Sales Representatives

Snapshot

Sales Representatives represent companies to sell their goods and business services to wholesale and retail establishments.

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Sales Representatives
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
90,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1175
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Slight growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • promoting and selling their company's goods and services such as building and plumbing supplies, business services, motor vehicle parts and accessories, and personal and household goods
  • acquiring and updating knowledge of employer's and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
  • using directories and other sources to compile lists of prospective business clients
  • visiting clients and retail outlets to establish selling opportunities
  • quoting prices and credit terms, recording orders and arranging deliveries
  • following up clients and ensuring satisfaction with goods and services and resolving any problems
  • monitoring clients' changing needs and competitor activity and reporting on these developments to sales and marketing management
  • preparing sales reports
  • maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred

Job Titles

  • Building & Plumbing Supplies Sales Rep
  • Sales Representative (Business Services)
  • Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Sales Rep
  • Personal & Household Goods Sales Rep
  • Sales Representatives

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Business Sales

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Warehousing Traineeship

  • WPC Group
  • Have an interest in Warehousing? Are you a driven individual who excels in customer service? Would you like to take advantage of earning whilst you gain practical, on the job experience? Entry-level candidates who are interested in doing a Warehouse & Business Traineeship will be involved in store sales, stocking, warehousing and operations all while completing a Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. As an ideal applicant you will have management potential, genuine interpersonal and communicative skills - with a true willingness and aptitude to learn. The are several positions which are located both north and south of the river as well as in Albany, Esperance and Broome. What's in it for YOU? You'll enjoy earning while you learn and receive a nationally recognised qualification on completion. There is opportunity to progress within this business, who treats trainees as employees and values exceptional training.
  • SalesSales Representatives
  • Tue 12 Jan , 2021
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Optical Retail Assistant

  • Brennan & Smith Optometrists
  • Brennan & Smith Optometrists has a permanent position available for a Retail Assistant. To be successful you must be well presented, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills. In house training will be provided, however previous experience in a customer service role, computer skills and reception experience will be an asset. The employer seeks staff who thrive on delivering the best customer service possible with a high level of attention to detail.
  • SalesSales Assistants (General)
  • Tue 5 Jan , 2021
  • Glen Innes, New South Wales
  • Optical Retail Assistant

  • Brennan & Smith Optometrists
  • Brennan & Smith Optometrists has a permanent position available for an Optical Retail Assistant. To be successful you must be well presented, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills. In house training will be provided, however previous experience in a customer service role, computer skills and reception experience will be an asset. The employers seeks staff who thrive on delivering the best customer service possible with a high level of attention to detail.
  • SalesSales Assistants (General)
  • Tue 5 Jan , 2021
  • Inverell, New South Wales
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