Job Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type: Full-time, Junior Level
Company Overview: Alessi is a renowned Italian housewares and kitchen utensil company known for its exceptional design, innovation, and quality. With a rich heritage spanning several decades, Alessi collaborates with a diverse range of designers, architects, and industrial designers to create everyday items that blend functionality with artistic elegance.
Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Brand Ambassador to represent Alessi in Johannesburg. As a Brand Ambassador, you will play a crucial role in promoting the Alessi brand, engaging with customers, and building lasting relationships within the industry. This position offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to contribute to the growth and success of Alessi in the South African market.
- Act as a representative and advocate for the Alessi brand in Johannesburg.
- Engage with customers, both in-person and through digital channels, to create positive brand experiences and drive sales.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including retailers, distributors, and industry influencers.
- Conduct product demonstrations and provide detailed information about Alessi’s range of products.
- Stay updated on industry trends, competitor activities, and consumer preferences to provide valuable insights to the Alessi team.
- Assist with the coordination and execution of promotional events, trade shows, and product launches.
- Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to develop and implement effective brand strategies and campaigns.
- Monitor and report on market trends, customer feedback, and sales data to identify opportunities for growth.
- Provide exceptional customer service and handle any customer inquiries or concerns promptly and professionally.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of the brand ambassador program by sharing feedback, ideas, and suggestions.
- 25-45 years old, female, extrovert.
- Proven experience in a customer-facing role, preferably in sales, marketing, or retail.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and connect with diverse audiences.
- Passionate about design, art, and aesthetics with a good understanding of the housewares and kitchen utensil industry.
- Proficient in English.
- Speaking, reading and writing in Italian is required for the communication with Alessi in Italy and with Italian embassies around Africa.
- Eu passport is a benefit. Must be willing to travel.
- Strong networking skills with existing relationships within the industry considered a plus.
- Self-motivated, proactive, and results-driven individual with a genuine passion for promoting high-quality products.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, adapting to changing priorities and deadlines.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and comfortable using digital platforms for communication and reporting.
Please note that the position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The selected candidate should be either immediately available or able to start within a few weeks.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual looking to represent an iconic Italian brand, we invite you to apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org highlighting your relevant experience and why you believe you would be a great fit for the Alessi team.