Calls prospective customers by operating telephone equipment, automatic dialing systems, and other telecommunications technologies. Influences customers to buy services and merchandise by following a prepared sales talk to give service and product information and price quotations.
In order to be a telemarketer, you have to have a High School Diploma OR something that is similar.
You should have A positive attitude and sunny disposition. A strong belief that you have something that is of benefit to whoever you are calling. Good relevant product knowledge but not a features-heavy sales pitch. A broad knowledge of the target marketplace.
To be a telemarketer, you have to be good with people. It's not only happy people so you have to be good at talking through with them.
DON'T SOUND LIKE A TELEMARKETER! Good telemarketers are relaxed and not stuck up. People tend to buy more from people that sound real and not robotic.
Make sure you love your job. Don't be a fish out of water, follow your dreams. So if you like selling things, this is perfect for you.