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9113 DOOR-TO-DOOR AND TELEPHONE SALESPERSONS
 


    Door-to-door and telephone salespersons solicit business for an establishment, particularly from households, by going from door to door or by telephoning.

    Tasks include -

    (a) giving details of various goods or services and of the firm's terms of sale either by going from door to door or by telephoning;

    (b) demonstrating goods by pointing to their main characteristics or showing how they work;

    (c) taking notes of orders received and forwarding them to the firm;

    (d) distributing advertising literature or leaving samples;

    (e) collecting payment of instalments, if necessary;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Salesperson, door-to-door

  • Salesperson, telephone


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.