Working as part of a startup’s sales team means being focused on communicating the benefits of a product to potential customers with the final aim of generating revenue.
This means that sales associates need to have a detailed understanding of their company’s product and customer. Then, they need to combine this understanding with skills of persuasion and perseverance, ensuring they are consistently motivated to get out and talk to people.
On a daily basis, sales team members work together to generate leads, engage with potential buyers and eventually close deals.
"Sales associates are responsible for generating leads, closing deals, and doing whatever it takes to help the startup grow"
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