Sales Person Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Sales Person Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales Person role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales Person job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 91% of Sales Person job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
91%
wholesale
65%
orders
49%
customer service
49%
serving
44%
trade
44%
ordering
42%
goods
36%
merchandising
34%
advice
20%
electrical
18%
manager
18%
quotations
15%
driving
15%
retail
7%
warehouse
5%
bonus
5%
crm
4%
interpersonal skills
4%
jewellery
4%
luxury
4%
watches
4%
furniture sales
4%
trade counter
2%
internal sales
2%
driver
2%

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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