Demonstrator Kaiwhakaatu

Demonstrators show and explain goods and services to potential customers, and promote new lines of products and services.

Demonstrators may do some or all of the following:

  • set up and display products at shops, supermarkets, trade fairs or in homes
  • cook and serve products
  • invite people to try out or taste products
  • explain the uses of products and answer questions
  • invite customers to purchase products
  • keep a record of sales.

Physical Requirements

Demonstrators need to:

  • have a neat and tidy appearance
  • be able to speak clearly
  • be reasonably fit and healthy, because they spend long periods on their feet, and may have to do some lifting.

Useful Experience

Useful experience for demonstrators includes:

  • customer service, retail or sales experience
  • experience working with the product they are demonstrating.

Personal Qualities

Demonstrators need to be:

  • good at answering questions and presenting
  • confident about approaching and engaging with people
  • friendly and polite
  • able to relate to people from a range of cultures and backgrounds
  • patient, as they often have to deal with repetitive questions.

Useful Experience

Useful experience for demonstrators includes:

  • customer service, retail or sales experience
  • experience working with the product they are demonstrating.

Demonstrators can earn around $19-$23 per hour per year.

Demonstrators may progress to manage a group of demonstrators, or move into merchandising and promotions, or sales representative work.

Demonstrator

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