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Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Dress mannequins for displays.
    • Plan commercial displays to entice and appeal to customers.
    • Arrange properties, furniture, merchandise, backdrops, or other accessories, as shown in prepared sketches.
    • Change or rotate window displays, interior display areas, or signage to reflect changes in inventory or promotion.
    • Place prices or descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, merchandise, or floor.
    • Consult with store managers, buyers, sales associates, housekeeping staff, or engineering staff to determine appropriate placement of displays or products.
    • Maintain props, products, or mannequins, inspecting them for imperfections, doing touch-ups, cleaning up after customers, or applying preservative coatings as necessary.
    • Supervise or train staff members on daily tasks, such as visual merchandising.
    • Develop ideas or plans for merchandise displays or window decorations.
    • Assemble or set up displays, furniture, or products in store space, using colors, lights, pictures, or other accessories to display the product.
    • Store, pack, and maintain inventory records of props, products, or display items.
    • Install booths, exhibits, displays, carpets, or drapes, as guided by floor plan of building or specifications.
    • Select themes, lighting, colors, or props to be used.
    • Use computers to produce signage.
    • Prepare sketches, floor plans, or models of proposed displays.
    • Attend training sessions or corporate planning meetings to obtain new ideas for product launches.
    • Consult with advertising or sales staff to determine type of merchandise to be featured and time and place for each display.
    • Instruct sales staff in color coordination of clothing racks or counter displays.
    • Collaborate with others to obtain products or other display items.
    • Install decorations, such as flags, banners, festive lights, or bunting on or in building, street, exhibit hall, or booth.
    • Construct or assemble displays or display components from fabric, glass, paper, or plastic, using hand tools or woodworking power tools, according to specifications.
    • Obtain plans from display designers or display managers and discuss their implementation with clients or supervisors.
    • Take photographs of displays or signage.
    • Cut out designs on cardboard, hardboard, or plywood, according to motif of event.
    • Create or enhance mannequin faces by mixing and applying paint or attaching measured eyelash strips, using artist's brush, airbrush, pins, ruler, or scissors.

    Skills

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    4
    Workplace Documents
    4
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Visualization

      The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    Knowledge

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    • Sales and Marketing

      Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 32470/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 15.61/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 6,550
    • Yearly Projected Openings 630

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Artistic: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Cooperation
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Innovation
    • Adaptability/Flexibility

    Tools

    • Screwdrivers
    • Power saws
    • Desktop computers
    • Claw hammer
    • Air brushes

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Internet browser software
    • Graphics or photo imaging software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Computer aided design CAD software

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