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Merchandiser

Coordinate the look and feel of promotional materials in retail stores.

What's it like to be a Merchandiser?

Merchandisers plan, coordinate and install promotional displays in retail stores. They install displays that follow seasonal change and current promotions offered by the retailer. They are responsible for the layout, display lighting and any other visual aspects of an in–store promotion.

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A Merchandiser plans promotional layouts with the goal of increasing sales for a seasonal collection or campaign. They may update and adjust the layout and selection of promotional materials during a campaign depending on sales performance. They have an eye for detail and work alone or in teams for retailers of all sizes.

What can I earn as a Merchandiser?

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How to become a Merchandiser


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It is possible to work as a Merchandiser without formal qualifications, although completing a Diploma of Visual Merchandising (SIR50217) or similar qualification may be an advantage. A strong interest in retail is beneficial.

  1. Build your relevant experience in the retail industry in a Sales Assistant or similar role.
  2. Consider completing a Diploma of Visual Merchandising (SIR50217) or similar qualification.

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Diploma of Visual Merchandising

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Latest Merchandiser reviews

Latest reviews from 60 Merchandisers surveyed on SEEK
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Nov 2018
Merchandising is a good for survive each week, but you definitely need a second job if you don’t have any other income.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of International Studies
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Retail
The good things
The good thing is you always have a different task to do each day.
The challenges
The challenge is to process all those information what you need to know to perform in this role.
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May 2021
Merchandising is not a glamorous job but I love it
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Interior Design
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Stone
The good things
Autonomy and relationship building. Prefer not to mention people or organisations
The challenges
Time management can be a big challenge. Exceptional Organisation skills are a necessity
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