Clive MorleyHarps is a small family business based in a lovely location in the village of Filkins. The business dates back to 1817, and we specialise in the sale and rental of harps.
We are seeking an experienced harpist and musician who would like to work in the musical instrument trade.The right candidate will be an accomplished musician who can demonstrate a range of lever and pedal harps to beginners and experienced harpists alike –helping them choose suitable harps for rental or purchase.
Computer skillsand familiarity with word/excel/outlook
Good customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a small friendly team
A valid UK/EEC driving licence is required
Customer facing duties including the sale and rental of harps as well as the sale of strings and music
Managing the harp showroom
Maintaining relationships with our customers and harp teachers
Managing exhibition stands at harp festivals
Demonstrating harps to the general public and other harpists.
Handling telephone enquiries
Processing orders received via telephone and via our online shop
Looking after sheet music and string stock
Training willbe given in order processing and all aspects of selling/renting harps. We do not expect candidates to have had experience of working in the music trade and training will be provided.
This position would ideally be full time, though for the right candidate shorter working hours or week would be considered. We would also require the successful applicant to work two Saturdays per month with days taken off inlieu mid-week as Saturdays are often busy days in the harp showroom because families visit at the weekend.
The role is based at Clive Morley Harps in Goodfellows, Filkins, Nr.Lechlade GL7 3JG.
Opportunities would exist for the candidate to provide private music lessons around their working day and after hours using the business premises,which is a registered ABRSM examination centre. They could also run regular workshops to help introduce the harp to newcomers and run masterclasses.
This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who loves the harp to workin the music trade, promoting an instrument about which they are passionate, aswell as being able to spend more time broadening their experience with different types of harps, music and harpists.
Interested candidates should send a covering email with attached CV toBen Morley at [email protected]. The financial package would be discussed on application.
Many thanks, Ben Morley.
Clive MorleyHarps Ltd
Filkins, Nr. Lechlade
Glos, GL7 3JG
Tel: 01367 860493