What does a Sales Coordinator do?

As a sales coordinator, you manage sales teams and facilitate communication between sales representatives. You are in charge of achieving sales goals and maintaining positive customer relations. In a sales coordinator position, it is also your job to help customers and make sales. Sales coordinators need to be friendly and highly organized. You'll spend a lot of time on administrative tasks such as managing schedules and ensuring customer satisfaction.

You work for any business that offers a product or service to its customers. Your primary function is to collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth integration of sales and marketing activities. You should be skilled in creating schedules and tracking data. A central part of your job is to support the sales staff to guarantee sales goals are being met. An entry-level sales coordinator must have a minimum of a high school diploma.

What responsibilities are common for Sales Coordinator jobs?
  • Maintain organized sales records and report month-end goal setting to the senior management team
  • Arrange for creation and distribution of presentations and supporting documents to help sales team generate business leads
  • Support senior management by completing orders and keeping customers informed of delays and delivery dates
  • Attend essential sales training meetings and develop an understanding of all the company's services and products
  • Monitor and organize inventory while effectively tracking new services and products for sale
  • Contribute to overall customer satisfaction by promptly answering emails and handling orders by phone
  • Establish active communication and engagement with sales representatives to ensure that orders are processed promptly
  • Collaborate with senior sales staff in weekly meetings by creating and maintaining month-end sales reports
What are the typical qualifications for Sales Coordinator jobs?
  • Experience with analytics and online advertising, and proven success in the creation of marketing campaigns
  • Must be able to travel to other retail locations within a 25-mile radius and capability to maintain a clean driving record
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Excel spreadsheets using vlookup and pivot tables
  • Demonstrated ability to assist senior management and sales representatives with any additional work as needed
  • Have a strong work ethic and are eager to learn and make new sales with customers, including add-on services
  • Be strongly skilled in organization, problem-solving, customer service, and multitasking while being committed to excellence
  • Must have strong communication skills to create and distribute company-wide newsletters and memos
  • Must be able to assist in all sales and marketing campaigns as needed, particularly through presentations and site inspections
  • Ability to work most weekends and attend all sales strategy training conferences off-site
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does a Sales Coordinator make?

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$72,234 /yr
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