Dear Candidate, We are looking for Sales Representatives (Interested candidates can send your resume to [HIDDEN TEXT] ) Job Description: A Salesman, also called a Sales Representative or Salesperson, sells products or services to businesses or consumers. They explain how a product works or what services are available, provide sales materials such as brochures or pamphlets, create sales leads and follow up with new customers. Salesmen can work in a wide variety of industries, such as automobile, pharmaceutical, retail, insurance or financial services, to name a few. Duties and Responsibilities: A Salesman must complete several tasks to close sales, meet sales quotas and create revenue for their employers. In reviewing several job listings for this profession, we found the following are among the core duties and responsibilities of a Salesman. Generate Sales: As one would expect, the main responsibility of a Salesman is to complete sales to consumers or clients. A Salesman must adequately explain his or her companys products or services through presentations, brochures, videos and other materials. Salesman must apply persuasive methods as needed. Build Sales Leads: Through referrals, business directories and even cold calling, Salesman must create sales leads in order to pursue new clients. Salesmen also follow up on sales leads that might be generated by other employees or departments within the company. Maintain Sales Accounts: Customer satisfaction and retention are important aspects of a Salesmans responsibilities. Salesmen must regularly call or visit existing clients to ensure that they are still happy with using the product or services and to explain new products and services as they are made available. Salesman Skills: One would not be effective as a Salesman without possessing strong interpersonal, verbal communication and organizational skills. Salesmen should be detail- and goal-oriented individuals who can deliver excellent customer service and have the ability to work independently. A strong sense of marketing is a plus for this profession. In addition to these general skills, a Salesman could be expected by potential employers to possess the following skills. Core skills: Based on job listings we looked at, employers want Salesmen with these core skills. If you want to work as a Salesman, focus on the following. Demonstrating specific product functions and uses Building strong customer relations with existing clients Monitoring sales and market trends within specific industries Coordinating delivery of product or services Understanding pricing strategies Advanced skills: While most employers did not require the following skills, multiple job listings included them as preferred. Add these to your Salesman toolbox and broaden your career options.