Technical Sales Specialists

(NOC 6221)
+29.36%
 

Requirement

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.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Diploma
Bachelor

Useful Experience/Skills

Selling
Communication skills
Specialized knowledge of scientific, industrial, telecommunication or computer products / services

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Marketing
A second language
Business
Computer-related courses
English
Math

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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Oulton College
Moncton, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Sales, Marketing and Business Development Diploma
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Modified on July 10, 2012