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Salesforce Sales Manager

You are an excellent communicator and relationship builder and enjoy helping your customers succeed. You are good at juggling multiple priorities and managing your time to work on multiple deals simultaneously. You enjoy the thrill of winning an important account and have the persistence and attention to detail to overcome obstacles in reaching your goals.
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$90,275
average salary (US data)
 
16,804
jobs last 12 months (US data)
 
32%
annual growth rate (last 4 years)
2-5 years
average experience required
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A Day in the Life of a Salesforce Sales Manager

 
 
9am
Meeting with a potential prospect to view a demo of the product. On mornings where no customer calls are scheduled this time would be reserved for customer prospecting and following up on leads in Salesforce.
 
10am
Spend time working on existing deals in the pipeline and try to advance them in the sales cycle. This can be anything from email follow-up, calls into champions, or strategy sessions with management.
 
12:00pm
Working lunch to meet with business development rep to see how things are going with regard to prospecting. Brainstorm ideas for new accounts to target and general status info about the territory.
 
1pm
Internal team meeting and training to get info on latest product update.
 
2pm
Research on industry trends related to business. Reading Google news alerts for top tier accounts, local business or tech journals.
 
4pm
Follow-up on sales operation tasks, updating Salesforce, managing calendar and completing expense reports.
 
5pm
Prioritize tasks for the following day. Schedule high-priority action items and calls in Salesforce.
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Mike Martin
Account Executive
Appirio
Indianapolis, IN, United States
 
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