Sales Representative

If you are a people person and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then a career as a Sales Representative may be the perfect fit for you. In this role, you would be responsible for interacting with potential customers and acting as a point of contact between the customer and business. You would need to have good interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively perform your duties. Your primary objective would be to drive growth and revenue for the business.

Job Responsibilities for a Sales Representative

As a Sales Representative, following would be your duties and responsibilities.

  • Meeting sales targets.
  • Developing relationships with customers.
  • Negotiating contracts.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Maintaining accurate records.
  • Monitor competition by gathering information on pricing/products/trends in the market.

Sales Representative Salaries

The salary for a Sales Representative can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 5-8k USD per month.

Sales Representative Job Qualifications

The basic qualifications required to be considered for the position of a Sales Representative:

  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Administration, Marketing, Management, Economics, Advertising Sales or related field or experience in the industry or both
  • Master degree in a similar discipline preferred
  • Prior demonstrated experience of at least 5 years in the Sales Industry

Sales Representative Skills Required

To be a Sales Representative,one must possess both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Good and fluent communication skills.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiarity with CRM trends and practices.
  • High proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of telemarketing and digital marketing.
  • Good and fluent communication skills.
  • Work in cross-functional teams to understand product improvements and provide recommendations.
  • Passionate to close deals.
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills.

What to expect as a Sales Representative

Here’s what it's like to be a Sales Representative:

  • Responsible for generating new sales and business opportunities.
  • Able to build relationships with potential customers.
  • Knowledgeable about the products or services they are selling.
  • Able to effectively communicate with potential customers.
  • Able to close sales deals.