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Top Direct Sales Representative Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a direct sales representative. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of direct sales representative resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.9% of direct sales representative resumes contained customer service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a direct sales representative actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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The six most common skills found on Direct Sales Representative resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Customer Service

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Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Access electronic and paper cataloging systems to look up product information and Dynamic customer service professional experienced in call-center settings.
  • Complete sales process from initial contact via consultative sales technique through installation completion and occasionally post installation customer service.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service, leadership, and communication ability in a high-demand, professional business setting.
  • Provided superior customer service to current and potential clients via stadium visits to generate new/future business.
  • Deliver first class customer service experience on existing customers while focusing on penetrating new potential clients.
  • Provided extensive customer service by researching delays in product delivery and resolving discrepancies regarding account balances.
  • Maintain customer relationships through customer service and offering new products and services to existing customers.
  • Served as a personal customer service representative while performing some installations and technical support.
  • Answered customer inquiries for insurance quotes and resolved customer service requests about existing policies.
  • Recognized with award as Miss Congeniality for providing excellent customer service and communication.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to drive customer loyalty and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Provided excellent customer service by evaluating potential product needs and made recommendations.
  • Acted as personal customer service representative for Verizon after sale completion.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction after the sale by providing excellent customer service.
  • Provided customer service and assistance in all aspects of wireless communication.
  • Provide excellent customer service to current customers, as-well-as potential customers.
  • Exhibited excellent customer service to all potential and present customers.
  • Assisted consumers with appropriate services over telephone utilizing customer service.
  • Established consistent excellent and superior customer contact and customer service.
  • Provided superior customer service through prompt delivery of customer requests.

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2. Sales Process

high Demand

Here's how Sales Process is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Maintained contact with customers through the sales process including installation to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Leveraged sales processes and service capabilities to deliver tailored solutions to various customers.
  • Leveraged extended selling resources to implement corporate marketing strategies and sales processes.
  • Received training in 7 step sales process from prospecting small business clients to securing new contracts in the small business marketplace.
  • Train new hires by taking them on ride outs and focusing on the sales psychology of the sales process.
  • Developed an efficient and entirely electronic sales process for direct sales reps eliminating the need for paper forms.
  • Trained prospective direct sales representative in the S3 sales process devoted to maximizing revenue and increasing sales.
  • Trained new hires best practices for direct sales process from approach to follow up to closing techniques.
  • Handle entire inside sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed sales quotas.
  • Implemented a company wide Sales Process, creating a new standard in total customer engagement.
  • Initiate sales process by cold calling, scheduling appointments, and understanding account requirements.
  • Trained new sales personnel, on office procedures, and the sales process.
  • Provided the clients on information and offers available to complete the sales process.
  • Initiate sales process for subscribers needing cable, phone and internet services.
  • Assist team members in sales processes and procedural questions when needing assistance.
  • Provided excellent customer service through sales process and in follow up.
  • Managed sales funnel to track the sales process of each order.
  • Conducted business to business sales of emissions control machines.
  • Assisted customers in a solution based sales process.
  • Take the customer through the sales process.

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3. TV

high Demand

Here's how TV is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Established rapport with potential/current customers while efficiently and effectively fixing and alleviating cable TV problems.
  • Fielded customer complaints about Direct TV and explained company policies in a professional concise manner
  • Work with members of Sam's Club to get them promotional packages through Direct TV and Att&T Digital Life.
  • Provided Direct TV satellite information explaining the many uses and how to operate the guides according to a specific chosen package.
  • Help company meet its sales objectives for its four product categories, TV, Internet, Phone, and Home Security.
  • Work from home as an outsourced agent for Direct Response, who sells a variety of different products on TV.
  • Explained and demonstrated the products, services and billing features for all Cable TV, Broadband Internet and Phone services.
  • Single family home sales division selling video [TV], internet, home security, and phone services.
  • Established and maintained relationships with MDU apartment managers in an effort to procure TV, Internet and Phone subscriptions.
  • Contacted homeowners, apartment managers and other prospects to sell Cable TV, Telephone, and Internet Services.
  • Employed marketing strategies in selling DirecTV TV packages to customers at various Electronic departments via cold-contact interaction.
  • Presented and sold Charter product (TV, Internet, Phone) to non subscribing customers.
  • Marketed standalone and bundled Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Telephone local and long distance.
  • Direct door to door sales of Charter Spectrum services including TV, internet and telephone.
  • Direct Sales of all Charter TV, Internet & Phone Products to Residential Customers.
  • Promote and solicit Charter TV, internet, and phone services door to door.
  • Solicit residential customers in assigned territory to purchase cable TV, phone and internet.
  • Work with existing customers to recommend upgraded TV, Internet, and Phone service.
  • Engage associates and corporate in selling product hand in hand with Direct TV.
  • Sell cable TV, high speed internet and phone service door to door.

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4. Sales Activities

high Demand

Sales activities are the activities salesmen and women engage in to meet the set targets and objectives.

Here's how Sales Activities is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Worked diligently to meet and exceed sales goals as established by local market and independently established and organized daily sales activities
  • Exceeded sales goals established by local market while independently establishing and organizing daily sales activities.
  • Monitored sales activities and proactively taking necessary action to re-direct efforts as needed.
  • Developed new customer relations through inbound telephone contact and sales activity.
  • Developed and managed residential consumer sales activities and client relationships.
  • Prepared and completed daily/weekly sales activity reports.
  • Maintain individual sales activity and contact standards.
  • Established and organized daily sales activities.
  • Reviewed sales activities and territory analysis.
  • Communicated effectively with store personnel regarding tasks, sales activities, promotions and Johnson & Johnson's sales plan objectives.
  • Keep accurate records, report sales activity and results accurately Turn in all sales including required documentation and monies collected.
  • Keep accurate records, report sales activity and results accurately and notify supervisor of all problems as they occur.
  • Build consistency in sales activity - both in at the door technique and plan to navigate turf.
  • Support sales activities consistent with quality control guidelines, including dispositions, sales orders and sales reporting.
  • Required to also complete customers' orders and weekly sales activity reports by the set deadline.
  • Communicate effectively with store personal regarding assignments, sales activities, promotions, and client/sales plans.
  • Work territories as assigned to maximize sales activities and increase penetration and revenue of all products.
  • Exceeded weekly and monthly sales activity goals by utilizing sound face to face selling approaches.
  • Drive maximum product & revenue penetration while reporting all sales activities in assigned territory.
  • Partner with store management to sell and ensure appropriate inventory levels for sales activity.

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5. Residential Areas

high Demand

Here's how Residential Areas is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Generated new business by using great communication skills while also using promotional tools to target non-existing customers in residential areas.
  • Prepare daily marketing materials and techniques to overtake my residential area.
  • Promoted brand awareness and marketing services in residential areas door-to-door.
  • Work as a team leader to motivate and help facilitate changes base off specific residential areas and locations.
  • Knocked door to door in residential areas and negotiated a business plan with customers.
  • Acquire new and upgrade customers by doing door to door solicitation in residential areas.
  • Prospected aggressively and presented products to residential areas during cold calls,.
  • Direct sales of TWC services in residential areas of service.
  • Acquire new revenue generating units by canvassing active and non-active subscribers in single family unit and multi-dwelling unit residential areas.
  • Provided sales experiences in residential areas as a personal Suddenlink Representative.

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6. Communication

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Communication is the ability to express one's ideas and thoughts to other people using expressions, words, or actions. Communication is to receive or send any kind of information. People need to be able to communicate and convey their message to the customers to run a successful business.

Here's how Communication is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Collaborated with marketing department maintaining consistency in catalog, and promotional materials resulting in a consistent, professional communication to customers.
  • Communicated all new product launches and availability through multiple communication options including PCP, personal website, and e-mail notifications for Clients
  • Deliver inspiring WebEx training and create frequent communication focused on client relationship management available to enterprise sales team.
  • Perform daily audits of existing digital communication connections to determine legal or illegal transmission of services.
  • Manage the customer through lead generation, pipeline management, organization, and effective communication.
  • Performed direct sale presentations of American-made cutlery to clients in their homes -Honed communication skills
  • Facilitated zero client loss after device recall through strategic client relationship management and communication.
  • Performed daily audits on customer accounts to ensure the integrity of communication services.
  • Maintained communication with customer during and after installation to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with internal channels of communication to meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Exercised excellent communication skills with customers and internally when assistance was needed.
  • Open communication to provide detailed information on products and services ensuring complete satisfaction
  • Resolved issues and answered customer questions with seamless coordination and communication.
  • Facilitated all communication between the corporate headquarters and field operations.
  • Developed consistent and reliable line of customer satisfied communication.
  • Demonstrate impeccable communication, organizational, and people skills.
  • Engaged communication skills to build relationships with prospective customers.
  • Utilize effective communication skills while acquiring necessary sales goals
  • Trained new distributors on communication and presentation techniques.
  • Developed outstanding written and oral communication skills.

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7. New Customers

high Demand

New customers are the people or an entity that has just purchased goods or services from a company. New customers are the ones who help in generating revenue for the company and a business is always trying to attract new customers through advertising and marketing. Anyone who has not yet made a transaction from the company is potential new customers and they can be converted into new customers ensuring that they would make transactions in the future and help generate revenue.

Here's how New Customers is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Executed marketing/PR campaigns, including new product introductions and existing product development to gain new customers and to upgrade existing customers.
  • Provide professional and courteous service focusing on attracting new customers and retention of current customers.
  • Assist in opening new accounts by processing proper account documentation and maintaining customer account information.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with new customers and provided product recommendations for Tax Business.
  • Managed territories by implementing an effective marketing plan and generated new accounts, independently.
  • Acquire new customers and upgrade current customers by conducting solicitation in assigned territory.
  • Developed and opened new accounts and serviced existing accounts.
  • Prepared sales applications and scheduled installations for new customers.
  • Canvassed assigned properties to solicit new customers.
  • Conduct in-home presentations with potential new customers.
  • Scheduled installation of cable products for new customers
  • Solicit new customers through face-to-face marketing.
  • Meet with new customers to present the features and benefits of using Charter Communications services versus what they are currently using.
  • Acquired hundreds of new customers by performing door to door sales in one of the most competitive markets in the nation.
  • Manage sales events, complete sales orders for new customers, conduct quality control calls and maintain professional customer service.
  • Service existing account customers, obtaining orders and establishing new accounts through creative cold calling or other direct sales methods.
  • Provided customers with a chance to upgrade from services they currently had or to provide our services to new customers.
  • Finalize the contracts with our clients and new customers on the services and materials both parties have agreed on.
  • Called orders into direct entry personnel; prepare daily leads to obtain new customers; and resolved customer issues.
  • Aided peers in training new customers in use of their purchased technology, answered customer questions related to installation.

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8. Sales Goals

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Sales goals are a set of objectives and goals to achieve which are set for the sales team to encourage them and to make profits for the company. Sales goals that can be achieved are bound to time and are relevant to the company, help majorly in motivating the workers to achieve them, and are amazing for the company revenue as well.

Here's how Sales Goals is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Earned recognition from sales executives for seamlessly carrying out innovative solutions and exceeding sales goals on numerous occasions.
  • Ensured exceptional responsiveness to customer needs balanced with products sales goals.
  • Accomplished targeted sales goals for assigned geographical area.
  • Verified information, update sales generation system.
  • Exceeded department sales goals and led team in Season, Group and Individual tickets sold and revenue of over 1 million.
  • Exceeded weekly and monthly sales goals of Basic/Digital Sales, High Speed Internet, and CDV Services on a consistent basis.
  • Set weekly sales goals per service, consisting of digital cable, high-speed internet, and digital voice phone services.
  • Exceeded annual sales goals by an average of 23% for video, internet and phone products over 3 years.
  • Promote and provide cable, phone, and internet to potential customers - Meet sales goals daily and weekly.
  • Achieved sales goals established by managers through direct selling and referral of deposits from branches and customer service representatives.
  • Meet expected, even exceed, predetermined sales goals present and sell marketing/sales initiatives and special promotions to customers.
  • Reach out to potential customers in a door to door manor achieving sales goals set by the company.
  • Exceeded monthly and yearly sales goals while helping the company achieve higher than expected sales for the year.
  • Apply expertise in consultative sales techniques to meet or exceed all sales goals by ensuring excellent customer experiences.
  • Managed accounts and expanded client base selling cellular service to local businesses; consistently exceeding sales goals.
  • Surpassed sales goals by connecting the product benefits and features directly to the needs of the customer.
  • Recruit and train energetic and motivated team members, assisting my team members reach yearly sales goals.
  • Committed team player; contributed to team effort by accomplishing sales goals and on their required deadlines.
  • Work with management to develop and execute business plan to exceed individual and team sales goals.
  • Achieved weekly sales goals and helped successfully launch our services in the City of Weston.

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9. New Clients

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New clients are identified as a person or entity that has not yet availed of the goods or services of your company. A person who is not an existing client of your company falls under the definition of a new client. A company survives and thrives because of new clients, and there are several jobs designated in a company to find new clients. Marketing or advertisement may be the best ways to target and influence new clients to the company.

Here's how New Clients is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Prospected new clients, in-person residential subscribers and non-subscribers to cultivate relationships with homeowners.
  • Mentored new sales representatives to build client base and to gain understanding of how to succeed in fast-paced work environment.
  • Established trust and rapport with Property Managers and Leasing Agents as well as designated client base, solidifying client loyalty.
  • Circulated promotional materials, free samples and demo'd new AVON products to generate additional revenue and attract new clients.
  • Established and nurtured relationships with new clients in order to generate leads and maintain prospects on an ongoing basis.
  • Helped insure the happiness of my customers and learned how to self-manage a client base and retain customers.
  • Generate new clients by conducting research, prospecting leads, obtaining referrals, and performing cold calls.
  • Managed local office, established new clients through direct call campaigns, and maintained client relationships.
  • Prepared sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed client base expansion.
  • Recognized for being one of just a few able sign new clients in unlikely territories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to close door-to-door sales and generate new clients through customer referrals.
  • Generated referrals from existing client base and third party relationships including Agents and Brokers.
  • Go door to door and increase business and client base for Cox Cable.
  • Developed new client base after marketing realignment with annual sales over $12M.
  • Trained and educated new clients on how to use mobile telecommunication devices.
  • Maintained open availability 24/7 to provide service and information to new clients.
  • Make recommendations to client based on areas of interest via consultative manner.
  • Well-organized coordinator that executes client base functions such as events and parties.
  • Bring new clients by convincing them, to the company.
  • Created relationships and built a client base of loyal customers.

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10. Door-To-Door Sales

high Demand

Here's how Door-To-Door Sales is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Increased product penetration in designated territories through door-to-door sales to existing and new residential customers.
  • Utilize effective door-to-door sales techniques to secure memberships/donations for organization.
  • Achieve maximum market penetration of Cox products via door-to-door sales, trade shows, business relations, and customer referrals.
  • Inform former and never-before customers of ongoing cable, internet, and home phone promotions, using door-to-door sales method.
  • Conduct door-to-door sales presentations to potential and existing customers to maximize the customers' ability to purchase and retain services.
  • Acquire new cable subscribers through door-to-door sales in sweep, audit, direct to home, and new markets.
  • Conducted door-to-door sales that were commissioned and had to meet a strict sales quota by a monthly basis.
  • Acquired new and upgrade current subscribers by conducting DOOR-TO-DOOR sales via appointments or referrals.
  • Promoted and marketed cable, internet and phone services to customers via door-to-door sales.
  • Drive incremental growth through door-to-door sales of cable, high-speed data and phone products.
  • Performed door-to-door sales to MDU and single family homes in the Twin Cities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to close door-to-door sales through on the spot solution selling.
  • Conduct door-to-door sales of broadband (cable, internet & phone) services.
  • Managed door-to-door sales and scheduled appointments of broadband services for Optimum Cable.
  • Demonstrated positive learning and a strong work ethic in door-to-door sales.
  • Develop new business and leads through door-to-door sales and networking.
  • Direct door-to-door sales and development of current and future customers.
  • Preformed door-to-door sales for major internet and cable provider.
  • Acquire new and upgrade current customers through door-to-door sales.
  • Conducted direct door-to-door sales presentations of cable services.

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11. Potential Customers

high Demand

Here's how Potential Customers is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Assured quality and accurate representation of products; represented the company professionally to ensure that potential customers have an exceptional experience.
  • Researched previous customer advertising to determine viable customers to meet sales quotas and identify potential customers for upcoming special advertising sections.
  • Visited potential customers and reviewed their current telecommunication preferences with the intent to win back or upgrade existing services.
  • Educated customers and potential customers on auto and other personal lines insurance coverage that fit their specific situation.
  • Marketed company services by visiting potential customers door-to-door, handing out informational packets and connecting via telephone.
  • Provided superior customer experience by establishing an immediate relationship with potential customers while on the field.
  • Maintained contact with potential customers and assisted in identifying existing and potential needs and desires.
  • Circulated among potential customers or travel by automobile to sell merchandise and collected payment.
  • Identified customer needs and diplomatically handled interactions with both current and potential customers.
  • Establish immediate relationships with potential customers upon initial contact and subsequent meetings.
  • Develop rapport with potential customers to identify needs and make sales recommendations.
  • Conducted weekly official presentations to potential customers about the company's products
  • Conduct elaborate presentations and demonstrations of product offerings to potential customers.
  • Gather and input potential customer information into internal computer system.
  • Take inbound calls from potential customer requesting information and insurance.
  • Visited potential customers door-to-door presenting all products and services offered.
  • Canvass assigned and approved territory to solicit potential customers.
  • Promoted and demonstrated products and services to potential customers.
  • Presented various service offerings and proposals to potential customers.
  • Received inbound/outbound calls and assisting potential customers with questions.

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12. Company Products

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Here's how Company Products is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of property insurance as well as specify company products in order to build credibility with customers.
  • Generate own leads by aggressively marketing company products and promotions.
  • Communicate with customers to facilitate placement of company products.
  • Maintained extensive knowledge of company products and upcoming technologies.
  • Reviewed benefits of numerous company products with customer.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding company products.
  • Identify customer needs, wants, and desires in conversation and match with company products and handled customers' interactions.
  • Promoted and sold company products or services face to face in assigned area or territory.
  • Developed and made presentations of company products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of specific company products and services while matching customer needs.
  • Utilized marketing skills while attending local events to promote company products.
  • Develop sales techniques to market and sell company products and services.
  • Performed in-home presentations on company products and services offered to clients.
  • Promote and sell company products face to face in assigned areas.
  • Learn company products along with cost of each service.
  • Educate customers on benefits and functions of company products.
  • Attained extensive knowledge of company products and processes.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of company products by selling door to door to customers.
  • Promoted and sold company products face to face to customers.
  • Perform residential sales of multi company products and services.

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13. Prospective Customers

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A prospective customer is a person or an entity who is interested in a company's products and has the resources to buy them. Prospective customers are often referred to as leads.

Here's how Prospective Customers is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Presented products to prospective customers emphasizing the benefits of our product versus competitors.
  • Performed in home presentations representing windows and siding to prospective customers.
  • Developed and maintained strong customer relationships with current and prospective customers.
  • Received inbound calls from prospective customers regarding various insurance products.
  • Demonstrate innovative and new technology to current and prospective customers.
  • Initiated in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Solicited prospective customers through telephone and in person contact.
  • Communicated to customers and prospective customers about product benefits.
  • Produced retail volume through existing and prospective customers.
  • Network with prospective customers to develop additional business.
  • Created home-entertainment solutions for prospective customers.
  • Meet with prospective customers for video, internet and phone services and assist them with reviewing their current services and costs.
  • Deliver an exceptional sales experience for both inbound and outbound prospective customers in order to meet sales targets and performance goals.
  • Achieve revenue and customer goals by developing and maintaining strong relationships with both current and prospective customers.
  • Engaged in door-to-door cold calls to residential prospective customers selling cable, internet and home phone service.
  • Seek out and establishes new prospective customers in the Jackson, Ms and surrounding areas daily.
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on prospective customers in their homes to solicit orders.
  • Make follow-up phone calls, as requested by prospective customers, on a daily basis.
  • Selected appropriate advertising, incentive, and marketing methods for current and prospective customers.
  • Established a track record of closing sales within initial meeting with prospective customers.

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14. Residential Customers

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Here's how Residential Customers is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Assessed the telecommunication needs of residential customers by effective questioning and delivering sales presentations catered to each individual customer demands.
  • Provided personal contact with prospective residential customers to identify needs and wants for cable/internet/phone services and provide upgrade options.
  • Implemented weekly sales plan by presenting department promotional activity to potential residential customers throughout 3 Maryland counties.
  • Increased penetration in designated territories through sales to former or new residential customers.
  • Solicit residential customers through door-to-door contact explaining products and services available.
  • Sell cable services and equipment to residential customers in rotating territory.
  • Solicited residential customers to market various products and/or services available.
  • Position Charter communications products to new and existing residential customers.
  • Complete installation of video and data services for residential customers.
  • Solicited residential customers through door-to-door or store-intercept sales efforts.
  • Explained products and services to potential residential customers.
  • Promoted and marketed services to residential customers.
  • Solicited residential customers through door-to-door contact.
  • Presented valuable products to residential customers.
  • Interacted with residential customers on a daily basis about our products: Video, Internet, Home Phone and Home Security.
  • Interfaced with residential customers to evaluate their product needs to sell the best solution to meet those needs.
  • Sell Internet, phone and cable bundles by cold-calling on residential customers in an assigned area.
  • Solicited sales from residential customers' door to door sales, single family homes only.
  • Engage new and existing MDU and residential customers for the purpose of acquiring new sales.
  • Increase product penetration in Northeastern Pa through outside sales to new and former residential customers.

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15. Trade Shows

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Here's how Trade Shows is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Participate in trade shows, industry events, local chambers, networking groups, sales meetings, and training programs.
  • Build company brand image through trade shows and networking events including mixers, association meetings and conventions.
  • Facilitated and performed all duties necessary while on site at flea markets, trade shows, etc.
  • Work dealer open houses, field days and attended all NY Farm Shows and other trade shows.
  • Participated in industry trade shows, field R&D testing and customer product support services.
  • Represented the company at trade shows, demonstrating products and equipment to prospective clients.
  • Attended trade shows, conferences, and conducted sales and product training sessions.
  • Exhibit products at trade shows and attend trade shows for new business development.
  • Attend company trade shows and provide support on new products and lead generation.
  • Attended corporate sales meetings and represented corporation at national trade shows.
  • Attend sales meetings and trade shows to promote product lines.
  • Planned and participated trade shows to strategically promote the business.
  • Represent Australian Gold at trade shows and training seminars.
  • Worked trade shows and other venues to generate sales.
  • Participated in local trade show events for client awareness.
  • Brand Ambassador for trade shows, fairs and festivals.
  • Attended industry trade shows and worked company booth.
  • Represent the company at select nationwide trade shows.
  • Attended all international and Domestic trade shows.
  • Attended trade shows for promotion and sales.

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16. Outbound Calls

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An outbound call is made by the call center representative to the customers on behalf of the company. Such calls help increase sales and generate revenue for the organization.

Here's how Outbound Calls is used in Direct Sales Representative jobs:
  • Assisted fans with group/season ticket packages while balancing high volumes of inbound/outbound calls, online chats, and e-mail correspondence.
  • Handled inbound calls from customers nationwide regarding insurance rates and policies, offering them tailored solutions to meet their needs.
  • Receive inbound calls from both prospective and existing customers concerning new quotes, general insurance knowledge and policy information.
  • Received inbound calls into the call center when a representative was unable to speak to the contact individuals.
  • Developed multitasking skills by taking inbound calls and dealing with customers by email at the same time.
  • Coordinate the collection of monies on past due and delinquent accounts via outbound calls and home visits.
  • Process all inbound calls from accounts to place orders and maintain account shipping and warranty issues.
  • Turn all inbound calls into a positive experience for our customers by using best call guidelines.
  • Answer inbound calls promptly to place orders and influence buying decisions (one call closer).
  • Completed outbound calls to customers who supported Pepsi products, engaged in many successful team-oriented campaigns.
  • Answer inbound calls to provide information and sell services provided by Dish Network Satellite television.
  • Place outbound calls to customers to sales Omaha Steaks products for self consumption or gifts.
  • Received an average of 50 inbound calls daily to process orders from various infomercials.
  • Received inbound calls from prospective and existing customers regarding insurance rates and policies.
  • Completed 100 outbound calls daily, with average conversion rate of 30%.
  • Job Duties include: inbound and outbound calls for Pepsi beverage orders.
  • Stimulate sales growth through outbound calls to these and other accounts.
  • Managed inbound calls from customers regarding parts for their large appliances.
  • Accept inbound calls and assist customers with setting up DIRECTV.
  • Make outbound calls to National City Bank Customers Equity Reserve

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20 Most Common Skill For A Direct Sales Representative

Customer Service26.9%
Sales Process15.4%
TV10.8%
Sales Activities10.4%
Residential Areas4.9%
Communication4.6%
New Customers4.5%
Sales Goals2.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Direct Sales Representative

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Customer Service
Customer Service
26.9%
26.9%
2
2
Sales Process
Sales Process
15.4%
15.4%
3
3
TV
TV
10.8%
10.8%
4
4
Sales Activities
Sales Activities
10.4%
10.4%
5
5
Residential Areas
Residential Areas
4.9%
4.9%
6
6
Communication
Communication
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
New Customers
New Customers
4.5%
4.5%
8
8
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
New Clients
New Clients
2%
2%
10
10
Door-To-Door Sales
Door-To-Door Sales
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Potential Customers
Potential Customers
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Company Products
Company Products
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Prospective Customers
Prospective Customers
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Residential Customers
Residential Customers
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Trade Shows
Trade Shows
1.1%
1.1%
16
16
Outbound Calls
Outbound Calls
1%
1%
17
17
Sales Meetings
Sales Meetings
0.9%
0.9%
18
18
Customer Relationships
Customer Relationships
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Customer Base
Customer Base
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
Phone Services
Phone Services
0.6%
0.6%
21
21
Internet
Internet
0.5%
0.5%
22
22
Product Penetration
Product Penetration
0.4%
0.4%
23
23
Customer Accounts
Customer Accounts
0.4%
0.4%
24
24
Current Customers
Current Customers
0.3%
0.3%
25
25
Product Knowledge
Product Knowledge
0.3%
0.3%
26
26
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.3%
0.3%
27
27
Sales Orders
Sales Orders
0.3%
0.3%
28
28
Consumer Sales
Consumer Sales
0.2%
0.2%
29
29
REP
REP
0.2%
0.2%
30
30
Individual Customers
Individual Customers
0.2%
0.2%
31
31
Business Relationships
Business Relationships
0.2%
0.2%
32
32
Cold Calls
Cold Calls
0.2%
0.2%
33
33
Customers Needs
Customers Needs
0.2%
0.2%
34
34
Customer Problems
Customer Problems
0.2%
0.2%
35
35
MDU
MDU
0.2%
0.2%
36
36
Comcast
Comcast
0.1%
0.1%
37
37
Local Market
Local Market
0.1%
0.1%
38
38
Customer Understanding
Customer Understanding
0.1%
0.1%
39
39
Competitive Advantage
Competitive Advantage
0.1%
0.1%
40
40
Service Activities
Service Activities
0.1%
0.1%
41
41
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.1%
0.1%
42
42
Digital Phone
Digital Phone
0.1%
0.1%
43
43
Installation Dates
Installation Dates
0.1%
0.1%
44
44
Periodic Basis
Periodic Basis
0.1%
0.1%
45
45
Current Subscribers
Current Subscribers
0.1%
0.1%
46
46
Sales Contracts
Sales Contracts
0.1%
0.1%
47
47
New Subscribers
New Subscribers
0%
0%
48
48
Previous Customers
Previous Customers
0%
0%
49
49
New Service
New Service
0%
0%

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