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

  • Sales Executive

  • Omni-Tel Pty Ltd
  • Looking for a sales representative that will be selling dental consumables to clinics throughout SA. This involves building a pipeline of customers, finding out their needs, educating them on our product range and closing the sale.
  • SalesSales Representatives
  • Mon 13 Jan , 2020
  • Adelaide, South Australia
  • Cert III Retail Trainee

  • Charlie's Hardware
  • The Retail Trainee will complete on-the-job training as well as classroom based study to ensure a high standard of customer service is continuously delivered as well as ensuring customers’ enquiries and wants are always exceeded At Charlie’s Hardware we have the following areas: Point of Sales, Trade Sales, Merchandising, Administration & a Workshop. A Retail Traineeship will give the successful candidate an opportunity to explore all of these areas and assist to lead them in a future career.
  • SalesSales Assistants (General)
  • Thu 9 Jan , 2020
  • West Wyalong, 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
  • Wed 8 Jan , 2020
  • Minto, New South Wales
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