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Marketing Assistant Position at Mungo | Cape Town

This is a dynamic role that requires a versatile, switched on individual who is an excellent communicator, eager to learn, organized and a strong team player with the ability to work independently on tasks. The successful applicant will be expected to be flexible, pitch in where necessary as well as keep up with a defined set of responsibilities.

The successful applicant will support in the following areas:

  • Copy-writing and content creation.
  • Assist in conceptualizing, executing and overseeing smooth running of creative marketing campaigns.
  • Updating databases (eg. Image libraries and press lists).
  • Updating Marketing collateral.
  • Writing weekly blog posts.
  • Manage multiple social media accounts.
  • Manage a weekly and monthly content calendar that is approved by key members of the team
  • Assist in Email newsletters strategy and writing.
  • Develop and uphold the visual identity of the Mungo brand.
  • Developing digital marketing campaigns, which can be implemented across all of channels.
  • Administrative support.
  • Assist with photo shoots.
  • Play central role in building brand digital media plans in support of product launches and category campaigns.
  • An interest in a creative field such as writing, photography, graphic design, video editing etc will be an advantage.


  • Relevant degree or experience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is an advantage.
  • An understanding of digital marketing and social media.
  • A passion for brand building and strong communication skills.
  • Knowledge of digital advertising landscape and emerging trends.
  • Ability to write strong, punchy, and bold copy that connects with a new audience.
  • Have an interest in a creative field such as writing, photography, graphic design, video editing etc.
  • Basic SEO and HTML coding knowledge advantageous.
  • Flexibility. Ability to work overtime when needed.
  • Ultimately, we are looking for an individual that understands the power of good story-telling.


Will be negotiated dependent on experience level.

More about us

We are a small Marketing and Communications team with a very nice office, based in Cape Town CBD. The real magic happens at our weaving Mill in Plettenberg Bay so we get to go there sometimes. That’s fun! We don’t have big budgets and we create pretty much all our content in-house. In between the hard work and checklist stuff, there’s also space for a lot of creative input, humour, curiosity and big ideas.

To Apply

Please send your CV and a tailored cover letter so we can understand how you would fit in at Mungo to
Please include a portfolio of your work or a sample of your writing.

*Note, before submitting an application, interviewing with Mungo may include written projects.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Shop Assistant | Cape Town

Mungo is a proudly South African company in the business of designing, weaving and producing luxurious world-class homeware textiles. Mungo is a manufacturer, retailer, and lifestyle brand possessing the rare ability to produce homeware products from the initial idea to the finished product; placing emphasis on quality, craftsmanship, design, sustainability and transparency.
We are on the lookout for a sales assistant to join our Cape Town team at the Mungo store in the CBD.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent in-store sales service. This will include learning in depth product knowledge to help understand customers needs and advise.
  • Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards.
  • Manage point-of-sale processes.
  • Maintain stock levels.


In order to fulfil these responsibilities you will need to have:


  • Strong customer and sales focus
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English.
  • Confidence in dealing with customers, and sharing your extensive product knowledge
  • A team player!
  • Positive, Outgoing, Energetic.
  • A keen interest in interior design and textiles
  • Innovative with visual merchandising
  • Desire to learn and gain experience in a successful and growing retail environment


Skills and Experience

  • Matric
  • Relevant qualification
  • Approximately 1 year experience in a retail sales environment.
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office suite


Please note that flexible scheduling may be required.

Please email a cover letter and CV to
Please note that you must be eligible to work in the South Africa if you are applying for this position.

Sales Assistant | Plett

We’re looking for a dynamic Sales Assistant for Mungo’s Wholesale team! This is not a sales assistant position on our shop floor – you will be working in our Wholesale department liaising with hospitality clients and retailers who buy Mungo products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing orders and invoicing clients.
  • Communicating with accounts / finance dept on customer balances.
  • Providing a seamless and professional service to all clients.
  • Assist customers with all inquiries and ensuring appropriate resolution is reached.
  • Assist with increasing sales.


Skills & Experience

  • Previous sales experience and a proven track record in sales.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills.
  • Previous experience in liaising with dispatch departments and processing customer orders.
  • Your own car and driver’s license.
  • Desire to learn and gain experience in a successful and growing homeware company.


If you live in Plett or close surrounds, and this sounds like you please send your CV and a cover letter to

Seamstress | Plett

We’re seeking two seamstresses to join our CMT department at the Mungo Mill in Plettenberg Bay.

Skills & Experience

    • Previous CMT experience.
    • Knowledge of operating sewing machines and overlockers.
    • Ability to work with accuracy and precision.
    • Detail oriented.


If you live in Plett or close surrounds, and this sounds like you please send your CV and a cover letter to

Our founder Stuart has always created his weaves the old fashioned way
Our Hattersley loom weaving cooks cloth at our Cape Town store ate 78 Hout street.
Part of the warping process happening at the Mungo mill
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