Junior Rentals Consultant at Event Decor Business wanted: Salary R12 000 per month
We are looking to hire a Junior Rentals Consultant to join our establish décor rentals business. The focus of the position is to facilitate the rental of our décor stock.
A minimum of 1 year work experience in similar sales position.
You will be expected to quickly familiarise yourself with our rentals stock product samples, our online catalogue, our stock product spreadsheets and online stock management system (SOMS).
You will need to manage the décor sample showroom and table mock-up area – working with our team to ensure everything is in its place and neat and tidy at all times.
You will be seated at reception and will be required to answer and transfer calls.
You will need to consult with walk-in clients and email correspondence clients – assisting them with their décor selection process. An understanding of event design principles / products, eye for detail, design flair, a great sense of style, themes, concepts, colours, materials, combinations will be necessary to offer customers valuable advice. You will be expected to be interested, supportive and follow our styling companies work so as to gain better insight, knowledge and experience into how to best work with our products.
You will need to operate our SOMS system (Smart Online Stock Management System) thereby generating – quotations, sales orders, proforma invoices, etc… (On the job training to be offered on hand-over).
You will need to liase with our showroom manager, warehouse staff, workshop staff, stylists, drivers and cleaning team to make sure orders are prepared, safely packed for transport and delivered on time / ready for collection. You will need to strictly handle the dispatch and returns process diligently checking orders for defects, damages and shortages and liaising with the customers to resolve issues.
Eventually as you move up in the ranks additional responsibilities will be added.
Location of business: 2 Johan Road, Honeydew, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Transport: Own transport to and from work.
A good command of the English language (spoken and written).
Good communication skills, etiquette and professionalism.
The ability to convey ideas and assertions with accuracy, confidence and authority to sell our products.
Computer literate, a good general command of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
Ability to quickly learn our SOMS system.
To professionally engage with customers (face to face, telephonically and via email) to “sell” and maximise sales opportunities of our rental products and services effectively.
Proactively seeking opportunities, following up and closing deals.
Offering excellent client service; clearly communicating at all times, being upfront about challenges, finding solutions, offering alternatives and engaging in post-sale follow-ups.
Highly motivated by reaching sales targets, personal commission earning potential and the successful growth of the business and team.
Personally, inspired by and actively follow the world of events décor and enthusiastic to help clients bring their event visions to life using our products.
Work Ethic: Hard working, self-disciplined, self-motivated, diligent, perfectionist, accurate with an attention to detail, strict, honest, courteous, patient, problem solver, responsible, respectful, positive, must cope very well under pressure, multi-tasker, punctual, resourceful, reliable, committed, helpful and a team player.
We will expect you to support Ninirichi’ s vision, mission, goals and to fit into our culture and way of doing things.
Adaptable: Will expect the candidate to adapt to our work processes and systems (including the current and future system changes).
Personal growth: We will expect the candidate to desire to continually develop and nurture his / her skills.
Position stationed at our styling studio in Honeydew, Johannesburg.
Working days / hours:
General working hours: 8am – 5pm – Monday to Friday (January – September)
Peak Season extended time: 8am – 2pm Saturday or as required by workload (October – December)
Overtime requirements: We will occasionally require that you work late to meet delivery commitments and deadlines. Although most events take place during the week – the occasional event may be booked over the weekends and the team will be required to work. Personal responsibility, flexibility and a positive attitude regarding this will be expected – a commitment to ensuring clients are serviced and company reputation will be a priority.
Salary / Growth Opportunity:
Job offer: The career growth opportunity is outlined as follows:
Title: Trainee Décor Rentals Consultant
Starting Salary: R6000 before Tax
Contract: 3 months’ probation*
Notice Period: 2 weeks
If the interview of the candidate should be successful – a job offer will be made for a 3-month probation* contract period – giving both parties opportunity to pull out of the agreement should the candidate not perform as expected or the candidate does not wish to continue working for Ninirichi.
Phase 2: (An offer will only be made if certain performance criteria are met)
Title: Junior Décor Rentals Consultant (Contractor)
Salary: R7500 before Tax
Contract: 6 months contract
Notice Period: 1 month
Phase 3: (An offer will only be made if certain performance criteria & targets are met)
Title: Décor Rentals Consultant (Permanent)
Salary: R12000 + Commission on Sales before Tax
Notice Period: 2 months
Phase 4: (An offer will only be made if certain performance criteria & targets are met & only if a position opening is available)
Tile: Décor Rentals Consultant – Supervisor (Permanent)
Salary: R15000 + Commission on Sales before Tax
Notice Period: 2 months
Leave: 15 days of leave per year is available on permanent contracts only. It will be compulsory for leave to be taken within our annual shutdown period over the festive season – specific dates subject to event bookings and confirmation. Leave may not be taken over our peak season October through to mid-December. The remaining leave days can only be taken during the year, however, only after 12 months of full-time permanent employment & subject to our workload and approval. (Our leave policy is subject to re-evaluation as the business needs evolve).
To start: Position to start July / August 2019
STEP 1: Send through your initial application via Indeed. Your application is to include:
A cover letter introducing yourself and motivating why we should consider your application
A photograph of yourself
A comprehensive CV including:
All personal information:
Cell phone number
Alternative contact number
Driver licence (Optional)
Own vehicle – make and model (Optional)
State of health
Full work history including references
Other skills you may have that not reflected through your work history
STEP 2: Should your initial application show potential; we will invite you to submit mock email responses to clients requesting product selection assistance.
STEP 3: Should we be impressed by your submission – the candidate will be invited for a face to face interview.
(Please note: If you do not submit a comprehensive application as advised – your application will not be considered)
Job Type: Contract
Sales Consulting: 1 year (Preferred)
High School (matric) (Required)
Johannesburg, Gauteng (Required)
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