what does a typical door-to-door, business-to-business or retail position entail?
Entry-level sales representatives begin selling door-to-door or business-to-business on a client's behalf as part of a team. Each individual has ample opportunities to learn about the sales industry, the client and his or her growth potential.
what will i learn?
As a sales representative, you have access to industry-leading training and tools that help you excel at your job. You'll learn the most advanced selling techniques and develop leadership skills that prepare you for the next step on your career path. Whether you need to enhance your pitch, practice closing techniques or just get up to speed, our sales offices are here for you.
will i have room for growth?
Yes! The sky is the limit for sales representatives. Everyone starts at the same level as a sales representative. Our independently-owned sales offices provide extensive development and training opportunities to improve your sales skills and move up to an assistant manager position. From there, you can eventually own your own office and even be promoted to a senior leadership role. Your future is in your hands.
what kinds of individuals do well in this business?
Self-motivated, entrepreneurial people with outstanding people skills do best in this line of work. There are tremendous growth opportunities for people who want to be their own boss and run their own business. Sales representatives, leaders, assistant managers and office owners enjoy working hard. In fact, they thrive on it. They also enjoy the career growth and financial rewards that result from their efforts.
what specific growth opportunities are available?
Sales representatives from the independently-owned sales office follow a four-step career path:
- They are hired as entry-level sales representatives.
- They are promoted to a leadership role.
- They are promoted to an assistant manager position.
- They are promoted to management or receive an opportunity to open an office.
how will i get paid?
Sales representatives are predominantly paid on commission or pay by performance. A small percentage of offices offer other pay structures depending on a variety of factors. If an individual chooses to continue on the four-step career path, the potential for advancement and financial reward continue to grow.