Individuals in this position interact with customers to understand and service customer needs, interact with customers by giving specialized service and product demonstrations with specialization leading to maximization of business in a retail environment.
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Individuals in this position interact with customers and understand their needs. They should be physically fit and able to withstand working in a retail environment while being customer responsive. They need to have excellent product knowledge, interpersonal and listening skills. Minimum education qualification for this job is 10th. However, some organizations demand a higher qualification. Some ask Graduation as a minimum qualification. MBAs are required for specific sales associate jobs.
Sales Associate is the person who actually speaks to the customers and sells. Experience in sales influences high pay for this job. Your career path will evolve in Business Development, Lead Generation, Inside Sales or Sales Management in 4-8 years. You will very easily find positions in top roles of operations or management in 12 - 15 years.