Sales Manager

Published On: December 19th, 20181.4 min readCategories: Career Advice

When looking to pursue a Sales Manager career, the Higher Certificate Marketing Management Course from IQ Academy will set you on the road to success. This course can be completed over a three year period, though most students will complete their studies within 18-24 months. To undertake this course, you will require a Grade 12 or equivalent with at least 30% in English, the language of teaching and learning. Along with providing the knowledge needed to take on sales management, this course also opens up the opportunity to work as a Marketing Coordinator, Assistant, Administrator or a Product Management Assistant. The Sales Manager is a vital position as this person drives the acquisition of new business and ensures that sales representatives hit their targets. The person who takes on this role will be required to develop sales strategies as well as set the individual targets for members of the sales team. You would be required to delegate customer accounts and responsibilities while also overseeing the performance and activities of sales representatives. Feedback and support must be given to staff, while sales reports indicating sales figures, forecasts and budgets will need to be compiled on a regular basis. The Sales Manager will often be required to take the lead on big business deals, so it is essential that you are comfortable in the boardroom and boast excellent communication skills. This position also requires a person who is professional, neat and has the ability to work well under pressure. If you have any queries regarding a Sales Manager career and how the Higher Certificate Marketing Management Course can assist you, contact IQ Academy today. Related Business Courses:

  • Business Management Course
  • Leadership Training Course
  • Marketing Management Course

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