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Senior Sales Executive Job Description

A Senior Sales Executive is responsible for building business success by identifying, qualifying and selling prospects.  

The senior sales executive will be the most experienced member of the sales team.  

In addition to the actual sales, senior sales executives will also take the lead on managing relationships with high profile accounts, mentoring newly recruited sales team members and advise poorly performing members.

A senior sales representative will have years of experience in sales.  They will have superior analytical skills and a firm grasp on their customers throughout the sales process.

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Job Title: Senior Sales Executive at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION seeks a qualified Senior Sales Executive. 

Key Requirements:

  • Strong history in sales
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Understanding of customer needs 
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Planning and executing solutions for the  sales team to deliver to customers
  • Mentoring sales team members
  • Identifying business opportunities with current and prospective customers
  • Analyzing opportunities by researching the industry and market trends
  • Maintaining relationships with larger clients by providing information, support and guidance
  • Preparing reports by collecting sales information and statistics

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.

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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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