Hello. Welcome.

If you’re on this page, you could be looking for a career in the homeware industry, within the associated fields of:

  • Merchandising
  • Design
  • Warehousing
  • Logistics
  • Shipping
  • Administration & Accounting

Direkshinz has divisions in each of these areas, and we’re always looking for intelligent, imaginative and self-motivated people for all levels of our company. We provide an exciting and creative work environment and a variety of opportunities for professional as well as personal growth. We need talented, energetic and committed people to add to our team.

Please browse through our website to find out what we’re about. If you like what you see, and you think you’d fit into our culture, get in touch with us on hr@direk.co.za

P.S Why work for us?

Well, we’re the leading supplier to SA’s #1 homeware retailer! This means that we source, develop and deliver some of the country’s most exciting homeware products. We get to travel – A lot. We’re a young, fun, creative team that wants to welcome new people, and watch them learn, grow and succeed.

 

Available positions

 

Senior Import Merchandiser

Salary offered

Plus Performance based TWICE YEARLY BONUS

 

Compulsory requirements

  • A tertiary qualification
  • 3 + years of merchandising experience
  • Import knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

 

Important characteristics

  • Attention to Detail
  • The capacity for creative thinking
  • A good eye for commercial products
  • A love for sales, sales, sales!
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial nature

 

Roles and responsibilities

  • Local and international travel
  • Trend research
  • Communication with factories / suppliers
  • Product development
  • Presentations and quotations
  • Order processing & admin, start to finish
  • Quality control

 

Junior Import Merchandiser

What You Will Do

Do you want to use your tertiary education to take your passion for homeware to the next level? Our merchandising team is responsible for introducing the latest trends to leading homeware stores throughout SA. Reporting to the Merchandise Director, you will drive the inspiration, sourcing and negotiations of fresh value fashion products to the market.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Developing, negotiating and sourcing of new products within a young and eager team of merchandisers
  • Researching local and international trends through store visits, trade fairs and online sourcing
  • Liaising and negotiating with customers and suppliers
  • Presentations and quotations of new products
  • Administering orders locally and internationally
  • Analysis of orders including monitoring of quality control specifications
  • Maintaining of standard company procedures

 

The Skill’s We’re Looking For

  • High level of attention to detail & urgency
  • University degree / diploma
  • Assertive with strong administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving, lateral thinker and team player

 

Packaging Designer

What You Will Do                                                                                                                                                                                

As a designer at Direkshinz you will research new trends and use your passion for homeware to create designs to meet specific employer and client needs. You will be required to work with in-house and external clients, reporting to the Merchandise Director. 

 

The desired candidate will:

  • Work well within a team as well as an individual.
  • Be very creative.
  • Work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Be trend driven and have an eye for homeware products.

Requirements:

  • University Degree / Diploma in Fashion / Interior or Graphic Design
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of urgency

Good to have:

  • Graphic design skills

Graphic Designer

What You Will Do                                                                                                                                                                                

As a designer at Direkshinz you will research new trends and use your passion for homeware to create designs to meet specific employer and client needs. You will be required to work with in-house and external clients, reporting to the Merchandise Director. 

The desired candidate will:

  • Work well within a team as well as an individual.
  • Be very organised and manage their time well
  • Be very creative.
  • Work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Be trend driven and have an eye for homeware products.

Requirements:

  • University Degree / Diploma in Fashion / Interior or Graphic Design
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Photography Skills
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of urgency

Personal Assistant to the Head Merchandiser

The desired candidate will:

  • Overseas and local travel arrangements for the staff and customers
  • Assisting in organizing Trade Fairs
  • Capturing presentations on DOTS in-house system
  • Ordering samples from overseas suppliers
  • Updating the product data base
  • Updating the supplier data base

Requirements:

  • Well groomed
  • Good communication skills
  • Diploma
  • High attention to detail and assertive individual
  • High level of urgency
  • Strong administration skills
  • Problem solving and lateral thinker

Foreign creditor payments and freight forwarding

The desired candidate will:

  • Requesting shipping documents from suppliers
  • preparing TT forms – checking all banking details and beneficiary details
  • Reconciling packing list to sales contract
  • finalizing all payments
  • assisting with shipments when required

Requirements:

  • High attention to detail
  • High level of urgency
  • Import experience
  • High level of numercy
  • Pastel Partner
  • Strong Excel skills

Next step

Contact hr@direk.co.za

To apply for a position please fill out this form, attach your CV, along with a concise explanation of why you would be suitable for Direkshinz: