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Pittsburgh Guitars is currently seeking a Part-Time Retail Sales Associate and a Guitar Teacher. We have been in business since 1979 and have served guitar players at our South Side location since the early 1980s.

Position: Part Time Retail Sales Associate

Pittsburgh Guitars is seeking a part-time retail sales associate at our location on Carson Street in the historic South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Are you passionate about music, into guitar gear and like dealing with people? If this sounds like you, please e-mail a resume with a cover letter to


We are open Mon-Thursday 11-8 pm, Fri/Sat 11-5 pm. This position will be at least 3 days per week with potential for full-time.

Job Description

    • Provide great customer service by being approachable, knowledgeable, passionate, and a good listener to every customer
    • Assisting customers in person by answering questions and guiding them through the sales process to match them up with the right gear and accessories
    • Take in guitar and amp repairs and write up work tickets
    • Continually familiarize yourself with the inventory that we sell and the products that our manufacturers carry. Learning product knowledge is key to helping a customer
    • Have great customer service skills in person and over the telephone
    • Assist in receiving UPS and FedEx shipments
    • Restock the store on a daily basis
    • Assist in keeping the store in a clean and tidy condition
    • Conduct sales transactions with a computer-based POS system and credit card machine
    • Pack up orders to be shipped out


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must have basic guitar-playing skills
  • General knowledge of guitars, amps, accessories, and guitar maintenance
  • Previous customer service/retail experience is a bonus
  • Basic computer and math skills

Position: Guitar Teacher 

Pittsburgh Guitars is seeking an experienced instructor to teach guitar lessons at our South Side location. To apply, please e-mail a resume with a cover letter to

We are seeking an instructor that is versed in a wide variety of music.

  • Must be patient and be able to teach a wide variety of skill levels ranging from beginners to advanced students
  • Should have strong organizational skills and be able to set up a lesson plan that applies to individual lessons based on their needs and goals
  • Be good with people, communicate well, and deal with a wide range of personalities
  • Have experience sight reading music and have knowledge of music theory
  • Have the ability to teach virtually if the student requires it
  • Being able to teach the ukulele is a bonus!

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