Sales Jobs

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About the Sales Industry in New Zealand

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Sales representatives promote, market and sell products or services to business and professional establishments, or wholesale or retail outlets. This role is integral to the functioning of product, service, and sales-based businesses, and sales representatives are often the face that represents the company. It’s important to be well-presented, confident, and good with people if you wish to pursue a career in sales.

 

Sales representatives earn a salary and may also earn bonuses based on meeting sales targets.

 

According to Careers NZ, chances of getting a job as a sales representative are good due to growth in retail sales.

Responsibilities of Sales Representatives

  • Visit clients to talk about, demonstrate and take orders for products and services

  • Arrange contract and payment details, and for delivery or installation of products

  • Train clients in how to use products

  • Answer client enquiries, deal with complaints and arrange for servicing of faulty goods

  • Keep sales records and predict future market trends

  • Find and contact potential clients, and develop sales ideas to attract more clients

  • Organise sales budgets

Demand and Areas of Specialty

Retail sales have been growing in recent years. This should lead to increased numbers of jobs for sales representatives.

 

Sales representatives often specialise in particular types of products in various retail or wholesale firms. Sales representatives may move into related fields, such as advertising and marketing.

After gaining experience, some sales representatives start their own businesses selling products.

Roles in Sales

The following occupations are related roles or alternative titles. Some of the roles may require a higher level of skill than entry-level sales representatives.

  • Advertising, Sales, and Marketing Manager

  • Agricultural Field Representative

  • Customer Service Representative

  • Insurance Agent

  • Marketing Representative

  • Retail Sales Assistant

  • Sales Representative

  • Salesperson

Industry Snapshots

$45K-$60K p/a

Average salary of sales representatives in small to medium-sized companies

$50K-$70K p/a

Average salary for those working for large companies

Featured Jobs
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Senior Account Manager - Agency

Auckland

Permanent

About the Role

Reporting into the Group Account Director, this role will be responsible for managing the key Agency accounts for TV and Digital revenue.

Highly solution focused, you will form partnerships, provide bespoke solutions for client needs and be consultative with pitches and offerings.

You must be highly credible with client consultation, and personable with people from many different walks of life.

You will also love working in a team, you’ll sit alongside media planners, sponsorship teams and facilitators and work collaboratively to meet customer requirements.

About the Company

Iconic kiwi broadcaster in an exciting period of growth

Sales Manager

Queensland

Permanent

About the Company

Adventure Operations’ origins were formed over 30 years ago with a mindset to bring Australian-inspired and designed product to market, making it easier to connect you with your adventure. The organisation is leveraging its scale as one of the largest Outdoor Leisure businesses in the Oceania region, with its sights set on continuing its global expansion. With an iconic brand portfolio including OZtrail, Companion and Campfire, Adventure Operations are looking to further build and expand the business reach in the NZ market.

An incredible opportunity has come up to manage the NZ Sales function and the business is looking to engage a driven, highly motivated, and ambitious individual to lead the NZ team and accelerate the growth across the NZ market.

Adventure Operations has an existing footprint across NZ with an office based in Christchurch and a 3PL function located on the North Island. The Sales Manager role will be based in the North Island however the exact location of the successful individual is flexible (Auckland, Waikato, BOP, or the Central North Island).

About the Role

This is a diverse role and will report directly to the CEO of Adventure Operations who is based in Brisbane. The position has accountability for managing the overall sales function in the NZ region and the scope of responsibility in this role will include

Driving the execution of the strategic direction of the NZ market developing strategies for growth

Sales Manager

Auckland

Permanent

About the Company

Adventure Operations’ origins were formed over 30 years ago with a mindset to bring Australian-inspired and designed product to market, making it easier to connect you with your adventure. The organisation is leveraging its scale as one of the largest Outdoor Leisure businesses in the Oceania region, with its sights set on continuing its global expansion. With an iconic brand portfolio including OZtrail, Companion and Campfire, Adventure Operations are looking to further build and expand the business reach in the NZ market.

An incredible opportunity has come up to manage the NZ Sales function and the business is looking to engage a driven, highly motivated, and ambitious individual to lead the NZ team and accelerate the growth across the NZ market.

Adventure Operations has an existing footprint across NZ with an office based in Christchurch and a 3PL function located on the North Island. The Sales Manager role will be based in the North Island however the exact location of the successful individual is flexible (Auckland, Waikato, BOP, or the Central North Island).

About the Role

This is a diverse role and will report directly to the CEO of Adventure Operations who is based in Brisbane. The position has accountability for managing the overall sales function in the NZ region and the scope of responsibility in this role will include

Driving the execution of the strategic direction of the NZ market developing strategies for growth

NZ Business Development Manager

Auckland

Permanent

Greenfields opportunity Well established organisation Generous package Our client is a large Australian company specialising in recycling and resource recovery. The organisation has a huge focus on sustainability, passionate about the environment and focused on making recycling simple. We are see...

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