You’ll promote and sell products and services to both customers and clients.
- Win new business for your employer (a contract caterer)
- Follow up sales leads identified through company promotional campaigns, telesales etc.
- Develop business and staff relationships
- Produce proposals on how catering services can be improved
- Liaise closely with clients, customers and the management team
- Detailed knowledge of all aspects of business operations, including costing, production, service, equipment, staff organisation and marketing
- Financial management
- An extensive knowledge of the marketplace
- A competitive nature
- Experience in Customer Service would be beneficial
- Experience in sales
Qualifications and Training
You don’t actually need any qualifications to be a Sales Consultant. However, employers will expect you to be educated to a high level and you may want to continue this trend if you want to progress up this career ladder.
A Sales Consultant can earn between £15,000 and £30,000 a year.
Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*
The bonus bits…
Opportunities to meet an array of people
Lots of chances to work your way up the ladder to managerial roles
*Figures from caterer.com December 2015