Sales Representative


Sales is not about selling anymore, but about building trust and educating.

Siva Devaki 
Sales Representative

In A Nutshell

I promote and sell agricultural products and services.  

I travel across my area to present new products to potential customers both at their farms and at distribution locations.

I become very familiar with our company’s products and services so I can answer all customer questions.


Potential Salary Range

$29.00 - 54.00 Hourly

Which provinces would this job be in?

Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
British Columbia
Manitoba MB
New Brunswick NB
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador NL
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia NS
Nova Scotia
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PEI
Prince Edward Island
Quebec QC
Saskwatchewan SK

My workplace can change daily. Some days I work out of the store or office, while some days I travel to bring products to new potential clients. I really like that every day is different and exciting.


Indoor / Outdoor

Job Requirements & Duties

  • Make sales calls and presentations to promote products and services
  • Make recommendations to customers based on their needs
  • Manage inventory of new and used equipment and parts
  • Attend industry events to represent products and talk to customers in-person
  • Use marketing tools and keep up good public relations through customer education and promotion of new products and services
  • Coordinate with billing or accounting staff to make sure invoices are done properly  

Education & Training

  • A high school diploma, plus some additional experience in agriculture or retail is important for this job.

Job Outlook

    The outlook for this position is considered good, meaning there will be approximately the same number of job openings as there will be people to fill them. 

Related School Subjects

Social Studies
Ed. Prof. et Tech.
Career Education

What words come to mind when thinking about this career?

Selling Communication Products Service

Important Skills


At the end of the day, my goal is to help my customers realize that the product I’m selling is the right product for them, which takes some strong persuasion skills.  

Customer Service

I make sure that customers feel that their voices are heard, and that I can help solve any of their problems related to our products. 



I talk and interact with dozens of customers and experts every day, so feeling comfortable being outgoing in social settings is a must for this job. 


Sometimes customers change their mind midway through a project and sometimes codes are hard to troubleshoot. It’s important to be resilient and get back up again after these challenges!


The Best Things About This Job Are…

Helps Others
Opportunity to Travel
Opportunities for Advancement & Promotion
Has Business Perks