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Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004. Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative amplification products that redefine players expectations, Blackstar today distributes products to over 50 countries worldwide and is a major international brand in the amplifier market. Over the years the Blackstar team has continued to grow and Blackstar is always keen to hear from like-minded individuals who have the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in the MI industry.


You can make your career in one of the following departments here at Blackstar Amplification:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Finance and Supply Chain
  • Operations
  • Research & Development
  • Human Resources

Featured Job: Head of Operations

You are a Senior Operations Manager with a broad experience in operations, production and supply chain management. You will have experience in managing operations and production in a volume electronics manufacturing environment with particular knowledge of Far Eastern manufacturing.

In this role you will have a hands on approach backed up by a qualification in an engineering subject.

You will be a team player who is able to motivate and mentor a small team of highly capable and enthusiastic individuals.

Responsible for: Ensuring the continuity, quality and consistent supply of Blackstar products. You will be responsible for the internal and external logistical issues and the Line Management of the Operations Department.

Overall purpose of the job:Overall responsibility for the operational function of Blackstar Amplification to include the manufacturing, supply chain, UK operations, logistics, approvals and quality.

You are able to work to tight timescales and you will need to be available to travel overseas when required.

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Currently Available Job Roles

Interested in furthering your career with Blackstar? Search our list of currently available job roles below. The list of available roles changes frequently so if there isn't anything in your area currently, please check back soon.

Ref No. Date Added Title Department Job Type
SM006 30th September 2014 Graphic Designer Sales and Marketing Permanent View Details
OP002 13th August 2014 Head of Operations Operations Permanent View Details
SM005 11th August 2014 European Field Product Trainer Sales and Marketing Permanent View Details

If you can’t see a role to match what you’re looking for, but would still like to send us your CV, please email it to One of our Human Resources team will keep your CV safely on file and will contact you if anything comes up within your skills area. We do recommend that you also keep an eye on this page and send an application when a suitable role becomes available.

Blackstar Culture

We know that Blackstar won’t achieve its full potential ‘by accident’. To keep Blackstar moving forward we employ the best people, and demand the best performance from them.

Our Mission is clear: it is to design the best sounding and most innovative guitar amplification products in the world, and to inspire guitarists in the pursuit of their art.

On the road to achieving that mission we are careful to never lose sight of what’s really important to our business.

With an image that strikes a balance between ‘edgy and exciting’ and ‘professional and respected’ we are committed to keeping Blackstar relevant, cool and vibrant. Equally, we are proudly independent and distinctly British.

Our greatest strength lies in the talent and energy of our people. Blackstar is a fun place to work, and we take that work seriously. Egos are not tolerated and we demand a positive ‘can do’ attitude from the people around us.

Our employees are empowered to express ideas freely at all times, and their input is highly valued.

Blackstar Company Info

Working at Blackstar is all about challenge and reward. Day to day, the challenge of working at the highest level of performance, be it in product design, sales, finance, operations or marketing means that only extremely motivated and self starting individuals will succeed. The reward for hard work and dedication will be to feel empowered to make a real difference to a highly vibrant and energised young company.

An average day at Blackstar is characterised by lots of hard work and equal amounts of fun. You never know which cool artist might visit HQ next and there’s always the chance of a free ticket here and there for the music lovers amongst us. Similarly, players will be able to benefit from the highly attractive staff discount programme.

Blackstar Bonus Annual Bonus Potential

At Blackstar, we have an annual bonus scheme. This is based on the company performance and also individual performance throughout the year.

Blackstar Gear Discount On Gear

Make huge savings on Blackstar gear. Staff are entitled to money off the retail prices of amps and pedals, cabinets and all merchandise.

Blackstar Childcare Vouchers Child Care Vouchers

We offer child care vouchers which are deducted pre-tax. These are used widely amongst day care centres and other child carers.

Blackstar Holiday Allowance Paid Holiday Allowance

The leave entitlement is 25 days paid holiday per paid year plus UK Bank holidays.

Blackstar Cycle To Work Cycle To Work Scheme

If you wish to get your hands on a new bike, the cycle to work scheme can save you tax by taking payments from your monthly salary pre-tax.