Collector Salespersons and Credit Agents

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

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 7,866
£ 20,234
£ 37,431

Available jobs

In the past year there were 12,509 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?

  • Makes follow-up calls to obtain further orders.

  • Distributes advertising literature and sample goods.

  • Quotes prices and terms, collects any payments and completes hire purchase or credit arrangements.

  • Emphasises main selling point of goods/services to stimulate customer interest.

  • Calls on household, explains purpose of call and displays or describes goods/services on offer.

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.

  • Fundraising

  • Marketing

  • Ambulances

  • Canvassing

  • Product Knowledge

  • Cash Handling

  • Performance Management

  • Selling Techniques

  • Visual Merchandising

  • Direct Selling

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

  • Customer Service

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Enthusiasm

  • Self-Motivation

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Coaching

  • Empathy

  • Motivational Skills

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.