Part Time Sales Assistant Required
five8ths is a small shirt making company located in Maboneng, and we are seeking an enthusiastic sales assistant who can work weekends. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and a passion for as well as an ability to convey the qualities of artisanal clothing. She or he must also be competent with hand-sewing and ironing, with attention to detail and dedication to achieve the best results. The successful applicant will be required to work on Saturdays and occasional Sundays. If she/he has the sewing ability and interest, up to two more days per week will be available to take on sewing tasks. Competitive pay.
Duties will include:
Communicating with potential clients about the work we do at five8ths and what sets us apart
Finishing, including hand-sewing of buttons, ironing, and preparing shirts for delivery
Shop management, including cleaning and managing inventory
Taking measurements for new clients
Potential for increased sewing duties depending on skill level and interest
Qualities of the Applicant:
Excellent communication skills
Attentive to detail and maintaining order
Customer Service oriented
Genuine interest in “slow fashion”, art, or sewing
Confident, mature, responsible, open
Ability to concentrate and focus for extended periods of time
Ability to work weekends
Must have a valid South African ID or work permit
*The application process will include an interview and a sewing skills assessment.
For more information about five8ths, please see our website: www.five8ths.com
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to the below email or physical address. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
Workshop and Showroom
300 Commissioner Street