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Become A Signs Sales Representative

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Working As A Signs Sales Representative

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $83,158

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Signs Sales Representative does

  • Marketed and sold custom exterior signs to commercial business owners.
  • Make telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Assemble and properly display promotional signage throughout sales floor Assist customers with purchase of clothing items
  • Placed prices and descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, or sales floor.
  • Make sure signs match price Set displays Core standards Clearance marking
  • Negotiated sales and maintenance agreements - Ran crane truck - CDL, LISENCE

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How To Become A Signs Sales Representative

Typically, there are no formal education requirements for retail sales workers. Most receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months.

Education

Although retail or parts sales positions usually have no formal education requirements, some employers prefer applicants who have a high school diploma or equivalent, especially employers who sell technical products or “big-ticket” items, such as electronics or cars.

Training

Most retail sales workers receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months. In small stores, an experienced employee often trains newly hired workers. In large stores, training programs are more formal and usually conducted over several days.

During training sessions, topics often include customer service, security, the store’s policies and procedures, and how to operate the cash register.

Depending on the type of product they are selling, employees may be given additional specialized training. For example, salespersons working in cosmetics get instruction on the types of products the store offers and for whom the cosmetics would be most beneficial. Likewise, those who sell computers may be instructed on the technical differences between computer products.

Because providing exceptional service to customers is a priority for many employers, employees often get periodic training to update and refine their skills.

Advancement

Retail sales workers typically have opportunities to advance to supervisory or managerial positions. Some employers want candidates for managerial positions to have a college degree.

As sales workers gain experience and seniority, they often move into positions that have greater responsibility and may be given their choice of departments in which to work. This opportunity often means moving to positions with higher potential earnings and commissions. The highest earnings potential usually involves selling “big-ticket” items—such as cars, jewelry, furniture, and electronics. These positions often require workers with extensive knowledge of the product and an excellent talent for persuasion.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. Retail sales workers must be responsive to the wants and needs of customers. They should explain the product options available to customers and make appropriate recommendations.

Interpersonal skills. A friendly and outgoing personality is important for these workers because the job requires almost constant interaction with people. 

Math skills. Retail sales workers must have the ability to calculate price totals, discounts, and change owed to customers.

Persistence. A large number of attempted sales may not be successful, so sales workers should not be discouraged easily. They must start each new sales attempt with a positive attitude.

Selling skills. Retail sales workers must be persuasive when interacting with customers. They must clearly and effectively explain the benefits of the merchandise.

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Signs Sales Representative Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    54.0%
  • Male

    42.9%
  • Unknown

    3.2%

Ethnicity

  • White

    76.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    14.9%
  • Asian

    6.3%
  • Unknown

    1.6%
  • Black or African American

    0.4%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    100.0%

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Top Skills for A Signs Sales Representative

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Top Signs Sales Representative Skills

  1. Sales Floor
  2. Customer Service
  3. Business Owners
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Stock sales floor as needed and arrange stock rooms to easily access clothing merchandise according to color and size.
  • Marketed and sold custom exterior signs to commercial business owners.
  • Research sources for developing prospective customers and forinformation to determine their potential.
  • Make sure signs match price Set displays Core standards Clearance marking
  • Negotiated sales and maintenance agreements - Ran crane truck - CDL, LISENCE

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