Sales

In digital and software sales, expertise goes hand in hand with salesmanship. At Salt, we pride ourselves on identifying top performers for our clients where they are invaluable in driving business growth. We have years of experience in placing top tech and software sales professionals ranging from sales development/account executives to VP’s and GMs in SaaS and enterprise technology organizations.

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Jobs: Sales

Job Industry: Sales

Salt is partnering with a leading global technology services and consulting company to hire a AWS Americas Partnership Leader to manage stratgeic alliances. This is a fully remote position based…

Dallas

Permanent

Negotiable

If you are a team leader with experience selling Media, Advertising or technology with a good understanding of digital advertising, programmatic and privacy this role is for you As a…

New York

Permanent

$190000.00 - $200000.00 annually

A global SaaS Fintech payments firm is focused on growing headcount across their Account Management team in North America. This British-based firm has been expanding their US presence over the…

New York

Permanent

$110000.00 - $145000.00 annually + + benefits and stock

A global SaaS Fintech payments firm is focused on growing headcount across their Account Management team in North America. This British-based firm has been expanding their US presence over the…

New York

Permanent

$145000 - $175000 annually + + benefits and stock

I am looking for an experienced Enterprise Account Executive to join a one of kind industry that is ready expand this thriving Series C company and expand their already impressive…

San Francisco

Permanent

$11500.00 - $125000.00 annually

An exciting opportunity to join this thriving space for creators and brands to work and WIN together🤩. I am looking for an experienced and eager Business Development Director who is…

New York

Permanent

$130000.00 - $150000.00 annually

An exciting opportunity to join this thriving space for creators and brands to work and WIN together🤩. I am looking for an experienced and eager Business Development Manager who is…

New York

Permanent

$130000.00 - $150000.00 annually

I am Looking for a highly motivated and eager individual with experience in a client facing role who's ready for there next step! I am hiring a Business Development Representative…

New York

Permanent

$60000.00 - $65000.00 annually

*If you are seeking a new opportunity to break through a unique market in direct mail and have proven success in building a team of enterprise sales reps from the…

San Francisco

Permanent

$200000 - $230000 annually

Our client is an AI robotics startup that are changing the world of warehouse logistics using their visionary software. The firm provides a scalable and responsive robotic fulfillment system, which…

New York

Permanent

$120000.00 - $160000.00 annually + + commission & benefits

Opportunities to further your career within the Sales industry

The demand for salespeople within the digital economy has continued to increase year-on-year with organizations paying more than ever competitive salaries and packages to secure the right sales talent.

Recent Changes

Due to customers becoming concerned that sales professionals would be more interested in earning their commission than providing value, the role of the salesperson has had to adapt to changing times. Therefore, companies try to replace the customers’ suspicion with a relationship-building sales process which in the long term leads to retained custom, rather than one-off. The customer experience and longevity of sales is now in the center of all good sales activity.

Future Prospects

Sales companies or departments usually have a very rigorous promotion structure. In most cases, you start off as a sales executive, move on to an area sales manager and then to a national sales manager role, and at the end, you become sales director. Within sales, you can get easily promoted as long as you deliver the right results. Promotions do not only lead to better salaries but also to better customer accounts and more responsibility.

  • Salt's Advice for Getting a Job in Sales

    Employers’ Requirements

    Employers usually have a high expectation of the salespeople in their company. They expect, for example, that sales professionals not only maintain the relationship with current customers but also establish new ones, agree on terms and conditions with clients, regularly close sales and advise on future product developments. Furthermore, sales experts are expected to create detailed proposal documents, and constantly gather market and customer information

    CV Requirements

    The core competencies for an excellent sales person are great communication skills, the ability to sell products and services (which might be relatively complex sometimes), the capability to cope with a high level of competitiveness and good team working skills. Furthermore, it is beneficial to know one or more foreign languages as businesses increasingly operate on a global level and need employees who can communicate with the different markets.

    Sales Job Interview Preparation

    Since in sales personality plays such an important role, interviewers tend to ask you questions which help them to find out more about your personality, including their strengths, weaknesses, aspirations and preferences. Some of these questions are:

    1) What’s worse for you: not meeting your targets or not having happy customers?
    2) How would you describe this company’s target market?
    3) What do you dislike most about the sales process?
    4) Please name three nouns which a former client would use to describe you.
    5) What do you think our company could do better with regards to sales?

    Educational Requirements

    Generally speaking, personality (e.g. excellent communications skills, commercial awareness) is considered more important by hiring managers than academic qualifications. If you have a degree, the following subjects could increase your job chances: business, marketing, media, technology or engineering. Large sales organizations usually organize graduate schemes, for which you need a degree or above.

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