Skip navigation

Related Occupations for Task
41-3031.01 - Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities

Related occupations for task:

Contact prospective customers to determine customer needs, present information, or explain available services.

41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products   Green Occupation Green
  • Visit establishments to evaluate needs or to promote product or service sales.
  • Contact new or existing customers to discuss how specific products or services can meet their needs.
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
  • Inform customers of estimated delivery schedules, service contracts, warranties, or other information pertaining to purchased products.
  • Obtain building blueprints or specifications for use by engineering departments in bid preparations.
  • Present information to customers about the energy efficiency or environmental impact of scientific or technical products.
41-3011.00 Advertising Sales Agents
  • Explain to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Locate and contact potential clients to offer advertising services.
  • Inform customers of available options for advertisement artwork and provide samples.
  • Obtain and study information about clients' products, needs, problems, advertising history, and business practices to offer effective sales presentations and appropriate product assistance.
41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons
  • Read catalogs, microfiche viewers, or computer displays to determine replacement part stock numbers and prices.
  • Determine replacement parts required, according to inspections of old parts, customer requests, or customers' descriptions of malfunctions.
  • Assist customers, such as responding to customer complaints and updating them about back-ordered parts.
  • Demonstrate equipment to customers and explain functioning of equipment.
41-9031.00 Sales Engineers
  • Confer with customers and engineers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers.
  • Arrange for demonstrations or trial installations of equipment.
  • Visit prospective buyers at commercial, industrial, or other establishments to show samples or catalogs, and to inform them about product pricing, availability, and advantages.
41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
  • Demonstrate or explain products, methods, or services to persuade customers to purchase products or use services.
  • Learn about competitors' products or consumers' interests or concerns to answer questions or provide more complete information.
  • Contact businesses or civic establishments to arrange to exhibit and sell merchandise.

See all 20 related occupations >>