Five essential skills for a successful sales career

Whether you're in account management, business development, or sales & marketing, having the right skills is essential for success. So what are the qualities of an effective salesperson? Do you have any gaps in your skillset? We've highlighted five essential qualities in the infographic below!

Five essential skills for a successful sales career infographic

As you evolve and progress in your career, it's important to always be learning to keep your skills relevant and up-to-date. A culture of lifelong learning and upskilling for both individuals and businesses is key to the post-COVID economic recovery of the sales industry.

Why not develop yourself professionally with an ISM Sales Qualification from Professional Academy? Our courses can be studied flexibly as a full course or as single modules to suit your specific needs, and you will have the expert support of our tutors who are also successful salespeople.  

If you want to learn more, get in touch with our friendly qualifications advice team today or download a sales prospectus