1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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8295-11

      Sales Demonstrator
      Merchandiser

Displays and demonstrates goods at commercial premises, exhibitions or private homes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • sets up displays and demonstrates merchandise to commercial customers or to guests in private homes
  • answers questions and offers advice on the use of products
  • sells items or directs purchasers to the sales counter
  • undertakes merchandising of products in retail outlets, ensuring there is adequate stock attractively presented for sale
  • takes orders and makes arrangements for payment, delivery or collection
  • offers sample items or distributes catalogues or other literature advertising items for sale
  • may demonstrate new products and services at manufacturers' exhibitions and industry trade shows
  • may confer with party sponsor and guests and arrange sponsorship of other house parties for private home demonstrations

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