Sales Associate Job Descriptions

Create your own Sales Associate job description, or find job description examples you can re-use to hire faster.

Sales Associate Job Description Template

Job Title: Sales Associate

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated Sales Associate to join our team. The Sales Associate will be responsible for generating leads, building relationships with clients, and closing sales. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and a passion for sales.


  • Generate leads through cold calling, networking, and other sales techniques
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients
  • Understand client needs and provide solutions to meet those needs
  • Close sales and meet or exceed sales targets
  • Provide excellent customer service and follow-up with clients
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and product knowledge


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior sales experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
  • Ability to meet or exceed sales targets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM software

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to travel as needed

Salary and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

The 10 Best  Sales Associate  job descriptions that produced quality job applicants.

Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Sales Manager for Dream Dinners | Kennewick, WA in Kennewick. This is a Sales Associate description.

We are looking for a Sales Manager to help us change more lives and bring Homemade, Made Easy meals into the community. As a Dream Dinners Sales Manager, you will play multiple roles – Customer ...Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Sales Associate

What is the best way to find and hire a Sales Associate near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Sales Associate applicants. Employers posting their Sales Associate job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Sales Associate applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Sales Associate are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 5 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Sales Associate positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Sales Associate role?
SMS has 88% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Sales Associate job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Sales Associates are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 146% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Sales Associate applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

Try out Workstream to hire a Sales Associate for
your Sales business

A revolutionary hiring process for Sales positions

A revolutionary hiring process for Sales positions Hiring restaurant staff in San Francisco can be a tough job. Workstream can help accelerate the process by letting you post on job boards like Indeed within seconds.

1-Click Job Posting

No more tedious copy and pasting. We integrate with all the top job boards. All applicants funnel into one intuitive dashboard.

Text-to-Apply Posters

Print out your unique QR code and text message number. Applicants scan/text to see all open positions and apply right away.

Automated & 2-Way SMS

Engage with applicants via text. Include links to screening questions, forms, and more. Use 2-way text to answer questions.

Endless Integrations

Connect Workstream to your calendar so applicants can schedule interviews. Streamline onboarding with background check & HR integrations.

Candidate Tracking & Scoring

View all your applicants and employees in one place. Make notes on their progress. Access their docs anytime from anywhere.

Customizable Templates

We provide templates for everything from job postings to offer letters. Send links to docs and tax forms via text message so new hires sign digital copies.

Hire Sales workers