MaXhosa Africa Vacancies:

ATELIER DESIGNER POSITION

We are seeking an atelier fashion designer to join our dynamic team, based in Johannesburg Head Office. The incumbent will be expected to successfully implement effective designs required by the organisation.

Ability to work well under pressure.
Deadline driven and good time. Management skills.
Team player with a can-do. attitude.
Innovative.
Organised.
Resilient and courageous.
Self-managed.
Curious / inquisitive mind.
Takes the initiative.
Pays attention to details.
Be presentable at all times.

Great attitude

Be well aware about Global Fashion business.

Conceptualising & designing atelier pieces.
Consult with clients.
Submitting design illustrations to head designer.
Innovative contemporary designs.
Translating, generating and executing of briefs.
Ensuring all designs aligns to core brand positioning & guidelines.
Ensuring production deadlines are met.
Managing of the creation of products from concept and design to final pieces.
Hands on in production with production team.
Liaising with internal & external staff and suppliers.
Create patterns.
Provide marketing material for social media and other marketing platforms.
Research key seasonal trends and direction.
Participate in marketing activations when assigned.
Be able to work on Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Fashion forward, aware and be a trend enthusiast. Working with the design and production team.

Have a minimum of 5+ years' experience in a similar role.
Diploma in Fashion Design.
High level of creativity.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Time management.
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

A PORTFOLIO IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL ATELIER DESIGNER INTERVIEWS - ONLY ORIGINAL ARTWORKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Package & Remuneration: TBC based on experience & Provident Fund.

If you are interested, please forward your application to: vacancy@maxhosa.africa by the 31 January 2022.
Please note – If you have not had any response within 3 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT/ADMINISTRATOR POSITION

A Fashion and Textile company is seeking a dynamic PA/Administrator to Managing Director to join their dynamic team, based in their Johannesburg Head Office. 

Thorough reading and analysing data and written information

High level critical thinker

Excellent writing, reading skills.

Great with numbers.

Great communication skills.

Great telephone and communication etiquette.

Ability to memorize and delegate tasks.

Pay attention to detail.

Ability to undertake tasks.

Proficient in MS Office( Word, Excel, Powerpoint. .etc)

Strong administration skills

Ability to maintain
confidentiality

Must be hands on and helpful, as well as have the ability to use own initiative.

Ability to work in fast turnaround time.

Globally aware.

Ability to fit into the internal and external company culture.

Great with technology.

Office Administration.

Office note taking tools.

Scheduling the calendar for the Managing Director.

Working closely with the Managing Director on his to do list.

Being able to draft detailed proposals for clients and partners.

Sales administration duties (online, at the MAXHOSA studio and retail outlets).

Running the MD’s day to day errands (including after hours, weekends and holidays).

Editing clients queries and Proofreading requests from clients.

Quotations preparations, Invoicing.

Job bookings and monitoring and keeping records.

Respond to client queries in liaison with management.

Answering telephone.

Meeting bookings.

Managing Director diary management and personal related responsibilities.

Ability to work Managing Director’s support team

A valid driver’s licence with own vehicle.

Diploma or degree essential.

Minimum of 2– 3 years’ experience as a PA.

Package & Remuneration: TBC based on experience & Provident Fund.

If you are interested, please forward your application to: vacancy@maxhosa.africa by the 31 January 2022.
Please note – If you have not had any response within 3 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

PR & MARKETING OFFICER POSITION:

We are looking for a vibrant and proactive Public Relations & Marketing professional who is organized and gets it, someone who is able to handle all our PR and Marketing relations.

The applicant must have a creative mind and excellent communication skills. The individual must be confident in public speaking, project management abilities and have exceptional people skills.

Solid reading capabilities, writing and analytical skill.

Easy to work independently without any supervision.

Attention to detail

Proficient in MS Office

Excellent organizational and communication (oral and written) skills

Thorough reading and analysing data and written information

High level critical thinker

Excellent writing, reading
skills

Great with numbers

Great telephone etiquette

Ability to memorise and delegate tasks

Pay attention to detail

Ability to undertake tasks.

Strong administration skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Must be hands on and helpful, as well as have the ability to use own initiative

Ability to work in fast turnaround time

Globally aware

Ability to fit into the internal and external company culture

Great with technology

Plan and execute a marketing strategy for the organization and for new and existing products or services.

Oversee the implementation of the marketing strategy.

Develop a brand strategy.  Set and administer an annual marketing budget.

Guide the day-to-day activities of the marketing team and marketing manager.

Continually review changes to the market, competitors, adjusting the marketing plan if necessary.

Manage and refine the organization’s social media presence.

Manage and measure marketing campaign costs.

Report on the effectiveness of marketing campaigns using pre-determined KPIs.

Utilise data for marketing campaigns, interrogating the organisation’s database and external data.

Identify new business opportunities.

Conduct market research studies.

Negotiate with media agencies and secure agreements on the production of promotional materials

Develop PR campaigns and media relations strategies

Collaborate with internal teams and maintain open communication with senior management

Edit and update promotional material and publications

Prepare and distribute press releases

Organize PR events and serve as the company’s spokesperson

Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships

Address inquiries from the media and other parties

 Track media coverage and follow industry trends

Prepare and submit PR reports

Manage PR issues

A valid driver’s licence (preferably own vehicle)

University degree or diploma essential.

Minimum of  3-5  years’ experience in Public Relations, Communication and Marketing

Package & Remuneration: TBC based on experience & Provident Fund.

If you are interested, please forward your application to: vacancy@maxhosa.africa by the 31 January 2022.
Please note – If you have not had any response within 3 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.