Sales Manager

As the Sales Manager, you would be responsible for leading a sales team and providing sales support in order to meet customer acquisition targets and generate revenue. This would involve setting both short term and long term quotas to evaluate the effectiveness of various strategies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills would be required in order to deal with customers efficiently. You would also be facilitating ongoing training of your people. As the Sales Manager, you play a vital role in keeping our company competitive by generating revenue and ensuring that our customer acquisition targets are met.

Job Responsibilities for Sales Manager

As a Sales Manager, following would be your duties and responsibilities.

  • Developing and Implementing Sales Plans
  • Managing Sales Activities
  • Motivating the Sales Team
  • Training and Development
  • Reporting to Senior Management

Sales Manager Salaries

The salary for a Sales Manager can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 14-17k USD per month.

Sales Manager Job Qualifications

The basic qualifications required to be considered for the position of a Sales Manager:

  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Administration, Marketing, Management or related field or experience in the industry or both.
  • Master degree in a similar discipline preferred.
  • Prior demonstrated experience of at least 5 years in the Sales Industry.

Sales Manager Skills Required

To be a Sales Manager,one must possess both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Good and fluent communication skills.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Understanding of CRM platforms.
  • Ability to plan and implement sales strategies.
  • Adept at understanding and presenting findings.
  • Accuracy and attention to details.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Able to handle customer complaints and concerns in a professional manner.
  • Have a basic understanding of marketing principles.

What to expect as a Sales Manager

Here’s what it's like to be a Sales Manager:

  • Responsible for leading and motivating a team of salespeople.
  • You will need to set sales targets and ensure that your team meets or exceeds those targets.
  • You will also be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies.
  • You will need to monitor market trends and competitor activity in order to identify new opportunities for your team.
  • Responsible for providing coaching and mentorship to your team members.