Sheet music Sales Advisor and Piano/Guitar Teacher - Weekends

Forsyths Music shop is looking for an enthusiastic musician to join its team on a part time basis in the sheet music and recorded music department as well as joining our roster of in-store instrumental teachers for piano and/or guitar.  

The sheet music and recorded music department provides a specialist service to musicians and non musicians alike. With well over 30,000 different titles of sheet music in stock as well as thousands of classical and jazz CDs our staff play an important role to help customers navigate the stock. Staff in this department are required to have a good musical knowledge to be able to assist in the purchase and sales of music and recordings.

The responsibilities for this post will include:

  • Assisting customers in the shop and on the phone in purchasing sheet music, books, CDs, DVDs etc.
  • Helping to process customer orders via our website
  • Helping to maintain appropriate stock and stock levels
  • Helping to maintain a clean and tidy department and attractive displays
  • Teaching customers piano and/or guitar in-store within normal opening hours
  • Assisting with organising events and administration of music teaching
  • Encourage customers to shop throughout the store


The successful candidate for this job must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Friendly personable manner happy to deal with beginners to experts alike
  • A piano and/or guitar player to a high standard with preferably prior experience of teaching
  • Good musical knowledge (particularly classical repertoire) and the ability to read music
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills
  • High level of self motivation
  • Attention to detail in administrative tasks (e.g. processing mail order and organising and classifying stock on the shelves)

In addition the following attributes would be desirable:

  • Previous sales experience if possible in a music shop
  • Interest and enthusiasm in classical and jazz recorded music

This is a part time permanent position. We are open 7 days a week 9am-5.30pm Monday to Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sundays. This position is weekend days with scope for extra shifts in the week from time to time.

Please send a covering letter explaining why you make a good candidate for this job and CV to or by post to

Forsyth Brothers Ltd
126 Deansgate
M3 2GR

Closing date Monday 27th January 5pm

Start date as soon as possible