What does a Regional Sales Manager do?
The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily and long-term operations of a company's stores across a geographic region. As a Regional Sales Manager you will often be responsible for setting and adjusting sales goals based on deep knowledge of individual store selling patterns. Additionally you will be responsible for overseeing the training of managers, and assistant managers in the region s/he is responsible for.
Being a Regional Sales Manager typically does not require a college degree although knowledge of business, customer service, and previous retail experience are essential. Often a Regional Sales Manager is promoted within a company from a managerial position in one store or as an assistant regional manager to ensure that the person has an exemplary knowledge of the company culture, regulations and requirements.
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Regional Sales Manager Career Path
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a regional sales manager
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The most common qualifications to become a regional sales manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.