Woolworths Design Merchant Trainee and Learnerships 2018 / 2019

Woolworths Design Merchant Trainee and Learnerships 2018 / 2019

Woolworths invites applicants to apply for Design Merchant Trainee / Learnership Programme for 2018 / 2019 in Cape Town.

Learnership Application deadline is 26 June 2018

Learnership Provider: Woolworths
Learnership Location : Cape Town

DESIGN MERCHANT TRAINEE (DMT) :Womens Footwear and Accessories

REF: FBH/BL/DESIGN MERCHANT TRAINEE (DMT) :Womens Footwear and Accessories/Cape Town/120618

RECRUITER: Woolworths (Pty) Ltd UPDATED ON: 2018-06-12 10:13:49
START DATE: 2018-06-12 END DATE: 2018-06-26
AA/EE: Not Applicable CONTRACT: Permanent
CATEGORY: Retail OFFER: Market related


The DMT programme is a 12-18 month trainee programme designed to develop future designers for the business


  • Relevant Design diploma/degree
  • A passion for Womens Footwear and Accessories Design
  • Administrative experience in a clothing design or retail environment is preferable
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information accurately
  • Computer literate, including Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Creativity, taste level and flair in line with the brand
  • Ability to design product appropriate to the brief and the customer
  • Team player
  • Planning and organizing ability
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • High energy levels and self-motivation
  • A positive “can do” attitude
  • Sound business and commercial awareness
  • A commitment to high performance delivery
  • Ability to sketch


  • Drive the colour process within the group and communicate with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure product is presented and photographs are taken of the design workshops and boards are displayed
  • Ensure that key decisions of monthly workshops are recorded
  • Manage the issue and collection of samples and prototypes and colour boards
  • Close working relationships with suppliers and involvement in the design process
  • Ensure that the venue and relevant documents are prepared for design briefs
  • General administration incl. travel arrangements and diary management

How to apply
Click the link below to apply before the closing date.
Click here to apply online