Canvasser Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Canvasser

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and outgoing individual to join our team as a Canvasser. The successful candidate will be responsible for engaging with potential customers and promoting our products or services through door-to-door canvassing. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.


  • Engage with potential customers through door-to-door canvassing
  • Promote our products or services and answer any questions potential customers may have
  • Collect customer information and provide it to the sales team
  • Meet daily and weekly quotas for customer engagement and lead generation
  • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions and feedback
  • Attend regular team meetings and training sessions


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in sales or customer service is preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to carry and transport marketing materials and equipment
  • Ability to navigate stairs and uneven terrain

Salary and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and opportunities for advancement within the company.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Canvasser

What is the best way to find and hire a Canvasser near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Canvasser applicants. Employers posting their Canvasser job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Canvasser applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Canvasser are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 20 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Canvasser positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Canvasser role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Canvasser job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Canvassers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 165% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Canvasser applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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