What's it like to be a Salesperson?
A Salesperson is an individual that sells goods, services or products to consumers, retail clients or wholesale customers. Salespeople may work in a variety of environments including retail, technology, real estate, automotive and telecommunications.
The role of a Salesperson is suited to individuals who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good time management and high persuasive abilities.
Depending on the role and setting, Salespeople may be required to work flexibly across retail trading hours (including weekends, evenings and public holidays).
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How to become a Salesperson
- Secure a sales position in an industry you are keen to work in. Most organisations will provide some on-the-job training.
- Qualifications may be required if you wish to work as a salesperson in a specialised industry, such as information technology or the automotive industry. You can undertake a Certificate III or IV in these specialised industries through TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation.
- Investigate options for specialisation. You may wish to become a Real Estate Salesperson, a Technical Sales Representative or a Marketing Executive.
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