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Events Merchandiser




Cape Town CBD


O'Brien Recruitment


R135 975+ Per Month

Job Title: Events Merchandiser – Cape Town

Reports to: Events Manager (Western Cape)

Department: Sales (Western Cape)

Location: Western Cape

Hours of Work: 8:00am to 5:00pm and overtime when required

Direct Reports: None

Liaises with: Sales Representatives, Events Coordinator, Warehouses, Customers


Main Purpose of The Role:

Responsible for set up and breakdown of promotional events in the Western Cape region.

Job Scope and Context:

Service Level 

Based on the road, with travel to event locations


Events & Promotions

Outputs Actions Performance Indicators (KPI)


1. Regional events and promotions set up according to set standards.

  • Set up regional events:

          -          Promotional items and branding booked out per event based on requirements.

          -          Venue set up as per agreed standards by relevant brand.

          -          Back bar set up per event and ensuring displays are clean and tidy.

          -          Objectives of each event are agreed with Events Manager.

  • Oversee the execution of regional events:

          -          Events are well professionally set up.

          -          Pre-promotion branding and merchandising present at events.

          -          Photos for promotion and displays available.

  • Conduct post-event analysis with Events Manager/Assistant:

          -          Promotional items and branding collected and booked back into the system at the warehouse.

          -          Feedback forms and photos compiled and submitted by event.

          -          Outcomes of event are measured against objectives.

          -          Improvements are made in the planning and execution of events.

  • Manage POS Material:

          -          POS booked out and returned in a good condition according to the agreed process.

          -          POS material stored and transported carefully ad appropriately.

          -          Any damaged or missing POS items reported to the Events Manager immediately.

 Stakeholder Relations

2. Productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders maintained.

  • Coordinate with Sales, Warehouse, Events Coordinator:

          -          Internal stakeholders aware of promotional and event activities.

          -          Stock is available.

          -          Sales Representatives kept informed of any changes or developments in their venues.


Job Requirements:

Minimum Educational Requirements and Work Experience:


          -          National Senior Certificate.

          -          2 years event/merchandising experience in the liquor industry or within the FMCG environment.

          -          Drivers License.


Other Requirements:


          -          Be able to lift heavy boxes and equipment.

          -          Set up of Branding equipment at various venues.

          -          Movement of stock to and from locations.


Functional and Technical Competencies:


Event Management, Market & Environment, Results Orientation, Promotion, Merchandising, Evaluation of Commercial Activities, Customer Relationship Management.


Behavioral Competencies:


Planning and Organising, Team Work, Communication, Technical Expertise, Presentation Skills, Influencing & Negotiation, Big Picture Thinking, Innovation, Making Things Happen, Initiative.


Leadership Competencies:





This job description is a broad reflection of the role and does not attempt to capture all specifics of the position. There may be variations within the same roles due to seniority or regional differences.




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