Field Sales (Outside Sales) Representative job description template | Workable

This Field Sales Representative job description template is optimized for posting a sales job on online job boards or careers pages. This template is customizable and can be modified to fit any sales job description that your company may be looking to fill. Similar job titles include Outside Sales Representative, Route Sales Representative.

Field Sales Representative Responsibilities

Include:

  • “Getting the sale” using various customer sales methods
  • Forecasting sales, developing “out of the box” sales strategies/models and evaluating their effectiveness
  • Evaluating customers skills, needs and building productive long lasting relationships

field sales representative job description

Job brief

We are looking for a competitive field sales representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients. The successful salesperson will source new sales opportunities and close sales to achieve quotas. The successful candidate will play a key role in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products and services. As an outside sales representative, or sales agent, they will also research sales competition.

Responsibilities

  • “Get the sale” using various customer sales methods (door-to-door, cold calling, presentations etc)
  • Forecast sales, develop “out of the box” sales strategies/models and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Evaluate customers skills, needs and build productive long lasting relationships
  • Meet personal and team sales targets
  • Research accounts and generate or follow through sales leads
  • Attend meeting, sales events and trainings to keep abreast of the latest developments
  • Report and provide feedback to management using financial statistical data
  • Maintain and expand client database within your assigned territory

Requirements

  • Proven sales experience
  • Track record of over-achieving quota
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management
  • Computer use competency
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Self motivated and driven
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

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