Technical Sales Representatives

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Technical Sales Representatives

Technical Sales Representatives represent companies in selling a range of industrial, medical and pharmaceutical goods and services to industrial, business, professional and other establishments.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • 2151 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 91% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 28% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by technical sales representatives. A few are listed below:

  • compiling lists of prospective client businesses using directories and other sources
  • acquiring and updating knowledge of employers' and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
  • visiting regular and prospective client businesses to establish and act on selling opportunities
  • assessing customers' needs and recommending and explaining goods and services to them
  • monitoring customers' changing needs and competitor activity, and reporting these developments to sales management
  • quoting and negotiating prices and credit terms, and completing contracts and recording orders
  • arranging delivery of goods, installation of equipment and the provision of services
  • reporting to sales management on sales made and the marketability of goods and services
  • following up with clients to ensure satisfaction with goods and services purchased, and resolving any problems arising
  • preparing sales reports and maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred

Specific occupations

  • Sales Representative (Industrial Products)
  • Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Sales Representative (Educational Products and Services)
  • Medical Representative