Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products
Also called: Sales Representative, Account Manager, Sales Manager, Inside Sales Representative
What they do:Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.
On the job, you would:
- Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services.
- Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, or credit terms.
- Quote prices, credit terms, or other bid specifications.
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Customer relationship management CRM software
Electronic mail software
Data base user interface and query software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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