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Employment Opportunity

by Administrator 27. November 2012 11:47

DUE to our continuing expansion we are looking for an additional member of staff to fulfil the role of Export Sales Administrator.

The successful candidate will have a musical background and have a sound knowledge of industry standard word processing, email and spreadsheet software. Some sales experience would be helpful as would some experience with foreign languages, but neither are essential.

The job will involve all aspects of supporting the Export Sales Director including producing and analysing reports, organising schedules and directly liaising with our customers overseas.

This role carries a high degree of responsibility so applicants will need to be diligent, articulate, responsible, intelligent and capable of working on their own initiative.

This is a part-time role of 25 hours/week (5 hours/day), but it is likely that this may increase as the role develops.

The salary will be generous, but commensurate with experience and potential.

Please apply with your CV by email in the first instance to Mrs Annie Gardner - Finance Director (

Deadline for applications is January 31st, 2013.

Fancy Working at John Packer Ltd?

by Administrator 17. May 2012 14:52

ARE you a brass player? Do you need a job?

We're currently looking for someone to work on Saturdays in our busy shop in Taunton.

We need an experienced brass player capable of playing to a good standard and who is articulate and accurate, you may be just the person we are looking for.

We need someone to deal with customers in the shop and on the 'phone, check stock and perform basic administrative and tidying duties. This position commences on July 7th, 2012.

Please apply in writing giving relevant experience and reasons why you might be appropriate for the job.

Write to:

Steve Herbert, Brass Department Manager
John Packer Ltd
141 Staplegrove Road