Cotton On Kids South Africa: Field Visual Merchandiser [Various Locations]

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13 Jun, 2014

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We are Kids.
If this sounds like you, please read on…
Cotton On Kids is the number one destination for great value, fashion driven kids wear. From newborns up we have the everyday essentials and fashion to keep our kids looking great. We cater to mini fashionistas and the mini leaders of the pack, as little boys and girls leave our stores with the style and street cred to own the playground.
Live and Love Kids wear, join us.


You must lead your team by making the customer and sales your focus. This requires that you train, motivate and coach your team and co-workers to get them to think commercially at all times while ensuring that fashion remains at the centre of everything we do. Product presentation, store windows, campaign implementation, trends and advertising must have a clear impact on sales figures and turnover of the store.

Therefore, you not only have to have a great feel for the fashion we are displaying and selling, you also have to have an ironclad grip on sales figures, costs and objectives in order to plan your daily work.


Matric / Grade 12 / Equivalent
Tertiary qualifications in Visual Merchandising or Fashion Current Legal eligibility to live and work in South Africa.
Minimum 2 years experience in Visual MerchandisingManagement experience in a similar role preferred, a leader of people, a team builder, organised and can organise activities of others, problem solver, motivated, goal focused, a planner
Experience working in a direct retail environment preferable
Excellent computer skills


Loves to be in the thick of things
Fast, flexible and thrives on change and challenge
Quick decision maker
Ability to work autonomously but also a team player
Innovative & creative
Great interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to delegate
Commercially focused
Strong personal fit with Cotton On’s mission and values
Strong planning, coordinating and administration skills


National travel
Out of hours work at peak trading/promotional times.
Available to work at head office.


From market start up to global brand, the Cotton On Group now has 9 brands, over 1,200 stores and more than 19,000 passionate people working in 16 countries around the globe. In twenty years we have become Australia’s largest value fashion brand. We foster innovation, new ideas and a fierce will to succeed.

We make the most of today and always look to tomorrow for new and exciting opportunities. We get involved, roll up our sleeves and make things happen. It’s our shared belief that we can make a difference to the lives of everyone we touch – from our backyard to the world.

Central to this is our Cotton On Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Cotton On Group. Our people are our #1 Cotton On Foundation ambassadors – and all Cotton On Group team members generously and enthusiastically support and participate in all aspects of the Foundation.

The story is far from over. The future is full of new opportunities and ideas. Careers that start here, can go anywhere.

Primary Location South Africa-Western Cape-Cape Town
Other Locations South Africa-Western Cape-Cape Town, South Africa-Kwazulu-Natal-Westville
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Permanent

Click here to apply online
Application closing date 18/06/2014


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