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Cosmetics Learnership – Magalies

Location: Brits, North West

Closing date: 03 October 2022

Minimum Requirements


  • Matric – Grade 12 with Mathematics / Maths Lit and English
  • Passionate about cosmetics and beauty
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


  • Previous working experience within the retail industry
  • Driver’s License and own transport
  • SAP experience

Function and Duties:

  • Assist with the loading and off-loading of stock and unpacking stock as it arrives.
  • Handle all merchandise carefully to prevent any losses.
  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers.
  • Demonstrate products through, makeovers, cosmetic demonstrations, spray promotions or activities.
  • Give advice to customers but do not force customers to change their preferable brand.
  • Maintain expired and damage stock by adhering to stock rotation processes and procedures.
  • Assist with the counting of stock files and general stock taking when needed.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness, merchandising and displays must be maintained in both the window area and throughout the store.
  • Present displays in an attractive manner.
  • Ensure full ranges of products are on the shelves at all times.
  • Report low stock levels, items that are out of stock, damaged stock and expired stock to management.
  • All out of stock queries from customers must be followed up with the customer service out of stock list.
  • Mark merchandise and maintain displays according to Dis-Chem standards.
  • Report all price discrepancies to management.
  • Process payment at a Cosmetic Department Point of Sales (POS).
  • Implement promotional activities according to business needs.
  • Resolve customer queries / complaints.
  • Work towards achieving sales targets for different vendors and brands within the Cosmetics Department.
  • Keep updated with in-depth knowledge regarding existing and new products, brands and the retail industry.
  • Ensure bookings for Salon appointments are made correctly.
  • Be responsible for all cosmetics, fragrances and beauty house promotions.



  • English – Read, write and speak well
  • Persuasive communication
  • Interpersonal skills – customer service
  • Team orientated
  • Time management skills
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Basic Financial Skills
  • Understanding customer needs
  • Creative thinking
  • Target and deadline driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail


  • 2nd Additional Language
  • Ability to understand stock reports and sales

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen
  • MIE – Clear Criminal and Credit Record
  • Driver’s license or own reliable transport
  • Be able and willing to work retail hours

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Stipend



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