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Sales Analyst job description

A Sales Analyst is a professional who creates sales forecasts and makes recommendations to optimize sales activities and increase market share.

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Sales Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Compiling, analyzing, and reporting sales data
  • Monitoring and analyzing competitive activity, customer, and market trends
  • Providing actionable insights to guide the sales and marketing teams

Job brief

We are looking for a Sales Analyst to join our team and support our sales team by compiling and analyzing sales and market data to help our organization sell more effectively. 

Sales Analyst responsibilities include reviewing market trends and other sales figures to help our sales team understand the market and provide more recommendations to our potential clients. 

Ultimately, you will work with our sales team to improve our sales process and help us close more sales opportunities. 


  • Collect data from sales reports for analysis
  • Develop methods and strategies for assessing large amounts of data
  • Study past sales data to determine trends in productivity
  • Examine company budget
  • Conduct research into competitive companies and the surrounding market
  • Study shopping and purchase trends of consumer base and target demographic
  • Use sales prediction software to determine future trends
  • Create sales evaluation reports based on collected data

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Sales Analyst or similar role
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Sales Analyst

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