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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.


Candidate Attributes:

Experienced harpist

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


Responsibilities willinclude:

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.


Working Hours:

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


Created On  1 Aug 2021 11:05 in Harp News  -  Permalink


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