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Telemarketer

1,116

Statewide
Job Postings
77th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
4,440

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$9.49 - $13.67

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$9.35 - $14.38

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Telemarketer - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 1,116 job postings for the occupation of Telemarketer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Telemarketer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Telemarketer Do:

Solicit donations or orders for goods or services over the telephone.

Common Job Activities:

  • Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
  • Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
  • Record names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.
  • Obtain names and telephone numbers of potential customers from sources such as telephone directories, magazine reply cards, and lists purchased from other organizations.
  • Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
  • Answer telephone calls from potential customers who have been solicited through advertisements.
  • Telephone or write letters to respond to correspondence from customers or to follow up initial sales contacts.
  • Maintain records of contacts, accounts, and orders.
  • Schedule appointments for sales representatives to meet with prospective customers or for customers to attend sales presentations.
  • Conduct client or market surveys to obtain information about potential customers.

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