Sales Training Specialist Job Description

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Sales Training Specialist

Sales Training Specialist responsibilities

  • Designing quality sales training programs within budget limitations
  • Scheduling individual and team training plans on a regular basis
  • Evaluating strengths and weaknesses to identify training needs

Sales Training Specialist Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Sales training specialist to coordinate and support our sales team. Your duties include scheduling and overseeing all training programs and identifying training needs. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring new employees receive proper training to meet their responsibilities successfully.

Our ideal candidate understands our company objectives and suggests ideas to achieve them through sales training. For this position, you should combine excellent organization skills with an ability to interact with your team members and motivate them to succeed.

Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our sales team is fully educated, to perform at a high level and increase customer satisfaction.


  • Design quality sales training programs within budget limitations
  • Schedule individual and team training plans on a regular basis
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses to identify training needs
  • Oversee training material and suggest improvements
  • Choose the most appropriate training method per case (e.g. on-the-job training, seminars and simulations)
  • Design onboarding session for new hires and sales trainees.
  • Evaluate sales team performance to ensure incorporation of taught techniques
  • Report on training program effectiveness
  • Create an open-communication climate and gather team members’ preferences for potential training
  • Maintain updated curriculum database and training record
  • Stay up-to-date with employee development trends


  • Proven work experience as a Sales training specialist or Sales training coordinator
  • Extensive knowledge of learning principles and modern training techniques
  • An ability to manage the full training cycle
  • Experience with learning management software
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Understanding of sales process, preferably with customer service experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and team management skills
  • BSc degree in Education, Human Resources or relevant field
  • Additional certification in training is a plus

Sales Training Specialist Job Description Examples

Director of Sales Training • Custom Ink , LLC

How you'll make a difference:

We're looking for someone to propel the development of our training programs for our growing sales channels. As our Director of Sales Training, you will support our growing sales teams by developing unique skills, creative approaches, and cohesive strategies that will be influential on our journey to becoming an outstanding sales organization with a focus on drivi...

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Sales Training Specialist • VNS Health


Assists in developing, planning, and conducting training for Partnership Development field staff relating to products, systems, processes and techniques of marketing and/or outreaching to the community. Assists in designing training classes, training materials and facilitating training. Participates in sales training needs assessments and analyzing employee training needs to determine...

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Sales Trainer • Workwave

We are looking for a Sales Trainer to join our high-growth sales team. The ideal candidate is someone who knows how to create and administer meaningful training materials and processes for our employees. They ensure a friendly, informative, and positive experience for learning our products; and prepare employees to be as self-sufficient as possible before selling our suite of solutions.

Why wo...

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Sales Training Specialist Positions in NRG Energy Houston, TX • NRG Energy

This Jobsfunter Listing is about NRG Energy in Houston, TX 2022

About the job...

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the Unite...

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