Consulting

As the liaison between a team and potential customers, a sales consultant needs to have an in-depth knowledge of the products their business offers, and be able to maintain relationships with clients once sales have been completed. The team at Salt has a great deal of experience in helping candidates find their ideal sales consultant role across a massive range of sectors.

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Opportunities to further your Sales Consulting career

Sales consultants remain crucial to the majority of industries, with the technology sector being particularly reliant on the role. This is due to employers increasingly prioritising candidates who boast more technical skills, which are quickly becoming a frontline requirement.

Salary information and career progression

Sales consultancy roles often come with similar, if not the same, average salary, and rather than seniority, it is the product focus which determines any changes.

Recent Changes for Sales Consultant Jobs

Unlike other roles in the sector, careers in sales consultancy are generally stable, with the only significant changes being the level of demand for these roles in any given industry.

Future Prospects

Businesses will always be on the lookout for new clients, so any technically-minded candidate with a knack for identifying solutions should find sales consultancy an industry in which they can easily thrive.

 

  • Salt’s advice for getting a job as a Sales Consultant

    Employers’ Requirements

    Employers looking for sales consultants will be in search of candidates who are able to think technically about which will be most beneficial to their clients. A good sales consultant should also be extroverted and articulate, enabling customers to better understand the sales process and the products on offer. Applicants should also hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject.

    CV Requirements

    A good CV for a sales consultancy job should go into depth about your track record of sales, as well as the type of sales product solutions that relates to previous work.

    Sales Consultancy Job Interview Preparation

    There are several key things to demonstrate during a job interview for a sales consultancy position. A technical understanding of the sector is crucial, as is expressing the technical details of the product you will be pitching, while still maintaining charisma. You may also be asked to give a demonstration sales pitch presentation to show how you would approach them while doing the job for real.

Top Tip

"Play the long game of building relationships. Customers tend to renew or do more business with people who are more invested in the relationship and can provide value. Focus more on solution/consultative selling versus hard selling."

— Zulfadhli Zulkifli, Consultant

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