Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade (Non-technical)

(NOC 6411)

Career Description

Sales representatives in wholesale trade (non-technical), sell non-technical goods and services to retail, wholesale, commercial, industrial, professional and other clients domestically and internationally. Auctioneers are included in this unit group. Sales representatives in wholesale trade who are supervisors are also included in this unit group.

Duties May Include

  • Promote sales to existing clients
  • Identify and solicit potential clients
  • Provide clients with presentations on the benefits and uses of goods or services
  • Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties and delivery dates
  • Prepare or oversee preparation of sales or other contracts
  • Consult with clients after sale or signed contracts to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support
  • Review and adapt to information regarding product innovations, competitors and market conditions
  • Represent companies that export and import products or services to and from foreign countries
  • May conduct sales transactions through Internet-based electronic commerce
  • May supervise the activities of other sales representatives.

Examples of Titles

Advertising time sales representative
Food products sales representative
Freight sales agent
Graphic design sales representative
Hotel accommodations sales executive
Liquor sales representative
Magazine sales representative
Security services sales consultant
Transfer company agent
Wholesale trade representatives supervisor

Where They Work

Sales representatives in wholesale trade (non-technical) are employed by establishments that produce or provide goods and services such as petroleum companies, food, beverage and tobacco producers, clothing manufacturers, motor vehicles and parts manufacturers, hotels, business services firms, and transportation companies.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Sales and Marketing Management - BA (Hons) Bachelor; Honours
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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 February 24, 2020