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Fashion Consultant Opportunity



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Full time

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Greenstone Shopping Centre, Johannesburg, 1609, ZA

In the ever-evolving world of fashion, where personal style is a powerful form of self-expression, there exists a unique opportunity to turn your passion for fashion into a fulfilling career. Foschini, a brand synonymous with style and innovation, is delighted to announce a captivating job opening for a Fashion Consultant (120hr) at our Greenstone store. This role is not just a job; it’s an invitation to become an integral part of a dynamic team that thrives on shaping the fashion landscape.

Position Overview: Fashion Consultant (120hr)

As a Fashion Consultant at Foschini – Greenstone, you are more than an employee; you are a style curator, a trendsetter, and a customer experience enthusiast. This position is designed for individuals who have an innate sense of style, a passion for staying on top of fashion trends, and a natural flair for assisting others in discovering their unique fashion identity.


Key Responsibilities:

Customer Engagement: Your primary responsibility is to create an exceptional shopping experience for our customers. From assisting with outfit selections to providing fashion advice, your role is to ensure that each customer leaves with confidence in their style choices.

Product Knowledge: Stay updated on the latest fashion trends, understand our product offerings, and be able to guide customers in making informed purchasing decisions.

Visual Merchandising: Collaborate with the store’s visual merchandising team to ensure that product displays are appealing, reflecting the current trends, and creating an inviting atmosphere for customers.

Sales Target Achievement: Contribute to the store’s success by achieving personal and team sales targets. Your role is instrumental in driving revenue and fostering customer loyalty.

Team Collaboration: Work closely with your colleagues to create a positive and collaborative work environment. Share your insights, contribute to team discussions, and celebrate collective achievements.



To excel as a Fashion Consultant at Foschini – Greenstone, candidates must meet the following criteria:

Passion for Fashion: A genuine love for fashion and an understanding of current trends in clothing, accessories, and styling.

Customer-Centric Attitude: Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with customers, understanding their needs and preferences.

Sales Experience: While not mandatory, previous experience in a retail or customer service role is advantageous. A proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets is a plus.

Adaptability: The fashion industry is dynamic, and adaptability is key. Candidates should be open to learning, staying updated on trends, and embracing change.

Team Spirit: A collaborative mindset and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Availability: The role requires a commitment of 120 hours, so flexibility in scheduling is essential.



Grade 12 (Matric)



Passionate about people is a must.

Target driven and experience focused.

Being an ambassador for our brand and offering amazing Customer experience.

Exceed Customer expectations by identifying and providing them with the best possible solutions.

Actively keeping track of sales performance against target.

Selling a diverse product range and keeping up to date with the latest décor and fashion trends.

Searching out opportunities for making new sales.

Assist with replenishing of stock to ensure the store is ready for our customers at all times.




Competencies and behaviours for success:

Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Good verbal/ written communication skills and good organisational skills

Strong organizational and planning skills

The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

The ability to work independently

The ability to take initiative

A high level of attention to detail

Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Why Foschini?

Working at Foschini means being part of a leading fashion retail group with a rich heritage and a commitment to excellence. Here’s what you can expect:

Career Growth Opportunities: Foschini values talent and provides opportunities for career advancement. Your journey with us is not limited to this role; it’s a stepping stone to broader possibilities within the organization.

Employee Benefits: Enjoy attractive employee benefits, including staff discounts, training programs, and access to exclusive fashion events.

Inclusive Culture: Join a diverse and inclusive workplace that celebrates uniqueness and encourages creativity.

Training and Development: Foschini invests in the growth of its employees. You will have access to training programs and resources to enhance your skills and knowledge.




How to Apply:

If you are ready to embark on a stylish adventure with Foschini – Greenstone, follow these steps:

Visit the Foschini Careers page or the Greenstone store in person.

Locate the Fashion Consultant (120hr) job opening.

Complete the online application form, attaching your resume and a compelling cover letter expressing your passion for fashion and why you believe you are the perfect fit for this role.




The Fashion Consultant (120hr) role at Foschini – Greenstone is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to be part of a brand that defines style and empowers individuals to express themselves through fashion. If you have a flair for fashion, a passion for customer engagement, and a desire to grow in a dynamic industry, apply now and join us in elevating the world of fashion! Your style journey starts here.

CLOSING DATE: 12/13/2023, 12:11 PM

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