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Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

Also Known as: Sales Associate, Sales Consultant, Account Executive, Sales Coordinator

In-Demand Job

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Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

Top Skills for this Job

  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Persuasion
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Negotiation
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Service Orientation
  • Active Learning
  • Coordination

Top Tasks for this Job

  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates.
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support.
  • Prepare drawings, estimates, and bids that meet specific customer needs.
  • Provide customers with product samples and catalogs.
  • Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs, and attending trade shows and conferences.
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, keeping sales records, and filing expense account reports.
  • Obtain credit information about prospective customers.

Top Education for this Job

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management

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