A female customer pays for fresh bread from a local market street vendor

Street Vendor and Related Salesperson

Street Vendors and Related Salespersons sell goods and services on established routes, door-to-door, and at street and market locations.

Overview

Street Vendors and Related Salespersons sell goods and services on established routes, door-to-door, and at street and market locations.

Day-to-day

  • collecting goods and transporting them along established routes, to door-to-door areas, and to street and market locations
  • displaying and demonstrating goods, and explaining the qualities of goods to customers
  • informing customers of new goods and services
  • receiving payments from customers and giving change
  • recording transactions on customer receipts and sales records
  • wrapping and packaging goods sold
  • developing lists of prospective customers and calling on them to obtain new business
  • ordering and purchasing goods for sale, and monitoring and maintaining stock levels
  • may attract attention by playing music, singing and calling out goods and services for sale.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

Occupation snapshot
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Not available
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Street Vendor and Related Salesperson

  • You can work as a Street Vendor or Related Salesperson without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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