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SALES ANALYST: Worked On My Communication Skills

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Katie is a Sales Analyst for Foundation Repair. She goes to home shows, which have a lot of exhibitors selling their product or service. Katie tells us how she first got involved in her job and how her studies in college relate with her current job, but at the same time changed her career paths while in college as well.

Job Title: Sales Analyst
Employer: Foundation Repair of California

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
Home, Indoor, Office, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Networking, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills

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