CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 1st JULYVacancy for full-time Doublereed Department Specialist
Venue: Howarth Oboe Dept, 31 Chiltern Street, London
We are looking to appoint a double reed player to join our busy sales team in our London showroom. The successful candidate will:
- Have a comprehensive knowledge of the bassoon or oboe and be a competent, experienced player.
- Have experience within a classical music environment
- Have a keen interest and good knowledge of their instrument’s repertoire
- Be highly efficient and have excellent organisational skills
- Have good interpersonal and communication skills, and work well in a team
- Be computer literate and be able to use standard Microsoft applications
- Have a proficient level in Maths and English
- Be self-motivated, reliable and have a professional work ethic.
- Be committed to the role
The successful applicant will be based in our London double reed shop and will deal with all shop floor duties. You will be part of a team that is responsible for new and second-hand instrument sales, rentals, telephone and email enquiries and upholding our exceptional reputation for customer service. Other tasks will include stock control nd dealing with suppliers. You will occasionally represent the company at tradeexhibitions, conventions and special events, requiring flexibility and responsibility.
Alongside these responsibilities, there are many ‘back office’ tasks you will be expected to undertake. You will be responsible for keeping the shop clean and tidy,
dealing with regular stock deliveries and for maintaining our shop displays. The working week is five days, including Saturdays with a day off during the week. This is a full-time role and would not suit someone wishing to pursue a freelance career alongside.
Interviews will be held week commencing 9th July 2018.
Please apply in writing with a CV and short covering letter to Ben Couldwell at the email address above. Remuneration will be subject to experience.
Tel: 020 7935 2407
Tuesday 5th June 2018Reeds’n'Stuff Bassoon Reed-Making Equipment Demonstrations at Howarth
Venue: The Howarth Bassoon Department
Howarth of London are delighted to present this special demonstration day of bassoon reed-making equipment, with Lorenzo Masala from Reeds ’n Stuff.
Reeds ’n Stuff are renowned German makers of high quality, precision oboe and bassoon reed-making products, and we stock a full range of their machines and equipment. Howarth of London are able to offer customers the chance to view and try some of the products under the guidance of our own specialist staff, fully trained by Reeds ‘n Stuff director Udo Heng.
Email: bassoon @howarth.uk.com
Tel: +44 (0)20 7935 2407