CAREERS

With over 300 stores nationwide, The nextra™ Group is continuously in search of talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our great and ever growing team.  If you are friendly with a willingness to learn and possess excellent customer service skills, we’d love to hear from you.

Current Store Vacancies*

nextra Merredin, Wheatbelt, WA

If you are an amazing retail assistant that has the desire to enhance a customer’s shopping experience, are positive and energetic then we would love to invite you to apply for the position of Retail Assistant in our vibrant new look store.

nextra Merredin seeks an individual to fulfil part time/job share positions (approx. 15 – 20 hours per week) that brings the following:-

Skills & Experience
You will need to be an excellent communicator
Committed and dedicate to helping out the other team members as well as helping us reach our business goals.
Mature
Work under pressure
Be friendly and confident
Used to technology
Show initiative, work as part of a team and on your own
Flexible
Maintains a level of professionalism and enjoys a bit if fun.
We would prefer an outgoing person who is not afraid to make suggestions that will enhance and/or improve the company.
Experience with social media Facebook & Instagram would be an advantage.

Duties will include: –
Helping customers with their purchases,
Handling money and balance the tills, scratchies and lotto, (in store training provided).
Keeping up to date with any training as required.
Merchandise an enticing approachable new line of stock;
Plus, a range of other duties that make up working in retail and at times will include some cleaning and organising.

If you feel you’re the right fit, please send your resume with a covering letter to jude@nextramerredin.com.au

nextra Penrith & nextra West End Penrith, Sydney, NSW

Now hiring Casual Team Members @ nextra Penrith, NSW + nextra Westend (Penrith), NSW:

  • Weekdays + Weekend Availability
  • Positive, Can-do attitude
  • Initiative, Creative and Proactive
  • Quick Learner + attentive
  • Honest + Reliable
  • Retail + Merchandising Experience preferred

Please email your resume to nextrapenrith@live.com.au . Only successful applicants will be contacted.

nextra Bay Plaza & nextra Sandy Straits, Fraser Coast, QLD

We have the following positions available and are seeking team members to join an enthusiastic, customer-service driven and product-focused team of retail sales assistants:

  • Casual positions @ nextra Bay Plaza and nextra Sandy Straits
  • Full Time positions @ nextra Bay Plaza

With flexible working hours, a combination of positive work ethics and a-can-do attitude, daily duties of the successful applicants may include (but are not limited to):

  • Engaging, serving and assisting customers both professionally and efficiently
  • Handling payments including EFTPOS and cash registers
  • Maintaining, replenishing and merchandising of stock and product displays
  • Responsible service of lotteries and other soft gambling product
  • Opening tasks including OH&S cleaning procedures and register balancing

Applicants with newsagency experience and use of POS Solutions software will be viewed favourably but with training provided, we invite all confident stationery, greeting-card and gift-giving fanatics to apply.

Only successfully applications will be contacted for an interview. Please forward your resume, clearly indicating which role you are apply for, by email to admin@geolog.com.au

nextra Robina, Gold Coast, QLD

Located in the second largest shopping destination on the Gold Coast, nextra Robina Town Centre are seeking the following positions to join an enthusiastic, customer-service driven and product-focused team of retail sales assistants:

  • Casual team members working up to 15hrs per week with flexible availability

With a combination of positive work ethics and a-can-do attitude, basic daily duties of the successful applicant may include (but are not limited to):

  • Engaging, serving and assisting customers both professionally and efficiently
  • Handling payments including EFTPOS and cash registers
  • Maintaining, replenishing and merchandising of stock and product displays
  • Responsible service of lotteries and other soft gambling product
  • Opening/Closing tasks including OH&S cleaning procedures and register balancing

Applicants with lottery and retail experience will be viewed favourably.

We invite all confident stationery, greeting-card and gift-giving fanatics to apply. Applications are to include cover letter and written CV, accompanied by a short video application. Take the opportunity to introduce yourself and why your work ethic and personality, experience and expectations make you the perfect fit to grow our gift business.

Please send applications to careers@nextra.com.au. Only successfully applications will be contacted.

Current Head Office Vacancies

Part-Time / Casual Product Co-ordinators (NSW) x 2

About Us:

Proudly Australian owned and operated, our franchise brand represents over 300+ newsagency retail outlets across Australia. Since its inception, The nextra™ Group has strategically worked to build two strong and recognizable brands. From Head Office through to the individual outlets, our aim is to create a fun and service orientated environment for our end-customers whilst representing value and variety.

Supported by our solid product offering and prime positioning, combined with year-round marketing and promotional activities, we are committed to delivering the end customer a unique card and gift offering. From stationery to lotteries, greeting cards to homewares and gifts, we are a ‘World in a Shop’.

With an outstanding franchise system that holds distinctive competencies in the areas of marketing, product negotiations, and business management, we aim to provide complete support to each individual Franchise Member, encouraging them to develop a strong and profitable retail outlet in their local community.

About the Role:
Opportunities exist for highly motivated and passionate gift-and-greeting-card enthusiasts to fulfill our multi-faceted Product Co-ordinator positions; from sourcing products from preferred suppliers and merchandising store product displays to delivering cost-saving initiatives, providing a point of contact for store managers and staff skill development. This role is primarily focused on engaging our individual member/franchise outlets, across all product and merchandising initiatives, including product selection and placement, whilst training and motivating on the ground staff, equipping them with the skills to create a sustainable merchandising plan in store.

You will be a crucial member of our small team of product development, procurement and supply-chain specialists. Reporting to the General Manager, this position offers opportunities for intrastate and interstate travel. We appreciate you need the flexibility to meet your study needs and that this may change from time to time. We are happy to work with you to make sure both our priorities and deadlines are met efficiently and effectively as possible.

Other duties may include:
• Act as the primary point of reference for franchisees, providing customer service support, resolving general queries and service their account i.e. sampling, costing and order development.
• Implement and maintain national promotional campaigns in stores
• Suggest new products from preferred suppliers and assess sales performance of in-store ranges with store owners/managers
• Assist and maintain general in-store merchandising
• Assist with the development and rollout of product promotions
• Liaising and coordinating with suppliers and follow up on available ranges
• Train, manage and motivate staff in all key areas of merchandising and store presentation
• Be available for new store set-ups and openings both in the region and interstate
• Provide day-to-day, ‘on the ground’ assistance to the General Managers and office team to ensure effective b2b communications
• Maximise sales and profit for the franchisees and in turn the business as a whole
• Meet set KPIs and Company objectives

About You:
We are looking for motivated and driven self-starters who have a creative flair and love for fashioning visual delight out of everyday products.

Experience in a similar gift-retailing/merchandising role would be viewed favourably but is not necessary as on-the-job training will be initially provided. Enthusiasm for learning, backed by a creative mindset and an appreciation for small business/retail markets is a must to make training effective.

As you will be working out-of-the-office and on-the-road, your planning and communication skills should be outstanding, showing the ability to prioritise tasks. You will have the integrity, resilience, and determination to drive improvement throughout the process. You will be both hands-on in your approach and strategic in your thinking, fostering strong and transparent relationships, all with a professional and courteous manner.

Other Requirements:
• Have at least intermediate Outlook, Excel and Word skills
• Must possess full Australian working rights
• Must have a current Drivers Licence, good driving record and own car

How to Apply:
If you have the necessary skills and experience to perform this role and you are an enthusiastic team player with what it takes to make a difference, then we look forward to hearing from you!

Please send the below 2 documents to careers@nextra.com.au:
• Your full CV containing your employment history and contact details of 2 referees; and
• A one page cover letter, addressed to the General Manager, explaining the attributes, skills and experience you would bring to our team, and why you wish to work at Nextra Australia.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Screening and interviewing may take place before the advertised closing date.

Visual Merchandiser (NSW)

Proudly Australian owned and operated, our franchise brand represents over 300+ newsagency retail outlets across Australia. Since its inception, The nextra™ Group has strategically worked to build two strong and recognizable brands. From Head Office through to the individual outlets, our aim is to create a fun and service orientated environment for our end-customers whilst representing value and variety.

Supported by our solid product offering and prime positioning, combined with year-round marketing and promotional activities, we are committed to delivering the end customer a unique card and gift offering. From stationery to lotteries, greeting cards to homeware and gifts, we are a ‘World in a Shop’.

With an outstanding franchise system that holds distinctive competencies in the areas of marketing, product negotiations and business management, The nextra™ Group aims to provide complete support to each individual franchise Member, encouraging them to develop a strong and profitable retail outlet in their local community.

About the Role:

Several opportunities exist for experienced and highly motivated Visual Merchandiser/s to take on the challenge of driving in-store initiatives in NSW. Offering the flexibility of a full time or part time capacity, the position calls for passionate, gift-and-greeting-card enthusiasts to join our head office team.

The position will work closely with other Head Office team members in marketing and administration and is responsible for working in-store or by virtual means with the individual member outlets to implement and drive effective management of merchandising campaigns whilst training and motivating on the ground staff, equipping them with the skills to create a sustainable merchandising plan in store.

The position may include some inter/intra-state travel.

Other duties may include:

– Implement and maintain national promotional campaigns in stores

– Assessing sales performance of ranges in conjunction with the store owner/manager

– Assist and maintain general in-store merchandising

– Assist with development and rollout of product promotions

– Liaise with Buyers on slow moving lines

– Suggest new products to Store Owners/Managers from an extensive list of preferred suppliers

– Train, manage and motivate staff in all key areas of merchandising and store presentation

– Provide customer service support

– Provide day to day assistance to the General Manager to ensure smooth operations in store

– Be available for new store set-ups and openings both in the region and interstate

– Maximise sales and profit for the store and in turn the business as a whole

– Meet set KPIs and Company objectives

Skills, Abilities and Experience:

– Previous experience will be viewed favourably in newsagency / gift retailing or in an all-encompassing, multi-site, merchandising role

– In-depth understanding of the retail market

– Exceptional communication skills in both written and verbal form

– Ability to lead from the front with passion for motivating and growing others

– Ability to work autonomously

– Ability to multitask at a fast pace

– A can-do attitude with a team orientated outcome

– Outstanding organisational and problem-solving skills

– A professional and courteous demeanour

Apply now by emailing your cover letter and resume to Danielle Johnston, GM – Marketing, Product & Admin, at careers@nextra.com.au

*nextra™ and news extra™ newsagencies are independently owned and operated. Staff will be employed directly by the Franchise Owner, and independent of Head Office.  By submitting your application via this website, you agree to your personal information being shared with the Owner/Manager of the store/s specified in your application and stored at both the Head Office and the specified sites for a maximum of three (3) months.

Online Application Form

Please complete the below online form.

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