Sales Support Manager Salary
Job Description for Sales Support Manager
Sales support managers are responsible for providing sales-related support to sales staff, completing administrative tasks related to operational activities, and implementing new policies to make sales processes more efficient. They also manage cooperation with cross-functional teams to introduce new products or services Sales support managers also deal with logistics issues and use their project management skills to reach all organizational goals. They interact with other production and marketing managers to form a cohesive concept for release and improve sales processes.Read More...
As part of the sales support team, sales support managers handle order process activities, package coordination, and support for escalated customer-service issues. They keep accurate records of receipts, invoices, and items sold in a company database. They are in charge of motivating other sales staff to increase their sales, as well as maintaining excellent business relationships with internal team leaders, external partners, and vendors. Sales support managers provide performance reviews, facilitate training efforts, and act as a mentor to implement improved sales techniques.
A bachelor's degree in business administration, logistics, or a similar field is required for this position. In addition, previous managerial and customer service experience is necessary. Sales and leadership certifications may be preferred. Sales support managers must have strong communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to multitask on a variety of projects. They must have extensive knowledge of supply demand planning as well.
Sales Support Manager Tasks
- Compile and distribute sales data for strategic and major accounts, measuring sales objectives and current company promotions.
- Recommend and develop new sales strategies, promotional events, budgets, and new sales potential.
- Product statistical reports for sales, marketing, and management.
- Locate and analyze sales trends, service areas, and sales opportunities based on compiled data.
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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with People Management, Data Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 23 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Most people skilled in Customer Relationship Management are similarly competent in Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Support Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Sales Support Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $36K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $61K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $66K.
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