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Technical Sales/ Marketing Executives

Descriptions & Duties

  • Technical Sales/ Marketing Executives assist Technical Sales/Marketing Managers in soliciting business, preparing marketing plans and other sales and promotional activities. They also monitor market conditions and reflect customer changing requirements to management.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Trade Specific Competencies

Professional knowledge and skills in product and industrial engineering/ marketing

Technical Sales/ Marketing Executives must be able to apply principles and methods for marketing, promoting, and selling products or services, including marketing strategy, product demonstration and sales techniques.

Communication and multi-tasking skills

Technical Sales/ Marketing Executives must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and handle multi-tasks in priority.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • normally have a higher diploma or a bachelor's degree in product and industrial engineering, marketing or related programmes

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $8,000-$14,000

Monthly Salary $14,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$30,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Technical Sales/ Marketing Executives may need to work outdoors.


  • Computers with product database
  • Photocopiers

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