Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 11 October 2018 - Closing Date 17 October 2018

Job Details

Job Description

Merchandiser – Cape Gate


On the Dot, a subsidiary of Media24 in Western Cape, currently requires the services of a Merchandiser.


We seek to appoint a dynamic and energetic individual to assume responsibility as Merchandiser, reporting to the Regional Merchandising Manager. The position will be based at their offices in Paarden Eiland.


Main purpose of the role

  • Merchandising of all products to various stores, to ensure that the products are available and visible to all merchandised agents



  • Grade 12
  • 2 years’ sales experience
  • 2 years’ merchandising experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to work weekends
  • Good knowledge of the Cape Gate area


Skills and Competencies

  • Action orientation
  • Work Ethic
  • Integrity
  • Networking
  • Communication; written & verbal
  • Resourcefulness
  • Innovation
  • Creativity
  • Planning & organising
  • Results orientation
  • Compliance
  • Rules & regulation
  • Adaptability
  • Pressure resilient


Key outputs

  • Daily reports - minimizing sell-outs
  • Ensure that proper levels of stock are maintained, and that the merchandise is displayed appropriately and favourable shelf placement.
  • Monitor sales volumes, inspect inventory levels, and maintain in-store promotional materials throughout promotional periods
  • Ensure all products are visible to the customers
  • Perform audits regularly, and resolve issues that may arise as a result of these audits
  • Handle queries
  • Ensure that promotional products are in the right place at the right time, and in the proper quantity and quality
  • Ensure all products are available at all times
  • Provide service and maintain good working relationships with retailers in order to help both the retailer and the division maximise sales and increase sales volumes
  • Solve problems at the store level in order to maintain the standards established in the initial sales agreement
  • Ensuring logistical procedures as per SOP completed
  • General administrative duties and ensure that dealines are met