How do you pursue a Career in Sales & Marketing?

How do you pursue a Career in Sales & Marketing?

A Career in Sales & Marketing has always intrigued me. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Sales & Marketing actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Sales & Marketing. I was Googling about aCareer in Sales & Marketingand was lucky to find:

Manish Chauhan's perspective!

With 1 year & 7 months of professional experience, Manish Chauhan understands Sales & Marketing. Manish Chauhan has worked in Sales & Marketing as Sales Head in Harley Davidson. In Manish Chauhan's own words, this is how Manish Chauhan got into Sales & Marketing:"After completing my education, I started working in Hotel industry. However, I was not enjoying that profession and switched to Harley Davidson as a Merchandiser and soon became the Sales Head."

Career Video on Sales & Marketing

In a video, Manish Chauhan has talked about various aspects of a Career in Sales & Marketing. Manish Chauhan started by explaining Sales & Marketing as:"Sales and Marketing means, converting an inquiry or lead into a contract or shipment. Sales is not market research, business development or advertising. Marketing is finding out what people want, why they want it and how much they will spend."It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Sales & Marketing is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Sales & Marketing. Manish Chauhan touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Target Audience

  • Marketing

  • Product Knowledge

  • Finance

  • Competitors

  • Inventory Management

Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Manish Chauhan then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Sales & Marketing:

  • Team Management

  • Decision Making

  • Trainings

  • Leadership

  • Communication

  • Public Relations

  • Strategy & Planning

It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Manish Chauhan believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Sales & Marketing:

  • Monetary Benefits

  • Continuous Learning

  • Meeting People

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Self Development

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Manish Chauhan believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Sales & Marketing:

  • Deal Making

  • Finance

  • Customer Satisfaction

  • New Launches

In the final section of the video Manish Chauhan talks about How a day goes in a Career in Sales & Marketing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Sales & Marketing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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