A salesperson works with a company to develop customers and sell products. In the horticulture industry, there are a vast array of products that a company might sell including live plants, seeds, items to help grow plants, machines, designs, etc. Like all sales positions, the best quality in a salesperson is an interest in people, listening to their needs, and finding your companies best products to meet their needs.
While no specific formal education is required, most employers look for people with training in business, marketing and communications.
WHERE TO STUDY
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In May 2020, the median yearly salary for a salesperson was $46,615, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Salesperson Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- National Association of Sales Professionals
- Sales & Marketing Executives International
- The Sales Association
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Watch the video below to learn more about what a salesperson does.