Jim is a salesperson at the software company Camstar Systems. He tells is that he wanted to get into sales because it is a job with diverse responsibilities - there is no typical day. Jim tells us that, contrary to the cliches, sales isn't pushy. Rather it is an understanding of where your customers are coming from and what they are looking for.
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.
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