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Instigative Career Opportunity: General Store Assistant at The Spitz Group

The Spitz Group is pleased to invite enthusiastic and qualified candidates to apply for the position of General Store Assistant (GSA). We are looking for motivated individuals to join our dynamic team across various locations, including Johannesburg South, Kempton Park, Potchefstroom, Tzaneen, and Loch Logan. As a leading retailer, The Spitz Group offers a unique opportunity to work with some of the most prestigious brands in South Africa.

Position Overview

  • Position Title: General Store Assistant (GSA)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Locations: Johannesburg South, Kempton Park, Potchefstroom, Tzaneen, and Loch Logan
  • Closing Date for Applications: 27 June 2024

About The Spitz Group

The Spitz Group encompasses several renowned brands, each contributing to the distinctive character of our company. Our brands include SPITZ, GANT, KURT GEIGER, GREEN CROSS, and GX&Co. These brands illustrate quality, style, and innovation, making The Spitz Group an exceptional place to build your career.


Originating from a modest store in Johannesburg CBD in 1968, SPITZ has evolved into a prominent name synonymous with premium international brands. Founded by Anthony and David Spitz, our brand continues to expand, offering an unparalleled shopping experience with exclusive products.


GANT embodies the essence of American sportswear with a touch of European elegance. Established in 1949, GANT delivers high-quality lifestyle apparel for both men and women, inspired by the Ivy League American East Coast heritage. Our commitment to authenticity and innovation sets us apart in the fashion industry.

Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger is a distinguished footwear and apparel brand celebrated for its unique style. Our products are crafted from the finest materials, catering to individuals who make a statement with their wardrobe. Kurt Geiger’s exclusive designs are for those who know their direction in life and seek the attire to match.

Green Cross & GX&Co

Founded in 1975 by Karl and Hildegard Zeppel, Green Cross has become a leading premium footwear brand. Known for comfort, quality, and classic styling, Green Cross now trades under GX&Co., continuing to offer career opportunities for passionate individuals eager to contribute to our dynamic business.

Job Details and Responsibilities

Main Purpose

The primary objective of the General Store Assistant is to deliver the highest standards of customer service, assist customers effectively, and achieve set sales targets.

Line Manager

The General Store Assistant will report directly to the Store Manager.

Key Performance Areas

Cash Control

  • Perform cash desk functions accurately.
  • Ensure daily adherence to cash control and banking processes.
  • Maintain zero cash variances.
  • Accurately record manual transactions.

Stock Control

  • Follow daily stock management processes.
  • Follow up on customer orders promptly.
  • Conduct weekly stock counts accurately.
  • Maintain the storeroom in good condition.
  • Complete the weekly shoe pairing exercise.

Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Maintain in-depth product knowledge.

Minimum Requirements


  • A minimum of 1 year of retail experience.


  • Completed Matric/Grade 12.

Additional Requirements

  • Proficiency in retail administration disciplines.
  • Knowledge of stock and cash management.
  • Comprehensive product knowledge.
  • Effective sales knowledge and selling skills.
  • Understanding of policies and procedures related to the cash desk, stockroom, administration, and other relevant areas.
  • Numerical ability.


  • Minimizing risk.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Building relationships.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Understanding others.
  • Influencing others.

How to Apply

Apply here: General Store Assistant

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for this exciting opportunity to join The Spitz Group. The application deadline is 27 June 2024.

Instigative Career Opportunity: General Store Assistant at The Spitz Group

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