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

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Sales Professional Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales Professional role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales Professional job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 58% of Sales Professional job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
58%
customer service
43%
wholesale
37%
retail sales
32%
sales assistant
22%
shop assistant
22%
charity
22%
organisational skills
11%
general admin
11%
jewellery
11%
showroom
11%
retail
11%
luxury
11%
high end
6%
tiles
6%
trade counter
6%
sales negotiator
6%
merchants
6%
laminate
6%
internal sales
6%
flooring centre
6%
flooring
6%
construction supplies
6%
building supplies
6%
builders merchants
6%
operations
6%
interpersonal skills
6%
communication skills
6%
designing
6%
watches
6%
selling
6%
sales team
6%
luxury goods
6%
experienced sales professional
6%

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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