Merchandiser JHB (CR288)

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
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. 


• 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


• 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 


R10 000 – R15 000 per month


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 Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.