careers at OneDayOnly

OneDayOnly hold the esteemed title of being South Africa's original daily deals website. Our deals offer excellent discounts, limited supply and are on sale for one day only (hence our uber-creative name). We partner with top brands and key suppliers to able to offer their products to hundreds of thousands of potential customers through our daily mailer, the website itself and social media marketing. Provided the quality and price is right, we'll sell anything - and that's exactly what makes us so appealing to both buyer and seller. Couple this with the urgency of the deal and it creates a winning formula for a high number of sales in a very short space of time.

But, believe it or not, this website doesn't run itself.

We employ a varied assortment of human beings to sell things, buy things, process things, and repair things.

Take a look at the open positions below. If you think you can put up with us enough to get one of these done, email your resume (as a plain text, Word, or PDF attachment) to the address you'll find at the end of the position advertised.

We'll get back to you if we're interested. In maybe hiring you, we mean. Not anything intimate. You seem nice, but we're kinda seeing somebody right now.

Wait.

Okay sorry, we hope you didn't get too excited there because we're not looking for anybody in specific at the moment.

social media coordinator (woodstock, cape town)

about us

The Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for liaising and resolving customer queries posted on our social media sites.

The position requires someone to work end-to-end on a customer resolution using our internal systems, as well as social media tools.

The position is shift based from Monday to Sunday, with the late shift being done from home.

about you

You’re ready to jump right into the trenches.

You pride yourself on being able to get the most out of a day, you're organised beyond compare, and customer flare oozes from your bones. Your writing skills are AWESOME.

what you'll love

A vibey, outgoing environment where we pride ourselves on a work place that wants you to thrive and grow.

responsibilities include:

  • handling social media content and investigating queries
  • resolving queries end-to-end
  • liaising with customers directly via social media sites as well as telephonically
  • full customer service functionality
  • handling escalated queries timeously
  • Instant Messaging customer care via our website
  • time management of queries

requirements / skillz:

  • minimum of 2 years customer experience as a social media coordinator (if you do not have this experience, please do not apply)
  • minimum of 2 years customer service experience
  • experience with eCommerce would be advantageous but not absolute
  • hardworking, fast paced and all round performer
  • excellent writing skills
  • excellent use of grammar
  • good organisational and analytical skills
  • ability to work shifts (Monday to Sunday 07:00 to 21:00). After hour work can be performed from home

salary

Market related, based on experience.

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "You called for a Social Media Champ."

We'll be in touch if your CV piqued our interest. Don't be surprised if we don't, though: we have pretty high standards.

assistant warehouse manager (diep river, cape town / steeledale, johannesburg)

about the job

As a warehouse manager, you will oversee the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of a range of goods. Explosive growth has shown us what we can and cannot (yet) do, and we need you to get rid of those things we cannot.

Responsible for a vital part of the supply chain process, you will manage people, processes and systems, in order to ensure goods are received and dispatched appropriately and productivity targets are met.

about you

A people’s person, born problem solver, you love a good challenge. And what a challenge we have for you.

what you'll love

A young, growing business with loads of room for growth and personal development. A welcome destination for all of your knowledge, skill and enthusiasm, you’ll grow along with us to great new heights.

requirements / skillz:

  • experience, experience, experience...
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • numeracy and a basic understanding of finance
  • people management skills, including the ability to lead and motivate others, delegate work and explain ideas
  • planning and organising skills
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • the ability to inspire, motivate and lead a team of people
  • enthusiasm, analytical, initiative and decisiveness
  • technical and IT skills, particularly when it comes to database management and spreadsheets
  • problem-solving skills and the ability to work on a tactical and strategic level
  • the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Candidates with relevant qualifications will be given preference.

responsibilities include:

  • liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies
  • plan, coordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
  • use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met
  • have a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouses contribute to these
  • coordinate the use of automated and computerised systems where necessary
  • respond to and deal with customer communication by email and telephone
  • keep stock control systems up to date and make sure inventories are accurate
  • plan future capacity requirements
  • organise the recruitment and training of staff, as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
  • motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded
  • produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • visit customers to monitor the quality of service they are receiving
  • maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely
  • oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment
  • where appropriate, oversee the maintenance and operation of warehouse management systems and automated storage and retrieval systems

salary

Market related, based on experience.

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Ware's my new house?"

We'll be in touch if your CV piqued our interest. Don't be surprised if we don't, though: we have pretty high standards.

senior product manager (woodstock, cape town)

about us

The Product Manager will be responsible for communicating our vision to our in-house development team.

He/she will work with various cross-functional teams and ensure that the business, quality and functional goals are met which each product release.

The Product Manager is the key decision maker on priorities and works to ensure that stakeholders are aligned at each stage of development lifecycle.

about you

You’re ready to jump right into the trenches.

You pride yourself on being able to get the most out of a person, you're organised beyond compare, and systems are your middle name.

what you'll love

This is what product managers are born to do. You'll be joining a company bursting with energy: anything is possible, as long as it makes us better in the eyes of our beloved customers.

Also, you will learn that keeping pace with explosive growth is exhausting but rewarding. Like raising a toddler.

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

Our new product manager will:

  • Prioritize new features and enhancements to existing features
  • Build consensus and coordinate product schedules
  • Work with a team of engineers and designers to ship high-quality experiences
  • Build use cases and user stories around a product and communicate them effectively
  • Integrate user research, market analysis into product requirements to ensure products satisfy user needs
  • Facilitate communication throughout the development process by partnering with a variety of internal teams
  • Be a problem solver
  • Be genuinely excited about solving customer problems

requirements / skillz:

A successful Product Manager in this role should have:

  • Product management / product ownership experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience collaborating with designers, engineers, and other stakeholders from multiple disciplines
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience a plus
  • Experience working in an eCommerce company would be a plus

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Your new Product Manager is here."

We'll be in touch if your CV piqued our interest. Don't be surprised if we don't, though: we have pretty high standards.

buyer (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We’re looking for an ace employee. To help buy awesome things, keep our website stocked and our customers happy.

about you

Although you may appear as a pleasant person on the surface, the ugly truth is that you are a stickler for detail, you're more organised than a wedding planner, a hunter(ess) for amazing deals, and bulldog when it comes to negotiating.

You understand consumers and the buying process.

what you'll love

Your amazing colleagues.

Also, if you play your cards right, you may have large quantities of free "samples" sent your way.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Putting together amazing deals.
  • Maintaining and cultivating relationships with suppliers.
  • Ensure products are loaded onto the backend with accuracy and correct and relevant information.
  • Source new and exciting products, negotiate prices, collate/take images
  • Present deals and technical information in an easy to understand and exciting manner.
  • Compile accurate spreadsheets and gather all required product data for a sale timeously.
  • Manage supply chain.
  • Research and identify businesses/product opportunities to be featured on OneDayOnly.
  • Test and evaluate new products and understand quality requirements.
  • Perform various administrative jobs.

requirements / skillz:

  • Good understanding of planning and the logistics process relating to product.
  • Sound analytical, organising, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong affiliation to systems, utilising them to increase productivity in line with the business strategy.
  • Competency in all computer packages, i.e. Outlook, Excel (Advanced), PowerPoint, Internet.
  • Tertiary qualification.

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use the subject line "I get buy!".

We'll be in touch if your CV piqued our interest. Don't be surprised if we don't, though: we have pretty high standards.

creditors clerk (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We’re looking for an ace employee to help keep track of our awesome products, keep our website stocked and our customers happy.

about you

Although you may appear as a pleasant person on the surface, the ugly truth is that you are a stickler for detail, organised beyond compare, and efficient is your middle name.

You understand accounts and the sales process.

what you'll love

Your amazing colleagues. And our amazing cappuccino machine.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • General filing.
  • Cultivating and managing supplier relationships.
  • Accounts packaging processing.
  • Reconciliation of accounts.
  • Ad hoc admin duties.
  • Petty cash reconciliation.

requirements / skillz:

  • A qualification/diploma as well as two years+ experience as a creditors clerk.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong affiliation to systems, and organisation therein.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be comfortable with supplier recons.
  • Must love figures and enjoy filing.
  • Knowledge in any accounting package is a plus.

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use the subject line "You can account on me!".

We'll be in touch if your CV piqued our interest. Don't be surprised if we don't, though: we have pretty high standards.

administrative assistant (diep river, cape town)

about us

We’re looking for an ace employee to help keep track of our awesome products, keep our warehouses running smoothly and our customers happy.

about you

You have a passion for building and improving upon systems. You like being hands on and enjoy being the glue that holds various things together.

You’re comfortable in a warehouse setting and thrive in a busy environment.

what you'll love

Working with some top quality individuals.

Also, if you are in any way sports-inclined, you’ll have access to some phenomenal banter after every game day.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Cultivating and managing relationships between warehouses and off-site departments.
  • Overseeing all aspects of stock intake.
  • Working well in a team – but having the ability to work alone too.
  • Phoning and/or emailing team members to ensure information is kept current.
  • Testing and evaluating products and understanding quality requirements.
  • Performing various administrative jobs.

requirements / skillz:

  • Fast and accurate administrative work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of planning and the logistics process relating to products.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong affiliation to systems, utilising them to increase productivity in line with the business strategy.

what's next?

Contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Did somebody order an assistant?". If you impress us, await our call!

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