Visual Merchandisers and Related Occupations

Visual merchandisers develop, deliver and communicate visual concepts and strategies to promote brands, products and services in-store, in catalogues or online, and create displays of merchandise.


New workers
£ 11,458
£ 23,645
£ 45,962

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,576 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Provides feedback about displays to managers and designers.

  • Prepares an area for new display, constructs or assembles displays from a variety of materials, and dismantles existing displays and returns merchandise to relevant departments.

  • Implements plans from display designers or display managers or develops ideas and plans for merchandise display or window dressing.

  • Consults with advertising and sales staff and advises retailers on the optimal display of a product and of any promotions.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Visual Merchandising

  • Merchandising

  • Selling Techniques

  • Point Of Sale

  • Product Knowledge

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Product Layout

  • Marketing

  • Stock Management

  • Business Strategies

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Sales

  • Communication

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Planning

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Time Management

  • Self-Motivation

  • Problem Solving

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.