Current Job Openings

Interested in working at Brass Bell Music, but don't seen an opening that matches your skillset? Apply to let us know why you would be a great fit at BBMS! We will hold on to your resumé for future openings. Please return a copy of the application attached to your resume to the store, or email [email protected]
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Current Available Positions

  • Bookkeeper

    We are in the business of creating and serving musicians. This includes sales, repairs, rentals and lessons. Our store has been chosen several times by NAMM as one of the top 100 music retailers in the country. We are proud to be the foremost sponsor of Make Music Milwaukee, along with many other city-wide events.

    Our business has been built with pride and passion by primarily musicians, and now our company is in search of a self-directed and number-oriented individual to join our business team as a full-time bookkeeper to help propel us to future growth. Don't let the fact that we are a bunch of musicians scare you - our accounting procedures are pretty solid. You won't be walking into a huge mess (but honestly, there are some areas that will need your help).

    This position will require someone who will roll up their sleeves and help us continue to improve our financial operations.

    If you are:

    • Task-oriented
    • Analytical
    • Organized
    • Honest & direct
    • Hard worker

    Then we offer:

    • A leadership position in a fun, dynamic, sometimes stressful (hey - I'm not going to lie), growing company in an industry that is full of interesting people.
    • Flexible schedule
    • Employee benefits and discounts
    • Fair base pay plus incentives that you help decide.

    Bookkeeper Responsibilities (Mentoring and Training can and will be provided):

    • Participate in the development of and Daily deposit, account reconciliation, accounts receivable and payable
    • Participate with monitoring the financial performance of the company
    • Participate in preparing monthly and annual buying budgets
    • Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel
    • Communicate financial metrics to management
  • Inventory Receiving and Buying Specialist

    Job Summary

    Brass Bell Music is looking to hire an inventory receiving and buying specialist to manage floor inventory and back-stock. You will be expected to communicate with customers, staff, and vendors while completing your duties. You will be both customer-facing and working as a liaison between Brass Bell Music and our vendors, so communication skills are a requirement for this position. In addition to receiving product, you will be responsible for the upkeep of our current stock and may be asked to complete other in-store customer service duties that we will train you for, such as instrument rentals and simple sales. You will be expected to upstock our floor inventory to ensure full and accessible displays for customers. Knowledge of or experience with Band & Orchestra & Fretted instruments and accessories is a must. Brass Bell Music will train applicants without prior inventory receiving experience, but applicants with experience may be qualified for a higher salary.


    Job Type:

    Full Time



    Benefits:

    Yes



    Salary:

    Based on experience, starting at $10.00/hour with paid training



    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Unpack shipping cartons and verify their contents against packing slips.
    • Receive shipments in our POS System and confirm that shipped product matches that called for on Brass Bell purchase orders.
    • Adjust product pricing to reflect manufacturer net pricing or special discounts.
    • Be able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Take charge of all products that are to be shipped back to their respective vendors. This includes mis-shipments, damaged or defective product, warranty claims, etc.
    • Take inventory of all products in the store and notify the appropriate purchaser of any deficiencies.
    • Be familiar with trends in the store’s product needs. Know what, how much, and how often.
    • Give regular input to management to maintain store profitability in relation to receiving.
    • Note any backorders or discrepancies on the PO and communicate these issues to the buyer in that department.
    • Assist buyers in contacting vendors to resolve discrepancies in orders.
    • Fulfill Order Fill slips when receiving.
    • Create new Skus and pricing when needed.
    • Be able to generally locate product on the sales floor for purposes of stocking received orders.
    • Stocking and tagging received product or communicate to these projects to management for delegation.
    • Sign for packages & shipments
    • Check packages & shipments for damages sustained during transit, especially when damage to packaging is visible.
    • Break down cardboard and packaging material or communicating to these projects to management for delegation.
    • Properly store product that needs to be received (oversized, etc....) or communicate to these projects to management for delegation.
    • Maintain the the Damaged Merchandise and RA shelf in Shipping & Receiving
    • Handle all damaged merchandise and RAs.

    Experience:

    2+ years of retail experience a plus; inventory management experience is preferred



    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • High School Diploma
    • Prior retail experience preferred
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to multitask
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Prior knowledge of Band & Orchestra & Fretted instruments and accessories
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Good math skills
    • Excellent team-player and customer service-driven attitude
    • Excellent ability to maintain accurate records

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proficiency in AIMsi POS system
    • Prior inventory management experience
    • Bachelor’s or higher degree in business, management, music, or related field
  • School Services Representative - Back of the House

    Job Summary

    Looking for an organized, checklist-oriented musician who can work well in a retail and office setting.

    Our School Services Department plays an integral role here at Brass Bell. School services links our business with many of Milwaukee's music educational institutions. Many of the accounts you will handle will have a direct impact on our store sales and customer base.

    We’ll be honest: during the Spring and Fall peak seasons this job can be stressful at times but don’t worry, you’ll be surrounded by fellow musicians and educators who know what they are doing, have gone through the same stress, and want to help.

    Job Type:

    Full Time (Job would be Monday thru Friday: ranging from 7am - 4pm in the school year plus occasional attendance at district festivals.)



    Benefits:

    Yes



    Salary:

    Based on experience, starting at $13-16/hour with paid training



    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Pricing and filling orders.
    • Researching products to help make recommendations to teachers.
    • Make product recommendations to buyers.
    • Work on the sales floor to learn the ins and outs of our customer product experience.
    • Keeping and updating lists of schools and specific supplies on multiple platforms.
    • Communicating with and learning from the staff to solve problems.
    • Communicating with teachers via email and phone to solve problems.
    • Checking order status and communicating deadlines to teachers and staff.
    • Preparing and completing promos, newsletters, and other forms of outreach.
    • Having a great memory will really help you!.
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