Practical seller - Salary and Career
Sales and Product Promotion Specialists

Practical seller - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan specialized sales and product demonstration activities. They carry out their work through visits to customers, where they present and demonstrate their products, clarify doubts and follow up on after-sales. They contact internal areas of the company, suggest sales and product promotion policies and participate in events.

How much does an Practical seller earn

A Practical seller earns between $1.136 and $5.038 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.954 and a median salary of $1.415 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 36.484 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Practical seller

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.954 23.445 488 9
1º Quartile 1.136 13.628 284 5
Median Salary 1.415 16.974 354 7
3º Quartile 3.842 46.110 961 18
Higher Salary 5.038 60.460 1.260 24


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • middle level technicians in business operations
        • sales and product promotion specialists

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Main workplaces

Sales and Product Promotion Specialists they work in retail and wholesale companies, and/or in industries and/or services, as employees or providing services for them, as self-employed. The work is carried out in person or remotely, individually, without supervision, in closed environments, with constant displacements in traffic and at irregular hours. They can work under pressure from sales targets, which can cause stress.


What does it take to work in the field of Sales and Product Promotion Specialists

For the exercise of these occupations, specialized knowledge of the area of activity, high school education, accompanied by courses and training of up to two hundred hours is required. In the case of the propagandist of pharmaceutical products, due to market demand trends, higher education in areas such as health or business is desirable.


Functions and activities of Practical seller

Sales and Product Promotion Specialists must:

  • follow up after sales customers and/or visit;
  • concrete sales;
  • monitor after sales customers and/or visit;
  • disseminate products and services;
  • follow customer after-sales and/or visit;
  • follow up after-sales customers and/or visit;
  • suggest sales policies;
  • follow up after-sales customers and/or visit;
  • participate in events;
  • disclose products and services;
  • plan visits and contacts;
  • finish sales;
  • follow customers after sales and/or visit;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • contact internal areas of the company;
  • follow up after sales customers and/or visit;

  • Activities

    • check for delinquent customers;
    • forward customer for registration;
    • change customer contracts;
    • suggest new consumer markets;
    • clarify technical data of the product to the customer;
    • communicate transactions made;
    • work as a team;
    • complete contract;
    • receive referrals from future customers;
    • plan work sequence;
    • update customer record;
    • visit the company's industrial area;
    • demonstrate confidence;
    • give feedback to the customer;
    • implement service contracts;
    • organize work material;
    • participate in meetings;
    • establish product delivery times;
    • intermediate scientific support for clients;
    • prioritize orders and/or actions for special customers;
    • sort customers by billing;
    • verify customer registration form;
    • invite customers for an extraordinary meeting;
    • control customer satisfaction survey questionnaire;
    • demonstrate attentive listening skills (knowing how to listen);
    • send gifts to the customer;
    • define marketing strategy;
    • prepare new customer registration;
    • issue sales receipt;
    • advise salespeople on the sale;
    • schedule appointment;
    • make decisions;
    • generate demand for products;
    • manage funds;
    • forecast sales;
    • research competitors' actions;
    • clarify order questions;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • receive referrals from future clients;
    • report visits;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • send direct mail to customers;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • search competitors' actions;
    • interview new candidates;
    • request publicity material;
    • display products in locations defined by the company;
    • participate in lectures related to the area;
    • report product irregularities;
    • clarify technical product data to the customer;
    • request technical assistance;
    • check for irregularities in the delivery of products;
    • sort customers by lead;
    • receive product payment;
    • meet product sales quotas;
    • receive product payment;
    • renew contracts;
    • disclose scientific events;
    • visit after-sales customers;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • demonstrate time management ability;
    • implement marketing strategies;
    • identify customer needs;
    • participate in new product launch;
    • transmit sales order to central office;
    • suggest improvements to the promotional and commercial process;
    • communicate changes to products and/or services to customers;
    • participate in improvement courses;
    • participate in related fairs;
    • discuss strategies with superior;
    • consult technical publications;
    • analyze potential customers;
    • define negotiation autonomy;
    • coordinate technical advice to the customer;
    • submit proposal to client;
    • take product orders;
    • contact clients;
    • integrate new employees;
    • check customer reviews;
    • make visits itinerary;
    • disclose promotional actions to employees;
    • prepare reports and statistics;
    • make visit itinerary;
    • display price lists;
    • give feedback on suggestions to the customer;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • transmit sales order to head office;
    • visit after-sales customer;
    • calculate product cost;
    • communicate the transactions carried out;
    • discriminate types of services;
    • check the delivery time of the products;
    • check product delivery time;
    • deliver products sold;
    • provide samples;
    • demonstrate ethical sense;
    • filter information to improve services;
    • demonstrate verbal communication skills;
    • define market share;
    • invite customers to visit company;
    • invite customers to launch products;
    • demonstrate resilience;
    • explain payment methods;
    • deliver gifts to the customer;
    • demonstrate time management ability;
    • organize scientific events;
    • charge delinquent customers;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • request product exchange;
    • explain the purpose of the visit;
    • demonstrate product features and benefits;
    • control sales made;
    • get pre-sales information;
    • report sales results to the superior;
    • perform customer surveys;
    • assist in choosing products;
    • work under pressure;
    • fulfill customer request;
    • train new employees;
    • check customer reviews;
    • transmit sales order to main office;
    • clarify doubts about the contract;
    • forward customer documentation;
    • guide customer and reseller in display distribution;
    • request consumables;
    • participate in sales technique training;
    • clarify scientific product data;
    • demonstrate a sense of organization;
    • discriminate types of products;


    Sectors that hire Practical seller the most in the job market

    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • wholesale of food products in general
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • wholesale of goods in general, with predominance of food products
    • administration of consortia for the acquisition of assets and rights
    • wholesale of beer, draft and soft drinks
    • access providers to communications networks
    • specialized retailer of telephony and communication equipment
    • sales promotion




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