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65109 – 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.


Example titles

  • Canvasser - retail
  • Demonstrator - retail
  • Direct distributor - retail
  • Door-to-door salesperson
  • Home demonstrator - retail
  • Street vendor
  • Telemarketer
  • Telephone solicitor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
    Demonstrators and direct distributors
    • Contact potential customers by phone or through personal contacts
    • Arrange sales demonstration appointments, and show, describe and sell goods or services at wholesale, retail and industrial establishments, at exhibitions, trade shows or directly to individual customers or at sales parties and private homes
    • Deliver purchased goods to customers.
    Door-to-door salespersons and street vendors
    • Solicit sales and sell merchandise to residents of private homes
    • 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.

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.


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
6 – Sales and service occupations
5 – Occupations usually require short-term work demonstration and no formal education
Major group
65 – Sales and service support occupations
Sub-major group
651 – Sales support occupations
Minor group
6510 – Cashiers and other sales support occupations
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