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Customer Service Representative

Johnson String Instrument is seeking customer service representatives with experience in violin/viola and/or cello to join our office staff. Customer service representatives are responsible for answering customer phone calls, processing item returns/issuing refunds, contacting delinquent customers, assisting callers with accessory sales, performing rental transactions, and providing general information about services/products. Other miscellaneous office tasks (ie filing) as assigned.

Applicants must have a musical background (preferably stringed instruments) excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to multitask. Customer service and/or call center (or equivalent) experience, as well as strong computer skills, are preferred. The ideal candidate takes initiative and works well as part of a team.

Part-time, 25-28 hours per week. Weekday flexibility and some Saturdays may be required. Must have reliable transportation to our Waltham location.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Nancy Bowes
Email: or Fax: 617-527-2684

Rental Workshop Luthier

Johnson String Instrument is seeking a full-time luthier to join our rental repair workshop staff in Waltham, MA. Work includes set-up and maintenance of rental violins, violas, and cellos.

Repair, set-up or making experience with bowed string instruments strongly preferred. Quick and accurate work is expected, as we are a high-volume shop with high standards. Tremendous attention to detail and ability to focus amidst a busy shop are essential!

Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. Excellent entry level position with full benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401K with matching, and paid vacation and personal time.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Emily Letourneau

Front Counter Associate

Johnson String Instrument is seeking string instrumentalists proficient in violin, viola, and/or cello to join our storefront staff in Newton Centre, MA.

Job entails assisting customers with sheet music and accessory sales, performing instrument rental transactions, acting as client liaison to the Sales and Repair departments, and basic store upkeep, among other tasks.

Applicants must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Customer service background and strong computer skills preferred. The ideal candidate is personable, professional, and detail oriented.

Part-time: 24-32 hours per week (including Saturdays).

Submit your resume and cover letter to:
Rob Laff
Fax: 617-527-2684

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 Evan Boudreau.

Send resumes to:
Rob Laff
c/o Johnson String Instrument
11 John St.
Newton, MA 02459
fax: 617-527-2684