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.

Before you apply, please have a look at this handy "How To Apply For A Job" guide we put together. Your next job may depend on it.

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.

Recruitment companies: thank you for sending us a thousand emails. We'll call if we need anything. You can stop emailing us now thank you.

Wait.

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

administrative assistant (alberton, johannesburg)

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.

Staff discounts on top of ludicrously affordable products.

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?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) 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!

senior developer (woodstock, cape town)

about us

Without our website, we don't exist as a company. That'd be like Uber without cars. Oh, Uber themselves don't actually own any cars? Never mind then.

We're pretty reliant on the site, is the point we're making.

about you

You're a developer, plain and simple. You live to code and Mr. Robot is your all-time favourite series.

Even if it isn't, say that it is. You'll earn brownie points.

what you'll love

Working with some top quality individuals.

Staff discounts on top of ludicrously affordable products.

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Write, test and deliver the software that powers our store, logistics and support functions
  • Contribute and manage the migration from our legacy (Magento) platform to our new eCommerce platform (Magento and potentially other environments), so experience with Magento would be a real bonus
  • We're a well established tech startup looking to mature our tech stack, so experience with CI/CD and modern front-end development is critical. We'll just throw the term 'full-stack' out there because while we don't like it, it's pretty accurate for what we need

requirements / skillz:

  • Demonstrable software development track record
  • 2+ years developing internet systems, preferably with some good working experience of PHP
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of current developer tooling (think: git, docker, linux, stuffed gophers)
  • Database fluency (preferably MySQL), with a mind for logistics, systems and process improvement
  • Unit testing experience (i.e. PHPUnit, Jasmine, etc) is a plus
  • Experience with consuming, building or maintaining APIs (e.g. GraphQL, REST, SOAP) is a plus
  • Experience with Linux, server automation and scripting preferable
  • Experience with container technology using Docker is beneficial
  • Experience with cloud deployment (especially API-driven CI/CD) is also beneficial

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief cover letter and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "This is developing quickly". If you impress us, await our call!

junior dtp operator / retoucher (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We are an online internet shop with our own website. We are easy to find: when you come onto the internet, take a left right after Google and type in OneDayOnly.co.za just before you hit Facebook or YouTube and get all distracted.

about you

You live to retouch images and, although you won't admit it, you died a little inside when you heard that Microsoft had killed off Paint after 33 glorious years.

You work well in a team and you're friendly and outgoing.

what you'll love

Working with some top quality individuals.

Staff discounts on top of ludicrously affordable products.

salary

Market related.

responsibilities include:

  • Source,edit and retouch lifestyle and product images, including deep etching
  • Design effective static and animated marketing material to promote deals and campaigns
  • Think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
  • Greet visitors and couriers who come into the office
  • Other ad hoc office responsibilities

requirements / skillz:

  • Relevant design diploma/degree
  • Good foundation in design principles
  • Experience using Photoshop is essential
  • Excellent deep etching and retouching skills
  • Strong eye for typography, colour and hierarchy
  • Work in a collaborative team environment as well as independently
  • Self-motivated and well-organised with effective time-management skills to meet tight deadlines
  • Friendly and outgoing

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief cover letter and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "DTPleased to meet you". If you impress us, await our call!

buyer's assistant (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We’re looking for an ace employee. To help buyers 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:

  • Assist with putting together amazing deals
  • Maintaining and cultivating relationships with suppliers
  • Ensure products are loaded onto the backend with accuracy and correct and relevant information
  • Work together with a senior buyer to source new and exciting products, 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
  • 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.

administrative assistant (woodstock, 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 office setting and thrive in a busy environment.

what you'll love

Working with some top quality individuals.

Staff discounts on top of ludicrously affordable products.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Managing relationships between procurement and off-site departments
  • Placing orders and ensuring stock is delivered in a timely manner
  • 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?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief cover letter and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "You had me at admin". If you impress us, await our call!

marketing manager – digital performance (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We are an online internet shop with our own website. We are easy to find: when you come onto the internet, take a left right after Google and type in OneDayOnly.co.za just before you hit Facebook or YouTube and get all distracted.

We have 7 followers on Google +.

about you

As marketing manager you are responsible for developing the marketing strategy, tactics and planning in order to accelerate the growth of OneDayOnly. As digital performance marketing manager you are responsible for driving conversion on the website through online channels.

You will oversee campaign and channel management and manage day-to-day relationships with our agencies and suppliers.

what you'll love

You get to do what you're great at, for a company you'll come to adore.

Our office comes with free internet and aircon, a pool table and a (pretty) well-stocked bar, plus some available space in the fridge for your RedBull.

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Produce marketing/brand strategy
  • Create strategies to increase (online) traffic and conversions
  • Define and drive action plans
  • Responsible for budgetary control of digital marketing
  • Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns
  • Tracking conversions and optimising
  • Utilising a range of techniques and channels
  • Deliver measurable results
  • Ensure regular reporting of both your actions and results as well as your team
  • Coordinate marketing team
  • Planning and monitoring campaigns
  • Review new technologies and channels and keep the company at the forefront of development in digital marketing

requirements / skillz:

  • Degree in business, marketing or a related field
  • 8+ years experience with a solid foundation in digital marketing, e-commerce or a related field
  • Extensive knowledge of the digital media landscape
  • Fully proficient in Google Analytics and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Drive

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Your new marketing 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.

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 debits and credits and the sales process.

what you'll love

Your amazing colleagues. And our amazing cappuccino machine.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Lots of filing
  • Cultivating and managing supplier relationships
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Ad hoc admin duties
  • Accounts packaging experience
  • Lots of filing

requirements / skillz:

  • The necessary qualification/diploma, as well as many proven years’ experience as a creditors clerk
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong affiliation to systems, and organisation therein
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must be an ace at supplier recons
  • Must love figures and enjoy filing
  • Knowledge in any accounting package is a plus

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) 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.

social media customer service agent (airport industria, cape town)

about us

We are an online company with a customer base that outnumbers most small countries. It’s massive, like big, like the biggest you’ve ever seen. And they shop 365 days a year. They're quite important to us.

We’re in need of someone who can help us keep those customers happy.

about you

Turning an unhappy customer into a happy customer is something you can do in your sleep. You're skilled in the art of customer service and view challenges as opportunities.

You don't just love social media, you Like it.

what you'll love

Working in an established team for a rapidly growing company.

Our office comes with free internet and aircon, and colleagues readily available to listen to your Dad jokes..

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Handling Instant Messages (IM) via website and investigating queries
  • Resolving queries end-to-end
  • Liaising with customers directly via the OneDayOnly IM site as well as telephonically if necessary
  • Full customer service functionality, including EFT payment confirmations, order confirmations, customer resolution and follow ups
  • Handling escalated queries timeously
  • Supplier liaison on returns, replacements and refunds
  • Courier liaison on returns, replacements and refunds
  • Complaint tickets resolutions and management to full extent of resolution
  • Time management of queries

minimum requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years customer service experience
  • Minimum of 2 years customer service experience within eCommerce
  • Excellent writing skills (NOT negotiable – testing will be done)
  • Excellent use of grammar (NOT negotiable – testing will be done)
  • Good organisational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work shifts (Monday to Sunday, 07:00 to 21:00) on a rotational basis, including public holidays
  • Hardworking, fast paced and all round performer

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Pick me for social media!".

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.

UX/UI designer – mid/senior level (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We’re looking for an experienced UX/UI Designer to champion the customer experience and take ownership of our user interfaces. You will work closely with internal stakeholders and the project manager to define project objectives and opportunities, conduct UX research and present your solutions through diagrams and designs.

You will also work closely with the development team to explore solutions, identify challenges and craft a superior UI and interactions. Your focus will not just be on the eCommerce face of the business but on systems and apps building too.

about you

This is not a position where you will be just a cog in the machine. You will be involved in planning at a high level and execution in detail. If the idea of being part of a fast growing eCommerce business and working in a flat structure excites you, you’ll be able to make your mark here.

Be warned though, the position requires an entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to self manage in a (sometimes) challenging environment.

what you'll love

Working in a start-up environment for a fun and quirky brand. Our in-office bar, ping-pong and pool table. Colleagues that can occasionally be quite funny.

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Champion the customer experience and take ownership of all UI requirements
  • Design solutions that improve usability and increase conversion
  • Create diagrams, user flows and wireframes
  • Create prototypes to test ideas and get feedback
  • Create pixel-perfect UI designs where needed
  • Create and maintain our style guide and UI framework
  • Work closely with front-end developers to plan highly usable UIs
  • Set measurement targets and plan on how to measure success
  • Assist the project manager in planning projects
  • Get buy-in from stakeholders and assist in driving projects forward
  • Conduct user research and user testing
  • Conduct internal stakeholder interviews and UX audits

requirements / skillz:

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a web or UI designer
  • Minimum 2 years experience in UX or interaction design
  • Adobe creative suite or Sketch expertise
  • Understanding of front-end developer languages (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Experience and understanding of responsive and mobile design requirements
  • Understanding of typography and fundamental design principles
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and solutions to the team
  • Ability to make data driven design decisions
  • Passionate about digital products and strategies
  • Ability to self manage and track your time
  • Experience working for an eCommerce company would be beneficial
  • Experience with Google Analytics and conversion tracking software is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use the subject line "Say hello to your new UX designer".

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.

it and desktop support technician (woodstock and airport industria, cape town)

about us

We’re an online sales company with a number of happy employees working away on their happy computers. If something happens to their computer, they get sad and that makes us sad.

You’re here to keep everyone’s computer smiling.

about you

Hardware and software is your bread and butter. You know the differences between DDR3, SATA, CPU and C3PO. Your friends call you Hackerman because of your unparalleled IT and desktop support skills.

what you'll love

Working with colleagues that won’t judge you if you spike your Red Bull with Red Bull. We also have a pool table, in-office hoverboard and ping pong table so you’ll be able to suck at/show off on a number of levels.

salary

Based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Deliver first line technical support on all workstations within area of service
  • Manage PC setup and deployment for new employees using standard hardware, images and software
  • Responsible for upgrading and maintaining end-user software versions and equipment
  • Co-ordinate, install, set up and complete departmental moves with regards to IT equipment
  • Effective and efficient handling of assigned incidents. Maintenance of all hardware on workstations
  • Antivirus, Malware, etc. installations and support
  • Accounting software installations and user support (i.e. Quickbooks)
  • Implement and support of backup software and hardware. Backup and recovery support
  • Assist with creating and managing company employee accounts

requirements / skillz:

  • A broad knowledge of computer networking, server applications and operating systems
  • A systematic approach in general IT fault finding
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Relevant qualification will be an advantage

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use the subject line "Have you tried turning it off and on again?".

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.

e-mail marketing specialist (woodstock, cape town)

about us

We send our daily newsletter to our (rapidly growing) subscriber base. It’s massive, like big, like the biggest you’ve ever seen. 365 days a year. It’s quite important to us. We’re in need of someone who can help us optimise our email approach.

about you

We’re looking for an experienced, performance driven email specialist/agency, someone dreaming of OR, CTR, CTO’s and retention. Someone who can take email marketing to the next level.

You have to amaze us with a clever (here we go with the lingo) and S.M.A.R.T. email strategy. But most importantly, in the end, we want to, no, we NEED to see results. Show us the conversion!

what you'll love

You get to do what you're great at, for a company you'll come to adore.

Our office comes with free internet and aircon, a pool table and a (pretty) well-stocked bar, plus some available space in the fridge for your RedBull.

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • Email marketing audit of all channels
  • Development of new e-mail strategy and tactics
  • Translating strategy and tactics to a practical and executable plan
  • Coordination and implementation of plan (email campaigns and related assets)
  • Ensuring on time, optimal execution of all email campaigns
  • Measuring performance, analysis and optimisation of all email campaigns and related assets
  • Working closely with the execution team
  • Growing subscriber base with quality leads
  • Sharing key learnings with marketing and buying team
  • Liaise with development team and other stakeholders

requirements / skillz:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in email marketing and CRM
  • Experience working in an eCommerce company
  • Extensive knowledge in email marketing and marketing automation
  • Experience in building audiences and segmentation
  • Advanced skills working with Mailchimp
  • You’re analytical
  • You love to test, test and test
  • You know your way around Google Analytics

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "Email marketing is alive and I’m kicking it".

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.

customer service agent (airport industria, cape town)

about us

We are an online internet shop with our own website. We are easy to find: when you come onto the internet, take a left right after Google and type in OneDayOnly.co.za just before you hit Facebook or YouTube and get all distracted.

We have 7 followers on Google +.

We could really desperately use some reinforcements for our customer service team.

about you

You love helping people and know that an angry customer is just a golden opportunity. Hearing people say "Thanks! You're my hero for the day!" is what gets you out of bed in the morning.

Your typing skills are off the charts and typing errors are non-existent.

You're calm under pressure and able to think outside the box for a solution if necessary.

what you'll love

You get to do what you're great at, for a company you'll come to adore.

Our office comes with free internet and aircon, quality work colleagues, plus some available space in the fridge for your RedBull.

requirements / skillz:

  • Matric
  • knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • knowledge of relevant computer applications
  • ability to type fast and accurately
  • knowledge of administrative procedures
  • numeric, oral and written language applications
  • Minimum 1 Year eCommerce retail experience
  • Minimum 2 Years Customer Services experience in Retail

salary

Market related, based on experience.

responsibilities include:

  • deal directly with customers either by telephone, correspondence or electronically
  • respond promptly to customer inquiries (As set out in individual KPI)
  • handle and resolve customer complaints
  • obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle product and service inquiries
  • direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource
  • record details of inquiries, comments and complaints, where necessary
  • record details of actions taken, where necessary
  • follow up on customer tickets logged against your name
  • Maintain applied KPI levels

Key Competencies

  • interpersonal skills
  • Efficient and accurate typing skills (minimum 45 wpm – This will be tested)
  • communication skills - verbal and written needs to be exceptional
  • listening & observation skills
  • problem analysis and problem-solving, with high tolerance to stress
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • data collection and ordering
  • customer service orientation at the highest level
  • adaptability, highly initiative, customer focused, driven, outgoing, team orientated
  • Ability to work overtime as is required by the business to ensure we reach monthly targets, SLA’s and KPI standards. If your application is accepted, this is a key requirement which will be part of your employment contract, so please be sure you are able to work overtime when required to do so (within reason i.e. 24 hours’ notice)

what's next?

First, 1) see our tips & tricks, and only then 2) contact us with a brief introduction and your resume at iwanttowork@onedayonly.co.za and use subject line "At your service!" and, if you impress us, await our call!

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.

“You guys are doing a great job” Ricky, Durban