Careers

Chamberlain Music is one of the fastest growing companies in the educational music sales sector. We run a busy retail, web, and mail-order company from our premises in Haslemere, Surrey, serving customers all over the world. We are one of the foremost suppliers of musical instruments and equipment to educators and our extensive printed catalogue is delivered to more than 35,000 different schools, universities, and performance venues.

Applicants should send a completed application form by email to sally@chamberlainmusic.com or by post to Chamberlain Music, FAO: Human resources, 70 Weyhill, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1HN.

Current Vacancies

Warehouse operative & van driver

Full time - immediate start

Primary role - Warehouse operative:

  • Assisting our expanding warehouse team in picking, packing, and shipping goods
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Stock taking, preparing stock for sale
  • Maintaining a tidy, organised, and safe warehouse environment

Secondary role - Van driver:

Requirements:

  • For insurance purposes, all applicants must be over 25, have a minimum of three years driving experience (not necessarily van driving), and a clean driving licence
  • A mature and positive attitude
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Comfortable taking instructions and confident using initiative
  • Applicants must be conscientious, good time keepers, and display attention to detail
  • Owing to the physical nature of the role, applicants must have a reasonable level of fitness

Some knowledge or experience in the following fields are useful, but not essential:

  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of musical instruments
  • Previous warehouse experience
  • Previous van driving experience

Working hours 9:00 – 17:30, Monday - Friday

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Warehouse assistant

Full time - immediate start

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic applicant to join our dynamic and versatile warehouse team. The role will include:

  • Picking and preparing orders for despatch
  • Loading and unloading lorries
  • Speaking on the phone with suppliers
  • Stock taking
  • Maintaining a tidy, organised, and safe warehouse environment

A positive attitude and a good eye for detail are essential as orders must be processed quickly and accurately to meet our daily deadlines. Good computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office are important, and the nature of the job also requires a reasonable level of physical fitness.

Full on the job training will be given, but warehouse experience and a full driving license would be a distinct advantage.

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Sales advisor

Full time - immediate start

Applicants must have:

  • Great interpersonal skills and a polite telephone manner
  • Fantastic written and spoken English
  • Good computer knowledge
  • A working knowledge of music, musical instruments and notation
  • Sales / target-driven attitude and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail

The role will include:

  • Speaking directly with decision makers, to promote our product and to maximise any sales opportunities that may arise
  • Administering and processing sales accurately, responding to emails and answering telephone queries
  • Focusing on customer service and to maintain good customer relations
  • Reporting directly to the Sales Manager

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Shop assistant

We are currently looking for a knowledgeable full time shop assistant. Our focus is, and always has been, customer service and we are looking for the best and brightest people to join our expanding team. Previous experience would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential for the right applicant as full on-the-job training will be given.

Applicants must have:

  • Good general musical knowledge
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Fantastic written and spoken English
  • Good computer knowledge

The role:

  • To assist in the general day to day running of our busy retail operation
  • To deal with customers face-to-face
  • To respond to emails and answer telephone queries in a timely and polite manner
  • To focus on customer service and to maintain good customer relations at all times
  • To report directly to the Sales Manager/Showroom manager

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Speculative applications

We are always looking for people who have a genuine interest in music and music publishing. If you have a welcoming, friendly and efficient approach and are keen to work within a musical environment please get in touch by completing an application form and returning it to us with details of the type of position you're looking for. We'll be in touch if any vacancies of this type become available in the future.

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