Technical Sales Representatives

Snapshot

Technical Sales Representatives represent companies in selling a range of industrial, medical and pharmaceutical goods and services to industrial, business, professional and other establishments.
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Technical Sales Representatives
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
27,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1490
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • compiling lists of prospective client businesses using directories and other sources
  • acquiring and updating knowledge of employers' and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
  • visiting regular and prospective client businesses to establish and act on selling opportunities
  • assessing customers' needs and recommending and explaining goods and services to them
  • monitoring customers' changing needs and competitor activity, and reporting these developments to sales management
  • quoting and negotiating prices and credit terms, and completing contracts and recording orders
  • arranging delivery of goods, installation of equipment and the provision of services
  • reporting to sales management on sales made and the marketability of goods and services
  • following up with clients to ensure satisfaction with goods and services purchased, and resolving any problems arising
  • preparing sales reports and maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred

Job Titles

  • Sales Representative (Industrial Products)
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Products Sales Rep
  • Technical Sales Representatives

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • Certificate IV in Business Sales

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

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  • 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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