Sales Representatives, Services, All Other:

All services sales representatives not listed separately.

Also includes

Energy Brokers

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $55,830.00
Average Time to Fill 45 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 19,327
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.01 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Time Management
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Negotiate business contracts
Negotiate rental or lease contracts
Negotiate sales contracts

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services
Perform sales calls to solicit new business
Sell products or services

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Track sales activity or trends
Monitor market conditions or trends

Selling or Influencing Others

Deliver promotional or sales presentations to current or prospective customers
Demonstrate products, goods, or services to customers or consumers

Scheduling Work and Activities

Develop travel itinerary
Schedule air or surface pickup, delivery, or distribution of product

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Recommend products or services to customers
Confer with potential and existing customers about energy efficiency improvements

Thinking Creatively

Develop sales presentations
Design merchandise or product displays

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Prospective Clients
Natural Gas
Renewable Energy
Solar Energy
Retail Setting

Related Licensing Requirements

Auctioneer (18-0000000134)

IC 25-6.1-3-2 Auctioneer license Sec. 2. (a) Every individual, before acting as an auctioneer, must obtain a license from the commission. (b) An applicant for a license must: (1) be at least eighteen (18) years of age; (2) have completed at least eighty (80) actual hours of auction instruction from a course provider approved by the commission; (3) not have a conviction for: (A) an act which would constitute a ground for disciplinary sanction under IC 25-1-11; or (B) a felony that has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to practice competently. (c) Auction instruction required under subsection (b) must provide the applicant with knowledge of all of the following: (1) The value of real estate and of various goods commonly sold at an auction. (2) Bid calling. (3) Sale preparation, sale advertising, and sale summary. (4) Mathematics. (5) The provisions of this article and the commission's rules. (6) Any other subject matter approved by the commission. (d) An individual seeking an initial license as an auctioneer under this article shall file with the commission a completed application on the form prescribed by the commission. When filing an application for an auctioneer license, each individual shall pay a nonrefundable examination fee established by the commission under IC 25-1-8-2. (e) When applying for a renewal of an auctioneer license, each individual shall do the following: (1) Apply in a manner required by the commission, including certification by the applicant that the applicant has complied with the requirements of IC 25-6.1-9-8, unless the commission has granted the applicant a waiver under IC 25-6.1-9-9. (2) Pay the renewal fee established by the commission under IC 25-1-8-2. (f) Upon the receipt of a completed application for an initial or a renewal license, the commission shall examine the application and may verify the information contained therein.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana Auctioneer Commission (3172343040)

Temporary Auctioneer Permit (18-0000000135)

812 IAC 1-1-17 Temporary permits Authority: IC 25-6.1-2-5 Affected: IC 25-6.1-3-2 Sec. 17. (a) The commission may, for good cause shown, upon the receipt of an application for examination for an auctioneer license, and, for a temporary permit, issue a temporary permit for one (1) auction sale. This permit is not intended to circumvent the licensing procedure of IC 25-6.1-3-2.(b) The applicant shall submit the following: (1) The prescribed application and fee. (2) A personally written letter to the Indiana auctioneer commission from the owner or owners of said property to be sold at auction, requesting and attesting to the necessity of the applicant's services as auctioneer conducting said sale. (3) An affidavit from the owner of said property attesting to the fact that the applicant is qualified to conduct said auction. (4) On prescribed form, the date, location, owner of property, and property to be sold at said auction sale. (5) Evidence to the commission of applicant's intention to participate in a specific examination offered by the commission to become a duly licensed auctioneer in the state of Indiana. (c) The application shall be presented to the Indiana auctioneer commission for its consideration. The applicant shall be advised in writing by the commission of its decision. (d) A temporary permittee who fails to pass one (1) of the next two (2) regularly scheduled examinations may not be issued a temporary permit.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana Auctioneer Commission (3172343040)

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