MANUFACTURER'S BROKER: Don't Let Anybody Guide You In Wrong Direction
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Fred is a Manufacturer's Broker who sells merchandise from the manufacturer to the retailer. He studied sales and marketing in college and then went into his family business which has been around for about 30 years. His advice: stay true to who you are.
Degree: General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations
Job Title: Manufacturer's Broker
Job Summary: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.
Many companies have formal training programs for beginning wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives that last up to 1 year.
Many in this occupation have either the Certified Professional Manufacturers' Representative (CPMR) certification or the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) certification.
Recommended by the Manufacturers' Representatives Education Research Foundation.
$25,000 - $110,000
Projected Job Growth
14 to 18 percent
Home, Indoor, Office, Travel
People skills, Networking, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills
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