Sales operation assistants typically work with operations directors for a variety of companies, ranging from health care to retail. Sales operations assistants commonly work in customer care, ensuring maintenance projects are completed, inspecting merchandise and ensuring its safe keeping, and maintaining records or files on a regular basis.
These assistants may also be responsible for an office staff, as well as ordering supplies, preparing sales reports, and training new staff in bookkeeping. They typically report to a director of operations on a daily basis to ensure that the business is running smoothly and implementing strategies for improvement, if necessary.
A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for this position, and prior managerial experience may also be necessary depending on the employer. Some corporations may also require an associate's degree or a certification in sales or a related field, though these are not strict requirements.
Sales Operations Assistant Tasks
Manage a key operational business process like documentation or orders.
Update organizational information sources with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual data.
Track performance metrics like terminations, prices, and profits.