Jacksonville is seeing strong demand for sales representatives' skills. Employers in the industry posted 142 new jobs over the past week and 576 in the last month, more than for any other job category in the area, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.
Local sales representative also came in first in terms of local employers adding new jobs by occupation. In the past month, 149 companies listed open jobs for Jacksonville-based workers in the industry.
One of the top employers seeking local sales representatives is ADT Security. "At ADT, we’ve been in the business of helping save lives for more than 145 years," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings.
Other top companies seeking local hires in the same category include The ABN Financial Group. According to one of its recent job openings, "The ABN Financial Group has seen phenomenal growth since 2002 catering to large volume financial services companies who want to target the middle market of the American marketplace."
Jobs posted by ADT Security in the past month in the area included customer service specialists and customer service representatives, while Technology Source sought business development representatives and sales executives.