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Brokers

Brokers deal in commodities, stocks, shares and foreign exchange on behalf of clients or on own account, broker insurance and reinsurance, and buy and sell shipping and freight space.

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About this Career

£32,551

Average salary

New workers start around £16,520.06. Normal pay is £32,551 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £65,716.62.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Collects freight charges from client and undertakes all necessary formalities concerning customs and the loading/unloading of cargo.
  • Obtains cargo space, fixes freight charges and signs and issues bills of loading.
  • Arranges the production of auction catalogues, fixes reserve prices, attends auction and bids on behalf of client, or negotiates purchase/sale by private treaty of goods not sold at auction.
  • Provides independent advice on the suitability of insurance schemes and places insurance on behalf of client.
  • Records and transmits buy and sell orders for stocks, shares and bonds and calculates transaction costs.
  • Analyses information concerning market trends for commodities, financial assets and foreign exchange and advises client and employer on the suitability of investments.
  • Discusses buying and or selling requirements of client and gives advice accordingly.
  • Advises client on the suitability of insurance schemes and places insurance on behalf of client.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
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Active Learning
73
Speaking
73
Monitoring
70
Critical Thinking
69
Reading Comprehension
67
Learning Strategies
65
Writing
63
Mathematics
62
Science
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