Merchandiser CPT (CR289)

Saturday, 27 July, 2019
Feliciano Cardoso     074 316 0388
Cape Town  

Our client, a manufacturing company based in Paarl, has a vacancy for a Retail Merchandiser to service major retail chains in the Cape Peninsula.

 

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:  CR289 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.