Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers

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Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of importing, exporting and wholesaling establishments.
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Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
20,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1100
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • identifying local and overseas business opportunities
  • developing and implementing business plans, and marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit policies and procedures
  • determining the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiating conditions of trade
  • liaising with local and overseas suppliers and distributors about orders and products
  • researching regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
  • monitoring business performance and preparing estimates, financial statements and reports of operations
  • appointing agents and distributors
  • arranging the shipping of goods into and out of the country
  • overseeing the display and sale of merchandise and preparation of product information for customer service staff and customers
  • implementing after-sales service procedures

Job Titles

  • Importer or Exporter
  • Wholesaler

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator), Certificate III in International Trade
  • Certificate IV in International Trade

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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