Direct Sales Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Sales

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Direct Sales Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Direct Sales role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Direct Sales job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 44% of Direct Sales job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
44%
strategic sponsorship executive
38%
sponsorship sales executive
38%
corporate partnerships manager
38%
aviation
22%
sales executive
22%
lead generation
22%
luxury goods
22%
sales
16%
entrepreneurship
13%
territory management
13%
negotiation
13%
business sale
13%
partnerships
10%
luxury industry
10%
networking
10%
new business
10%
switzerland
10%
german
10%
prospecting
10%
remote
10%
sales development
10%
telesales
7%
communication skills
7%
customer service
7%
crm databases
7%
account manager
7%
microsoft office
7%
ooh
4%
new business development
4%
media sales
4%
telecoms
4%
field sales representative
4%
field sales advisor
4%
direct sales
4%
b2c
4%
senior sales manager
4%
senior sales executive
4%
sales person
4%
sales consultant
4%
new business manager
4%
new business executive
4%
key account manager
4%
business development executive
4%
sales manager
4%
sales account manager
4%
external sales
4%
plumbing
4%
drainage
4%
contractors
4%

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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