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6623 – Other sales related occupations

Workers in other sales related occupations sell goods or services during home demonstrations or by telephone soliciting, retail exhibitions or street vending. They are employed by a wide range of retail and wholesale establishments, manufacturers, telemarketing companies and call centres, or they may be self-employed.


Index of titles

Example titles

  • Beauty products consultant – door-to-door sales
  • Beauty products representative – home sales
  • Canvasser – retail
  • Canvassing agent
  • Catalogue agent – retail
  • Catalogue sales agent – retail
  • Cigarette vendor
  • Cleaning products salesperson – door-to-door sales
  • Comparison shopper
  • Cosmetics demonstrator – retail
  • Cosmetics salesperson – home sales
  • Demonstrator – retail
  • Direct distributor – retail
  • Direct seller
  • Door-to-door salesperson
  • Food demonstrator – retail
  • Home demonstrator – retail
  • Home salesperson
  • Magazine distribution agent – retail
  • Magazine subscription solicitor
  • Newspaper vendor
  • Newspaper vendor – street sales
  • Personal shopper
  • Promotions demonstator
  • Street vendor
  • Subscription agent – retail
  • Subscription solicitor
  • Telemarketer
  • Telephone sales agent
  • Telephone sales clerk
  • Telephone salesperson
  • Telephone solicitor
  • Vendor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Direct distributors
  • Contact potential customers by phone or through personal contacts, demonstrate and sell products directly to individual customers or at sales parties and deliver purchased goods to customers.
Door-to-door salespersons
  • Solicit sales and sell merchandise to residents of private homes.
Street vendors
  • Set up and display merchandise on sidewalks or at public events to sell to the public.
Telephone solicitors and telemarketers
  • Contact businesses or private individuals, by telephone, to solicit sales for goods or services.
  • Arrange sales demonstration appointments, and show, describe and sell goods or services at wholesale, retail and industrial establishments, and at exhibitions, trade shows and private homes.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required. A high school diploma may be required by some employers.
  • Self-employed street vendors and door-to-door salespersons may require a municipal merchant’s permit.

Additional information

  • Progression to related supervisory positions is possible with additional training or experience.


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