Administrator and Showroom Consultant

Short Job Description: 

An import company specialising in quality fabrics is looking for an experienced administrator to support the business and assist in the showroom. This is a 4 month fixed duration contract to cover maternity leave to start mid- March.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Parktown North, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Maternity fill-in position
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Administrator - Accounting & Finance
Required Qualification: 
Relevant Administrative qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS office, Sage One, Pastel
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R10 000 - R15 000
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020
Full Job Description: 


  • Answering phones, dealing with client queries 
  • Assist clients in the showroom as Showroom Consultant
  • Keeping the showroom tidy
  • Liaising with MD and Sales Reps with regards to any issues/problems that may arise within the course of the day
  • Communicating with agents on a day-to-day basis
  • Assisting Sales Reps with any queries they may have
  • Process client orders and invoices 
  • Drawing up quotes where needed
  • Communicate delivery dates to clients when required
  • Answer client queries via telephone and email 
  • Follow up on payments/debtor control
  • Ordering of locally stocked fabrics from suppliers (local and overseas)
  • Following up on orders with printers - establishing a printing list and keeping control of delivery times
  • Agent/client order liaison
  • Ordering of import orders based on paid invoices
  • Getting freight and courier quotes
  • Coordinating shipments with couriers and freight forwarders 
  • Coordinating deliveries and collections of orders - both local and national 
  • Managing cutting lists
  • Working hours are Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Required Skills:

  • Professional
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Team player
  • Proactive 


Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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