Identifying new sales leads.
Pitching products and/or services.
Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers.
When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties include:
Researching organizations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets.
Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing.
Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings.
Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
Good with numbers.
Able to provide quality leadership to a large team of sales people.
The skills you need to excel in this position include:
Strong communication and IT fluency.
Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems.
In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events.
The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
Attention to detail.
Excellent time management and organization.
Skill in prioritizing and triaging obligations.