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I'm Erick Petersons, Human Resources head of Petersons Brothers fishing
company , A British Fishing and fishing equipment company with branches in
Africa(South Africa), Europe and Asia. We are currently in search of a payment
collectors/company representative within Africa, Asia(India, Malaysia, Brunei,
Bahrain), Europe, North and Central America and the Middle East Region. Our
website is www.petersonsbrotherfishing.com.
Your Job description is as follows:
1)You would receive payment on our behalf from any of our various clients which would come in the form of cashiers checks, travelers checks, money orders and bank transfers.
2)You get the payments cashed/deposited at your bank.
3)As soon as the payment has been cleared by your bank, you then deduct a commission of 10% of each payment you would be receiving on our behalf which you are entitled to as been our representative
4)You thus send the remainder funds back via western union to details you would be given as soon as it has been confirmed you have received payment.
Our payments will be issued out in your name and transfers will be made into the bank account provided by you as we would inform our clients to do. Therefore the following details would be needed from via email.
1)Your Full name
2)Your Physical Address( Not P.O.Box) with your state, city and zip code
3)Your Phone number
4)Your Age and Gender
7)Your Martial status
8)Bank Name (Only RHB Bank required for Malaysian Applicants)
Once we have all confirmed your details, it would be forwarded to all of our clients and they will start making payments to you as the company's representative in your area .We would notify you as soon we confirm that any of our clients has mailed out payment to you and a letter of appointment will be issued out to you.
We await your urgent response.
Erick Petersons, Head Human Resources Department
Petersons Brothers Fishing Company