Account Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Sales

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Account Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Account role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Account job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 47% of Account job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
47%
account manager
34%
account management
27%
account executive
27%
saas
20%
new business
20%
bdm
17%
negotiation skills
14%
business development manager
14%
business development
14%
software
10%
field sales
10%
account directors
10%
ae
10%
tech
10%
customer success
7%
management
7%
broker
7%
commercial account
7%
commercial account executive
7%
commercial account manager
7%
software sales
7%
insurance
7%
commercial sales
7%
graduate sales
7%
sales executive
7%
sales manager
7%
relationship management
7%
client relations
4%
communicator
4%
media
4%
field sales executive
4%
contract management
4%
sales opportunities
4%
account executives
4%
automotive
4%
technology
4%
communication
4%
key accounts
4%
enterprise
4%
negotiation
4%
crm
4%
communications
4%
customer service
4%
cyber
4%
excel
4%
data
4%
solihull
4%
events
4%
it literate
4%
team management
4%
e-commerce
4%
recruitment
4%
powerpoint
4%
logistics
4%
retention
4%
problem solving
4%
sales account manager
4%
business information
4%
query handling
4%
advertising
4%
b2b sales
4%
account development manager
4%
business intelligence
4%
b2b
4%
interior design
4%
business development executive
4%
communication skills
4%
salesforce
4%
client account manager
4%
enterprise accounts
4%
team player
4%
digital media
4%
solution selling
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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