VISUAL ASSISTANT

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Advertised By:Agency
Job Type:Full-Time
Valid Until:2022-02-03
Description

VISUAL ASSISTANT – The successful Candidate will assist the National Visual Merchandiser to fulfil the support function for all stores nationally. There are currently 89 stores and increasing at a rapid pace. The position can be based at East London Head Office, alternatively if successful Candidate resides elsewhere, travel will be required to East London every 2nd week for 2 or 3 days, willingness to travel. Applicants MUST have Clothing retail experience

Job Purpose:

To contribute creative thoughts to promote products, conceptualize and implement focal statements to store operations. Attract customers by creating impactful displays within marketing and visual guidelines to increase sales. Work as part of a team and groom staff to ensure a high level of attention to detail is applied in stores. Ensure deadlines are met in accordance with directives

Requirements:

Matric/Grade 12

Qualification in Fashion / Marketing would be advantageous

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity as A visual assistant (advantageous)

Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook

Valid Driver’s License

Competencies

Strong Leadership/People Management skills

Excellent decision-making ability

Strong analytical skills

Excellent time management

Teamwork orientation

Ability to work under extreme pressure

Be flexible and adaptable to change

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong business acumen and understanding of business financials

Key Accountabilities

FIXTURES | LAYOUTS | FLOWS

Assist with design of floor plans

Ensure shrinkage is minimised through strategically placed fixtures.

Fixtures/rails must be aligned to floor plan

Monitor adequate lighting to promote product and emphasize select product,

Identify primary/ secondary/ tertiary locations within the store and department areas and implement product flow principles

Maintain merchandise fixture inventory, monitoring functionality and report on store needs, sourcing materials where necessary e.g. models, props, equipment, signage, accessories, steam irons

HOUSEKEEPING

Merchandising fixtures, rails and shelving are in good repair and clean

Floors, walls, windows, mirrors are in good repair and clean.

Correct hangers are in use, in good repair and clean.

The floor is clear, except for appropriately merchandised product

Pelmets are tidy and/or appropriately merchandised.

PRODUCT MERCHANDISING

Have a general understanding of the role, function and processes of the Buying Department

Assist with keeping the Merchandising Manual...


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