success of Andertons Music, we are currently looking to add additional high calibre sales personnel to work at our retail superstore in Guildford.

We are looking for someone who really understands customers and can help find the perfect solution to their needs. You must possess excellent product and brand knowledge of acoustic, electric, bass guitars and amps. You will be an accomplished skilled salesperson with a desire to grow the retail business while consistently delivering a high standard of customer service. To be fully effective in this role, you will also need to demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills.

Key requirements:

  • The ability to drive and deliver a fantastic customer-focussed experience in a busy environment, whether on-line or off-line, resulting in sales growth.
  • The ability to absorb new information readily and easily and be able to pass this information onto others.
  • Sales experience, ideally in a retail environment or similar or within the music equipment sector
  • The communication skills to converse, build relationships and interact with individuals, customers and staff at all levels.
  • The ability to react to challenges while remaining calm.
  • The confidence and organisational skills to control all aspects of a busy retail environment.

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 9am – 6pm Monday to Saturday, 11am – 5pm Sunday (5 day week)
  • Salary: Competitive (Subject to experience)
  • Job Location: Andertons Store, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 26th October 2020

Mail Order Sales Consultant – Guitar

Due to the continued success of Andertons Music Company, we are currently looking to add additional high calibre Guitar Sales Consultants to work in our Mail order team.

Key Tasks

  • Knowledge of the Guitar history/heritage of the main brands.
    • Knowledge of the construction and features of Guitars
    • Able to explain the differences between the brands and help our customers by giving great independent advice relevant to the customers requirements.
    • Able to identify the features and benefits that are relevant to the customer.

Key Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication through email and experienced telephone call handling techniques.
  • Provide an exemplary level of customer service
  • Administrative skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Computer literate (especially MS Outlook and Excel)

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: Monday -Saturday 09.00 – 18.00, Sunday 11.00 – 17.00 (5 days a week)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Location: Andertons Store, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 26th October 2020

Mail Order Sales Consultant – Hi-Tech

Due to the continued success of Andertons Music Company, we are currently looking to add additional high calibre Hi-Tech Sales Consultants to work in our Mail order team.

Key Tasks

  • Knowledge of Hi-tech history/heritage of the main brands.
    • Knowledge of the construction and features of Hi-tech equipment including, Monitors, microphones, keyboards, Synths, Modulators, Live sound equipment, interfaces etc.
    • Able to explain the differences between the brands and help our customers by giving great independent advice relevant to the customers requirements.
    • Able to identify the features and benefits that are relevant to the customer.

Key Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication and experienced telephone call handling techniques.
  • Provide an exemplary level of customer service
  • Administrative skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Computer literate (especially MS Outlook and Excel)

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 9am – 6pm Monday to Saturday, 11am – 5pm Sunday (5 day week)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Location: Andertons Store, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 26th October 2020

Returns Processor

Andertons are looking for a Returns Processor to assist with the handling and administration of customer returns at our Guildford Warehouse.

As a member of the Returns Department you will be responsible for unpacking, inspecting, and completing all associated administration for customer returns using our ERP and Order management systems.

Returned products may also need testing to confirm/identify faults and subsequently require packaging and despatching for repair/replacement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Unboxing and thoroughly inspecting customer returns.
  • Accurate data entry and updating of our Returns Management Software systems.
  • Effective communication with interfacing departments via email and telephone.
  • Assessing product condition for return to inventory or refurbishment.
  • Booking and receiving customer and stock repair items.
  • Returning stock items to Suppliers.
  • Upkeep and organisation of Returns and Repairs Warehouse storage areas.
  • Testing Pro Audio and Live Sound equipment.
  • Packaging and despatching.

Candidate Profile:

Required

  • Positive, team player with excellent personal time management and communication skills.
  • Good administration skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent musical product knowledge and handling experience. preferably with a particular interest in pro audio recording and live sound equipment.
  • computer literate with working experience of outlook, excel & word.
  • comfortable working in a FAST-PACED environment
  • can do attitude.
  • relevant experience in a similar role.

Extra Information

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Working Hours: 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary: Competitive (Subject to experience)
  • Job Location: Andertons Store, Guildford
  • Closing Date: 15th October 2020

If you are interested in any of these please apply on the website careers page or email jobs@andertons.co.uk


Buyer

Join our team at Gear4music!

Launched in 2003 and now with over 2 million registered customers, Gear4music is the UK’s largest retailer of musical instruments and music equipment. We operate across all genres and offer solutions for everyone – from rock ‘n’ roll to classical, from studio to stage.

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for talented individuals to join us at our HQ in York, England – visit our careers page www.gear4music.com/careers to learn more about work life at Gear4music.

About the role

Based at our head office in York we are looking to recruit a number of buyers into our growing international purchasing team.

Working alongside our Swedish/German territory manager you will develop and own vendor relationships across the portfolio and will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and promoting new and existing products. You will drive the continuous growth and extension of our product ranges whilst working to optimise sales, margins and inventory.

To be successful in this role the ability to speak Swedish/German (C1/C2) is desirable but not essential.

We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have an extensive product knowledge of any of the following areas:

  • PA & Lighting
  • Orchestral Instruments
  • DJ Equipment
  • Drums & Percussion
  • Studio and Production
  • Piano and Keys

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for product planning, purchasing and inventory management
  • Manage vendor relationships, including negotiation of pricing, terms and schedules
  • Coordinate product launches and promotions in collaboration with marketing, merchandising and e-commerce teams
  • Provide specialist support to customer service and social teams
  • Identify opportunities for product exclusives or promotions
  • Monitor competitors’ market, assortment and promotional tactics
  • Gain an understanding of consumer purchase behaviour and make recommendations accordingly
  • Occasional travel to international music exhibitions and events
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Role Requirements – To be successful in your application, please ensure that your experience aligns with the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Number of years’ experience in retail: purchasing, pricing, merchandising, preferably in musical instruments or production
  • Extensive knowledge of music products, equipment and associated markets
  • Aptitude with numbers and understanding of retail metrics
  • I.T proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Superior communication skills; able to communicate persuasively and clearly across teams
  • Excels in team environment and in building strong interpersonal relationships

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous staff discount on all musical products
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Corporate eye care
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you would like to further your career with a dynamic, growing company, where you can expect to be rewarded for hard work – please apply via the link below today!

https://gear4music.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/284

Gear4music is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, disability, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. All applications are processed in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.  

While our recruitment team will endeavour to update every applicant as to the status of their application, due to the current high volume of applicants we may not be able to provide specific feedback at this time.


Focusrite Pro Marketing Manager

Focusrite Plc.

Based: High Wycombe head office, and remote (approximately 50/50)
Term: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £40k basic, plus £5k OTE.

As the Focusrite Pro Marketing Manager, you will own the marketing strategy for Focusrite Pro, covering all segments and verticals in which the brand operates. You will have the ultimate goal of building and maintaining the best possible understanding of our customers and market trends in order to deliver an effective campaign roadmap to meet the ambitious sales and growth targets of the division.

Core responsibilities include;

  • Lead and drive the execution of an engaging Focusrite Pro marketing strategy to grow our core user base, expand into new markets and increase lifetime value of our customers; ultimately delivering against agreed revenue targets.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a campaign and activity roadmap to deliver this strategy. This will include launching new products, sustaining existing products already in market and building brand awareness and advocacy.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of our customer groups and champion this across the business – you should become the voice of our customers.
  • Work closely with the Product team to create and continually optimise our product messaging; starting from the very initial product concept and ideation stage.
  • Constantly monitor product performance with the Sales Team using all data available and quickly identifying products that are underperforming vs. our expectation, putting in place plans to remedy this.
  • Review and approve marketing assets to ensure they deliver on the original brief, represent the brand accordingly and deliver on your vision.
  • Ensure clear and effective communication of the Focusrite Pro marketing strategy and roadmap to the whole company, with a focus on our Territory Sales & Marketing and Product teams.
  • Regularly track over time, give updates on, and lead key presentations around our marketing performance to date, market trends, customer/behavioral trends and upcoming plans.
  • Lead the Focusrite Pro marketing budgeting process annually, and report of progress against this throughout the year.

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years marketing experience in a similar role, within the Pro Audio industry
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in marketing or related field
  • Strong understanding of and passion for the music-making industry, our target customers and our product ranges
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering successful demand generation and growth marketing campaigns
  • A track record of balancing strong story-telling with the commercial needs of the business
  • Hands-on, practical experience with all major marketing channels
  • Experience in analysing multiple data streams (quantitative and qualitative) and translating into actionable insight
  • Exceptional communication, influencing and collaboration skills
  • A proven leader with the and ability to drive actions through others
  • A self-starter and determined problem solver who is not afraid to challenge in the right way

About Us

Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. We want to create opportunities for everyone to enjoy making music, from musicians trying to capture their unique sound, to the professionals delivering the greatest shows on earth. The Focusrite Group has an illustrious history with four Queen’s Awards for Enterprise among a host of other accolades. We comprise six successful and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, ADAM Audio, Novation and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning over four decades, our brands continue to shape the music-making world.

Focusrite leads that world in audio interfacing technology – more musicians record through Focusrite than any other brand. The Focusrite Pro team are focussed on the complex needs of the audio professional for whom sound is not just a passion, but a way of life. Martin Audio have been uniting audiences for almost five decades with their awe-inspiring touring and installation loudspeaker systems. Based in Berlin, ADAM Audio are precision innovators in the field of professional monitoring and loudspeaker technology, made famous by their unique ART ribbon tweeter. Novation is obsessed with helping electronic music makers find new ways to produce and perform new music. Born out of that team and based in Tileyard, King’s Cross, London, Ampify Music make innovative music-making apps that are highly accessible, yet extendable and deep.

Music technology is an enriching space to work in, and that’s not about to change. We embrace its evolution, and that means remaining open to new ideas. We enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture, where we can all contribute and everyone is heard as we grow and develop, both as individuals and as a team. We encourage innovation and fresh-thinking and are passionate about the inspirational solutions we create. Behind our success is a tightly knitted, like-minded family of music and audio lovers. We’re always pulling together to try and make a difference; our frequent appearance in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For’ is testament to this.

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people to apply regardless of religion, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity. We recognise the diversity shortcomings of our industry and are committed to driving change. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.

Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.


 

Customer Support Co-Ordinator Vacancy

Vincent Bach International 

Uxbridge based musical instrument distributor Vincent Bach international is a wholly owned subsidiary of Conn – Selmer Inc. one of the world’s most successful makers and distributors of musical instruments, with a revered portfolio encompassing brands such as; Vincent Bach, Conn, King, Leblanc, Ludwig and Musser alongside a wealth of other specialist brands.

Many of our instruments continue to be hand crafted by artisans in our state-of-the-art US based facilities and workshops managed by our own highly skilled craftsmen and women.

As we continue to develop and grow our business, along with our team, we’re now in a position to hire an enthusiastic Customer Support Coordinator to join the team at our new Uxbridge office where this role would be based.

The Customer Support Co-Ordinator would be responsible for:

  • Liaising with customers via telephone (taking orders, dealing with queries, etc).
  • Responding to customer emails with appropriate action/advice.
  • Provide confidential pricing and quotes along with general product information.
  • Supporting both internal and external staff.
  • Entering orders received by post/fax/email/telephone onto system (Infor).
  • Process returns and raise credit notes (authorisation paperwork, arranging collection, etc.).
  • Updating staff and our customers with updated inventory information.
  • Answering telephone calls and general inquiries.
  • Liaise with external repairer to arrange instrument repair.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in our US office.
  • Supporting Office Management Including ordering stationery, in-house designing of forms, identify issues relating to Health & Safety.
  • Filing and Scanning documents.
  • Support the area of marketing when required.

Requirements:

  • Being able to speak a second European language is vital as we expand our business into Europe.
  • Knowledge/Player of wind musical instrument (highly preferable).
  • Strong basic knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Ability to act in a discretionary and confidential manner.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player.
  • Responsible and accountable attitude.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.

Monday – Friday, 9AM – 5PM.

Salary: £20,000 pa

Training will be provided on all systems to ensure you have all the information and skills required to compete the daily functionality of this role.

If you feel you have the drive and determination to become a member of the Vincent Bach International team then please send your CV and a covering letter to UKinfo@conn-selmer.com

Deadline for applications is Friday 3rd July 2020 


Buyer

Gear4music

Join our team at Gear4music!

Launched in 2003 and now with over 2 million registered customers, Gear4music is the UK’s largest retailer of musical instruments and music equipment. We operate across all genres and offer solutions for everyone – from rock ‘n’ roll to classical, from studio to stage.

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for talented individuals to join us at our HQ in York, England – visit our careers page www.gear4music.com/careers to learn more about work life at Gear4music.

About the role

Based at our head office in York we are looking to recruit a number of buyers into our growing purchasing team.

Working alongside our Swedish/German territory manager you will develop and own vendor relationships across the portfolio and will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and promoting new and existing products. You will drive the continuous growth and extension of our product ranges whilst working to optimise sales, margins and inventory.

 To be successful in this role the ability to speak Swedish/German is desirable but not essential.

We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have an extensive product knowledge of any of the following areas:

  • PA & Lighting
  • Orchestral Instruments
  • DJ Equipment
  • Drums & Percussion
  • Studio and Production
  • Piano and Keys

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for product planning, purchasing and inventory management
  • Manage vendor relationships, including negotiation of pricing, terms and schedules
  • Coordinate product launches and promotions in collaboration with marketing, merchandising and e-commerce teams
  • Provide specialist support to customer service and social teams
  • Identify opportunities for product exclusives or promotions
  • Monitor competitors’ market, assortment and promotional tactics
  • Gain an understanding of consumer purchase behaviour and make recommendations accordingly
  • Occasional travel to international music exhibitions and events
  • Additional responsibilities as required

 Role Requirements – To be successful in your application, please ensure that your experience aligns with the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Number of years’ experience in retail: purchasing, pricing, merchandising, preferably in musical instruments or production
  • Extensive knowledge of music products, equipment and associated markets
  • Aptitude with numbers and understanding of retail metrics
  • I.T proficient with advanced knowledge of Excel and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Superior communication skills; able to communicate persuasively and clearly across teams
  • Excels in team environment and in building strong interpersonal relationships

 What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous staff discount on all musical products
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Corporate eye care
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 If you would like to further your career with a dynamic, growing company, where you can expect to be rewarded for hard work – please apply via the link below today!

 https://gear4music.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/284

 We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Guitar Technician & Sales People

Peach Guitars

Guitar Technician

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit an additional GUITAR TECHNICIAN to assist us full time over a 5 day week. Working under the guidance of our Head Technician you will assist in all aspects of guitar maintenance and quality control.

Your responsibilities will include QC on all incoming and outgoing products, general guitar maintenance and set ups, customer repairs and queries, warranty repairs and pick up installation and electrical issues. As part of the Warehouse team there may also be additional warehouse responsibilities.

We are looking for someone with a sound product knowledge and a real passion for guitars, we have a pretty large catalogue of products and many exclusive lines so there is a lot to take on board.

If you would like to be considered for the role please send your CV over to ryan@peachguitars.com

Sales People

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit a number of sales people to assist us full time over a 5 day week.

Your responsibilities will include serving customers in store, handling incoming customer calls and emails, processing sales and pre-orders and helping our customers find the right product for them.

We are looking for someone with a sound product knowledge and a real passion for guitar, we have a pretty large catalogue of products and many exclusive lines so there is a lot to take on board. A background in sales is key and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are desirable.

If you would like to be considered for the role please send your CV over to ryan@peachguitars.com

www.peachguitars.com


PRODUCT SPECIALIST – GLASGOW

Roland (UK) Ltd

Job Title: Product Specialist
Job Type: Permanent
Based: Guitar Guitar, Glasgow
Reports to: Retail & Accessories Manager

The Company: Roland (UK) Ltd
Roland is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of electronic musical instruments including; keyboards & synthesisers, guitar products, electronic percussion kits, digital recording equipment, amplifiers and audio processing devices.

Roland Stores are a retail arm of Roland UK.
A Roland Store is an area manned by a Roland Product specialist, located in leading musical instrument retailers to promote, demonstrate, sell and provide customer support for Roland and Boss products.
Please refer to our website for more information of Roland and Boss products.

The Position:
The person we are seeking has sales experience and a passion for music technology. You will have the ability to drive musical instrument sales as an outstanding product demonstrator, offer excellent customer service, work with store team members and have an appetite to proactively sell. The individual we are looking for will have the ability to become an accomplished sales person managing a broad range of the Roland and Boss business within the Roland Store, offering excellent product knowledge and promote both Roland and the store via traditional and digital marketing methods.
The person will be the sole Roland representative in the store and will therefore be involved in every aspect of running a successful retail business.

Key Duties:

  • Dealing with a large cross section of customer enquiries
  • Demonstrating and selling Roland, Boss & V-Moda products
  • Following up sales leads & conducting outbound sales calls
  • Offering post sales & technical support for customers of the Roland Store
  • Managing and maintaining the Roland & Boss areas
  • Creating marketing campaigns for local and online audiences via traditional and digital methods including social media
  • Completing reports
  • Train and work closely with other store staff to maximise Roland & Boss sales
  • Run promotional events throughout the year

Key Attributes

  • Experience in a sales role
  • Punctual & reliable
  • Excellent communicator both on the telephone and face to face
  • To have a strong interest and understanding of Hi-tech products
  • Must be proficient in two of the following;
    • Piano/Keyboard
    • Drums
    • Guitar
    • Recording/Production equipment (computer-based recording)
  • Experience in a customer service role
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Naturally an independent worker who uses initiative to find solutions
  • Creatively minded to continuously improve and overcome challenges
  • Polite, helpful and an active listener
  • Someone who has the ability to put customers at ease
  • A persuasive nature & the ability to think on your feet
  • Competent computer skills with experience of email, calendars, internet & reporting
  • Has the ability to work with management of the store and key stakeholders to grow business for the future
  • A clean and well organised person who would successfully plan their time to maintain and manage the Roland displays
  • Good understanding of social media
  • Enthusiastic manner & passionate about music

The Package
– Basic Salary & Commission %
– Private Healthcare
– Contributory pension

To Apply:

Please send your completed application form and CV, via email, to the HR Administrator: Alexandra.Fry@roland.com

Download the Job Application Form

Download the Roland Store specific application form


 

 

EKB Product Specialist – Classic Division

YAMAHA Music Europe GmbH

The Role
We are looking for a highly knowledgeable and enthusiastic EKB Product Specialist to join the Classic Division at Yamaha Music UK. As EKB Product Specialist, you will be training, supporting and inspiring our staff, dealers and customers to better understand the USPs of our Digital Piano and Portable Keyboard ranges.
Working together with the Product Manager and Sales Manager you’ll help develop and drive our EKB business, assisting in devising and implementing a marketing strategy which supports the key product lines, sales objectives and brand messaging.
You’ll be the face of Yamaha at key events, trade shows and festivals whilst coordinating our demonstrator team. You’ll also be responsible for developing our Artist Programme – supporting current artists, identifying new talent and overseeing all partnership PR, marketing and content creation.
Reporting to the Product Manager, you will work closely with the Classic Marketing Team and Sales Rep Team.
We need someone who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who has the courage to risk new ways of approach and the ability to consider things from a customer perspective.
This role is office based in Milton Keynes with regular travel around the UK

Responsibilities
• Influence Digital Piano and Portable Keyboard sales in all market sectors
• Support internal and external staff with in-depth product knowledge through regular training sessions and circulation of product information
• Develop dealer’s technical knowledge and enthusiasm for Yamaha EKB product ranges by delivering regular training and materials
• Provide and deliver product presentations for seminars, educational workshops, in-store and out of store events
• Develop a list of key accounts to encourage and assist strategic model sales
• Presentation of product to national mass market accounts
• Ensure product information is accurate in all online and offline material
• Monitor the UK market place in terms of Yamaha and competitors
• Recommend, design and co-ordinate the EKB marketing plan together with the Product Manager and Marketing Team
• Generate ideas and powerful marketing initiatives which are inline and contributing to our overall marketing goals and business strategies
• Attend and contribute to monthly sales and marketing meetings
• Work closely with, and support our Institution Business Manager
• Develop and support our Artist roster whilst identifying new talent
• Oversee all PR, marketing and content creation from our Artist Partnerships
• Liaise with YME-HQ on product development and support HQ Product and Marketing Managers
• Monitor non-good stock and loans, ensuring stock levels are managed within guidelines
• Manage the allocated advertising and promotions budget for EKB
• Working as a proactive and collaborative member of the wider Classic Division Team

Your Profile and Skills
• Deep knowledge of the Digital Piano and Portable Keyboard market
• Must be able to play piano and demonstrate instruments from EKB product portfolio
• Product orientated background with understanding of the Yamaha advantage and competitor brands
• Minimum of 2 years industry experience in marketing products and /or planning customer focussed campaigns
• An understanding of what drives business
• A genuine passion for marketing with good understanding of digital communication
• Strong relationship building skills and networking ability
• Strong ability to develop product campaign messaging
• Able to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet deadlines
• Team oriented with an approachable attitude
• A solution seeker, not a problem spotter
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills – confident presenter, comfortable with delivering reporting and recommendations to all management levels
• Full driver’s license

Software
• MS Office
• Windows 10
• Working knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign and Photoshop)

If you’d like to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to:
recruitment-uk@music.yamaha.com


Sales Manager
Entertainment Lighting

Sound Technology

Main purpose of the role

To enable the sales of Sound Technology’s entertainment lighting products and promote the interests of the company via a network of dealers, contractors, designers and other stakeholders.

Key Deliverables:

  • To make, plan and structure regular visits to all key accounts, (Rental, Rock n Roll, Installers, Reseller) assigned to you, providing thorough reports of visits and sales prospects.
  • To take responsibility for achieving sales and order targets and developing business in accordance with the company’s business plan for entertainment lighting.
  • Work with our suppliers to identify UK entertainment lighting projects and manage them from inception through to conclusion.
  • To take responsibility for the management of all issues arising from the business assigned to you within the region.
  • To motivate and enable our channels to increase sales of the product range through utilising appropriate marketing techniques.
  • To liaise with the senior Sound Technology management regarding channel reporting and sales strategies, and where necessary provide similar information to our suppliers.
  • To seek out new business opportunities in the assigned area.
  • To assist in the generation of positive PR to support the company’s reputation as a market leader, either directly, or in cooperation with the relevant customers.
  • To ensure that products and the company are well represented by dealers and contractors in the sales region. Also to ensure that the dealers and contractors are fully aware of the product range and its applications and are technically trained on the products.
  • To take responsibility for, and promote, the health, safety and welfare within the sales administration area, whilst complying with the company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance is expected of all employees.

From time to time the job holder will be expected to carry out other activities and tasks, within their skills and ability or for which they are trained to do in order to assist in the efficient operation of the company.

Based on these deliverables, the successful candidate will be able to fulfil the following criteria;

  • Be able to show an excellent understanding of entertainment lighting products and markets, preferably having worked for a manufacturer/distributor in this market.
  • Can demonstrate ability to achieve sales and order targets.
  • Able to provide details of previous sales experience.
  • Can demonstrate ability to main sales records, call plans and associated reporting.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to manage customer relationships.
  • Can show excellent written, verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Can show a good level of computer literacy, showing knowledge of ERP CRM systems (preferably Netsuite).
  • Show ability and understanding of the need for attention to detail.
  • Can work with little supervision but can also work as part of a team.
  • Be able to demonstrate products to clients.

Working in this sector will require the applicant to;

  • Have a full and clean driving licence and be willing to travel throughout the UK and Ireland. Travel abroad may also be required to attend trade events.
  • Be familiar with Health and Safety best practices

To apply for this role, please download and complete the application form. Then submit your form and CV via email to jobs@soundtech.co.uk or via post:

Sarah Jennings
Sound Technology Ltd
17 Letchworth Point
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 1ND

Download the Application Form: Word Version / PDF Version


Sales Consultant 

Blüthner Piano Centre

Blüthner Pianos are one of the oldest and most established piano manufacturers in the world. We have an opportunity for a senior sales consultant to join our flagship showroom in central London.

We are looking for a friendly, engaging and enthusiastic member of staff to manage and grow our retail sales division whilst identifying and implementing new sales and marketing opportunities.

Key responsibilities:
• Managing our retail sales in our central London showroom
• Identifying and developing new sales opportunities
• Growing brand awareness via social media platforms
• Managing our rehearsal studio facilities
• Ensuring stock is well maintained
• Organising and co-ordinating showroom events and concerts
• Create and maintain CRM records

Desirable Skills and experience:
• Previous sales experience
• Basic piano playing ability
• Highly motivated and an enthusiastic approach to developing business
• Punctual
• Computer and social media literate
• Friendly, outgoing and courteous approach to customer service

In return, we are offering a competitive salary and looking to invite someone in to a fast paced and friendly working environment.

Potential development for growth and travel to manage B2B sales and other brand ambassador roles.

To apply, please send your CV to info@bluthner.co.uk


Take It Away – Research Brief

We’re looking for an independent researcher or research team to review, build on and contextualise the findings of a survey exploring the barriers disabled people face when accessing music-making opportunities.

We are specifically welcoming of applications from people with lived experience of disability.

The full brief can be seen on the Youth Music Network here: https://network.youthmusic.org.uk/TakeItAway


Rocksteady Music School 

Various Roles

There’s a wide range of jobs available with Rocksteady Music School, check them out here: boards.greenhouse.io/rocksteadymusicschool/

 


 

Focusrite has a number of openings in High Wycombe

To see these please go to focusrite.workable.com