Sales Representative

Tech, Sales and Support Services

Persuade

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

Siva Devaki 
Sales Representative

Heather Krahn Richardson Pioneer

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

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Potential Salary Range

$29.00 - 54.00 Hourly

Which provinces would this job be in?

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

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.

Workplace

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
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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
Practical Applied Arts
Career Education

What words come to mind when thinking about this career?

Selling Communication Products Service

Important Skills

Physical

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 

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Interpersonal

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 

Resilience

Even the best sales representatives face rejection. You just have to be able to bounce back and put the same effort into the next sale.

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The Best Things About This Job Are…

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