Monday, January 11, 2010

hhgregg Announces 100 Job Openings in Virginia Beach and Newport News, VA

hhgregg Announces 100 Job Openings in Virginia Beach and Newport News, VA

Appliance and Electronics Retailer Aims to Fill Available Positions in Sales, Warehouse and Management

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced it is looking to fill approximately 100 positions for two new stores scheduled to open in Virginia Beach and Newport News, VA this spring. The Virginia Beach store will be located at 3421 Virginia Beach Blvd. and the Newport News store will be located at 12140 Jefferson Ave. hhgregg expects to hire about 50 employees for each new store.

Individuals interested in applying for the open positions are encouraged to visit the "Careers" section on hhgregg's website,, beginning on 1/15/2010. An online application and assessment must be completed in order to secure an interview with the company.

"As we continue to expand in Virginia, we look forward to hiring talented members of the local community to be part of the hhgregg team," said Andrew Eaton, regional manager, hhgregg. "We encourage those with a friendly attitude and customer service focus to apply. There are many exciting opportunities available to grow with our company."

Online applications for commissioned sales associates, warehouse staff, customer service merchandisers and manager- in-training positions will be accepted. Sales experience is preferred, but retail experience is not required. hhgregg has a comprehensive training program, which provides more than 200 hours of training for each sales associate. To apply online, 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 127 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

SOURCE: hhgregg