An international sales manager is a senior member of an organisation's sales team who is tasked with running operations from an international perspective. This role involves a range of activities ranging from supporting global clients to coordinating all sales efforts with subsidiaries and agents.
Recruitment agencies from the United Kingdom and abroad will have stringent specifications when looking for the very best international sales managers due to the calibre of the position. As well as the aforementioned attributes, they will look for staff with a lot of experience in devising sales campaigns, developing key relationships, achieving sales targets and a plethora of other key sales tasks.
International sales managers are also required to have a charismatic and energetic personality and thrive off travelling the world. Staff also need to be adept at meeting tight deadlines and delivering even when the going gets tough.
International sales managers may be required to have relevant qualifications but the fundamental requirement for recruiters will be a near perfect track record in sales and business development. The average wage for an international sales manager is around the £42,500 mark and earn the most in London and Scotland where an average salary id £52,000 and £51,000 respectively.