How to Hire a Sales Director

Does your growing business need a sales director? Sales Directors can help your company increase sales and take market share from competitors.

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

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Sales Directors search for Jobs on Indeed*

186,033

job seekers clicked on sales director jobs

16,748

resumes from job seekers with sales director experience on Indeed

3,018

sales director jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $15.45 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$29.75 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$29.75

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Sales Director?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great sales director hire can help your business:

• Increase the number of appointments your sales team has
• Coordinate your sales team to improve
• Provide coaching to your team

Skills to look for in a great Sales Director

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

• Advanced Analytical skills
• CRM Software skills
• Customer expert
• Develop relationships
• Team Work
• Create rapport

Writing a Sales Director job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified sales director candidates. A sales director 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 director jobs, such as:

• Director of Sales
• Director of Sales and Marketing
• Sales Manager

Interviewing Sales Director candidates

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

• Sales strategy
• CRM platforms
• The future of sales

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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