Account Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Sales

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Account Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Account role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Account job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 45% of Account job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
45%
account manager
40%
account management
32%
account executive
24%
business development
24%
sales executive
22%
saas
19%
new business
16%
business development manager
14%
software
14%
field sales
11%
business development executive
11%
bdm
11%
b2b
11%
software sales
8%
technology
8%
commercial account manager
6%
internal sales executive
6%
customer service
6%
commercial sales
6%
graduate sales
6%
sales manager
6%
enterprise
6%
external account manager
6%
internal account manager
6%
logistics
6%
new business development
6%
communication skills
6%
negotiation skills
6%
broker
6%
commercial account
6%
commercial account executive
6%
communicator
3%
crm
3%
account director
3%
sales opportunities
3%
excel
3%
fmcg
3%
customer account manager
3%
birmingham
3%
insurance
3%
telesales
3%
it literate
3%
customer retention
3%
powerpoint
3%
advertising
3%
account directors
3%
hcm
3%
problem solving
3%
e-commerce
3%
bespoke
3%
hr solutions
3%
query handling
3%
digital media
3%
enquiries
3%
salesforce
3%
media
3%
account development manager
3%
team player
3%
solihull
3%
client account manager
3%
full uk driving licence
3%
ae
3%
tech
3%
sales account manager
3%
good communication skills
3%
london
3%
building relationships
3%
sales support executive
3%
sales experience
3%
public sector
3%
costing
3%
consulting
3%
law
3%
sales administration
3%
distribution
3%
automotive
3%
account relationship
3%
trade shows
3%
new business generation
3%
communication
3%
communications
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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