Sales coordinators are employees at businesses or corporations who implements different tasks and policies that are meant to increase sales quotas and find new ways to bring new customers in. The duties vary extremely depending on the business sales coordinators work for. Sales coordinators most commonly do extensive research on the business market in order to come up with new strategies and ways of advertising and they lead employee training courses. They records of past advertising strategies to find out what works and what doesn't, depending on what they want their customer base to be like. Sales coordinators also keep records of different sales and research their competing companies. They also go over past retail prices of items they have been selling and the different production costs to see if they are meeting the company's sales quotas.
Sales coordinator have to have a high level of customer service and people skills because they work with sales and customer service representatives to help them identify ways to improve their performance. They also have to interact with upper management and other departments in order to keep them all informed. Because the sales coordinator interacts with the most people in and outside of the company, they will often become the "face" of the company. The sales coordinator also has tasks like checking the accuracy of orders and to process incoming orders. This job also requires strong networking, time management, and administration skills but there is no specific educational requirement other than usually having a bachelor's degree.
Sales Coordinator Tasks
- Process incoming orders.
- Check accuracy of orders.
- Complete follow-up of revisions and corrections.
- Review of all documents.