Merchandiser

Job No:  202101

Location:  Cape Town and Bloemfontein

Salary:  R 8 000 Per Month + Benefits

 

We're looking for young, dynamic MERCHANDISERS to join our awesome SALES TEAM to provide top service to all our customers, build strong customer relationships and ensure our stock is merchandised professionally in accordance to the company's standards.

 

QUALITIES WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • A punctual and presentable individual who has great interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Someone who is well organized, proactive and able to work without constant supervision. Must have excellent product and market knowledge and be able to travel.

  • A team player who has a friendly demeanor and excellent work ethics.

  • Must be willing to work overtime when needed and attend special events (i.e. trade shows, Expo's etc.).

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MERCHANDISER...

  • Ensure the correct stand signage is used per stand - this refers to all headers, stickers, out of stock cards etc. and that the correct stands and other display material are used per brand.

  • Keep record and notify the Sales Representative of any stock shortages and queries.

  • Ensure that all stock and display stands are clean at all times and make sure that "out of stock" cards are displayed.

  • Complete and submit weekly call reports.

  • Perform stock counts when required.

  • Repair broken packaging and ensure the necessary tools are available to perform these tasks.

  • Assist the Sales Representative/s as and when needed upon manager's request and approval.

  • Ensure all stock are packed on the shelves and not kept in the store rooms unless space is limited.

  • Collect and deliver stock as and when required.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working in a sales environment

  • Power tool & accessory product knowledge is an advantage

  • Customer focussed

  • Ability to handle unexpected changes in your daily routine and adapt, plan, rearrange the rest of your duties to maximize your day accordingly

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and excellent communication skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Ability to handle pressure and multiple instructions

 

QUALIFICATION & KNOWLEDGE

 

  • A Matric Certificate (Grade 12)

  • Knowledge of K8 will be advantageous

  • Computer skills

  • Microsoft Office knowledge

  • A valid driver's license with no infringements or outstanding fines