Sales administration managers are responsible for administrating sales-related aspects and managing all sales-specific administrative tasks on behalf of their organization. They facilitate and process all sales-related tasks, complete and approve administrative paperwork, keep accurate sales records for future reference, and maintain a sales database. They modify workflow processes to increase productivity as needed, as well as use a personal computer as one of their main tools to communicate with team members and supervise project completion.
Sales administration managers analyze information, assist with company bids, and participate in meetings to recommend changes to the sales administration structure based on results and observations. They also act a liaison among clients, sales managers, and other departments to solve problems as they arise. Sales administration managers prepare detailed reports based on market research, sales results, and data management. They also develop strong business relationships with vendors and clients. These individuals frequently report their progress to the vice president of sales in their organization.
A bachelor's degree in management, business administration, or a related field is required for this job, as is previous relevant experience. Sales administration managers need to possess excellent leadership skills to motivate sales professionals to reach all company objectives under strict deadlines. They must work well with other managers to share departmental information and streamline project needs, as well as have superior organization skills and pay close attention to detail.
Sales Administration Manager Tasks
Ensure that work orders are complete and accurate.
Prepare employee performance evaluations.
Prepare and submit reports on work activities.
Manage, supervise, and coordinate work order processing activities.