Thursday, September 3, 2009

hhgregg Announces 250 Job Openings in the Tampa Area

hhgregg Announces 250 Job Openings in the Tampa Area

Customer-Focused Associates Needed to Fill Sales and Management Positions

INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 02, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) is looking to hire more than 250 employees for new stores opening in the Tampa market this fall. The company is accepting applications for commissioned sales associates and Manager in Training positions.

"We are excited about our growth in Tampa and are looking forward to hiring new hhgregg associates to be a part of our team," said Angela Larrabee, regional manager, hhgregg. "We welcome applicants with previous sales and electronics experience, but we also encourage those with a friendly and customer-service focused attitude, who may not have retail experience, to apply. hhgregg has a comprehensive training program, which provides more than 200 hours of training each year to our staff."

Applicants must have a friendly, customer-service-focused attitude. Sales and customer service experience is beneficial, but retail experience is not required. Bilingual and Spanish-speaking individuals are strongly encouraged to submit an application. To apply, please visit


hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, mattresses and related services operating under the names hhgregg(R) and Fine Lines(R). hhgregg currently operates 116 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.