Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2021 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 2,040
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In general, corporate sales managers:
Corporate sales managers may also work with their company’s marketing department to communicate marketing messages to sales staff.
Work usually takes place in an office. More and more, corporate sales managers work remotely to manage sales representatives in other regions.
Source: 2016 Census
Corporate sales managers usually need:
Some employers look for workers with a professional designation from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA). These include Certified Sales Associate (CSA), Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and Certified Sales Leader (CSL).
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Analyzing data has become an important part of this job. Corporate sales managers use technology to measure, manage and evaluate sales figures. This allows them to forecast revenues and set goals for their sales teams.
Despite having many sales-related workers, B.C. has a shortage of highly skilled sales professionals. Demand is therefore strong for qualified corporate sales managers.
With experience, corporate sales managers may move into senior management positions. These include roles such as sales director, sales vice-president and executive senior vice-president.