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Showroom Manager

Manage a showroom for a brand or product, including driving sales and building relationships.

What's it like to be a Showroom Manager?

A Showroom Manager is the person in charge of managing a showroom for a brand. They are also in charge of the team that work there. Companies that have a showroom need someone to take charge of putting on the best displays, deliver exceptional customer service and coach the team to respond to customer requests and questions with technical product knowledge and finesse.

Showroom Manager

Tasks and duties

  • Leading the sales team by inspiring and motivating them to achieve targets and meet the standards required by the showroom.
  • Driving up sales and profitability by proactively and reactively following up on leads.
  • Providing update ideas and actioning changes to showroom displays and stock.
  • Striving to achieve sales targets.
  • Managing suppliers, vendors, deliveries and inventory.
  • Providing impeccable customer service, particularly for more challenging or complex customer needs.
  • Organising in-store events and VIP customer experiences.
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Usually experiences salespeople, Showroom Managers are strong relationship builders who can drive up sales while leading the team to achieve their best.

What can I earn as a Showroom Manager?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Showroom Manager is between $65k and $75k

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How to become a Showroom Manager


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Formal qualifications are not required to become a Showroom Manager.

  1. Gain experience in a sales, events or customer service role and work your way up to become a Showroom Manager as you take on more responsibility.
  2. Consider completing a Diploma of Business through a TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation.
  3. Consider completing a bachelor degree in business or marketing. You will either need to have completed year 12 or gain special admission to these courses.

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How do Showroom Managers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 4 Showroom Managers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.3
Job satisfaction
3.8
Career progression opportunities
3.3
Job security
3.5
Pay / Salary
3.3
Variety of work
4.0

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Nov 2018
Design industry is great especially the relationships you form with clients.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Home Decorating
The good things
Great company and great product that can be customised. Every day is different and there is always something to learn.
The challenges
Dealing with complaints and clients who want something yesterday.
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Nov 2018
Sales is a tough area currently but customers will love the expertise
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Floor and Wall Tile Sales
The good things
Good to be able to use knowledge of home renovation, building with purchasers to help them put the right colours and concepts together. Hard but rewarding working outside of showroom building custome...
The challenges
Sales within the building industry at the moment is very very slow. Trying to push sales over the line can take a lot of work.
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What are the job opportunities for Showroom Managers?

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National increase over next 5 years *
-6.9%
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