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Sales Manager Job Description

The sales manager manages all sales activities for the business and oversees the day to day management of the sales department.

Duties of the Sales Manager

  • Managing the sales team and all sales activities within the company.
  • Motivating staff and leading the team to achieve sales targets.
  • Interviewing and selecting new members of the sales team.
  • Carrying out sales training with sales executives and role playing sales techniques.
  • Ensuring all administration for sales is completed effectively.
  • Setting sales targets and activity key performance indicators.
  • Reporting on progress towards sales KPI’s.
  • Visiting customers and potential customers alongside sales executives.
  • Cold calling customers and selling services and products
  • Liaising with other departments within the company.
  • Chasing leads and following up on opportunities to generate sales.
  • Arranging to attend industry conferences and events.
  • Networking with companies in the industry.

Background of the Sales Manager

  • Proven track record of successfully managing sales teams.
  • Relevant industry experience and knowledge of the company’s market.
  • Highly motivated with a drive to succeed and a passion for sales.
  • Target driven and money motivated individual.

If you need help sourcing a top performing Sales Manager then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist sales recruitment team on 020 8349 3508.
The next role on the career path for a sales manager would be head of sales.

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