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27 Jun 2022

PermanentJob Position for Unemployed Merchandiser Apparel & Fashion Required

Latitude Resource – Posted by JobPost24 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Position for Unemployed Merchandiser Apparel & Fashion Required

Location: Johannesburg
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Latitude Resource
Job Title: Job Position for Unemployed Merchandiser Apparel & Fashion Required

Vacancy Details

A market leader in retail with expertise & world class infrastructure housing iconic international & local fashion brands, is hiring a Merchandiser, to be based in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an established, but also rapidly expanding fashion house.


  • Provide seasonal unique style direction
  • Assist in production development, price negotiation, sample & production follow up and implementing new designs
  • Facilitating product fitting sessions in cooperation with the QA Department.
  • Development of men’s/boys denim by season.
  • Selections from the International head office denim range, with relevance to the South African and Australian markets
  • Wash, style and fabric selection by month/season.
  • Range coordination according to a seasonal SKU matrix by category
  • Preparation of product packages by style
  • Development approvals, fabric, wash and style approvals; management of denim trims hardware and tags.
  • Assistance to the Merchandise Manager regarding price negotiation with suppliers.
  • Presentation and selling of seasonal ranges to customers.
  • Fitting and general look of the produce.
  • Coordinating approvals of product from the International Head Office


  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • A tertiary qualification in fashion, clothing & textiles or relative discipline would be an advantage
  • MS Office suite of software programmes, specifically MSWord and Excel
  • Appropriate experience in the Retail/wholesale fashion industry
  • Well experience in order follow up, quality control, sampling coordination & trims
  • 1-3 years of retail merchandising experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to communicate and work well in a team environment.
  • Strong customer focus by being dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the customers.
  • Is action oriented – enjoys hard work; is focused on getting things done and is full of energy to meet challenges; seizes opportunities when they arise.
  • Salary: R16k – R20k, dependant on experience


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