Technical Sales Specialists

(NOC 6221)

What do Technical Sales Specialists do?

Technical sales specialists promote sales to existing clients, and identify / solicit potential clients, assess the needs / resources of clients and recommend appropriate goods / services, provide input into product design where goods / services must meet clients' specific needs, develop reports / proposals and deliver presentations, and troubleshoot technical problems.

How to become: Technical Sales Specialists

To be a technical specialist, you need a university degree or college diploma in a program related to the product / service being sold. You may need experience in sales or in a technical occupation related to the product / service being sold. You may need fluency in a specific foreign language and foreign work or travel experience to obtain employment with a company that imports / exports technical goods / services. To be a technical sales supervisor, you need experience as a technical sales specialist. With additional training or experience, you may move up the ranks to become a sales manager. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Technical Sales Specialists

International Career Institute - USA
Los Angeles, California, US

Related Program(s):
Sales Diploma; Online
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International Career Institute - Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Sales (Executive Diploma) Diploma; Online
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Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia, US

Related Program(s):
Business Administration - Marketing and Sales Degree Bachelor; Online
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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