What does a Demonstrator and Product Promoter do?
Demonstrate merchandise and answer questions for the purpose of creating public interest in buying the product. May sell demonstrated merchandise.
- Demonstrate or explain products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or use services.
- Provide product samples, coupons, informational brochures, or other incentives to persuade people to buy products.
- Keep areas neat while working and return items to correct locations following demonstrations.
- Record and report demonstration-related information, such as the number of questions asked by the audience or the number of coupons distributed.
- Sell products being promoted and keep records of sales.
- Set up and arrange displays or demonstration areas to attract the attention of prospective customers.
- Suggest specific product purchases to meet customers' needs.
- Transport, assemble, and disassemble materials used in presentations.
- Identify interested and qualified customers to provide them with additional information.
- Practice demonstrations to ensure that they will run smoothly.
- Prepare or alter presentation contents to target specific audiences.
- Learn about competitors' products or consumers' interests or concerns to answer questions or provide more complete information.
- Work as part of a team of demonstrators to accommodate large crowds.
- Visit trade shows, stores, community organizations, or other venues to demonstrate products or services or to answer questions from potential customers.
- Train demonstrators to present a company's products or services.
- Instruct customers in alteration of products.
- Research or investigate products to be presented to prepare for demonstrations.
- Recommend product or service improvements to employers.
- Provide product information, using lectures, films, charts, or slide shows.
- Contact businesses or civic establishments to arrange to exhibit and sell merchandise.
- Wear costumes or sign boards and walk in public to promote merchandise, services, or events.
- Stock shelves with products.
- Develop lists of prospective clients from sources such as newspaper items, company records, local merchants, or customers.
- Write articles or pamphlets about products.