Sales Manager - Leading and Driving Successful Sales
Sales Manager – Leading and Driving Successful Sales
Finding the right Sales Manager can have a significant impact on your company’s future success. Discover the key qualities to look for in a Sales Manager and how Compass can assist you in finding the perfect match.
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What is a Sales Manager?
A Sales Manager is responsible for leading and managing a team of sales representatives in an organisation. Their role includes driving sales, setting goals, providing guidance and training, planning effective sales approaches, monitoring performance, collaborating with other departments, building client relationships, and maximising sales success.
What is a Sales Manager’s role in an organisation?
Their role includes driving sales, setting goals, providing guidance and training, planning effective sales approaches, monitoring performance, collaborating with other departments, building client relationships, and maximising sales success.
When do you need a Sales Manager?
An organisation typically needs a Sales Manager to establish and lead a sales team, streamline processes, develop strategies, set goals, monitor performance, provide training, guidance, and build client relationships. A Sales Manager is essential to optimise sales efforts and achieve revenue targets.
What type of background does a Sales Manager normally have?
Sales Managers typically have diverse backgrounds in sales or business-related fields. They often possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a relevant discipline.
Experience in sales is crucial, with many having progressed from sales roles such as representatives, account managers, or team leaders.
Strong leadership, communication, sales strategies, market dynamics, and customer relationship management skills are important.
How to find a great Sales Manager?
To find a great Sales Manager, utilise headhunters who can identify and attract top talent in the competitive market. Focus on matching candidates to the organisation’s needs and engage headhunters with specialised sales leadership knowledge and networks for better insights and candidate selection.
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