Wednesday, March 10, 2010

hhgregg Announces 115 Job Openings in Hagerstown, MD and Winchester, VA

hhgregg Announces 115 Job Openings in Hagerstown, MD and Winchester, VA

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

INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced it is looking to fill approximately 100 job openings for two new stores located in Hagerstown, Maryland and Winchester, Virginia that are scheduled to open this Spring. The company also plans to hire 15 managers-in-training for additional stores it plans to open in the area later this year.

hhgregg expects to hire about 50 sales associates, warehouse staff and customer service merchandiser personnel for the stores located at 17766 Garland Groh Boulevard in Hagerstown, MD and 2580 South Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester, VA. The company is also accepting applications to fill 15 available manager-in-training positions for employees who would train at the Hagerstown and Winchester stores this Spring and be assigned to manage new stores in the mid-Atlantic region later this year.

Individuals interested in applying for the open positions are encouraged to visit the "Careers" section on hhgregg's website, http://www.hhgregg-jobs.com/. An online application and assessment must be completed in order to secure an interview with the company. Interviews will take place March 8th -29th.

"hhgregg is excited to be expanding in Maryland and Virginia and we are actively seeking talented members of the local community to be part of the hhgregg team," said Greg Walker, Mid-Atlantic Vice President for hhgregg. "There are many exciting opportunities at hhgregg for motivated individuals looking to grow with our company."

hhgregg encourages candidates with a friendly attitude and customer-service focus to apply. 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 http://www.hhgregg-jobs.com/

CORPORATE OVERVIEW

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 129 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

SOURCE: hhgregg

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