Sales Strategist

 

Industry:

Manufacturing

2017 Median Salary:

National Average: $113,995

Typical Entry-level Education:

TBD

Number of Jobs, 2016 (?):

250 syndicated cartoonists (!)

10 Year Growth Rate:

29%

Skills/training required:

Sound and responsible sales counseling and planning, innovator and influencer, creative, highly motivated, strong interpersonal, project management, abilities, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.

What Sales Strategists Do:

A sales strategist is a person with responsibility for the formulation and implementation of a strategy within a business. This involves goal setting, innovative trade ideas and assists in the marketing of those trades to clients.

From The Field:

"We oftentimes rely on our relationships to be able to go to the assembly member or senator and say, this is why this is important to us." -- Juan Camacho

Knowledge Required:

Ability to navigate large and complex organizations, deep understanding of wide range of industries, markets and brands, able to manage multiple business initiatives in an entrepreneurial environment, psychology and math.

Skills:

Sound and responsible sales counseling and planning, innovator and influencer, creative, highly motivated, strong interpersonal, project management, abilities, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.

Career Path:

Bachelors and Masters in Business or Marketing is preferred. One must gain over three to six years experience in brand, marketing, communications strategy in integrated, brand and digital communications.

Best Cities For This Job:

San Jose, CA; San Francisco, CA; Boston, MA; New York City, NY; Los Angeles, CA.

Did You Know?

Lobbyists represent just about every American institution and interest group--labor unions, corporations, colleges and universities, churches, charities, environmental groups, senior citizens organizations, and even state, local or foreign governments.

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