Sales Management Vital Responsibilities of a Sales Manager By Robert Castro Posted on August 30, 2017 4 min read 0 17 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr A sales manager is a person who is directly related to the sales department of your company. He or she will come forward to suggest you about new opportunities to boost-up your sales rate and to make some extra money out of it. Not every person in your company can handle this segment smoothly. There is a vast responsibility which comes with this position and you have to maintain these equally in your daily work schedule. Let us discuss about the fundamental errands of a sales supervisor. Setting Target If you don’t have any target for your future performance then you can’t lead your work in a right direction. That is why; fixing a target is the most important job for a decent sales manager. It’ll help you to keep your workers always busy in their work. And, if you can meet your fixed target at the end of the month, it’ll affect positively on you and your worker’s confidence level. Define Priority You have to be an expert to define the priority of your work to your co-workers. This is a major responsibility of a good sales director. Knowing the priority means you have to know all the working process and possible timing for the job. You have to maintain a regular interaction with the directors or owners to know about their main concern. Timing To be a good sales manager, you have to keep in mind about the time to finish your job. You have to distribute the job to your workers according to your time. For example, if you have to finish a job in 7 days then you can assign 12 workers to do it. But if the time limit is 3 days then you have to allocate the work to at least 25 workers. This is up to you how you can manage your timing with the job. Managing Resources You have to manage your in hand resources to complete your work within time. You have to be the one, who is going to take the vital decisions about whom to hire among the new employees to get the job done. Managing the sales department of a company is a tough job to do, but if you keep these priceless points in brain then you can cope-up with your job easily.