For all those who are not aware of what a Telemarketer does, it is a field which can help you take a giant leap in your career.
Although it may not be considered as a starter to your career, opting for telemarketing jobs can open door to many joyous careers and a secured one. Telemarketing is often considered as a job which can be done by those who don’t know what else to do.
Career in Telemarketing
Career-wise, telemarketing can be comparatively much easier to get into particularly if you have a strong, bold and a confident pitch that can build a rapport with the caller. It is a job which is desk bound where expectations are that you makes call one after the other in the presence of other telemarketers in a big call center. In some telemarketing jobs, it is also expected from a professional that he or she should be a computer literate.
There can be also such situations that a telemarketer will be at the end of drawing in many rejections due to the nature of the work.
Sometimes it can prove to be a barricade for freshers to get into a telemarketing job but usually, an individual does not have to hold any prior experience to get an entry level job in telemarketing. It is just the passion or the zeal which is required to drive this field efficiently.
What is Telemarketing?
Telemarketing is often taken as a function of sales. You might well be involved in selling, gathering of sales leads, setting an appointment. You shall also be responsible for organizing a fund raising event or collecting reviews or opinions about a new product or the product which already exist in the market.
One thing is assured that the skills which you will learn from telemarketing jobs would be priceless.
If at some point you consider having Sales as your career path, doing a telemarketer job will provide you with a solid base and will make you aware of the ground rules in sales and marketing.
The skills which you will acquire while being a telemarketer can be used in other careers such as recruitment, call center work, marketing etc. There are many organizations which require their field sales executives to have prior experiences but they will also mention Telemarketing as an advantage in the advertisement.
Telemarketing field isn’t just about acquiring precious sales skills. Some companies use Telemarketing as a medium which could widen the customer experience and get feedback for services and products which they have sold.
But Telemarketing is not always a favored choice of career. It often receives a lot of negativity due to failure in managing teams that don’t know when to not continue the call and move ahead. It might also receive some criticism because they take a lot of time to get to the point and very often interrupt in your private life.
Deciding on a career with telemarketing can be fulfilling in itself. It can also lead you to get many more opportunities where the telemarketing skills are invaluable.
Hi, I am Sameer Gupta, A Digital Marketer by profession, A writer by day and a reader at night, and will be quite fascinated with a good fiction book. Also a freelance blogger.