The candidates must be able to research the market and related products, understand customer needs, and build good working relationships. They must be able to present the products and services in a professional manner. They will need to act as a contact between the company and its potential markets, gathering market and customer information, and attend team meetings and share best practice with colleagues. They should be able to recommend changes in products, services, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
The candidates must have the ability and desire to sell, with a positive, confident and determined approach. They must possess excellent communication skills, and a high degree of self-motivation and ambition. They must be resilient and have the ability to cope with rejection. The candidates should have the skills to work both independently and as part of a team, and the capability to flourish in a competitive environment.