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Vacancy - E-Commerce Store Manager - Mid-Senior Level - Durban Central

VACANT  POSITION : E-COMMERCE STORE MANAGER

Zalemart is an innovative general retail and wholesale trading company based in Durban and operating across South Africa, online and offline.

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Employment Type : 3 month trial progressing to fixed-term contract

Seniority Level : Mid-Senior Level

Required Experience, Skills, Values & Qualifications :

  • Successfully completed NQF Level 4/Matric/Grade 12 or Equivalent.
  • Fluent in speaking, writing and understanding English and isiZulu
  • Minimum 1 year experience with a premium retail brand
  • Minimum 1 year experience using Shopify
  • Experience at an online marketplace advantageous
  • Experience in dropshipping advantageous
  • People management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • General retail skills and product knowledge
  • General knowledge of, and experience with, various POS and stock management systems (preferably Shopify)
  • Basic knowledge of GSuite, including but not limited to Google Sheets and Google Docs 
  • Flexibility to work rotational shifts
  • Ability to work from home if necessary : Uncapped home WiFi, laptop and smartphone.
  • Dynamic, smart, creative and hard-working individual with integrity
  • Own car and driver's license
  • Non - Smoker
  • Excellent knowledge of e-commerce (including Shopify)
Roles (Including but not limited to) :
  • Manage the online store :
    • Set up store
      • Register URLs and set up website hosting
      • Set up and manage GSuite for organisations
      • Register and set up a Shopify store
      • Set up payment gateway integration
    • Run daily store operations
      • Basic graphic and web design tasks (preferably with Adobe Suite)
      • Basic web development tasks
      • Basic liquid code changes
      • Basic HTML, Java and C++ changes
      • Basic CSS changes
      • Identify good products to sell online
      • Add products manually as well as import products using CSV files
      • Create and arrange product collections
      • Manage menu navigation
      • Identify and set up common Shopify apps/plugins
      • Create and fulfill in store, pickup and online orders
      • Manage online inventory
      • Manage shipping/logistics
      • Content creation : Pages, Blogs, Social Media etc
      • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
      • Search Engine Marketing
      • Social Media Marketing
      • Conversion Rate Optimisations (CRO)
      • Customer service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
      • Dealing with and resolving customer complaints and returns
      • Online marketplace management - Inventory uploads, daily updates, supplier relationships
      • Use Google Analytics, Tag Manager and Search Console for site and process optimisation
  • In-Store customer Service
  • Cash and card sales processing using Shopify POS
  • Training, motivating and mentoring junior staff
  • Managing and recruiting staff, merchandising, stock management, display management, event coordination.

Working Hours (Subject to change) :

  • Monday - Friday : 8:00 - 12:00; 13:00 - 17:00
  • Saturdays : 9:00 - 12:00
  • Sundays : N/A

Pay and Benefits :

  • Competitive, market-related basic salary based on skills and experience
    • Salary + sales commission after 3 month trial
  • Paid annual leave