What does a Product Demonstrator do?
Product demonstrators display and demonstrate products to customers, typically in a retail store setting. They interact with customers, providing information about products and offering samples. They may also give out other promotional items and informational materials, or recommend additional products that might be of interest. This role may involve cooking and preparing food items by using a microwave, grill, or other small appliances, and also requires the setup of tables, stands, or demonstration areas. The objective is to raise brand awareness and generate excitement and interest about the product.
Product demonstrators typically have a high school diploma, and commonly have a background in retail or customer service. They must be comfortable delivering sales pitches and promoting products. These roles require good communication skills and an outgoing, enthusiastic personality.
- Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment.
- Oversee product preparation and presentation, including safety and sanitation.
- Direct all activities engaged in successful events, promotion and sales of vendor products.
- Support the maintenance and ongoing development of corporate governance framework, policies and procedures.
- Evaluate various event performance metrics, including execution rates, sales performance, labor hours and operational costs and make adjustments as necessary.
- Achieve defined revenue and net income objectives through sales activation, strategy and expense management.
- Hire, retain, train, coach, guide, direct, and develop direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources.
- Engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions.
- Associate's Degree in marketing, merchandising or branding, or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated leadership, time management, and critical thinking skills.
- Is comfortable collaborating.
- A natural problem solver with a positive attitude.
- Can multitask.
- Experience with expense reporting.
- Will pay attention to personal grooming habits.
How much does a Product Demonstrator make?
Product Demonstrator Career Path
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Product Demonstrator Insights
“Salary is good but more work and contract job”
“It's a fun and easy place to work.”
“Such a fun and relaxed atmosphere.”
“The training was ok but not great”
“Good Environment to work and improve”
“Good work and incentives structure.”
“salary (but not really a con)”
“Management not the best can be toxic”
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