Job Title: Intern
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To: Position Manager
Job Type Classification: Contract
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Kuils River

Job Purpose:

At Ackermans we help our Interns find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious and qualified youth can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business, with exposure to successful business practices and people alike. An Ackermans Internship will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be exposed to the Retail Industry
  • Explore your interests and gain working knowledge of future career possibilities
  • Develop you work ethic and corporate brand
  • Build relationships that will stand your future in good steed


  • 3yr Diploma or Degree in Clothing Management/Production or Fashion Design
  • No prior full time work experience in your field of study
  • South African citizenship

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • An assertive self-starter with the ability to work well within a team
  • Good organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Good learning orientation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applicants should be prepared to undergo required evaluations, assessments and interviews
  • Applicants must also reside in the Western Cape or be prepared to travel and / or relocate at own expenses

In terms of the Ackermans policy for appointments and promotions, preference will be given to internal applicants who meet the competencies and minimum requirements for the position. Preference will also be given to candidates who will enhance the diversity of the team and contribute to employment equity within the Company provided that the competencies and minimum requirements for the position have been met.