Category: Careers

14
Sep

WE’RE HIRING – BRAND ASSISTANT

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Brand Assistant

 

Remuneration: R12000 – R15000 per month Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Cape Town, Muizenberg
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent
Reference: #AK-17-09-13
Company: Airush Kiteboarding

Job description

Overview:

Airush Kiteboarding is looking for a Kiteboarding enthusiast to fill the role of brand assistant in our Cape Town office, situated in Muizenberg.

Reporting to the brand director and management team, your primary role is to support the implementation of international sales and marketing programs, along with product support.

Key responsibilities:

Sales

  • Manage all sales performance information.
  • Generate and maintain order forms.
  • Communicate order forms, product releases and sales performance information to the distribution network.
  • Support the brand director and customer service manager in general communications with the distribution network.

Marketing

  • Support the marketing manager in preparing internal marketing communications to distributors.
  • Support the Marketing manager to ensure information and timelines to deadlines are met and updated, specifically marketing briefs.
  • Manage a range of promotional and point of sale material to offer to the distribution network including supplier information, pricing, quotes, orders, and logistics.
  • Assist in market research to support and define brand & marketing strategy.

Product

  • Administer Master Product List.
  • Support the product team with all pricing information and management of supplier quotations.
  • Assist in managing all technical product information to be applied to all aspects of marketing.

Requirements

Core competencies:

  • Organisation
  • Financial
  • Communication

Education, experience, and skills required:

  • Applicants should have an active interest in kiteboarding.
  • Applicants must have a tertiary business, sales or marketing qualification.
  • Ability to write creatively and communicate in English – Additional languages would be advantageous.
  • Must be knowledgeable in online as well as traditional marketing.
  • Knowledge of programs including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Entourage and Outlook are imperative.
  • Previous experience would be advantageous but not essential.

Apply by email:
Su Kay
su@airush.com

30
May

WE’RE HIRING – GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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Junior – Middle Weight Graphic Designer

Remuneration: R8000 – R13000 per month, negotiable depending on experience.
Location: Muizenberg, Cape Town
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent
Reference: SSD_GD_2016

Job description

This position requires a creative individual with strong graphic and illustration skills. You will be working as part of a strong creative and technical team, developing progressive international brands in the water sports industry.

Responsibilities will include working with the Graphic and Product Design team to define key graphic elements across multiple media and product lines, as well as to prepare design information for sampling and production.

Other responsibilities will include working with the Marketing team to produce printed material such as packaging, ads, catalogues and dealer guides, as well as digital content for Social Media Marketing.

Applications must include a compact portfolio (less than 5mb, or suitable link) along with your CV to: grahamraywiles@gmail.com

Applications must include portfolios or portfolio links or they will not be considered. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Solar Station Design sets out to create a unique experience in product, marketing and retail design and focuses on sharing this with people who find purpose in their lifestyle.

Requirements

  •  Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design.
  • An active interest in the action sports industry such as Surf, Kiteboarding, SUP or Skate.
  • Interest in design for product, print and digital.
  • Knowledge of screen print processes and techniques.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign in a Macintosh environment.
  • Needs to work well independently, have excellent follow up skills and show self-initiative.
  • Must be ready and willing to take on any number of small projects as the need arises and be prepared for a fast paced environment.

Advantageous

  • Interest and experience in the apparel industry.
  • Photography/ Videography/ Retouching abilities.
  • 3D Modeling abilities.

Contact details

Graham Wiles

Solar Station Design

grahamraywiles@gmail.com

31
Mar

WE’RE HIRING!

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Apparel/Product Designer

Remuneration: R11000 – R15000 per month Basic salary
Location: Cape Town, Muizenberg
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent

 

Job description

Solar Station Design is seeking a junior apparel designer that is passionate about design and developing world-class products within the technical water wear and urban apparel categories.

The successful candidate would need to have a strong interest and capability for innovative technical design in clothing and textile products. They should also have an interest and clear understanding of sizing, pattern making, trends, colours, styling and paneling in garments.

An active lifestyle and participation in watersports and action sports is essential.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the senior designer, design director or autonomously where required to designing and develop designated products, from concept to full manufacture specification.
  • Manage all size grading and garment fit.
  • Manage internal and external sample processes for designated products.
  • Manage setup and technical evaluation of potential suppliers and new product lines/technologies with current suppliers.
  • Support customer service on resolving technical issues with suppliers or distributors on designated products.
  • Assist in generating text, specification, diagrams and technical information for catalogues and sales information.
  • Maintain and update product list specific to for designated products including components.
  • Review and correlate pricing from suppliers.
  • Generate draft information for all manuals and hangtags along with packing protocol and specification.
  • Ensure all components required for designated products are confirmed according to required production schedule.
  • Advise category manager and design director of any deviations from agreed product and marketing schedules.
  • Generating draft information for all for internal sales guides for designated product and approve for distribution

Requirements

  • Conceptual design and execution of concepts into development and production
  • Illustrator proficiency (CAD proficiency would be advantageous)
  • Communication and organisation
  • Graduate qualification in garment technology, fashion design or equivalent.
  • One to two years experience with international or domestic mass production.

Contact details
Clinton Filen
Solar Station Design
clinton.filen@gmail.com