A sales consultant is responsible for finding customers who would purchase their company's products. A sales consultant often has to meet with clients, both in and out of the office; usually they will be assigned a certain territory in which they will travel. The sales consultant must be very familiar with a company’s products and their features to explain the features to the customer and why the customer needs them, and to help train the customers in their use.
Sales Consultant Tasks
Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
Consult with customer to determine their wants or needs.
Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.