Profession ticket issuing clerk

Ticket issuing clerks provide service to customers, sell tickets and fit the reservation offer to customers' needs. They sell tickets for all events such as sporting, cultural and leisure activities. They provide customers with information on offers and make the necessary arrangements.

Would you like to know what kind of career and professions suit you best? Take our free Holland code career test and find out.

Personality Type

  • Conventional / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Product comprehension

    The offered products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Characteristics of services

    The characteristics of a service that might include having acquired information about its application, function, features, use and support requirements.

  • Characteristics of products

    The tangible characteristics of a product such as its materials, properties and functions, as well as its different applications, features, use and support requirements.

  • E-commerce systems

    Basic digital architecture and commercial transactions for trading products or services conducted via Internet, e-mail, mobile devices, social media, etc.

  • Sales argumentation

    Techniques and sales methods used in order to present a product or service to customers in a persuasive manner and to meet their expectations and needs.

  • Cancellation policies of service providers

    The characteristics of the cancellation policies of your service providers including the alternatives, solutions or compensations.

Skills

  • Plan aftersales arrangements

    Come to an agreement with the customer about the delivery, setup and service of the goods; perform appropriate measures to ensure delivery.

  • Carry out products preparation

    Assemble and prepare goods and demonstrate their functionalities to customers.

  • Apply numeracy skills

    Practise reasoning and apply simple or complex numerical concepts and calculations.

  • Keep up to date on local events

    Follow the information about upcoming events, services or activities by checking information sheets and online communication.

  • Quote prices

    Refer to prices for the client by researching and estimating fare rates.

  • Maintain customer service

    Keep the highest possible customer service and make sure that the customer service is at all times performed in a professional way. Help customers or participants feel at ease and support special requirements.

  • Assist clients with special needs

    Aid clients with special needs following relevant guidelines and special standards. Recognise their needs and accurately respond to them if needed.

  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements

    Guarantee compliance with established and applicable standards and legal requirements such as specifications, policies, standards or law for the goal that organisations aspire to achieve in their efforts.

  • Use different communication channels

    Use various types of communication channels such as verbal, handwritten, digital and telephonic communication with the aim of constructing and sharing information and ideas.

  • Process refunds

    Resolve customer inquiries for returns, exchange of merchandise, refunds or bill adjustments. Follow organisational guidelines during this process.

  • Operate cash register

    Register and handle cash transactions by using point of sale register.

  • Demonstrate products' features

    Demonstrate how to use a product in a correct and safe manner, provide customers with information on the product's main features and benefits, explain operation, correct use and maintenance. Persuade potential customers to purchase items.

  • Provide customer guidance on product selection

    Provide suitable advice and assistance so that customers find the exact goods and services they were looking for. Discuss product selection and availability.

  • Issue sales invoices

    Prepare the invoice of goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms. Complete order processing for orders received via telephone, fax and internet and calculate the customer’s final bill.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Identify customer's needs

    Use appropriate questions and active listening in order to identify customer expectations, desires and requirements according to product and services.

  • Provide customer follow-up services

    Register, follow-up, solve and respond to customer requests, complaints and after-sales services.

  • Maintain customer records

    Keep and store structured data and records about customers in accordance with customer data protection and privacy regulations.

  • Monitor ticketing

    Keep track of ticket sale for live events. Monitor how many tickets are available and how many have been sold.

  • Sell tickets

    Exchange tickets for money in order to finalise the selling process by issuing the tickets as a proof of payment.

  • Guarantee customer satisfaction

    Handle customer expectations in a professional manner, anticipating and addressing their needs and desires. Provide flexible customer service to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty.

  • Prevent shoplifting

    Identify shoplifters and methods by which shoplifters try to steal. Implement anti-shoplifting policies and procedures to protect against theft.

  • Stock shelves

    Refill shelves with merchandise to be sold.

  • Communicate with customers

    Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.

  • Handle personal identifiable information

    Administer sensitive personal information on customers securely and discreetly

  • Organise storage facilities

    Order the contents of a storage area to improve efficiency with respect to the inflow and outflow of the stored items.

  • Inform customers of activity changes

    Brief customers about changes, delays or cancellations of planned activities.

  • Carry out order intake

    Take in of purchase requests for items that are currently unavailable.

  • Examine merchandise

    Control items put up for sale are correctly priced and displayed and that they function as advertised.

  • Carry out active selling

    Deliver thoughts and ideas in impactful and influencing manner to persuade customers to become interested in new products and promotions. Persuade clients that a product or service will satisfy their needs.

  • Have computer literacy

    Utilise computers, IT equipment and modern day technology in an efficient way.

  • Process payments

    Accept payments such as cash, credit cards and debit cards. Handle reimbursement in case of returns or administer vouchers and marketing instruments such as bonus cards or membership cards. Pay attention to safety and the protection of personal data.

  • Respond to customers' inquiries

    Answer customers' questions about itineraries, rates and reservations in person, by mail, by e-mail and on the phone.

  • Upsell products

    Persuade customers to buy additional or more expensive products.

  • Process booking

    Execute a booking of a place according to client's requirement in advance and issue all appropriate documents.

  • Maintain store cleanliness

    Keep the store tidy and clean by hovering and mopping.

Optional knowledge and skills

assist customers promote event handle multiple orders simultaneously cultural projects promote recreation activities advertise sport venue sporting events recreation activities speak different languages promote cultural venue events develop promotional tools advertising techniques

Common job titles

  • Police records specialist i, ii, iii
  • Transportation clerk
  • Stock clerk
  • Cash office clerk job
  • Accounts payable /receivable
  • Receptionist
  • Airport operations specialist
  • Ride operations clerk/cashier
  • Admin - morehouse