Come and join the Bows for Strings team!

We are looking for a passionate violinist to join our sales team at our Glen Waverley showroom (days negotiable however weekend availability is a plus).

The ideal candidate will be proficient at violin, engage easily with people and be eager to share their passion for music with others. They will be able to handle multiple tasks, possess a strong work ethic, and be a quick learner with a can-do attitude.

Job responsibilities: 

The role supports Bows for Strings customers on their musical journey by providing a high level of customer service, education and sales assistance. The Casual Sales Assistant is responsible for intimately knowing the Bows for Strings range and educating customers at every step of their musical journey, be it daring beginners, right through to experienced players looking for their forever instrument. 

Tasks of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Sales assistance in the showroom providing education and sales support
  • Making every customer feel welcome and at home in Bows for Strings
  • Demonstrating our range of instruments to customers (often families)
  • Inventory management and assisting with stocktaking 
  • Cleaning of the showroom to ensure it is presentable
  • Pricing and sorting of new stock
  • Packing of online orders ready for collection/delivery
  • Assisting with instrument maintenance including string changes and instrument cleaning

    Candidate requirements:

    The ideal candidate will be excited to share their passion for music with others, and will posses the following characteristics/qualifications:

    • Passionate about music and helping others on their musical journey
    • Play the violin at an 8th grade level or higher 
    • Previous sales/retail experience preferred but not essential 
    • Possess a strong work ethic
    • Ability to work on weekdays and weekends (exact days/hours to be worked out with the successful candidate - strong preference for someone who can work on weekends)
    • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritise what needs to be done
    • Proficient technology skills (Microsoft Office, etc)
    • Comfortable providing customer service in person or over the phone

      If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

      In a brief cover letter please tell us why you would be perfect for this role, what excites you about working at Bows for Strings, and what your favourite piece to play is and why.

      Please send your resume and cover letter to

      We are currently accepting applications, for an immediate start date.

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