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E-Commerce Assistant

Company Background

New Source Imports Pty Ltd is an established importer with a digital-first strategy on a direct-to-consumer business strategy through e-commerce with our main website selling automotive parts & equipment

Our mission is to source high-quality products at competitive prices with a simple buying experience.

Our main focus is on automotive diagnostics tools and automotive equipment.

We would like to be a business that is part of an ethical & sustainable supply solution with professional sales assistance and a big focus on customer success.  We are a young, driven, and enthusiastic team looking to disrupt the e-commerce industry in Africa, with a strong focus on customer satisfaction.

We have two other e-commerce projects (less workload) /

Job Description

Job Role

We are seeking a talented E-Commerce Assistant who has fantastic knowledge and a good understanding of the E-commerce management platforms such as Woocommerce, bidorbuy, Takealot, and Gumtree. You will also have an interest in pay-per-click advertising on platforms such as Google and Facebook. You have a balance between being creative and analytical, and will apply this on our social platforms and within our bulk inventory system, running on Google Sheets.

You will have a minimum of 1+ years’ experience, be a self-motivated, driven individual who loves the digital retail world, with a strong eye for detail and commercial awareness.

If you are looking for a challenge and enjoy the world of E-Commerce, then this role is perfect for you!

Responsibilities – include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, compose and post product information on the company’s website and social media accounts 
  • Set up and maintain product catalogues – including product names, descriptions, attributes, images & videos. 
  • Liaise with suppliers on marketing briefs, stocks, timing schedules, and creative material to ensure brand building. 
  • Ensure that new product launches are done timeously and communication with all key stakeholders is done.
  • Perform regular QA and website audits to ensure website content is of the highest standard. 
  • Ensure all marketing efforts serve to achieve immediate and long-term business goals, identifying and executing improvements for processes, content, and lead generation. 
  • Update spreadsheets and inventories with statistical financial and non-financial information.
  • Basic knowledge of product photography
  • Monitoring Google and Facebook adverts

Skills And Experience Required:

  • 1+ year’ experience within website maintenance and reporting from a similar background
  • Experience with content, product & inventory management
  • Experience with SEO & knowledge of non-technical SEO best practices
  • Skills and knowledge of Woocommerce, bidorbuy, Takealot, and Gumtree
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills 
  • Experience with using Google Analytics and project management tools (Asana)
  • Numerical and intermediate Google Sheets skills
  • A proactive nature, confident with acute attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Enjoys working in a high-pressure, fast-paced & growing environment
  • Matric or its equivalent with post-matric automotive/auto-electrical studies/experience
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry, products, and services will be beneficial
  • Passionate about cars
  • Able to pass background checks

How To Apply? ​

We Are Looking To Fill This Position ASAP

If you are interested in the position please send us your CV & a short motivation on why you would like to join.

  • Salary is negotiable depending on your qualifications, experience, and industry knowledge/network.
  • We are looking to fill this position ASAP

Please email us, using the subject line: “E-commerce Assistant (CPT)




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