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Telesales Executive

There are no set requirements. A good standard of general education is important but employers will also want you to have an outgoing and confident personality. Previous experience in customer service, sales or marketing will be helpful though not essential. The Institute of Sales Management (ISM) is the industry body offering qualifications to help you progress in your career. With experience, you could become a team leader, senior salesperson or sales manager. See the original [...]

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Sales supervisor

Previous experience in sales or marketing is usually essential. You’ll also need excellent communication and leadership skills. You could get into this job through an advanced apprenticeship in sales. The Institute of Sales Management (ISM) has information on industry qualifications, which could help you progress in this career. You’ll usually work up to 40 hours a week on shifts between 8am and 10pm, Monday to Saturday. You’ll be based in an office or call centre [...]

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Sales Representative

There are no set requirements, but experience of working in an office or call centre could help. For some sales jobs, such as technical or pharmaceutical sales, you may need to have a relevant qualification like a degree. You could get into this job through an apprenticeship. You'll usually work 38 to 40 hours, Monday to Friday, but may need to work evenings or weekends. Occasionally you'll stay away overnight, or travel abroad to trade [...]

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments