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Karen Bodkin

London, ON, Canada

Persuasive Content & Copywriting Solutions

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Vitaly Kan

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Certified Startup HubSpot Expert for RevOps

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jorge morado

Alicante, Spain

Your one-man-army partner for success.

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Joshua Shai

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Get Noticed NOW. Award-Winning Visual Powerhouse!

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Susan Hurst

Bali, Indonesia

Translator, Proofreader, Copywriter

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Tony Yusifov

Ohio, USA

Efficient Admin & Customer Success Pro

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Olaoye Praise

Nigeria

Experienced Frontend Engineer & Web Developer

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Isabel Pachtinger

New Jersey, USA

Streamlining your next business opportunity

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Brittani B

Manta, Ecuador

Expert Brand Consultant & Coach

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Shallom Olalere

Nigeria

Email Marketing, Web Design, Sales funnel

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Afeez Ojolowo

Nigeria

Data Entry Specialist & Lead Generator

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Nicolas Lozano

Colombia

Cold Calling Expert: 7+ Yrs Boosting Sales

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Matas Juozapaitis

United Kingdom

Want to boost your whole business?

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Lynn C.

Philippines

Triple Threat: Content, Sales, Success Mastery

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Mohammad Marufur Rahman

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Automated Sales MIS Expert | ATS Resume Builder

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Vardan wadhwa

Delhi, India

AI Project Manager for Business Growth 🚀

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Jhon Jaimes

United States

✏️ Copywriter | SEO Writer | Content Writer 👨‍💻

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Shrikant Bihani

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Adaptable Lead Generator and Sales Manager

Common projects for Sales Managers

Developing and Implementing a Sales Strategy

Training and Developing a Sales Team

Conducting Market Research and Analysis

Managing Key Sales Accounts

Setting and Tracking Sales Goals

Optimizing Sales Processes and Techniques

Tips for working with and hiring Sales Managers

Understand your sales goals

Before hiring a freelance sales manager, have a clear understanding of your sales objectives. This will help you convey your expectations to the manager and allow them to craft a successful sales strategy.

Review their past experience

Take time to review the sales manager's past experience, particularly within your industry. Their understanding of your market can be a significant advantage in reaching your sales goals.

Ensure their communication skills

Effective communication is crucial for a successful sales strategy. Ensure your freelance sales manager can clearly communicate with your team and clients, and is responsive to your needs.

Use Contra's platform

Keep all communication and transactions on Contra's platform. This will help you track project milestones, manage payments, and resolve any disputes, if they arise.

How to hire Sales Managers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of your sales goals and the skills and experience you require from a Sales Manager.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, sales strategies, and how they handle various aspects of sales management. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Sales Managers

1. Can you describe your approach to developing a sales strategy?

2. Can you tell me about a time when you successfully managed a sales team to achieve a specific goal?

3. How do you use data and analytics in your sales strategy?

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Frequently asked
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A freelance sales manager is a professional who helps businesses achieve their sales goals. They develop and implement sales strategies, manage sales teams, conduct market research, and manage key accounts.

A freelance sales manager is a professional who helps businesses achieve their sales goals. They develop and implement sales strategies, manage sales teams, conduct market research, and manage key accounts.

Hiring a sales manager on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without any commissions. You can review their past experience, collaborate efficiently, and manage contracts and payments all in one place.

Sales managers often use Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools, sales analytics platforms, and communication tools. It's important to ensure the sales manager you hire is proficient in the tools your business already uses.

You can post a job detailing your sales goals and requirements on Contra. Sales managers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of sales managers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require a sales manager often include developing and implementing a sales strategy, managing a sales team, conducting market research, and managing key accounts.

The cost of hiring a sales manager on Contra can vary based on their experience and skills, and the project duration. However, the average cost for Sales Managers freelancers is $15-$35 per hour.

Freelance sales managers on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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