Professional Sales

Employees in Professional Sales are involved in the transfer of goods and services in the economy, both to business and individual customers.

Courses in professional sales will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Account Executive
  • Administrative Support Representative
  • Agent                                
  • Business Development Manager
  • Channel Sales Manager
  • Client Relationship Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Field Marketing Representative
  • Field Representative
  • Inbound Call Manager
  • Broker
  • Industrial Sales Representative
  • Key Account Manager
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • National Account Manager
  • Outside Sales Representative
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Retail Sales Specialist
  • Sales Engineer
  • Sales Executive
  • Sales Person
  • Sales/Marketing Associate
  • Solutions Advisor
  • Technical Sales Specialist
  • Telemarketer
  • Territory Representative/ Manager

Education Requirements 

Community colleges, technical institutions and career technical schools offer one-, two-, and three-year programs in business, business administration, business management, marketing, entrepreneurship and small business management. 
Four-year colleges and universities offer degree programs in management, marketing and business administration.

Sales and Marketing Executives International offers a management certification Program.

Information provided by: www.careerclusters.org