Working at Hertex

Working at South Africa’s leading fabric supplier is like being a kid in a candy store. Every day you are surrounded by the latest trends in fabric and décor. From vibrant colours, bold patterns and stark textures to subtle shades, delicate patterns and slight textures. It’s all there for you to immerse yourself in.

Find out what exciting opportunities we currently have available at any of our 15 branches countrywide. If the position you are looking for isn’t currently available, email us your CV and we will keep your application on file for the next available opportunity. Email your CV to careers@hertex.co.za
 
Sales manager positions are distributed throughout South Africa and in Namibia. These roles provide plenty of opportunity to build strong relationships with clients and to use your knowledge of the industry to make an impression on your client’s projects.

If we have your attention, then you should also know that sales positions have a strong focus on achieving targets and building a pipeline of business.

You’ll know that you fit in if you are;
• Passionate about style, interior decorating and have a creative flair
• Hard working and willing to go the extra mile to meet the needs of your clients
• Eager to learn and keen to grow your career within the interior decorating industry
• Friendly and enjoy working with people

careers@hertex.co.za
 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Find out what exciting opportunities we currently have available at any of our 15 branches countrywide. If the position you are looking for isn’t currently available, email us your CV and we will keep your application on file for the next available opportunity. Email your CV to careers@hertex.co.za
 
 

Position:
Showroom Manager

Area:
Durban

Position available from:
Immediately

Description:
We have an exciting position available for a full time Showroom Manager who will be based at our upmarket showroom in Durban.

Required to work ever second Saturday.

Main purpose of the job:
Builds constructive customer relationships and maintains the image and effective operations of the showroom in order to maximise the sales of fabric and homeware to achieve sales budget.

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing or Interior Décor / Design (advantageous)
• Minimum 5 years sales experience in a retail environment
• Minimum 2 years people management experience

Ideal candidate:
• Strong interest in the décor field
• Outgoing, dynamic and driven
• Highly motivated, loyal and committed
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong admin skills

Main duties:
• Meet showroom sales targets and deliver customer satisfaction through excellent customer service
• Maintain showroom operations and image
• Management of showroom and staff and maintaining employee motivation and performance
• Build productive relationships with customers and industry
• Support sales consultants
• Team focus

Interested?
If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careersinland@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Showroom Manager – Durban.


HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high-quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 15 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex every day counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We have an exciting position available for a full time Sales Consultant who will be based at our upmarket showroom in Bloemfontein.

Position:
Sales Consultant

Area:
Bloemfontein

Main Duties:
• Meet sales targets by visiting customers according to contact plan and selling merchandise
• Develop new business by identifying new sales opportunities
• Build productive relationships with customers

Requirements:
• National senior certificate
• Certificate or diploma in sales or marketing is an advantage
• Minimum 2 years sales experience – retail or wholesale environment preferred
• Exposure to an interior design environment is an advantage
• Computer literate
• Own reliable vehicle

Skills and Knowledge required:
• Good telephone etiquette
• Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
• Good presentation skills
• Good with building and maintaining customer relationships
• Excellent customer service and after sales service
• Good with selling products and concepts
• Good with developing new business and markets
• Professional with good business etiquette

Behaviours essential:
• Be assertive with drive and ambition
• Be decisive and able to prioritize
• Be determined
• Able to cope with stress
• Good with time management and activity planning
• Able to take action, initiative and follow through
• Creativity and innovative thinking

We offer a competitive salary package, consisting of a basic salary with commission and benefits.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, kindly forward your CV to careers@hertex.co.za.
Please state in the subject line: Sales Consultant – Bloemfontein
If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 14 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex every day counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We require a full time Showroom Consultant who will be based at our upmarket showroom in Bloemfontein.

Position:
Showroom Consultant

Area:
Bloemfontein

Main Duties:
• Maintain showroom operations by maintaining the set showroom standards, coordinating deliveries, manage stock of cuttings, sample hangers and books etc.
• Build productive relationships with customers by providing advising and selling to customers in the showroom
• Support field sales by supporting the internal sales consultants

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Certificate or Diploma in Interior Decorating or related field
• At least 3 years sales experience in an Interior Decorating environment
• Experience of coordinating the operational aspects of a shop or outlet is an advantage
• Own reliable transport

Knowledge & Skills required:
• Good telephone etiquette
• Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
• Good presentation skills
• Good with building and maintaining customer relationships
• Excellent customer service and after sales service
• Good with selling products and concepts
• Professional with good business etiquette

Behaviours essential:
• Be assertive with drive and ambition
• Be decisive and able to prioritize
• Be determined
• Able to cope with stress
• Good with time management and activity planning
• Able to take action, initiative and follow through
• Creativity and innovative thinking

We offer a basic salary with commission and benefits.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, kindly forward your CV to careers@hertex.co.za.
Please state in the subject line: Showroom Consultant – Bloemfontein
If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


Position:
International’s Sales Consultant

Area:
Inland, Gauteng

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
Based in Fourways showroom, 20% office and 80% on the road

Required to work every second Saturday

Main purpose of the job:
Drives sales and directs operational activities of International product ranges to customers in the allocated area and develops new business in order to meet sales targets

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Certificate/Diploma/Degree in related field (advantageous)
• Minimum 5 years sales experience in – wholesale of luxury goods / interior decor environment preferred

Ideal candidate:
• Strong interest in fabric / décor field
• Outgoing, dynamic and driven, can work autonomously and in team
• Sales, New business development, Customer service, Product Knowledge, Negotiating skills, Presentation Skills, Market Research, Campaign Implementation, Branding, Public Relations & Publicity, Report Writing
• Communication, Building partnerships, Resource planning, Entrepreneurial thinking, Professionalism & business etiquette, Assertiveness & drive, Problem solving, Decision making & prioritising, Adaptability, Tenacity and determination, Resilience to stress, Influence & impact, Contributing to Team success

Main duties:
• Meet sales objectives and support Internationals manager in achieving and exceeding sales budget
• Visit high profile customers
• Develop new business and identify sales opportunities
• Manage costs against approved budget
• Build productive relationships with customers, employees and International fabric brands
• Support sales team and provide guidance and training

Email:
• If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careersinland@hertex.co.za
• Please state in the subject line: Fourways, Johannesburg – International’s Sales Consultant.

Position:
External Sales Consultant

Area:
Kramerville, JHB

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
Full time Sales Consultant based on the road, affiliated to Hertex showroom in Kramerville.

Required to work every second Saturdays.

Main purpose of the job:
Promotes and sells Hertex merchandise, sample books and partnership programmes to customers in the allocated area and develops new business in order to meet sales targets.

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Tertiary Certificate / Diploma in Sales & Marketing is an advantage
• Minimum 2 years sales experience in an External sales environment
• Exposure to an interior Design / Décor environment is an advantage
• Must have valid drivers licence and own, reliable transport

Ideal candidate:
• Sales driven with proven track record
• Strong interest in Design & Décor
• Outgoing, dynamic and driven
• Highly motivated, loyal and committed
• Able to work independently
• Strong negotiation and presentation skills

Main duties:
• Visit customers according to contact plan, customer needs identified and advice provided on the appropriate selection, price and care of products
• Excellent product knowledge demonstrated, samples and product ranges demonstrated, replacement fabrics offered on discontinued ranges or out of stock items
• Special import ranges and additional products promoted and sold
• Sample books updated and discontinued ranges removed, new products, specials and promotions highlighted
• Sample books and partnership programmes sold
• Orders taken and referred to Sales Administrators
• Sales leads identified and contact made, client base increased and customer accounts opened according to policy
• Regular feedback on queries and delivery dates provided, issues and queries dealt with promptly and courteously, complaints managed and flagged with area manager
• Payment queries resolved with Finance, payments followed up
• Manage back order list

Email:
• If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careersinland@hertex.co.za
• Please state in the subject line: Kramerville, JHB – External Sales Consultant.

Position:
Showroom Consultant

Area:
Kramerville, JHB

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
We have an exciting position available for a full time Showroom Consultant who will be based at our upmarket showroom in Kramerville.

Required to work ever second Saturday.

Main purpose of the job:
Promotes and sells Hertex merchandise, sample books and partnership programmes to customers and maintains the image and oversees the effective operations of the showroom in order to meet sales targets.

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing or Interior Décor / Design (advantageous)
• Minimum 3 years sales experience in a retail / showroom environment

Ideal candidate:
• Strong interest in fabric / décor field
• Outgoing, dynamic and driven
• Highly motivated, loyal and committed
• Strong customer service

Main duties:
• Meet showroom sales targets and deliver customer satisfaction through excellent customer service
• Maintain showroom operations and image
• Advise and sell to customers in the showroom (including customers of sales consultants)
• Build productive relationships with customers and industry
• Support sales consultants
• Team focus

Email:
• If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careersinland@hertex.co.za
• Please state in the subject line: Kramerville, JHB – Showroom Consultant.

Position:
Showroom Manager

Area:
Kramerville, JHB

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
We have an exciting position available for a full time Showroom Manager who will be based at our upmarket showroom in Kramerville.

Required to work ever second Saturday.

Main purpose of the job:
Builds constructive customer relationships and maintains the image and effective operations of the showroom in order to maximise the sales of fabric and homeware to achieve sales budget.

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing or Interior Décor / Design (advantageous)
• Minimum 5 years sales experience in a retail environment
• Minimum 2 years people management experience

Ideal candidate:
• Strong interest in the décor field
• Outgoing, dynamic and driven
• Highly motivated, loyal and committed
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong admin skills

Main duties:
• Meet showroom sales targets and deliver customer satisfaction through excellent customer service
• Maintain showroom operations and image
• Management of showroom and staff and maintaining employee motivation and performance
• Build productive relationships with customers and industry
• Support sales consultants
• Team focus

Email:
• If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careersinland@hertex.co.za
• Please state in the subject line: Kramerville, JHB – Showroom Manager.



HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high-quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 14 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex every day counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Entry level Marketing Assistant to join our very busy Marketing department. The position is based at our head office in Bellville.

Main purpose of the job:
The successful candidate will work closely with the Marketing Manager and the rest of the Marketing team and will assist with general marketing administrative duties.

Main duties:
• Marketing Administration
• Liaising with media and ensuring good relationships are maintained
• Assisting with social media community management
• Assist with production of photoshoots
• Other Marketing related ad hoc duties


Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• 2 – 3 years working experience in an administrative role
• Computer literate (Proficient in MS Office suite essential)
• An interest in and working understanding of social media marketing
• Highly organized and structured work approach
• Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
• Customer orientated
• Be collaborative and helpful, working well in a team, as well as independently

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV with cover letter to careers@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Marketing Assistant

If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high-quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 14 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex everyday counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We have an exciting vacancy for a young, hardworking and dedicated Assistant Buyer in our buying department.

Main responsibilities include:
Co-ordination and overseeing of the buying processes for homeware. Manages and provides administrative support to the key account process. Provides support and assistance to the Products department.

Minimum Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Qualification in a relevant field advantageous
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar field
• Computer literate with proficiency in MS Office
• Good attention to detail
• Highly structured and accurate
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Own reliable transport and a valid driver’s license

We offer a market related salary, depending on experience

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, kindly forward your CV to careers@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Homeware Assistant Buyer – Head office
If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


We have an exciting vacancy for a dynamic and hardworking individual to join our Products team as a Products Assistant. This position is a junior position and will be based at the head office in Bellville.

Main duties and responsibilities:
The main purpose of this position is to assist the Products Department with the following duties, but not limited to:
• Sending and receiving parcels; recordkeeping of incoming parcels
• Marking of incoming samples
• Managing sample room
• Making spec sheet cards for incoming items
• Making fabric sample boards of incoming ranges
• Approval of mock boards and checking label info
• Assisting Sales Consultants with general requests
• Taking minutes in meetings
• Assist with preparing of press releases
• All other general ad hoc duties

Minimum Requirements:
• Matric
• Be proficient in English (verbal and written)
• Computer literate
• Have own transport
• Interest in and exposure to the Interior and décor industry advantageous

The ideal candidate must:
• have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• good team player
• be well presented
• be professional at all times
• have excellent telephone etiquette
• have a good attention to detail and high level of accuracy

We offer a market related salary, with benefits.

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careers@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Bellville - Junior Products Assistant


HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high-quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 15 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex everyday counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We require a full time Planner who will be based at our head office in Bellville.

Main duties and responsibilities:
Stock Management
• Manage and forecast the intake of stock in line with agreed OTB stock levels.
• Plan and implement replenishment volumes for continuity product.
• Monitor and manage the availability of stock.
• Promote stock efficiency through in season trading whilst managing forward covers.
• Collaborate with Supply chain to ensure planned launch and replenishment dates are met.
• Manage terminal stock.

Strategy
• Provide input into planning/buying process & strategy
• Provide the correct information to ensure correct allocations
• Develop and agree plans in partnership with the buyer that achieve sales and profit targets and implement the agreed departmental strategy.

Minimum requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management/ Business / Economics
• At least 5 years retail experience
• Proven working experience as a Planner (5 years + essential)
• Numerical, analytical and interpretive ability
• Efficient and accurate attention to detail
• Commercial understanding and a merchant mindset
• Computer Literate, with intermediate to advanced working experience on Excel
• Assertive, effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Action orientated and deadline driven
• Problem solving ability
• Ability to use own initiative and be proactive
• Ability to work independently and decision making-ability
• Excellent planning and organising skills

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, we would love to hear from you!

Please forward your CV to careers@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Planner – Head Office

If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


HERTEX FABRICS is a leading supplier of high-quality fabrics, rugs, wallpaper and homeware for both the local and international market. What started in 1987 as a humble Cape Town showroom and has since grown into 15 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way. At Hertex we are a family run business that focuses on achieving excellence in everything we do. As a team, we encourage and support each other and are committed to the success of our customers and the business. At Hertex everyday counts. We communicate with honesty and respect and work relentlessly, with passion and energy.

We are looking for a recently graduated individual who is hard working and eager to learn, to assist in our Warehouse.

This is a wonderful opportunity for graduates(who have studied Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Warehouse Management etc) who want to gain experience in the industry.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To assist our warehouse team with general duties to help relief the heavy workload.

Requirements:
• National Senior Certificate
• Completed tertiary qualification in relevant field (Warehouse Management or similar field)
• Computer literate
• No previous experience necessary.
• Own reliable transport

Skills and Knowledge required:
• Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
• Professional with good business etiquette
• Good with time management and activity planning
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
• Creativity and innovative thinking

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careers@hertex.co.za

Please state in the subject line: Intern – Warehouse, Stikland

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks after applying, kindly accept your application as unsuccessful.