Field sales representatives travel to meet prospective clients and pitch their products or services in person. They usually operate in wholesales or facilitate business-to-business transactions. Field sales representatives are key in building long-term and prosperous relationships with clients.
They represent their company and visit buyers on a regular basis. Not only to build business friendships but to maintain them as well. Winning accounts and maximizing profit is the job, in a nutshell. With countless nuances to it, of course.
Closing deals, generating new leads, maintaining records, and monitoring a company's competitors are all on a field sales representative's to-do list. All the while, they cruise around their area visiting customers, representing their brand, and managing accounts. Getting involved in this position can generate an average salary of over $41,000 a year.