5242-Sales Demonstrators and Door-to-Door Salespersons

Job Title: 

Sales Demonstrators and Door-to-Door Salespersons

Job Description: 

Sales demonstrators and door-to-door salespersons sell goods and services and solicit business for an establishment by approaching or visiting potential customers, either in commercial premises and exhibitions or by going from door to door. They also demonstrate goods at commercial premises, exhibitions and private homes.


Tasks include:

  • setting up displays and demonstrating articles for sale to inform customers about their characteristics and mode of use, as well as to stimulate buying interest
  • answering questions and offering advice on the use of goods
  • selling goods or directing customers to sales staff
  • taking orders and making arrangements for payment, delivery and collection of goods
  • offering sample goods and distributing catalogues and advertising material
  • giving details of various goods or services and of terms of sale by visiting clients and potential clients door to door
  • preparing invoices and sales contracts and accepting payment
  • compiling lists of prospective clients and calling on them to obtain new businesses
  • travelling between sales areas and clients and transporting samples or goods for sale
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Sales promoter
Outdoor salesman

This unit group excludes

Street vendor (other than prepared food or drinks) (5211)
Hawker (prepared food or drinks) (5212)

Specific Occupations: 

Sales demonstrator

Salesperson (door-to-door)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore