Overview of the role

Selling technical products and services, such as data storage and cloud services, for a company.

Details of standard

Job Profile

The primary role of an IT Technical Salesperson is to sell a company’s technical products and services. They need a good knowledge and understanding of the portfolio of technologies that are available. They work to maintain good relationships with existing clients, gaining repeat business wherever possible from customers both internal and external, UK or internationally. They also approach potential customers with the aim of winning new business. They maintain a thorough understanding of existing technologies and those that are emerging.

Typical Job Roles

Sales Associate, Sales Consultant, Sales Engineer, Entry Level Customer Support, Technical Retail Assistant, Technical Tele Sales, Junior Account Manager

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this might include GCSEs, A levels, a level 2 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications, relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.

Technical Competencies

  • health and safety legislation to securely and professional work productively in the work environment
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Sales of Goods Act 1979

Technical Knowledge and Understanding

Underpinning Skills, Attitudes and Behaviours

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