Music Lessons Coordinator

Organization:

Long & McQuade

Deadline:

Until filled

Organization Description:

Long & McQuade is Canada's largest and fastest growing musical instrument retailer with over 70 stores stretching from Victoria, BC to St. John's, Newfoundland. Founded in 1956 and still family owned and operated, Long & McQuade has become the preferred destination for both professional and amateur musicians alike. Long & McQuade offers:

  • a competitive compensation package

  • a competitive benefits plan (including medical, dental, prescription drugs, short and long term disability, life insurance and travel insurance)

  • an optional pension plan (with contributions matched by Long & McQuade!)

  • staff purchase benefits

  • a tension-free, non-commissioned sales environment

  • an in-house, four-level training program

  • opportunities for advancement

Website:

http://www.long-mcquade.com/?page=careers-description&JobsID=3939

Job Description:

As a member of the store management team, you will be responsible for managing and administering all aspects of the Music Lesson Centre. Working with the Director of Music Education, you will ensure consistent application of the Lesson Centre Policies and Procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Interview, select and provide orientation for suitable teachers

  • Coordinate teacher schedules and room schedules

  • Promote and market the Music Lesson Centre

  • Register students and enforce attendance and payment policies

  • Maintain accurate student and teacher attendance records

  • Confirm and administer teacher pays

  • Train and supervise lesson staff

  • Manage overdue or delinquent customer lesson accounts

  • Resolve student and parent problems and complaints

  • Develop and coordinate group programs and classes

  • Schedule and plan bi-annual student recitals

  • Evaluate teachers for job effectiveness and rate increases

  • Liaise with store staff to promote and market Long & McQuade products and services

  • Maintain studios and studio equipment

  • Regularly review Lesson Centre revenue and growth projections

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of instrumental music studies in school or through private lessons

  • Strong knowledge of music education

  • Must be able to work weekdays, weeknights and weekends

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proven sales and customer service skills

  • Basic office administration and customer account management skills

  • Ability to manage people

How to Apply:

Email resume to Store Manager, Joe Fernandes at jfernandes@long-mcquade.com.

Remuneration:

Starting salary $32,000-35,000/year and up depending on experience.

Contact Name: Joe Fernandes
Contact Email: jfernandes@long-mcquade.com
Contact Phone: 604-986-0911

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