Account representatives, wholesale trade (non-technical), sell non-technical goods and services to retail, wholesale, commercial, industrial, professional and other clients domestically and internationally. Sales representatives, wholesale trade who are supervisors are also included in this unit group.
Completion of secondary school is required. A university degree or completion of a college or other program may be required. Experience in sales or in an occupation related to the product or service is usually required. Fluency in a foreign language and/or foreign country work or travel experience may be required for sales representatives seeking employment with companies that import or export goods or services. Supervisors and senior sales representatives require experience. Voluntary certification is available from the Canadian Professional Sales Association.