Join Our Team!

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The Candyman doesn’t employ commissioned sales staff. Our team is made up of Customer Choice Coaches and Schmooze Masters who are savvy in musical instruments, gear, technology, and live sound.


If you:

  • Are experienced

  • Have a passion for helping others begin, sustain, or further their music career

  • Can consistently interact with staff and patrons in a friendly and outgoing manner

  • Consider yourself to be bright and energetic

  • Have a flexible schedule


We would like to talk with you!

Let us know if you think you have what it takes to join this team of superstars named 'Music and Sound's Best Sales Staff' and 'NAMM's Best Customer Service' (and a long list of other awards including NAMM's 2014 Dealer of the Year)!


Please understand, applicants that do not follow the application process will not be considered. No drop-ins please.

The Candyman Strings & Things is New Mexico’s premier full-line music store and a welcoming music hub and education center serving people from all walks of life; from families to professional musicians, and everyone in between. The Candyman also offers an instrument rental program as well as repair and commercial sound installation services. The Candyman focuses on long-term customer relationships, creating new music makers, and supporting musicians from all walks of life. The Candyman’s owners and staff don’t consider themselves a business in the community, but an integral part of the community and their mission is to make lives better through music. 

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Fill out the below application and attach your resume. 

Candidates will be contacted to review the job description and arrange a time to visit The Candyman to fill out a few questionaires.

We will sort through applications and reach out directly to those we feel are the best matches. We may not contact those that are not a fit.

Step 4

Executives will review completed questionnaires and contact stand-out applicants.

Step 5

Onsite interviews (may be more than one) will be conducted with candidates that are identified in Step 4.

Step 6

The candidate determined to be the best fit will receive an offer of employment under a probationary period of 90 days. 

Questions about the application process may be emailed to No phone calls please.