Musical Instruments Sales Assistant and Teacher - Weekends

(Woodwind specialist)

We are looking for an enthusiastic musical person to join our Instrument Department sales team on Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be opportunities for additional shifts from time to time during the week. Ideally you would be a multi instrumentalist familiar with a wide range of instruments but with a particular expertise in woodwind instruments. We are looking for someone who alongside the sales position is able to teach woodwind instruments as we grow our in-house teaching provision.

We open 7 days a week Monday to Saturdays 9am to 5.30pm and Sundays 11am to 5pm. We are looking for people who are able to work both Saturday and Sunday each week however there will be some flexibility in the rota to enable some weekend days off.

Candidates must be good communicators, a woodwind instrumentalist to a good standard, numerate and enjoy interacting with customers.

Forsyths is one of the UKs largest (over 15,000 sq ft over 5 floors) and longest established music shops. We are in the busy shopping district of city centre Manchester. Our instrument department sells a wide range of instruments including:

  •        orchestral string instruments
  •        woodwind
  •        brass
  •        guitars - classical, acoustic and electric
  •        folk instruments (specialising in ukuleles and mandolins);
  •        digital pianos and keyboards.
  •        We also sell a wide selection of accessories for all instruments.

It would be helpful if you have had experience serving customers in a retail environment. However, our existing expert sales staff will be able to give on the job training with product knowledge and sales.

For further information please browse our website or call into the shop.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the job and a current cv to

Forsyth Brothers Ltd, 126 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2GR

Closing date:- Monday 27th January     Start date:- ASAP