Location: Cape Town
Truworths – one of the most successful fashion retailers in South Africa – offers a variety of exciting careers including Trainee Buyer for the fashion fundis and Trainee Fashion Merchandiser for the analytically inclined. Truworths cutting-edge Training Programme offers the ideal opportunity to kick-start graduates’ careers in the exciting fashion industry.
|Responsibilities||Requirements||How to Apply|
|Trainee Fashion Analyst / Trainee Planner
Business Analysis Forecasting and Re-projections of Sales and Stock Stock Management Strategic input on product Optimising merchandise performance
|B.Com or any other numerate tertiary qualification Numerical, analytical & organisational skills Systems orientation Influence, maturity, energy and raw ambition
*Please attach all Further Education and Tertiary Education details with your application.
Researching product trends internationally and locally and interpreting this for the SA market ● Assisting the buyers with building their ranges reflecting new and exciting but commercial colour palettes, fabrics and key looks. ● Being involved and hands on with suggestions for styling details, branding and graphics. ● Skilled at computer aided design work as well as freehand sketching on programs such as illustrator, in design etc. ● Working with a team of designers with your own specific areas of design responsibility but also as a team on adhoc design projects, seasonal presentations etc. ● The possibility to visit international Trade Fairs and the Fashion Capitals of the world to gather information on upcoming fashion trends suitable for the SA market
|Good computer skills with specific experience in those mentioned above being an advantage ● Good fabric and garment construction knowledge. ● Graphic design knowledge would be of great benefit to assist the buying teams in their product development ● An ability to pick out trends and a love of fashion!||Apply Online|
Creative and conceptual input ● Product design and construction ● Combine trend information with commercial awareness ● Constant product analysis ● Optimising relationships with suppliers
|Creative qualification ● Preferably fashion degree/ diploma ●*Please attached all Further Education and Tertiary Education results with your application.||Apply Online|
Truworths is committed to Transformation and meeting the objectives of the Employment Equity Act. Meeting our employment equity goals and targets will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions.