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, 50% of Sales job descriptions contained customer service as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

customer service
50%
sales
50%
customerservice
34%
merchanting
34%
retail
34%
sales administration
17%
telesales
17%
attention to detail
17%
hospitality
17%
b2b
17%
marketing
17%
b2c
17%
business relationships
17%
communication
17%
complaint handling
17%
customer queries
17%
quotations
17%
returns
17%
stock
17%
suppliers
17%
inside sales
17%
internal sales
17%
delivering exceptional customer service
17%
outbound
17%

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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