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Dis-Chem invites unemployed youth to apply for this learnership in Magalies Hill, Brits

Cosmetic Leanership - Magalies Hills Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited Brits, North West Contract Closing Date 19 March 2023 Job Details Minimum experience Entry Level Company primary industry FMCG Job functional area Sales Job Description Be a part of the pilot group for the Dis-Chem Pharmacies Cosmetics Retail Learnership taking place in branches around Magalies Hills. All you need is a matric qualification and a passion for beauty, cosmetics and sales. The learnership will be based exclusively in the cosmetics department where incumbents will be groomed to become Cosmetic Sales Consultants. We have limited positions available, so don’t delay your application!

Minimum Requirements Essential:

  • Matric – Grade 12 and or Higher Certificates with a minimum of 50% for Math Lit

  • Passionate about cosmetics and beauty

  • Willing and able to work retail hours

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


  • Previous working experience within the retail industry

  • Driver’s License and own transport

  • SAP experience

Function and Duties:

  • Assist with the loading and off-loading of stock and unpacking stock as it arrives.

  • Handle all merchandise carefully to prevent any losses.

  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers.

  • Demonstrate products through, makeovers, cosmetic demonstrations, spray promotions or activities.

  • Give advice to customers but do not force customers to change their preferable brand.

  • Maintain expired and damage stock by adhering to stock rotation processes and procedures.

  • Assist with the counting of stock files and general stock taking when needed.

  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness, merchandising and displays must be maintained in both the window area and throughout the store.

  • Present displays in an attractive manner.

  • Ensure full ranges of products are on the shelves at all times.

  • Report low stock levels, items that are out of stock, damaged stock and expired stock to management.

  • All out of stock queries from customers must be followed up with the customer service out of stock list.

  • Mark merchandise and maintain displays according to Dis-Chem standards.

  • Report all price discrepancies to management.

  • Process payment at a Cosmetic Department Point of Sales (POS).

  • Implement promotional activities according to business needs.

  • Resolve customer queries / complaints.

  • Work towards achieving sales targets for different vendors and brands within the Cosmetics Department.

  • Keep updated with in-depth knowledge regarding existing and new products, brands and the retail industry.

  • Ensure bookings for Salon appointments are made correctly.

  • Be responsible for all cosmetics, fragrances and beauty house promotions.

Competencies: Essential:

  • English – Read, write and speak well

  • Persuasive communication

  • Interpersonal skills - customer service

  • Team orientated

  • Time management skills

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Basic Financial Skills

  • Understanding customer needs

  • Creative thinking

  • Target and deadline driven

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Attention to detail


  • 2nd Additional Language

  • Ability to understand stock reports and sales

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen

  • MIE – Clear Criminal and Credit Record

  • Be able and willing to work retail hours


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