Corporate sales managers (NOC 0601)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Corporate sales managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of establishments and departments involved in commercial, industrial, institutional, e-business and wholesale and retail sales.

People in this occupation are employed by commercial, industrial,  wholesale and retail trade establishments.

Common job titles
  • administrator, sales
  • channel sales manager
  • director, regional sales
  • manager, commercial accounts
  • manager, district
  • manager, e-commerce sales


Corporate sales managers:

  • Plan direct and evaluate the activities of sales departments in commercial, industrial, wholesale and retail and other establishments
  • Organize regional and divisional sales operations
  • Establish organizational policies and procedures in relation to sales
  • Determine strategic planning related to new product lines
  • Lead sales team in building relationships with business clients and manage negotiations of sales contracts
  • Recruit, organize, train and manage staff
  • May work with the marketing department to understand and communicate marketing messages to the field.

Work environment

Work is done typically in an office environment.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.