Sales Trainer

Sales Trainer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Sales Trainer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Sales Trainings
  • Teaching
  • Sales
  • Training & Development
  • Sales Management
  • Employee Training
  • Product Training
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  • Training Delivery
  • Sales Process
  • Business Development
  • Sales Coaching
  • Customer Service
  • Coaching
  • Sales Operations
  • Performance Management
  • Sales Presentations
  • Direct Sales
  • Account Management
  • Customer Retention
  • Cold Calling
  • Product Launch
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales Effectiveness
  • Marketing

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Resume Skills: Techniques

  • Solution Selling
  • SPIN Selling
  • Challenger Sales
  • Sandler Selling System
  • Value Selling
  • Consultative Selling
  • Miller Heiman Blue Sheet
  • NEAT Selling
  • Sandler Sales Methodology
  • Challenger Sale
  • SNAP Selling
  • Value-based Selling
  • Sales Enablement
  • Sales Strategy
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Outbound Marketing
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Resume Skills: Software

  • Salesforce
  • HubSpot
  • Zoho CRM
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Pipedrive
  • SugarCRM
  • Infusionsoft
  • SalesForce
  • Freshsales
  • Outreach
  • MS Dynamics
  • Oracle CRM
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Zoominfo
  • Slack
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
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Resume Skills: Training

  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • E-Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Just-In-Time Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • Gamification
  • Role Playing
  • Interactive Learning
  • Performance Analysis
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Resume Skills: Product Knowledge

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Other

Resume Skills: Business Intelligence Tools

Resume Skills: Sales

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Sample Sales Trainer Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Sales Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Sales Trainer
Spearheaded a comprehensive sales training program, incorporating approaches in business development, account management and cold calling, which increased new hire readiness by 30%
Established a culture of continued learning, enhancing employee training and performance management, resulting in a 15% increase in team sales efficiency
Launched successful product trainings for three product lines, improving product knowledge comprehension by 50%
Led a customer retention initiative targeting training delivery, leading to a 20% reduction in customer churn
Designed a sales process alignment strategy, easing transactions and improving sales operations by 35%
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Sales Trainer
Orchestrated a comprehensive revamp of internal sales training process, leading to a 35% increase in sales output.
Instituted specialized product training programs enhancing product knowledge for 100+ sales representatives, resulting in 45% increase in customer retention.
Formulated and implemented annual sales training curriculum, contributing to 22% growth in business development.
Innovated modernized sales coaching methodologies, promoting a 15% improvement in performance management.
Implemented effective sales operations strategies, contributing to a remarkable 40% surge in direct sales. May 2016 - December 2019
Sales Trainer
Implemented new sales training methodologies, improving sales team’s performance by 25%
Designed and executed a new onboarding program, improving time-to-productivity of new hires by 20%
Created distinct training modules for sales presentations, enhancing persuasion skills and increasing conversion rate by 10% May 2017 - December 2021
Sales Coach
Implemented an intensive 3-month sales coaching program, resulting in over 30% increase in sales figures.
Devised strategies for efficient account management, leading to 20% increase in customer retention.
Specialized in cold-calling techniques, leading to an increase in sales by 30%.
Salesforce February 2013 - April 2016
Sales Manager
Successfully led a sales team to surpass sales goals by 15%, with a track record of high customer service satisfaction
Influenced business development strategies leading to 10% annual growth
Managed customer accounts worth $1.5 million annually, achieving 95% account retention rate
SalesForce January 2015 - April 2017
Sales Representative
Conducted captivating sales presentations, resulting in an average 25% increase in sales during tenure.
Skillfully managed a portfolio of high value accounts, generating more than $1M in annual revenue.
Trained 50+ new sales representatives in effective cold-calling techniques, leading to a 15% increase in overall team sales.
Resume Worded Institute March 2020
Certification in Advanced Sales Tactics
Part-time certification while working at Resume Worded
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master of Business Administration - Marketing
Graduated with Honors, Dean's List 2013
Sales Techniques: Solution Selling, SPIN Selling, Challenger Sales, Sandler Selling System, Value Selling, Consultative Selling
Sales Software: Salesforce, HubSpot, Zoho CRM, Microsoft Dynamics, Pipedrive, SugarCRM, Infusionsoft
Product Knowledge: SaaS, E-commerce, Finance, Retail, Manufacturing, Professional services
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Professional), French (Basic)
Certifications: Google Digital Garage Certification in Fundamentals of Digital Marketing (2019), TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect (2020)
Awards: Resume Worded 'Sales Trainer of the Year' (2021), 'Best Performer Award' (2017, 2018)
Volunteering: Lead Organizer for 'Sales Tactics Meetup' (2019 - Present), Member of 'Feed the Hungry' charity organization volunteering for fundraising events (2020 - Present)
Publications: Authored 'The Evolving Sales Landscape: A Comprehensive Guide' (Published by Resume Worded Publishing, 2021)
Your Name
Sales Training Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE April 2018 - Present
Sales Training Manager
Introduced a results-driven sales process leading to a 20% increase in sales
Instrumental in driving product launch strategies, garnering attention of over 200 potential clients
Developed direct sales pipeline boosting revenue by 25%
Managed a team of sales trainers leading to a 10% increase in overall team performance
Decreased customer churn by 15% through a specially-designed customer service training initiative
Google LLC January 2014 - March 2018
Senior Sales Trainer
Enhanced sales coaching program leading to a 10% boost in overall sales
Applied advanced teaching methodologies, improving trainee engagement by 50%
Revamped sales training program leading to a 5% reduction in sales process time
Microsoft June 2010 - December 2013
Sales Trainer
Managed key clients in direct sales, growing sales by 8% annually
Created an accountable team environment, increasing performance management by 20%
Spearheaded product training workshops that boosted product knowledge by 35%
Resume Worded University September 2008 - May 2010
Master of Business Administration - Marketing and Sales
Concentration in Sales Strategy and Analysis
Resume Worded Academic Center July 2006
Diploma in Advanced Sales Techniques
Finished in top 5% of class
Part-time program alongside initial career at Microsoft
Sales: B2B Sales, Direct Sales, Channel Sales, Remote Sales
Techniques: Sales Enablement, Sales Strategy, Inbound Marketing, Outbound Marketing
Software: Salesforce, HubSpot, Slack, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Training: Learning Management Systems (LMS), E-Learning, Blended Learning, Just-In-Time Learning
Certifications: Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP), Advanced Selling Skills Certification
Awards: Top Sales Trainer Award - Google LLC, 2016-2017, Stellar Performance in Training - Microsoft, 2013
Leadership & Volunteering: Board Member - Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), Mentor - Association for Talent Development (ATD)
Projects: Developed an innovative e-learning platform for sales training used by over 1000 sales professionals at
Your Name
Corporate Sales Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
IBM April 2021 - Present
Corporate Sales Trainer
Streamlined sales trainings for corporate clients, boosting customer service rating by 28%.
Revolutionized training delivery methods resulting in a 30% decrease in training turnaround time.
Innovated empowering sales coaching techniques leading to a 45% improvement in employee performance during Q1 2022.
Masterminded growth-oriented sales processes that resulted in a $2M growth in sales during FY 2021.
Delivered intensive sales presentations, generating a record $3M in sales. October 2016 - March 2021
Sales Training Supervisor
Overhauled training and development curriculum, resulting in 25% growth in employee competency.
Supervised a dynamic team of 12 sales trainers, piloting a 35% increase in training efficiency.
Play a significant role in product launches by conducting efficient product training, resulting in excellent sales output.
SalesForce February 2014 - September 2016
Sales Consultant
Executed robust sales strategies leading to a 30% increase in sales during 2015.
Trained over 50 clients on effective sales techniques, contributing to a rise in customer satisfaction by 20%.
Resume Worded University March 2018
Master of Business Administration - Marketing Specialization
Concentration in sales and marketing management
Resume Worded Institute January 2014
Certification in Advanced Sales Techniques
Focused on modern sales strategies and technologies
Awarded for the best project in consultation and negotiation strategies
Sales Software: SalesForce, Microsoft Dynamics, HubSpot, Zoho CRM, Pipedrive, Freshsales
Techniques: Consultative Selling, Challenger Sale, SNAP Selling, SPIN Selling, Solution Selling, Value-based Selling
Other skills: Sales analytics, Project management, Budgeting, Staff training, Corporate communications, Market research
Certifications: Miller Heiman Strategic Selling Certification, The BMAT Strategic Thinking System Certification
Leadership: President of Local Sales & Marketing Association, Organizer of Annual Sales Professionals Conference
Awards: Sales Excellence Award from, Top Sales Consultant at in 2015 & 2016
Your Name
Regional Sales Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Oracle May 2020 - Present
Regional Sales Trainer
Managed overall sales training responsibilities for the Western region, resulting in a 38% increase in the region's overall sales performance.
Increased training delivery efficiency to remote sales teams by 60% by leveraging virtual training tools and platforms.
Drove sales management strategies that increased account acquisitions by 18% in FY 2021.
Executed strong customer retention strategies, resulting in a 40% decrease in customer turnover.
Coached regional sales teams through product launches, leading to an average 35% increase in sales of new products.
Resume Worded January 2017 - April 2020
Sales Trainer
Spearheaded the design and implementation of customized sales coaching programs, contributing in 30% increase in team sales efficiency.
Facilitated extensive product training for the sales teams, resulting in a 25% increase in product knowledge among staff.
Reformed the sales process resulting in a 20% increase in client acquisitions.
Adobe September 2015 - December 2016
Sales Associate
Secured over $1M in software sales by utilizing effective sales strategies.
Increased customer retention by 18% by implementing strategic customer service protocols.
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2016
Master of Business Administration - Sales and Marketing
Top 5% of graduating class
Thesis focused on advanced sales strategies and buyer psychology. Nominated for Best Dissertation Award.
Resume Worded University June 2015
Bachelor of Arts - Business Administration
Minored in Psychology
Awards: Dean's List (top 10% of class), First Place in Universitywide Sales Competition
Software Proficiency: Oracle CRM, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office Suite, Zoominfo, Salesforce, HubSpot
Sales Techniques: Solution Selling, Challenger Sales, Miller Heiman Blue Sheet, SPIN Selling, NEAT Selling, Sandler Sales Methodology
Training Techniques: Instructional Design, Blended Learning, Gamification, Role Playing, Interactive Learning, Performance Analysis
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP), Dale Carnegie Sales Training Certification
Professional Development: Attended 5+ industry leading seminars and conferences such as SaaStr Annual and the TOPO Sales Summit to stay abreast of sales trends
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor for recent graduates through the Resume Worded Alumni Network, Board Member of local non-profit 'Feed to Succeed'
Awards: Awarded 'Trainer of the Year' in 2019 at Resume Worded, 'Most Valuable Player' at Adobe's end of year celebration in 2016
Your Name
Corporate Sales Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Senior Sales Coach
Directed over 30 sales seminars, amplifying direct sales by 35% through effective training in CRM and business development strategies.
Created dynamic sales presentations that resulted in a 25% increase in customer retention while maximizing account management efficiency.
Implemented innovative sales management processes that boosted sales operations by 40%, leading to an increase in overall revenue.
Developed comprehensive sales training modules, contributing to team development and a 50% increase in overall sales.
Led the coaching and development of over 60 employees, significantly improving their sales skills and performance.
Resume Worded June 2017 - December 2019
Sales Training Specialist
Designed and conducted employee training programs which led to an increase in sales performance by 30%.
Successfully developed a powerful sales process, leading to a notable improvement in direct sales.
Managed a team of 20 sales professionals, implementing effective coaching techniques that enhanced team efficiency by 45%.
Microsoft March 2015 - May 2017
Sales Team Lead
Boosted team's sales by 20% by implementing new marketing strategies.
Handled account management for key clients, maintaining strong relationships and consistently meeting targets.
Enhanced customer relationship management process, resulting in a 15% increase in customer satisfaction and higher customer retention rates.
Resume Worded Institute January 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Sales Leadership
Concentration in Corporate Sales and Marketing
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Major in Finance
Minors in Sales Management and Marketing
Sales Techniques/Strategies: Solution Selling, SPIN Selling, Challenger Sale, Account-Based Selling, Value Selling, Relationship Selling
CRM Tools: Salesforce, Zoho CRM, Microsoft Dynamics 365, NetSuite, Pipedrive, Insightly
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Zoom, Slack, Trello, Asana
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP), Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP)
Leadership & Volunteering: National Association of Sales Professionals (Chapter President), Sales World - Annual Conference (Volunteer)
Awards: Salesperson of the Year - Resume Worded 2018, Microsoft Sales Achiever 2016
Courses: Negotiation Mastery - Harvard Online, Strategic Sales Management - Coursera
Your Name
Senior Sales Mentor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2019 - Present
Senior Sales Mentor
Revamped existing sales strategies resulting in a 50% increase in business development initiatives and a 35% increase in the employee training effectiveness.
Instituted refined sales process and structures, enhancing direct sales numbers by 40%.
Conducted one-on-one sales coaching for over 100 employees, improving their sales management skills and exceeding their sales targets by 30%.
Created engaging sales presentations that increased customer engagement by 25% and improved customer retention.
Strategized plans for account management, enhancing client relationships and expanding sales by 15%.
Resume Worded April 2015 - January 2019
Sales Coach
Devised a unique sales operations model, producing a 20% increase in sales efficiency.
Administered over 40 sales training sessions, honing team skills and leading to a 10% increase in sales.
Worked on customer relationship management which led to a significant improvement in customer satisfaction and retention rates.
AT&T July 2012 - March 2015
Sales Executive
Managed and expanded key accounts, securing an increase in direct sales by 20%.
Used innovative marketing strategies, resulting in 25% business development growth and a 30% increase in revenue.
Helped in creating an effective sales process to improve efficiency and productivity.
Resume Worded Institute January 2019
Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP)
Gained effective strategies for sales team management and leadership
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2012
Master of Business Administration - Marketing
Focused on Strategic Marketing, Negotiation Techniques, and Business Analytics
Sales Techniques: Solution Selling, Cross-selling, Upselling, Relationship Selling, Prospecting, Negotiation
Software & Tools: Salesforce, Zoho CRM, PowerPoint (Advanced), Excel (Advanced), Google Suite
Market Knowledge: Competitive Analysis, Market Trend Forecasting, Pricing Strategy, Customer Retention
Training & Development: Sales Training, Coaching, Mentoring, Onboarding, Performance Reviews
Certification: Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP) – National Association of Sales Professionals
Leadership: Served as President of the local chapter of the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (2016-2018)
Awards: AT&T Peak Performance Sales Executive (2014, 2015), Resume Worded Sales Coach of the Year (2018)
Your Name
Sales Education Consultant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE August 2018 - Present
Sales Education Consultant
Led a team of 50 employees, achieving a 30% increase in sales through effective coaching.
Conducted comprehensive employee training programs which led to a 40% improvement in their sales operations.
Successfully developed and executed effective sales presentations, resulting in an unprecedented increase in customer retention.
Boosted direct sales by 30% with the implementation of innovative sales management strategies.
Redesigned the traditional sales process, resulting in a 20% increase in business development.
Resume Worded January 2015 - July 2018
Sales Training Officer
Developed and delivered sales training modules, increasing team's proficiency and sales performance by 15%.
Handled customer relationship management, leading to an appreciation in customer satisfaction and retention rates.
Introduced new marketing strategies which resulted in a 20% rise in account management efficiency.
Verizon May 2011 - December 2014
Sales Representative
Implemented innovative sales strategies, leading to a 10% increase in sales.
Conducted training and development sessions for new hires, improving the team's sales skills.
Managed client accounts effectively, achieving a consistent record of meeting sales targets.
Resume Worded University 2014
Master of Business Administration - Sales Leadership
Member of the Resume Worded's Elite Sales Club, recognizing top sales student performance
Resume Worded Academic Center 2011
Certificate in Advanced Sales Techniques
Awarded: Top Performer Award in Advanced Sales cohort
Sales Knowledge: B2B Sales, Account Management, Sales Strategy, Lead Generation, CRM Software (Salesforce, Zoho, HubSpot), Sales Analytics
Consulting Skills: Sales Training, Contract Negotiation, Client Relations, Market Research, Business Development, Presentation Skills
Technical Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Zoom, Slack
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Professional Working Proficiency), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP), Certificate of Professional Sales Management
Awards: Resume Worded 'Sales Trainer of the Year' (2017), Verizon 'Top Salesperson of the Year' (2013)
Projects: Developed comprehensive sales training program for Resume Worded, increasing sales productivity by 35%
Volunteering: Pro Bono Sales Consultant for local charities, Assisted local school board in improving fundraising strategies

How do I add skills to a Sales Trainer resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Sales Trainer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Training & Development, Sales Trainings and Sales are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Training Delivery and Product Training.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Employee Training, Sales Management and Teaching - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Cold Calling, Sales Effectiveness and Coaching - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show examples of where you trained people.

On Sales Trainer resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.

Emphasize your sales skills.

As the job title suggests, sales and communication are important elements of Sales Trainer roles. Through your bullet points, show hiring managers evidence of how you have generated new customers.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Sales Trainer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Sales Trainer Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Sales Trainer job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Sales Trainer Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Sales Trainer Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Sales Trainer job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

  • Soft Skills
  • Leadership

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top skills you should add to your Sales Trainer resume?

On top Sales Trainer resumes, skills like Sales Trainings, Teaching, Sales, Training & Development, Sales Management, Employee Training, Product Training and Training Delivery appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Sales Presentations, Product Launch, Sales Effectiveness, Cold Calling and Coaching can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

What are the differences in resume skills between a Corporate Sales Trainer and a National Sales Trainer?

If you are writing a Corporate Sales Trainer resume, try to emphasize skills like Sales Trainings, Sales Management, Sales Process, Customer Retention, Sales Presentations, Direct Sales, Sales Operations and Sales.

Similarly, if you are writing a National Sales Trainer resume, emphasize skills like Endocrinology, Sales Force Development, Product Launch, Managed Care, Cardiology, Business-to-Business (B2B), Cold Calling and Medical Devices.

What soft skills are common in Sales Trainer roles?

Soft skills like Customer Satisfaction, Team Building, Negotiation, Soft Skills and Team Leadership are essential for Sales Trainer roles and jobs.

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While the keywords above are a good indication of what skills you need on your resume, you should try to find additional keywords that are specific to the job. To do this, use the free Targeted Resume tool. It analyzes the job you are applying to and finds the most important keywords you need on your resume.

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