3322-Commercial sales representatives

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Commercial sales representatives
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Job Description: 
Commercial sales representatives represent companies to sell various goods and services to businesses and other organizations and provide product specific information as required.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) soliciting orders and selling goods to retail, industrial, wholesale and other establishments
  • (b) selling equipment, supplies and related services to business establishments or individuals
  • (c) obtaining and updating knowledge of market conditions and of employer?s and competitors? goods and services
  • (d) providing prospective customers with information about the characteristics and functions of the products and equipment for sale, and demonstrating its use or qualities
  • (e) quoting prices and credit terms, recording orders and arranging deliveries
  • (f) reporting customers? reactions and requirements to suppliers and manufacturers
  • (g) following up clients to ensure satisfaction with products purchased.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- After-sales service adviser
- Canvasser
- Commercial traveller


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Sales manager - 1221
Medical sales representative - 2433
Technical sales representative - 2433
Information and communications technology sales professional - 2434
Shop sales assistant - 5223
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