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ECE Sales Representative

Sales representatives develop, market and sell consumable supplies (art materials), equipment, books, toys, food, cleaning products, and other merchandise that may be used by or in the care and teaching of young children.

People who work in the merchandising field may promote their products at state or local conferences, through organizational newsletters, in catalogs or in stores. While most early childhood products are sold by private enterprises, some nonprofit organizations develop materials and provide information or training on early childhood products.

The sale of early childhood products may be enhanced by knowledge of child development, a background in sales and/or marketing or business management.

Job possibilities at:

Corporations or for-profit companies

Recommended education:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or Human Services

Typical salary range:

$32,090 – $71,000