Sales Manager Interview Questions

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Should sales reps be paid commission?

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User Answers

15 Sales Manager User Answer Examples

  1. 1.

    Should sales reps be paid commission?

  2. 2.

    How do you generate leads? What programs and initiatives do you incorporate?

  3. 3.

    What was your most significant professional accomplishment?

  4. 4.

    What have you found to be the most important skills in negotiating and succeeding in sales?

  5. 5.

    What's your ideal company to work for?

  6. 6.

    What do you know about our company and the products/services we sell?

  7. 7.

    What's the ideal relationship between sales & marketing?

  8. 8.

    How many employees have you been responsible for managing at one time?

  9. 9.

    When have you had to lead a situation by example? How were the results?

  10. 10.

    How do you evaluate success among your team members?

  11. 11.

    What's the ideal relationship between sales and marketing?

  12. 12.

    Would you consider yourself a natural born leader who prefers to take charge and control of a situation?

  13. 13.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  14. 14.

    Your worst performing sales executive has a personal crisis and needs significant time off, how would you support them?

  15. 15.

    Tell me about a difficult rejection you had. How did you handle it and how did you bounce back?

  16. 16.

    If I were to interview the people who have reported to you in the past, how would they describe your management style?

  17. 17.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as a sales manager?

  18. 18.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  19. 19.

    What was the most effective motivational speech you have given to a sales team?

  20. 20.

    Describe some success stories and some difficulties. How did you handle the difficulties?

  21. 21.

    Why did you choose a career in sales? When did you know this is something you could do for the rest of your career?

  22. 22.

    How do you manage egos within your sales team?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about your most successful sales team.

  24. 24.

    What type of bonuses/reward programs, do you find most effective?

  25. 25.

    How do you handle a sales person who is not meeting their target sales?

  26. 26.

    Why are you ready for a sales manager position?

  27. 27.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  28. 28.

    How did you develop your best-selling techniques?

  29. 29.

    What have you personally done to develop your management skills?

  30. 30.

    What goals do you like to set for yourself and your sales team?

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    How would you like your sales team to generate leads?

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    How do you respond to feedback?