Business sales executives provide advice to existing and potential customers, and receive orders for specialist machinery, equipment, materials and other products or services that require technical knowledge.
There are no formal academic requirements, although entrants usually possess academic qualifications and/or relevant experience in a particular profession or speciality. Training is usually on-the-job. Professional qualifications and NVQs/ SVQs at Levels 2 and 3 are available.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £18,000 per annum and can progress up to £46,000 per annum.
There are currently 16,776 employed Business Sales Executives in the region.