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New Job Vacancy at John Packer Ltd

by Administrator 9. January 2014 09:38

John Packer Ltd are looking for a capable individual to join their sales team to support continuing growth in their export markets.

This is a demanding and full time role with considerable responsibility. The successful candidate will need to be an experienced musician with good organisational skills and a high level of accuracy. Some sales experience would be beneficial, but full training will be given. Competence in foreign language(s) and familiarity with standard proprietary design software would also be an advantage, but are not essential. Familiarity with standard office software/processes is a pre-requisite.

We are a team company and this is a team role.

The job is based in our Taunton administration centre and involves all aspects of sales with additional elements of marketing/PR & relevant administration.

A generous remuneration is on offer to the right person and we are looking to fill the post immediately.

The closing date for applications is February 14th, 2014.

Apply in the first instance by emailing a CV and a short covering letter to Company Director Annie Gardner -

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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.

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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

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