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
 
 

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 17 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.

Position:
Internationals Sales Consultant

Area:
JHB

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Internationals Sales Consultant based on the road, affiliated to the Hertex Showroom in Kramerville.

Main purpose of the job:
Drive sales and direct 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: JHB – Internationals Sales Consultant.


HERTEX 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 has since grown into 17 showrooms nationwide, with more on the way, as well as a thriving online store, hertexhaus.co.za. Hertex is a family-run business that’s focused on achieving excellence in everything it does.

As a team, we encourage and support one another, 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.

Position:
Showroom Consultant

Area:
Durban, Florida Road KZN

Position available from:
Immediately

Descriptions:
We have a full time Showroom Consultant position available at our showroom in Durban, Florida Road

Required to work every second Saturday

Main purpose of the job:
Promote 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
• Tertiary qualification in a related field is an advantage
• Three years sales experience in a wholesale or retail environment
• Exposure to an interior design/decorating environment
• Own reliable transport
• Excellent relationship building skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Customer service orientated
• Sales driven
• Self-motivated
• General business acumen

Main duties:
• Meet showroom sales budget
• Maintain showroom operations and standards
• Build productive relationships with customers by advising and selling to customers in the showroom and handling internal and external complaints and queries
• Support field sales by supporting the internal sales consultants

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: Durban Florida Road, KZN – Showroom Consultant.


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 17 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 are looking for a skilled and experienced Visual Merchandise Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate will need 2 to 5 years’ experience in production or VM coordinating, with a strong understanding of interior design principles and retail operations. As a Visual Merchandise Coordinator, you will play a vital role in assisting the VM creative and leadership team in creating captivating retail environments that showcase our interior products and enhance the overall customer experience.

Main Responsibilities:
Fabric Orders:
Coordinate with suppliers to place fabric orders based on inventory needs, windows and launch schedules, ensuring timely delivery.

Executing Production:
Develop production worksheets outlining requirements for fabric drops, furniture arrangements, display hardware setup, etc., and oversee the execution to ensure adherence to design plans and timelines.

Track Costings:
Maintain detailed spreadsheets to track costs associated with fabric orders, seasonal launches, windows and special projects, ensuring accurate budget management.

Time Schedule:
Develop and maintain a time schedule for visual merchandising updates, including changes of wallpapers, displays, curtains, etc., to ensure displays are refreshed regularly and in line with seasonal trends and promotions.

Ensuring No Discontinued Items Are on Display:
Regularly audit displays to ensure discontinued items are removed, coordinating with procurement and inventory teams to update product offerings accordingly.

Administrating Department Traveling:
Arrange travel logistics for department members, including booking flights, accommodations, and car rentals for sourcing trips, supplier meetings, or store visits.

Collecting Samples from Different Suppliers:
Liaise with various suppliers to collect samples of fabrics, materials, and display items for evaluation and inclusion in visual merchandising displays.

Assist VM Team on the Floor with Implementation:
Provide hands-on support to the VM team during display setup and implementation, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail in execution.

Coordinating In-store Signage:
Collaborate with the marketing team to coordinate in-store signage, including briefing on requirements, overseeing printing, and distributing to stores as needed.

Computer Literacy:
Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to create spreadsheets, documents, and presentations necessary for tracking, reporting, and communication purposes.

Occasionally Help with Recons (Credit Card):
Assist with reconciliations of credit card transactions, ensuring accurate record-keeping and compliance with financial procedures.

Minimum requirements:
• Diploma in Interior design, visual merchandising, or related field preferred.
• 2 to 5 years of experience in production coordinating, visual merchandising, or a related role within the retail sector.
• Strong organizational and multitasking abilities, with excellent attention to detail.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across teams and departments.
• Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Email:
• If you meet these requirements and are passionate about creating engaging retail environments, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to careers@hertex.co.za
• Please state in the subject line: Visual Merchandise Coordinator, Bellville
• If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.