Staff Wanted: Full-Time General Assistant

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FULL-TIME POSITION – GENERAL ASSISTANT

HiFi Gear is an online and in-store retailer of specialist hifi and home cinema equipment, based in King Street, Hereford, offering the people of Herefordshire and the UK an enjoyable and professional home audio retail experience.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to assist staff with the general day-to-day running of the business, in both online and in-store aspects. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to begin working within the hifi/home electronics market, as no prior training or experience is necessary and will be provided. However, a keen interest in music and technology will be of significant advantage as would a heightened range of computer skills.

The assistant would be required to work between 8:50am and 5:00pm, five days a week. You would be expected to work Saturdays, but would have a day off in the week.

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:

  • A confident and professional demeanor
  • Computer literacy
  • Good organisation skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Ability to comfortably interact with customers face-to-face

To express interest in this position, please send your CV along with a cover letter to info@hifigear.co.uk. Alternatively, please feel free to come in-store and deliver your CV and cover letter in person.

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