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

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Sales Director Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales Director role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales Director job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 69% of Sales Director job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
69%
sales director
59%
it managed services
32%
nottingham
28%
ict sales
28%
leeds
28%
manchester
28%
software sales
28%
business development
18%
leadership
14%
sales team
11%
transport
7%
management
7%
sales management
7%
coaching
7%
event director
7%
country manager
7%
exhibition
7%
manufacturing
7%
media
4%
major account manager
4%
media sales
4%
sales executive
4%
technical sales executive
4%
international events
4%
man management
4%
fmcg
4%
head of sales
4%
people management
4%
cloud services
4%
bizdev
4%
value selling
4%
work from home
4%
enterprise software
4%
remote
4%
remote working
4%
solution selling
4%
wfh
4%
account
4%
it sales
4%
b2b
4%
people development
4%
relationship management
4%
strategy
4%
new business opportunities
4%
strategies
4%
customs brokerage
4%
logistics
4%
client relations skills
4%
freight
4%
removals
4%
sales operations
4%
key account manager
4%
board
4%
customer
4%
consultative sales
4%
gis
4%
oems
4%
strategic selling
4%
automotive
4%
automotive aftermarket
4%
business manager
4%
car parts
4%
director
4%
garage equipment
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.

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