Sales Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Customer Service

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Sales Skills List in Customer Service

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 52% of Sales job descriptions contained customer service as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

customer service
52%
customer sales
41%
rental services
30%
sales opportunities
30%
storage
30%
world class customer service
30%
sales
26%
call centre
19%
orders
15%
account manager
12%
enquiries
12%
contact centre
12%
warehouse
8%
trade
8%
parts
8%
invoicing
8%
customer service advisor
8%
databases
8%
computer systems
8%
retail
8%
automotive
8%
telesales
8%
customer services
8%
outbound sales
4%
key accounts
4%
sales advisor
4%
sales assistant
4%
trade counter
4%
call centre agent
4%
claims advisor
4%
customer account manager
4%
customer sales advisor
4%
customer services advisor
4%
inbound sales
4%
inbound sales advisor
4%
sales executive
4%
customer queries
4%
account management
4%
sap
4%
edi
4%
crm
4%
administration duties
4%
property
4%
hospitality
4%
administrative
4%
sales order processor
4%
outbound
4%
upselling
4%
accurate data entry
4%
communication skills
4%
presentation
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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