Resume Skills and Keywords for Sales Executive

Sales executives drive a company's product and/or service sales by actively seeking out prospects and pursuing sales opportunities. Sales Executives are responsible for planning, implementing, managing, and overseeing the company's overall sales strategy. They may be involved in selling products, goods, and services to customers and clients. Their job is based on setting up a strategy for finding new prospects and sales leads and converting them into paid users.

Skills required for a sales executive role

  • B2C Sales 
  • Requirement Gathering 
  • Negotiations 
  • Customer database maintenance
  • Customer Service 
  • Communication 
  • MS Office 

What recruiters look for in a sales executive resume: 

  • Conduct market research to identify selling possibilities and evaluate customer needs. 
  • Actively seek new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking and social media. 
  • Set up meetings with potential clients and listen to their wishes and concerns. 
  • Prepared and delivered appropriate presentations on products and services. 

What can make your sales executive resume stand out:

A strong summary that demonstrates your skills, experience, and background in the sales sector 

  • Enthusiastic B.Com undergraduate with exposure in selling hardware machinery components. Ability to engage and convince customers by interacting with them and meeting all the necessary requirements efficiently. 

Targeted job description 

  • Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
  • Cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Act as a contact between a company and its existing and potential market 

Related academic background 

  • B. Com (Hons) | Albright College, New Delhi | Pursuing
  • Higher Secondary | Modi International School, Noida |  2017
  • Senior Secondary|  Modi International School, Noida | 2015 

Sample Resume of Sales Executive in Text Format

NIMISH VERMA 

Sales Associate 

6574890233 | nimish123@gmail.com | https://www.linkedin.com/in/nimish-verma | C-45, Block 6, Sector 19, Noida 

SUMMARY 

Enthusiastic B.Com undergraduate with exposure in selling hardware machinery components. Ability to engage and convince customers by interacting with them and meeting all the necessary requirements efficiently. 

EDUCATION 

  • B. Com (Hons) | Albright College, New Delhi | Pursuing
  • Higher Secondary | Modi International School, Noida |  2017
  • Senior Secondary|  Modi International School, Noida | 2015 

EXPERIENCE / INTERNSHIP 

Sales Intern

MKT Company, New Delhi | 2018

  • Sold hardware components to corporate and small businesses. 
  • Quoted prices to customers and negotiated deals to close sales. 
  • Understood customer requirements and offered products accordingly. 
  • Interacted with customers via call and mail and resolved their issues in coordination with the concerned department. 
  • Assisted with surpassing sales quota by efficient and effective up-selling techniques.  

PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENTS 

Conferences / Lectures / Seminars 

  • Online Course in Sales and Marketing from KDH Institute. 

Awards 

  • Appreciated with Prahlad Gautam Award for excellence in Academics, 2018. 

SKILLS ( TECHNOLOGY / FUNCTIONAL ) 

B2C Sales | Requirement Gathering |  Negotiations | Customer Service |  Communication | MS Office 

EXTRA-CURRICULAR 

Positions of Responsibility 

  • Coordinator of College‚Äôs Placement Cell. 

Volunteering 

  •  Volunteered in Cleanliness Drive | October, 2017. 
  •  NSS volunteer at Colson College. 

Participations / Sports 

  • Won gold medal in inter-college Shooting championship on July, 2018. 
  • Participated in various inter-college competitions and championships. 

Languages 

  • English 
  • Hindi 
  • Telugu