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MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE: I Went to Prison for 15 Years Before this Job

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Albert is a Marketing Representative who sells HVAC products to individuals and businesses. Albert shares how he was first in prison but is now working as a Marketing Representative. Albert goes into detail about what he does for his job, his educational and career path along with what he wished he knew.

Job Title: Marketing Representative

Job Summary: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

Job Description

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.

On-the-Job Training

Many companies have formal training programs for beginning wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives that last up to 1 year.

Additional Info

Many in this occupation have either the Certified Professional Manufacturers' Representative (CPMR) certification or the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) certification.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the Manufacturers' Representatives Education Research Foundation.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$25,000 - $110,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 18 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Travel, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Verbal communication skills, Teamwork, People skills, Networking

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