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

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Job Vacancies

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  • Entry Level Opportunities

  • Direct Sales Australia
  • Entry levels positions with long term opportunities for up to 15 career focused individuals to join a growing local business.
    • Great Team Environment
    • Great Incentives and Rewards
    • On the Job Training
  • SalesSales Representatives
  • Wed 27 Nov , 2019
  • $30,001 - $40,000
  • Glandore, South Australia
  • Tue 10 Dec , 2019
  • Northmead, New South Wales
  • Customer Service/Sales

  • Universal Technology
  • Expansion in western suburbs has given us opportunity to accept and train multiple sales representatives. Selling a product that is #1 in its market and now in over 55 countries worldwide.
  • SalesSales Representatives
  • Mon 9 Dec , 2019
  • Minto, New South Wales
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