Sales Representative

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Are you a natural problem solver? Do you like to ask good questions and listen with intent? Are you money motivated? If the answer is yes, your skills could translate into a career as a sales representative. In this role, you work directly with customers to sell a solution to their problem. Sales representatives also submit contracts, maintain a customer base and work on frequent sales reporting. If you’re extroverted and like numbers, this is the job for you.

Also known as: Account Development Manager, Account Executive, Account Manager, Channel Sales Director, Sales Manager
Active Learning
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Reading Comprehension
Service Orientation
Social Perceptiveness
Time Management
Negotiate prices and terms of sale
Submit sales contracts
Maintain and grow a customer base through prospecting
Arrange and present sales proposals
Create sales campaigns to meet quotas
Work on sales and financial reports
Attend sales meetings, networking and professional development events

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