Sales Assistant Job Description

A sales assistant is a person who assists another salesperson in reaching sales goals.

A salesperson may be assisted by sales assistants in one-on-one sales calls, trade shows, or events.

A sales assistant may also assist a salesperson in cold calling, prospecting, or other tasks.

Sales assistants typically take orders, advise customers, organize sales materials, and answer questions.

They may also be responsible for promoting products on social media or help with other tasks outside of sales.

Sales assistants often work closely with sales representatives, who help lead sales calls or events and also hold sales quotas.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Sales Assistant to work in our store. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer service and be able to work flexible hours.

Sales Assistant Duties:

  • Help the company meet sales goals by actively seeking and qualifying new clients
  • Research potential leads
  • Present, promote, and sell products
  • Form and maintain positive working relationships with clients
  • Implement sales force training and sales gimmicks
  • Create and maintain positive customer-service relationships
  • Conduct research on competitors and market trends

Sales Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist in day-to-day sales efforts, maintaining high standard of customer service
  • Answer phones, log orders, and prepare invoices
  • Transfer order information between internal departments, vendors, and customers
  • Contact customers as needed to resolve issues or confirm order details

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years experience in a sales and/or customer service role
  • Highly focused and organized; builds rapport with clients quickly
  • Ability to pay close attention to details and execute duties with exactness
  • Knowledge of basic math, including percentages, and accounts payable experience

We at Company Name believe that a diverse and inclusive team is a key to success. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.