225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
225499
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Technical Sales Representatives nec
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

225499 TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVES NEC

This occupation group covers Technical Sales Representatives not elsewhere classified.
Skill Level: 1
Occupations in this group include:
Sales Representative (Educational Products and Services)

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2254 Technical Sales Representatives

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2254
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Technical Sales Representatives
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2254 TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVES

TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVES represent companies in selling a range of industrial, medical and pharmaceutical goods and services to industrial, business, professional and other establishments.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

compiling lists of prospective client businesses using directories and other sources
acquiring and updating knowledge of employers' and competitors' goods and services, and market conditions
visiting regular and prospective client businesses to establish and act on selling opportunities
assessing customers' needs and recommending and explaining goods and services to them
monitoring customers' changing needs and competitor activity, and reporting these developments to sales management
quoting and negotiating prices and credit terms, and completing contracts and recording orders
arranging delivery of goods, installation of equipment and the provision of services
reporting to sales management on sales made and the marketability of goods and services
following up with clients to ensure satisfaction with goods and services purchased, and resolving any problems arising
preparing sales reports and maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 699.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 704.90
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 701.50