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Field Sales CVs

What is a Field Sales Executive Curriculum Vitae?

A Field Sales Executive's CV should list a chronological summary of the commercial experience of a sales person who is used to selling to customers face-to-face. Typically, the CV summary includes details such as: professional education, previous employment, key account wins, total sales revenue you have generated in your former roles, your contact details, references and sometimes a little personal information about your hobbies and leisure preferences. Most field sales executives' CVs include an opening statement that helps field sales managers quickly understand what value you will add to their team so they can decide whether to invite you for interview.

Field Sales Executive jobs involve physically going out to meet your prospective customers and customers. They are typically found in the following types of businesses:

  • Marketing services
  • Advertising sales
  • Media sales
  • Technology sales
  • Business services
  • Packaging supplies
  • Shipping & Logistics

Who are the Key Employers of Field Sales teams?

Field sales teams are considered to be more advanced than telesales teams. Your working hours will vary according to your chosen vertical sector and your salary will vary dramatically by employer and by the accounts and total amount of revenue you are responsible for.

Depending on your employer, you will either be office based or be allowed to work from home. Your weekly travel schedule will also vary according to your customer base. If you apply for a field sales role, always check where they expect you to work and how the compensate you for travelling from one end of the country and back in the same working day (most companies try not to!).

Some of the Employers who operate large Field Sales teams in the UK include:

  • Internet: Google, Yahoo!, AOL
  • Publishing: IPC Media, Mirror Group,
  • Shipping: Royal Mail Group, Yodel, TNT
  • Technology: Microsoft, Dell, Siebel, Salesforce

What type of work do Field Sales Executives do?

  • Meet clients
  • Qualify prospects
  • Manage your sales pipeline
  • Sign order forms and long-term contracts
  • Help clients complete procurement applications
  • Daily account management
  • Accurate forecasting
  • Host client entertainment

The key skills that are required for a person who is looking for a Field Sales Executive role are as follows:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to match your customers' requirements to your company's products
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The capacity to flourish in a competitive environment
  • A burning desire to win.

If you are interested in finding a job as a Field Sales Executive, then book your new CV today!

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