Technical sales jobs could involve selling hardware or services to clients or customers. This job role may be one of the least hands-on technical roles, but it still requires some understanding of how IT is used in business. As a technical sales representative you will require to have understanding the business benefits of whole systems or services. Technical sales job might also involve phone calls, meetings, conferences and drafting proposals. This role doesn't require you have a technology degree, but you will need to have a thorough technical understanding and knowledge of the product you sell. Key skills required for technical sales jobs are product knowledge, persuasion, interpersonal skills, drive, mobility and business awareness.