Sourcing Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Century City, Cape Town


About us

Would you like to join an energetic young team? J&J Rewards is a fast growing wholesale importer and brand distributor that specializes in the import of exciting new products and the distribution of fun brands to a wide variety of online and traditional retailers in South Africa.

We are looking for a sourcing assistant to help us keep our ever-growing customer base stocked with the latest and greatest products the world has to offer (affordably).

About you

· Very strong willingness to learn

· Fully proficient in English (both written and verbal)

· Highly in-tune with the latest product- and consumer trends

· A keen eye for the next best thing

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Strong written communication

· Neat and organized

· Deadline driven

· Team player

· Comfortable working with Excel sheets

· Any image-editing skills will be a plus

Responsibilities Include

· Identify the latest, top-selling products from around the world by exploring websites, blogs, magazines, social media, trade show reports and frequent chats with our agents and suppliers

· Assist with costing calculations to determine their viability in the South African market (we’ll show you the ropes)

· Maintain and expand our supplier database

· Manage and evaluate sample orders

· Liase with agents for quality control and price negotiations

· Assist our procurement department with forecasts

· Assist sales on sourcing projects to meet specific client requirements

Benefits of the role

Working at J&J will be exciting for any young student or graduate who wants to learn the inner workings of a start-up. You will be working directly with the managers and the directors of the company; allowing you to gain in debth knowledge and understanding about the in’s and out’s of the company and industry.

With any small company, there’s also a lot of room for potential growth as the company expands and adopts over time. Also, we have free coffee and a warehouse full of awesome stuff at staff discount 😛

Salary Expectations

Entry level salary, subject to experience.

Please email CV and a small motivation letter with which product you believe will be the next big trend in SA. Applications will not be considered without the motivational letter.

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