What does a Senior Sales Support do?

Sales representatives are responsible for selling a company's products by identifying leads, educating prospects on products through calls, trainings, and presentations, and providing existing customers with exceptional support. Sales representatives are either inside or outside sales reps. Inside sales reps sell products over the phone and online, while outside sales reps sell products through face-to-face meetings. Sales reps span almost every industry.

Most sales reps have a Bachelor's degree in business or a related field. The best sales representatives understand the importance of strong customer service, have a knack for closing deals, and are self-assured.

  • Prospect and qualify new sales leads
  • Schedule meetings and presentations with prospects
  • Create, plan, and deliever presentations on company products
  • Track all sales activities in company CRM system and keep current by udpating account information regularly
  • Communicate customer and prospect product pain points to appropriate departments
  • Maintain a well-developed pipeline of prospects
  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with prospects and customers
  • Meet and/or exceed quotas
  • Coordinate with other team members and departments to optimize the sales effort
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • 2-4 years of sales experience
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales quotas
  • Proven track record of successfully managing customer relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Sales Support Salaries

Average Base Pay

$64,642 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$31K
Median: $65K
$133K
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Senior Sales Support Career Path

Learn how to become a Senior Sales Support, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L3
Senior Sales Representative
$55,753/yr
L4
Leader of Sales
$47,640/yr
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Senior Sales Support Insights

Read what Senior Sales Support professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Vector MarketingVector Marketing
Sales Representative
Jan. 11, 2021

“Great as a part time job and just looking for quick cash and want a flexible schedule”

State FarmState Farm
Bank Sales Representative
Mar. 5, 2021

“I started as a Bank sales rep and the training I received was helpful was good”

The Clorox CompanyThe Clorox Company
Sales
May 27, 2021

“Manager too nice and complacent to make any significant change and I'm not being challenged.”

Segerdahl
Sales
Nov. 25, 2019

“Everyone was really nice and helpful and there was cross departmental team work to get the job done.”

The Home DepotThe Home Depot
Flooring Associate
Jul. 30, 2021

“Everyone i work with is awesome and very encouraging I'm grateful for this opportunity.”

Maddox Industrial Transformer
Sales
Apr. 26, 2021

“People there are extremely nice and genuinely concerned about your home and personal life just as much as your work.”

Tiffany & Co.Tiffany & Co.
Sales Professional
Dec. 26, 2019

“Family and personal issues mean nothing to this company it is very black and white.”

Belmont Medical TechnologiesBelmont Medical Technologies
Territory Sales Representative
Feb. 25, 2020

“Great opportunity in medical sales and make great money if you do your job well.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a senior sales support

When working as a senior sales support, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Sales Process, Influencing, Interpersonal and Communication, Methodology and Relationship-building.

The most similar professions to senior sales support are:
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Account Executive

The most common qualifications to become a senior sales support is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.