How to Hire a Sales Consultant

Does your growing business need a sales consultant? Sales Consultants can help your company increase sales and find new customers.

Here are some tips to help you find great sales consultant candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Business Consultants search for Jobs on Indeed*

735,939

job seekers clicked on sales consultant jobs

96,487

resumes from job seekers with sales consultant experience on Indeed

16,016

sales consultant jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $13.03 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$81.00 hourly
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Common
$7.00
$81.0

*Indeed data (US) – Feb 2019

Why hire a Sales Consultant?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great sales consultant hire can help your business convince a potential customer to become a customer. The consultant has advanced knowledge of your products and can help drive home sales.

Contributions of a great sales consultant:

• Increased sales
• Better customer service
• Earn more customer trust

Skills to look for in a great Sales Consultant

A great sales consultant candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Interpersonal skills
• Analytical skills
• Demonstrating products
• Very convincing
• Listens to customers
• Solves problems

Writing a Sales Consultant job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified business consultant candidates. A sales consultant job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for sales consultant jobs, such as:

• Sales Representative
• Sales Associate
• Sales Engineer

Interviewing Sales Consultant candidates

Strong candidates for sales consultant positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• How to close a sale
• Knowledge of the product
• How to follow up

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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