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Van Schaik Bookstore: Sales Assistant Needed

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31 Jan, 2014

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Sales Jobs in South Africa

If you are looking to enter the sales industry then this opportunity is for you. Van Schaik Bookstore, needs a Sales Assistant in Rondebosch, who possesses good interpersonal and administrative skills and can function well under pressure.


Reporting to the manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

optimisation and stimulation of sales in the shop

customer service at the counter

maintenance of the general book section (ordering, merchandising)

handling customer enquiries (telephone, fax and e-mail)

handling quotations for individual customers,institutions and libraries

applying the companys customer service policy at all levels

processing new and inter-branch stock

customer service and processing customer enquiries at the pay point

maintaining administrative processes (customer orders, proformas, enquiries)

applying the company’s stock control policy

performing duties as a cashier.



a Senior Certificate

computer literacy (MS Office Suite and Outlook)

good communication skills and excellent telephone etiquette

proficiency in English

previous experience in an academic bookstore environment will serve as a strong recommendation.

We offer market-related cost-to-company packages, inclusive of membership to a medical aid and a retirement fund.


How to apply

To apply, forward your CV to Marna du Plessis via fax 086 549 5679 or via email to [email protected]


Closing date: 2 February 2014

Please note that correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only by no later than 10 February 2014. Van Schaik Bookstore is under no obligation to fill this position.

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible Given the Employment Equity Policy of Van Schaik Bookstore, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.

Location: Rondebosch, Cape Town


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