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3 Dec 2020

Permanent Job Vacancy for a Divisional Visual Merchandiser

Ackermans – Posted by JobLink24 Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for a Divisional Visual Merchandiser

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

Job Type: Permanent

Company: Ackermans

Job Title: Divisional Visual Merchandiser

Reference Number: ACK201202-5

Closing Date: 2020/12/16

Job description

If you have at least 3 years’ experience in Visual Fashion Merchandising with a reputable retail clothing chain, as well as the ability to translate VM specifications into store environments, then this is the opportunity that you have been waiting for.


  • Must have Grade 12 Certificate/Matric
  • Must have tertiary qualification / diploma in Retail Marketing and Merchandising.
  • Must have valid drivers’ license
  • The successful incumbent will be required to travel extensively.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

  • Must have minimum of 3 years’ experience in a visual fashion merchandising role with a reputable / value retail clothing chain.
  • Must have ability to translate & train VM specifications into the specific store environments and displays in a simple and understandable manner.
  • Must have knowledge of VM best practices and principles, techniques and VM trends as well an excellent grasp of customer behavior.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, planning, project management, and time management expertise.
  • Must be self-reliant, self-motivated, results orientated and have an ability to achieve goals and meet deadlines without supervision Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills – the ability to interact and influence effectively at all levels
  • A good balance between creative flair and practical execution is critical.
  • Must have effective problem solving abilities are crucial.
  • Must have ability to follow both written and verbal instruction with great attention to detail and thoroughness is essential.
  • Must have training/Coaching skills
  • Must have computer literacy (Word, Excel & Power Point).

Key Responsibilities 

  • To ensure consistent and high VM standards to enhance the customer experience
  • To use VM resources, namely; Seasonal Manuals, Promotional Manuals, Ops priorities and Weekly info effectively.
  • Phadima Up skilling (as per six ways) through workshops, coaching and mentoring
  • To visit store App in order to complete VM information accurately
  • To conduct and communicate monthly competitor activity.
  • Responsible for New Store Openings (NSO’s)
  • To support the field team through effective implementation of the VM NSO process.
  • Phadima training before NSO.
  • Effectively control personal budgets



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