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Sales Director Interview Questions

"Sales directors are expected to set sales goals, supervise sales managers, and establish prices for the company. During interviews, be prepared to talk about previous experience in sales, management style, and challenges that you have faced with difficult clients. Your interview may also include a mock sales call with the interviewer. Employers prioritize candidates understand the challenges of sales and have the leadership skills to guide a team."

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Which advertising campaign that I conceived was a disaster and how did I bring it around?

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It was a FMCG product ( consumer product ). There had been a sudden escalation in the rates for TV slots and the client's budget could not accommodate the sudden spike. We were able to reduce the number of cities in this marketing blitz and still get a huge bang for our buck.

Questions spanned from work experience examples all the way to my personality. What keeps me motivated and what do I like about my job.

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What were some of your biggest challenges in dealing with difficult clients and how did you overcome them?

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How do you motivate people?

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Do you have any recruiting experience?

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Show us examples of your work.

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Prepare a sales presentation and present to a panel with 7 days prep time. Goal: Get a meeting with C-level executives.

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"Sell me this pen."

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What is your ideal job

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What 3 words describe you

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