2025 Field Marketing Learnership program (Smollan)

This learnership program 2025 is opened for unemployed matriculates to apply for the positions as Field Marketer in Smollan. To get more details of this learnership program, keep reading.

Learnership Application Closing Date: 17 August 2025

Learnership Location: Gauteng

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

Shelf Health

  • Determine merchandise to be stocked
  • Arrange displays, develop and select theme
  • Draw stock according to requirements
  • Ensure all lines are on display
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Respond to poor quality and damages
  • Monitor slow/fast sellers and take appropriate action
  • Conduct stock rotation
  • Replenish displays
  • Keep working area clean, tidy and uncluttered
  • Manage stock in storeroom
  • Cross merchandise
  • Stamp/attach/change price tags on stock according to store procedure (mark up or down)
  • Ensure P.I. Labels or price labels are correct
  • Categorise products, attain brand objectives and position brands
  • Align forward share with market share, allocating the correct number of facings
  • Report and follow up out of stocks to relevant party
  • Implement Planograms
  • Ensure category flows
  • Category Objectives
  • Manage returns (trade waste)

Effective Administration

  • Report competitor activities
  • Report on in store activities
  • Maintain store files
  • Timeous and accurate completion of both store and company registers
  • Compile reports
  • Complete uplift documents, sorting out returns
  • Inform call center about returns and receive reference number
  • Declare personal belongings
  • Record orders and reference numbers
  • Maintain In- Store Book

Customer/Client Satisfaction

  • Build relationships with customers and clients
  • Fulfill promises
  • Communicate problems and make suggestions regarding solutions
  • Inform store manager of activities
  • Ensure professional appearance and conduct
  • Ensure company uniform is clean and tidy
  • Display a friendly disposition
  • Communicate relevant trade information and out of stock situations
  • Ensure professional and value adding Customer/Consumer service

Sales Targets/Volume or Profitability

  • Ensure targets are achieved
  • Order stock by placing order with call center as per client schedule
  • Arrange additional promotions, obtain extra floor space
  • Inform manager of promotions
  • Build promotional display
  • Ensure stock availability
  • Ensure P.I. labels and price flashers are accurate
  • Negotiate ad hoc displays
  • Place emergency order and follow up on delivery
  • Communicate promotional activity

Effective Self-Management

  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs

Key Competencies

Communication                                                                                                                               

Organisational commitment                                                                                                       

Teamwork & collaboration                                                                                                          

Relationship building                                                                                                                     

Agility                                                                                                                                                   

Performance & results driven                                                                                                    

Continuous growth & improvement                                                                                       

Resilience & stress management                                                                                              

Service excellence                                                                                                                          

Analysis & problem solving                                                                                                         

Planning & prioritisation                                                                                                               

Quality & detail excellence         

Requirements

  • Grade 12

How to apply

To apply online go to to https://smollan.mcidirecthire.com/


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.