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Merchandising Manager

146

Statewide
Job Postings
238th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
2,330

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$10.60 - $17.83

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$10.45 - $16.89

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Merchandising Manager - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 146 job postings for the occupation of Merchandising Manager in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Merchandising Manager. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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What Merchandising Manager Do:

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

Common Job 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 while utilizing colors, lights, pictures, or other accessories to display the product.
  • Store, pack, and maintain inventory records of props, products, or display items.
  • Select themes, lighting, colors, or props to be used.
  • Install booths, exhibits, displays, carpets, or drapes, as guided by floor plan of building or specifications.
  • 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.
  • Install decorations, such as flags, banners, festive lights, or bunting on or in building, street, exhibit hall, or booth.
  • Collaborate with others to obtain products or other display items.
  • 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.

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