Vermaak - Sales Assistant - Heidelberg, Heidelberg - GP, South Africa

Karen Vermaak

Heidelberg, Heidelberg - GP, South Africa


I strive to do my work always to be neat, creative and perfect, and must be to my employer's satisfaction. I have good communication skills and work well with people. I am a good listener and am always willing to expand my knowledge in all areas. I adapt well and am competent in various computer programs. I am a hard and conscientious worker. My transport is reliable in Heidelberg, Gauteng and Boksburg.


Sales Assistant


I communicate very well with people, I am a fast learner and am a good listener. I always make sure that my work is to my employers' satisfaction.

Work History

Temporary Administration Assistant

VEA Risk Consultants / Urban Insurance Brokers

April 2013 - July 2013

Nature of Business: Insurance Brokers
Date of Employment: April 2013 - July 2013

Position: Temporary Administration Assistant
Reporting to: Nic Havenga
Contact Number: 016 341 6036 / 083 659 7797

Duties: Filing
Assisting Mariana Mare with quotes
General Reception duties

Reason for leaving: Position was only temporary.

I was having my epilepsy check up

Went to Constantiaberg Medi-Clinic

August 2013 - September 2013

to have my yearly check up for my Epilepsy and to find out if I am a candidate for Epilepsy Surgery with Dr James Butler.

Contact Number: 021 797 2099

10.2013 - Present: Seeking Permanent Employment.



March 2010 - January 2013

Reporting to: Zonya & Lukas Jansen Van Vuuren
Contact Number: 011 915 5553 / 087 150 7868

Owner / s Zonya Van Vuuren 082 304 8001 Lukas Van Vuuren 082 928 7675

Duties: Working on the Cash Register
Assisting Clients
Making sure the store is clean

Acting Manager

June 2010 - August 2010

Cashing up
Making Sure Paper Work is Done For Zonya to Collect Every End of The Month.
Organizing of stock
Making Sure The Store Room Stays Clean & Stocked Up Properly.
Doing Stock take
Sorting of breakages
Making Requests for Sales Staff & Clients
In-House Displays
Training new staff

Reason for leaving: Could not accept a transfer to Springs as transport is not reliable.
Zonya Jansen Van Vuuren said that it is not her problem. I had no choice but to resign.

Senior Sales Assistant

Badat Cell & Cycle T/A The 082 Shop

April 2007 - March 2010

Nature of Business: Vodacom Service Provider
Date of Employment: 01 April 2007 - 06 March 2010

Position: Senior Sales Assistant
Reporting to: Mr. Afzal Badat
Contact Number: 016 341 2082
082 765 7863

FSC (Field Service Cons) Mr. Lester Van Wyk
Contact Number: 082 375 9865

Duties: Working on in-house computer program - DealerWeb
Extensive customer liaison
Selling of contracts
Selling of cell phones and accessories
Sundry sales
Upgrading contracts
Capturing and activating contracts
Sending new documents (Contracts and Upgrades) to Head Office.
Receiving of incoming calls and faxes
Sorting of cell phone repair warranty (Vodacare)
Doing SIM Swaps
Dealing with account problems concerning clients

Reason for seeking seeking a more challenging position with

Assistant Manageress

Dial-A-VCR and Video

October 2000 - January 2007

Position held: Assistant Manageress

Reporting to: Mr. Frikkie Moller (Snr & Jnr) in 2000

Thereafter Mr. Johann & Mrs. Ruth Wilson
Contact Number: 083 695 4089 Mr. Frikkie Moller (Jnr)
016 349 6914 Mr. & Mrs. Wilson
083 307 7839 Mrs. Wilson

Duties: Working on in-house computer
Extensive customer liaison
Registration of new contracts
In-house displays
Receiving of incoming calls and faxes
Daily cashing up

Reason for leaving: Video Outlet ceased trading.


Stax Video Club

January 1998 - November 1998

Reporting to: Mr. Lance du Toit (Area Manager)
Contact Number: 082-446-4301

Duties: Working on in-house computer
Backup of computer system
Loading video tapes onto the system
Daily cashing up and banking
Extensive customer liaison
Selling of contracts and sundry sales
In-house displays
Opening and closing of shop

Reason for Leaving: Video Franchise was repossessed.

Qualifications & Certifications

1 year Computer Graphic Art Course


Practical Course


Edenvale High School

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