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Career and Education Opportunities for Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives

In general, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. They also work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

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STATES WITH Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representative OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representative

Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives answer clients' questions about products and credit terms. They also recommend products to clients, on the basis of clients' needs and interests. Equally important, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives have to contact regular and prospective clients to exhibit products, explain product features, and solicit orders. They are often called upon to furnish clients with product samples and catalogs. They are expected to estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties, and delivery dates. Finally, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives monitor market conditions and competitors' products and sales.

Every day, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings. It is also important that they speak clearly.