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Becoming a Sales Representative (Building and Plumbing Supplies)
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Becoming a Sales Representative (Building and Plumbing Supplies)

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Represents their company in selling builders' timber, and building and plumbing hardware and supplies to wholesale and retail establishments.
Training time 1 year
Avg. weekly wage $1,391
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 24,300

What does a Sales Representative (Building and Plumbing Supplies) do?

  • promoting and selling their company's goods and services such as building and plumbing supplies, business services, motor vehicle parts and accessories, and personal and household goods
  • acquiring and updating knowledge of employer's and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
  • using directories and other sources to compile lists of prospective business clients
  • visiting clients and retail outlets to establish selling opportunities
  • quoting prices and credit terms, recording orders and arranging deliveries
  • following up clients and ensuring satisfaction with goods and services and resolving any problems
  • monitoring clients' changing needs and competitor activity and reporting on these developments to sales and marketing management
  • preparing sales reports

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