Sales Consultant Sales Consultant

You’ll promote and sell products and services to both customers and clients.

Job Summary

  • 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

Skills required

  • 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.

Salary Expectations

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