Junior Merchandiser, Beauty & Cosmetics
Talented Recruitment
5d ago
source : Job Placements


A leading Durban-based Supplier to the major SA retail fashion chains is seeking a Junior Account Manager / Coordinator for their Beauty & Cosmetics department. (Durban, KZN)

JOB DESCRIPTION : Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Learn and develop skills in : Range building for each customerPresenting these ranges to the customersBriefing these ranges into the relevant factoriesCoding and swatching samples
  • Follow up on samples from both local and China suppliers
  • Briefing in artwork designs to the designer
  • Following up and checking designs based on customer briefs
  • Working with the QA team on product submission and resolving issues (this will help them understand product formulations better and for their development)
  • Sit in on delivery and production meetings to understand the flow of the business and learn problem solving skills
  • Assist with groundwork on costing and negotiation - to be confirmed and finalized by Senior Merchandiser
  • Reviewing different Beauty products and colours from international brands
  • Smelling and reviewing different fragrances
  • Wearer trials for cosmetics products and offering feedback
  • Key Requirements

  • Relevant experience in a similar role supplying major South African retail chains (can be in clothing / accessories / etc)
  • Must be dedicated and enjoy a challenge and seeing projects to completion
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and under pressure
  • Be versatile and enjoys variety in work
  • Be creative but also good with numbers
  • Organised and structured with good attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Room for Growth : The vision for this role is that once Management is confident that the candidate has the knowledge and capability they will assume the role of merchandiser, still reporting to the Senior Merchandiser, but with more responsibility.

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