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Visual Merchandiser

Visual Merchandisers plan and install internal, window and fixed displays to show goods to their best advantage.

Overview

Visual Merchandisers plan and install internal, window and fixed displays to show goods to their best advantage.

Day-to-day

  • determining goods for display in accordance with prospective seasonal and promotional events
  • developing overall promotional and display plans for approval
  • preparing sketches and models showing layout, colour and other features for approval
  • obtaining props and other accessories, and building displays
  • setting up fabricated displays in store windows and other areas
  • organising the setting out of goods to be shown as part of permanent displays
  • arranging ticketing and signage
  • arranging lighting to highlight fixtures, displays and goods.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,246 / week
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Visual Merchandiser

  • You can work as a Visual Merchandiser without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate III or IV in visual merchandising or sales and marketing might be helpful.

    Take a Diploma of Visual Merchandising

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