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Most sales managers have a bachelor’s degree and work experience as a sales representative.Education
Most sales managers have a bachelor’s degree, although some have a master’s degree. Educational requirements are less strict for job candidates who have significant work experience. Courses in business law, management, economics, accounting, finance, mathematics, marketing, and statistics are advantageous.Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Work experience is typically required for someone to become a sales manager. The preferred duration varies, but employers usually seek candidates who have at least 1 to 5 years of experience in sales.
Sales managers typically enter the occupation from other sales and related occupations, such as sales representatives or purchasing agents. In small organizations, the number of sales manager positions often is limited, so advancement for sales workers usually comes slowly. In large organizations, promotion may occur more quickly.Important Qualities
Analytical skills. Sales managers must collect and interpret complex data to target the most promising geographic areas and demographic groups, and determine the most effective sales strategies.
Communication skills. Sales managers need to work with colleagues and customers, so they must be able to communicate clearly.
Customer-service skills. When helping to make a sale, sales managers must listen and respond to the customer’s needs.
Leadership skills. Sales managers must be able to evaluate how their sales staff performs and must develop strategies for meeting sales goals.
|Job Title||Company||Location||Start Date||Salary|
|Director, Sales Operations||Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company||Sunnyvale, CA||Aug 17, 2016||$230,506 -
|Director Sales Operations||Faraday and Future Inc.||Gardena, CA||Jan 18, 2016||$230,000|
|Director of Sales Operations||Contextmedia, Inc.||New York, NY||Oct 12, 2016||$225,000|
|Director, Sales Operations||Twitter, Inc.||New York, NY||Jun 10, 2013||$200,000|
|Senior Director, Sales and Operations||Microsoft Corporation||Redmond, WA||Jun 15, 2016||$186,700 -
|Director Sales Operations||X.Commerce, Inc.||Culver City, CA||Dec 09, 2016||$185,000|
|Senior Director Sales and Operations Planning||Electrolux Home Products, Inc.||Charlotte, NC||Jul 12, 2013||$183,855|
|Director, Regional Sales Operations, Trade Marketi||Disney Consumer Products, Inc.||Glendale, CA||Nov 13, 2011||$180,000|
|Director, Sales Strategy and Operations||Salesforce.Com Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Apr 25, 2016||$179,733|
|Director of Sales Strategy & Operations||Salesforce.Com, Inc.||Palo Alto, CA||Jul 20, 2015||$175,000|
|Director of Sales Operations||Solarcity Corporation||San Mateo, CA||Sep 04, 2012||$175,000|
|Director of Sales Operations||Solarcity Corporation||San Mateo, CA||Mar 21, 2011||$175,000|
|Dir.Reg. Sales Operations, Trade Marketing & Retai||Disney Consumer Products, Inc.||Glendale, CA||Nov 13, 2010||$174,000|
|Senior Director, Sales Operations||Medidata Solutions, Inc.||New York, NY||May 19, 2014||$153,000|
|Senior Director, Sales Operations||Medidata Solutions, Inc.||New York, NY||Jun 01, 2014||$153,000|
|Director of Sales Operations||Trifacta Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Nov 24, 2015||$150,000 -
|Director of Sales & Operations Planning||Groundlink Holdings LLC||New York, NY||May 22, 2014||$147,000|
|Director, Worldwide Sales Operations||Telesign Corporation||Marina del Rey, CA||Sep 03, 2012||$146,250|
|Senior Director of Sales Operations||Sungard Availability Services||Wayne, PA||Jun 15, 2011||$145,000|
|Director, Sales, Operations and Planning||Akamai Technologies, Inc.||Cambridge, MA||Jun 11, 2013||$128,900 -
|Director of Sales Operations||Shoezoo.Com LLC||Carson, CA||Sep 24, 2016||$127,400|
|Senior Director of Ad Sales Analysis & Operations||Univision Management Company||New York, NY||Jun 06, 2012||$125,000|
|Director, Strategy & Sales Operations||Unified Social, Inc.||New York, NY||Sep 02, 2015||$125,000|
|Director, Strategy and Sales Operations||Unified Social Inc.||New York, NY||Sep 02, 2015||$125,000|
|Director, Strategy and Sales Operations||Unified Enterprises Corp.||New York, NY||Feb 09, 2016||$125,000|
|Senior Director of Ad Sales Analysis & Operations||The Univision Network Limited Partnership||New York, NY||Nov 15, 2013||$125,000|
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