Woolworths South Africa: Visual Merchandiser

Posted on :

8 Jul, 2010

Category :

Vacancies South Africa

Woolworths brand has become synonymous with innovation, quality and value for money. With their wide appeal, Woolworths goods are now sold at 149 corporate stores, 51 international franchise stores throughout the rest of Africa and the Middle East and 69 South African franchise stores nationwide. Woolworths South Africa recruits Visual Merchandiser

The visual merchandiser is accountable for implementing windows, promotions and store interiors in line with the visual merchandising direction, brand standards and store profiles. The role encompasses all aspects of visual merchandising relating to Man, Woman, and related accessories, within the stores.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications and Technical knowledge and skills:

Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level
Diploma or other relevant qualification will be advantageous
Three years visual or window dressing experience essential
Ability to perform manual tasks
Interest in fashion and lifestyle trends
Visual discernment
Drivers licence required
Own reliable transport

Behavioural competencies:
Attention to detail
Coping with pressure
Team leadership skills essential
Passion for retail, selling and customer service
Good interpersonal, communication skills
Action-orientation and results driven
Assertive and proactive
Planning and organising ability

Job Specification


Merchandise all stores in line with planned promotions and in accordance with VM guidelines taking into account individual store layout and profile.
Plan all floor moves in conjunction with relevant store/department manager to maximise sale opportunities as well as maintaining brand standards.

Liaise with Store/Department Managers regarding best/slow sellers and react with merchandising to maximise sales

Ensure that the commercial and visual needs of the business are balanced when implementing merchandising or displays

Ensure all floor moves are actioned in a timely and efficient manner in order to minimise disruption to customers.

Ensure that all signage is positioned according to relevant merchandise

Build relationships with key personnel and provide training on VM and Country Road standards where appropriate.

Ensure compliance of floor layouts and visual merchandising principles are maintained across Country Road and Woolworths

Ensure strong styling of mannequins in windows, instore focal areas and top of shelf displays are in line with VM direction at all times.

Flexible approach to work, hours – may have to work unsociable hours for major events
Be available and flexible to work different shifts and across different stores
Documents required

Copy of ID
Copy of Drivers Licence

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