Collector salesperson or credit agent

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Collector salespersons and credit agents visit private households to obtain orders and collect payments for goods and services.

Current Entry Requirements

No academic qualifications are required. Training is provided on-the-job and may be supplemented by specialist short courses provided by employers.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Calls on household, explains purpose of call and displays or describes goods/services on offer.
  • Emphasises main selling point of goods/services to stimulate customer interest.
  • Quotes prices and terms, collects any payments and completes hire purchase or credit arrangements.
  • Distributes advertising literature and sample goods.
  • Makes follow-up calls to obtain further orders.

Desired Skills

Active Listening
Speaking
Reading Comprehension
Active Learning
Learning Strategies
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New Job Opportunities
1.7%
An 1.7% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.
Courses
related to this Career

Salaries

£24,960

Potential

£16,263

Average

£12,402

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: E Gas & Electricity Limited

Location: Wigston Magna

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Company: E Gas & Electricity Limited

Location: Leicester

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