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Guitar Center Careers

With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center associates have a common goal: to help people find their sound.

Learn more about Guitar Center & why it's a great place to work.

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Why Work For Guitar Center?

Top Reasons to Make Your Passion Your Career with Guitar Center

Gig Leave

Gig leave provides eligible associates with up to 90 days off within a single 12-month period to pursue specific activities directly related to musical opportunities (such as gigs, recording, playing, composing or producing).

Merchandise Discounts

Our associates are eligible to purchase merchandise offered for retail sale by our various brands at substantial discounts. The discount policies and available products may differ among the brands.

GAIN program

We have a wide selection of manufacturers who provide team members with gear discounts beyond the current associate discount program.

Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k

    Full-Time Associate

  • Medical Coverage
    • Standard PPO
    • CDHP PPO
  • Dental Coverage
    • Standard
    • Enhanced
  • Vision Coverage
  • Telemedicine
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Commuter FSA
    • Dependent Care FSA
  • Life & Disability Insurance
    • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Supplemental Life and AD&D
    • Short-Term Disability (based on State or GCI plans)
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Ancillary Benefits
    • Voluntary Group Insurance – Accident
    • Voluntary Group Insurance – Critical Illness
    • Pet Insurance
    • Auto Insurance
    • Homeowner’s/Renter’s Insurance
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • 401(k)

Part-Time Associate

    • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Commuter FSA
    • Ancillary Benefits
      • Pet Insurance
      • Auto Insurance
      • Homeowner’s/Renter’s Insurance
    • Tobacco Cessation
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • 401(k)
review Guitar Center Employment benefits
Jam Space

Jam Space was created for our valued associates to be able to take a lesson or jam with their band mates.

Jam Nights

Jam Nights allow you to be immersed within our musical community within the safe environment of the Guitar Center Lessons facility or to perform with your team members from the support center.

Vibe Committee

A committee of diverse demographic and organizational members at the Guitar Center Support Center Campuses! The Vibe Committee brainstorms ideas and programs to acknowledge dedicated associates, welcome new hires, celebrate anniversaries and promotions, and engage all departments through new and existing programs.

What Are We Looking For?

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Passion, confidence, creativity, and your authentic self. This is our sound for success. Bring us these qualities and take your career to new heights. We are seeking talented individuals to join our growing team. Working with any of our brands offers a challenging and rewarding experience.

You'll be part of a team of dedicated professionals applying your vision and talent to the shared goal of helping to fill the world with music.

Guitar Center is committed to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism, cultural diversity, and empowering women to strive to their fullest potential in the communities where we live and do business.

Sound like you? Get started on your Guitar Center job search.

Guitar Center is committed to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism, cultural diversity and empowering women to strive to their fullest potential in the communities where we live and do business.

"We have always known that our success comes from our people, but to put it through this lens, we want all our associates to look left and right and see themselves, knowing that Guitar Center is a place where hard work, good ideas and culture thrive. What they hear from leadership needs to reflect this vision. That means a diverse collection of men, women of all backgrounds and experiences at all levels of our organization. As candidates consider Guitar Center, we want them to know this is who we are and they will feel welcomed here. That's how we will continue to stick around for another 40, 50, 60 years."

- Ron Japinga, CEO, Guitar Center

Core Values

Integrity Integrity

We do the right thing. We are open, honest and morally strong. We are transparent and ethical in all of our interactions with associates, customers, vendors, and the public.

Customer First Customer First

We strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.

Respect Respect

We treat others as we expect to be treated. We embrace each individual's unique talents and honor diverse life and work styles.

Passion Passion

We strive to inspire others through our tenacity, energy and enthusiasm with accountability to others and ourselves in order to deliver on our promises.

Culture

Our MISSION:

Be the unrivaled leader in assisting customers at every stage of their musical journey through an authoritative assortment at great value, hands-on experience, first-rate services, and omnichannel convenience.


Our Associate:

We will operate in a transparent, respectful and team oriented environment where our associates can achieve job satisfaction with professional and personal growth.


Our industry:

We will work to improve opportunities in every community to participate in filling the world with music.


Our Partners and stakeholders:

We will achieve superior financial results for the benefit of our associates, customers and stakeholders.

Guitar Center University is the primary vehicle for dissemination of organizational culture and fostering the development of core workplace skills, career-specific tools, leadership, creative thinking, and problem solving.


Aligned with key business initiatives and strategies to deliver the necessary information, knowledge, and development, Guitar Center University is the epicenter of personal growth and the primary engine for intentional succession planning.


Guitar Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job- related requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1-818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to recruiting@guitarcenter.com.

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