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Our Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. college students or recent graduates a chance to experience the beauty of our northern neighbor while earning money throughout the year. Start with an arrival orientation in Vancouver or Toronto and continue with job support throughout your program. If you already have a job in mind we can also help you organize your 12-month working holiday visa! ...

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The Programs Advispr is part of Maximo Nivel's Admissions & Client Service team and reports to the Director, Admissions & Client Service. This is a program advising/inside sales/client service role and is responsible for managing matriculations and pre-departure information for Maximo’s international programs. These programs include: Study Abroad, Volunteer Abroad TEFL Certification, Native Spa...

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Smaller Earth provides job opportunities in New Zealand which allows participants to immerse themselves into Kiwi culture while working for up to an entire year in any job. Home to remarkable mountains, dramatic coastlines, and lush rainforests, the country is recognized for being a playground for those who have the thirst for adventure. The participants receive 12-month access to a job board, ...

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China has captivated the minds of people around the world for thousands of years. In recent decades, China has been widely acknowledged as a global powerhouse, from cultural exports to business prowess, from the fine arts to technology. Chinese organizations have long understood the value of foreign employees for enhancing the effectiveness of their work. With an increasing number of multinatio...

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Start your new career in China! Gain experience in an international environment in today’s one of fastest growing economies in the world. As The Specialist in full-time jobs in China, we will help you to find and secure a job position in China. Apart from the job placement, we prepare you for your interviews, assist you in finding a suitable accommodation, support during your visa applicati...

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The ImmerQi China Internship Program offers you the opportunity to gain international work experience in a dynamic economy, learn Mandarin and become culturally immersed in one of the most fascinating countries in the world. This is the ideal program for undergraduates looking to get international experience before graduating or recent graduates trying to get their foot in the door. You c...

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Have you asked yourself what you want to achieve during your time abroad? Is it experiencing a new way of living or challenging yourself beyond your usual comfort zone? If this is the case, The Visitoz programme may be just what you are looking for. We provide a short introductory course to Australian farm work and then arrange a suitable job that will match your skills in outback Australia....

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Land a paid internship in China. Explore your options with placements offered in the following fields: - Landscape Design - PR - Communications - Interior Design - Architecture - Journalism - Sports Management - Art - TV - Media - Engineering - IT - Sales - Marketing - HR - Finance - Office Administration - Culinary - Tourism & Hotel Management Options for program ...

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Looking to intern and advance your career in the United States? You are in the right place. Cultural Vistas provides thousands of international students and professionals every year with the necessary visa sponsorship and support to enhance their skills and gain exposure to American business practices and culture through internship and training programs with U.S. organizations. In additio...

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Immerse in the culture, language, and lifestyle of Europe's coolest capital, Berlin, by becoming a Berliner. The Berliner Kickstarter is for all young people moving to Berlin, whether for work, study, start an internship or simply to experience living in a fantastic European city. The Berliner kickstarter provides participants with a great start in Berlin – a month to enjoy the city and ...

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Be amazed with the beauty of India! Work in an International Marketing/Business Development sector and gain a great advantage in your CV. Interns will have the opportunity to work on different sectors such as textile, handicraft, jewelry, tourism, and hotel. Interns be responsible tor: 1. Developing the business of the company in abroad. 2. Handle the social media pages of the company....

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Placement Italy is an Italian company with the mission of helping international students and graduates that are looking for internships and jobs in Italy. Placement Italy has partners in all the most important cities in Italy, such as Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Turin, Venice and Verona. In order to become a partner, companies have to meet Placement Italy requirements. Int...

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The Working Holiday in Canada program offers you the chance to experience beautiful, natural Canada including ski hills, modern cities, vibrant multiculturalism, wilderness and the highest quality of living in the world. Whether you start in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal or Vancouver you will always discover something new and exciting like the Olympic ski runs, Niagara falls or the Calgary Stamped...

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What is so great about New Zealand? The pristine lakes, majestic mountains, rare wildlife, picturesque beaches, rain forests, amazing food and wine, great coffee, vibrant art scene, friendly people, bungee jumping, skydiving, kayaking, skiing and snowboarding, hiking, or rafting? So what about living and working in New Zealand as a local? Aquarius Abroad will allow candidates to finance their t...

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Greenheart Travel's Work and Travel program in New Zealand is an exciting opportunity to fund your travels abroad. Participants will gain access to job boards and housing services, as well as meet a variety of other international travelers upon arrival. In true freestyle fashion, participants get to choose where they live and work for the six months to one year they choose to work abroad. Al...

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Sales Jobs Abroad

In the midst of our increasingly interconnected global marketplace, there is no better time to consider pursuing a sales job abroad. Companies are expanding their operations across borders more and more frequently, meaning that you can reach an international base of customers from pretty much any major city in the world. Why not expand your work experience across borders and cultures and learn even more about sales on a global scale?

Why Work Abroad in Sales

Sales is a vital component of business models all over the world, so you do not have to worry about shortage of international job opportunities in sales. Whether working for a large multinational corporation in a premier global city or for a small regional firm further off the grid, the one constant factor is that landing a sales job abroad will be an incredible life experience. A word to the pragmatically-minded, it won’t look so bad on your resume moving forward either!

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There are a few things to bear in mind when considering where to look for a sales job abroad. First, the language barrier may limit the type of international job opportunities that are available to you in certain countries. While international companies frequently seek-out English speakers for their sales teams, local firms will almost always expect you to be proficient in the local language too. Knowing multiple languages is a huge plus when searching for and applying for sales jobs abroad.

Of course, in the English speaking world, this point becomes null. Sales jobs abroad in countries like Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and the United States will enable you to transcend the language barrier and look for any type of sales job opportunities you want. In the Philippines, South Africa, and India, most of the educated population is actually fluent in English, making these great alternative destinations for sales jobs abroad in English.

Then, there are the global cities. These are cities around the world that are highly influential in the global marketplace, where multinational companies tend to conduct a good amount of business in English as the lingua franca. Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Shanghai, and Dubai are all examples of cities in the non-English speaking world where it is possible to find international job opportunities in sales as an English speaker.

Sales Jobs Abroad

As in your home country, the types of sales jobs abroad which might be attainable depend a lot on your personal qualifications and professional experience. If you are just coming out of college, do not expect to jump into a position as a sales executive anywhere in the world. Many work abroad programs will focus solely on helping individuals find entry level positions in a variety of companies, while international companies also often list their openings for more qualified positions online.

Visa considerations often make sales jobs abroad, and jobs abroad in general, tricky. Visas are one of the main reasons that many work abroad program providers send individuals to work abroad for only a year or two on a temporary work permit. Temporary sales jobs abroad can be a great opportunity to earn some work experience while also getting a taste of the expatriate life in a different country and culture.

If you are planning on moving abroad permanently to begin a career in sales, then the situation becomes more complex legally. One route is to ensure your local employer will be able to endorse you successfully for a work and residential visa. Another possibility is to find a sales job at a multinational company in your home country with the intention of transferring abroad.

Salaries vary significantly among sales jobs abroad; your salary will depend on what type of product you are selling, where you are selling it from, and the balance of commission versus set salary.

Benefits

The Expat Life. If you’ve never worked abroad or lived life as an expatriate, it is an experience you will never regret. Uprooting from your home and immersing yourself in another culture will be an educational opportunity, a great growth experience, and a whole lot of fun.

Global Work Experience. In today’s increasingly international marketplace, having experience working in sales abroad will be a huge plus when speaking with future employers. It will demonstrate your flexibility, ambition, and ability to communicate across cultures.

Improved Skills. If you can be successful in a sales job abroad, where there are different cultural and communication norms, this will speak volumes of your abilities as a sales person. It will be an undeniable challenge, but one that will take you leaps and bounds in your profession.

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