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Sales Executive Job Description Sample Template


This free Sales Executive job description sample template can help you attract an innovative and experienced Sales Executive to your company. We make the hiring process one step easier by giving you a template to simply post to our site. Make sure to add requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company.

Sales Executive Job Summary

We are seeking a driven, self-motivated Sales Executive to boost our customer base. You will be responsible for pursuing leads in our database as well as discovering new prospects through traditional marketing techniques, digital marketing, and social media. While you will often collaborate with the sales team, you must be able to work independently. Our ideal candidate has at least two years of sales experience. Industry experience is a plus, but we are willing to consider applicants who have a substantial background in successful sales strategies.

Sales Executive Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking, and social media
  • Build networks and spheres of influence in order to grow prospect lists
  • Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needs
  • Set up meetings with potential clients to negotiate and close deals
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on products/services
  • Report to sales manager about goals, sales, and prospects
  • Handle client complaints or concerns
  • Participate in events and conferences on behalf of the company

Sales Executive Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of sales experience
  • Substantial portfolio of successful sales deals
  • Thorough understanding of marketing and negotiating techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office andcustomer relationship tools such as Salesforce
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to travel

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