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Sales Consultant

Promote and sell products and services to customers, both in person and online.

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What can I earn as a Sales Consultant?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Sales Consultant is between $55k and $65k
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How to become a Sales Consultant


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There are no formal education requirements to work as a Sales Consultant.

  1. Most companies will give you training on the job, where you can learn from a Sales Manager or Senior Sales Representatives. You will also be likely to receive training from Sales Consultants about products and services they sell wholesale.
  2. You may need qualifications if you plan to work in a specialised industry. For example, if you work in the hospitality industry you might need a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate.
  3. Consider completing a Bachelor degree majoring in marketing at university. The course will take 3 years full-time. You’ll need to have completed year 12 or gain admission through an alternative pathway.

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Certificate IV in Business Sales

This qualification will develop your sales skills across a range of business sales contexts.

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How do Sales Consultants rate their role?

Latest reviews from 25 Sales Consultants surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.8
Job satisfaction
3.8
Career progression opportunities
3.7
Job security
3.4
Pay / Salary
3.6
Variety of work
3.5

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Dec 2018
Sales is hard but everyone needs to buy something. We are all customers at some point
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Pet Grooming
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Tiles
The good things
You get to meet people from different countries, different personalities
The challenges
Learning new systems or programs. Make sure to ask for help as this will improve your skills
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Nov 2018
Generally satisfying role especially when customers get excited about their purchase.
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Business
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Sporting goods
The good things
Regularly help customers make educated decisions in the purchase process to suit their needs.
The challenges
Closed minded customers can be challaging, particularly if you know they are marking poor choices, sometimes you may need to add personal experiences or examples to help them through.
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