The average salary for a General Sales Manager in United Kingdom is £30,278.
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Job Description for General Sales Manager
General sales managers oversee the sales department at a company or business. Their duties often include hiring and training sales employees, working with the sales team to ensure they meet goals and targets, compiling data from the sales team to present to upper management, and ensuring that the company is bringing in enough revenue. Depending on the size of the business, a general sales manager may also be responsible for general marketing duties, such as strategic planning or developing effec…Read more
General Sales Manager Tasks
- Maintain contact with key markets by visiting and investigating the operations and local conditions.
- Manage and train sales staff, implement sales incentive programs and goals to increase employee performance.
- Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
- Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
- Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising and promotional programs.
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Popular Skills for General Sales Manager
Skills in Sales Management and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations, Operations Management and Leadership.
Pay by Experience Level for General Sales Manager
An entry-level General Sales Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £24,240 based on 5 salaries. An early career General Sales Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,317 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career General Sales Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,296 based on 110 salaries. An experienced General Sales Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,161 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,782.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Sales Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Leeds, England: Leeds (12.8% more) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (19.7% less), Carlisle, England: Cumbria (13.3% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (7.5% less).
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