A Sales Director is responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies for a business, and play a crucial part in a business' success.
Develop and implement the sales strategies for a business
Creating profit targets and enabling the Sales team to meet them
Developing client relationships
Identifying business opportunities
Representing the business at networking events
Managing and developing the Sales team
Reporting Sales data
Expected Skills & Qualifications
A business-related degree is highly desirable
Extensive Sales experience
Previous experience managing a team
Strong sales and negotiation skills
Good business acumen
Ability to motivate colleagues
Excellent communication skills
Good organisation and planning skills
Ability to analyse data and report it back
A Sales Director's salary can vary depending on business size and other factors. The average UK annual salary for a Sales Director is £73,000. This can rise to well over £100,000 in London. Sales Directors in the North of England can expect approx. £70,000 per year. Annual bonuses are common for Sales Directors, alongside other benefits. (Reed, March 2022)
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