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Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Carriage House Violins, the instrument sales division of Johnson String Instrument, has an immediate opening for a part-time administrative assistant/receptionist.

Applicants must play violin, viola, or cello and hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree. Previous customer service and/or administrative experience is preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to

Greeting clients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, processing transactions using software developed for Johnson String Instrument, and data entry. Saturday availability is required.

Starting salary

$15 per hour, in addition to generous employee discounts on products and services.

Accessible by public transportation.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

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Seasonal Rental Delivery Assistant - Fall 2018

Seasonal role starting fall 2018: Work the hours you can! $$ bonus offered if you complete at least 100 hours with satisfactory performance between 8/25 and 10/5/18!

Johnson String Instrument’s Rental Delivery Department brings the personal experience of visiting our storefront to the customer! Rental Delivery Assistants join full-time JSI staff visiting schools to meet with families, size players for instruments, and walk customers through the rental process. Assistants are tasked with providing a superior customer service experience to all, and are also responsible for helping to load instruments in and out of the van and recording transactions accurately and thoroughly.


  • Professional demeanor
  • Availability to work weekday afternoons and evenings
  • Access to a reliable vehicle: must have transportation to events at schools
  • Ability to pass a CORI check: will be working with both adult and child customers
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand for up to 4 hours, and bend to access items

Natalie Harrington: natalie@johnsonstring.com

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We are always looking!

Johnson String Instrument is looking for experienced repair and restoration professionals for part time set-up and minor repair work. We are interested in qualified people from anywhere in the United States. If you have these skills and would like more information please contact us.

Send resumes to Maureen Wall.
Email: maureen@johnsonstring.com

Johnson String Instrument
1029 Chestnut Street
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Fax: 617. 527. 2684
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