Merchandiser JHB (CR288)

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Full Time
  • Post Date: 26 Jul 2019
Job Description

Our client, a manufacturing company based in Paarl, has a vacancy for a Retail Merchandiser to service major retail chains in the Gauteng region. The person must reside in Johannesburg. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Plan and develop merchandising strategies that balance customers’ expectations and company’s objectives

• Analyse sales figures, customers reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs and plan product ranges/stock

• Collaborate with buyers, suppliers, distributors and analysts to negotiate prices, quantities and time-scales

• Maximise customer interest and sales levels by displaying products appropriately

• Produce layout plans for stores and maintain store shelves and inventory

• Forecast profits/sales and plan budgets

• Monitor stock movement and consider markdowns, promotions, price changes, clear outs etc

• Build constructive customer relationships and team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals

• Remain up to date with industry’s best practices

REQUIREMENTS:

• 3 Years+ proven working experience in merchandising

• Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

• Up-to-date with the latest merchandising trends and best practices

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills

• Strong listening, presentation and decision making skills

• Commercial acumen and the ability to “decode” customers

• BComm degree advantageous 

SALARY:

R10 000 – R15 000 per month

WORKING HOURS:

Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email:  CR288 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, your salary expectation and notice period to info@cardosorecruitment.co.za. Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.