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Andrew's Fine Violins is a renowned establishment dedicated to providing exceptional musical instruments and services to musicians of all levels. With a passion for craftsmanship and a commitment to excellence, we specialize in the sale, rental, repair, and restoration of string instruments.

Our mission is to foster a vibrant musical community by offering top-quality instruments and personalized customer care.

FULL-TIME  POSITION

Position Overview: We are seeking a talented and experienced individual to work in the storefront to oversee all aspects of our shop's operations. The ideal candidate will have a deep appreciation for string instruments, along with strong leadership skills and a customer-centric mindset. This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future success of our shop.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the violin shop, including inventory management, sales, and customer service.

  • Oversee a team of skilled craftsmen and sales associates, providing guidance, training, and support as needed.

  • Maintain a high standard of quality in all aspects of shop operations, from instrument repair and restoration to customer interactions.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and industry standards.

  • Cultivate relationships with suppliers, musicians, and other stakeholders within the music community.

  • Stay informed about industry trends and developments, and make recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Maintain a high level of organization and professionalism, especially within the Rental Program and other office-related duties.

  • Clear communication between associates, staff, and customers is a must.

Qualifications:

  • Preferably 1-2 years of experience in a violin shop or music retail environment. 

  • Knowledge of string instruments, and several years experience in playing one of them.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on providing exceptional customer service.

  • Detail-oriented mindset with a passion for craftsmanship and quality, is welcomed/encouraged. 

  • Strong computer skills are a must (Helpful previous experience with retail software like QuickBooks/QuickBooks Online).

 

Benefits:

  • Salary based on experience.

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.

  • Health insurance and paid vacation, plus sick days.

  • Employee discounts on musical instruments and accessories.

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on creativity and innovation.

 

Requirement:

  • Full-time (long term) commitment: Mondays through Thursdays 9:30 am - 6:30 pm and 9:30 am - 3:30 pm on Saturdays*

Your Expectations:

   * Please provide your expectations for this position.

*We believe that this position is best suited for someone who is not actively performing their instrument in the community.

If you are a dedicated music enthusiast with a passion for string instruments and a talent for leadership, we invite you to join our team. If you are interested, please submit the following:

  • Resume, detailing your qualifications.

  • Cover Letter, detailing why you would be an ideal fit for this role.

  • Two References (List their: Name, Relationship to your reference, Phone Number, Email).

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and reference details.

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