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Andrea Lawrence

I am not sure where you are located but there are many companies in Silicon Valley that hire recent college grads and entry level employees in technology sales.The entry level job titles to look for include Sales Development Representative (SDR) as well as Business Development Representative (BDR). Sometimes you will find Inside Sales Rep as the job title but often that denotes someone who has full sales cycle experience. I usually hire entry people into the SDR role, train and develop, then promote into a full cycle sales role. You can expect to be in the entry role about 12-18 months (four to six quarters) then if all goes well you will move up from there with a solid skill set. Connect with recruiters who specialize in filling sales roles and they will probably have some requisitions to fill. The best situation is to find an SDR role where you work on a sales team with a good experienced Inside Sales Rep as well as good Field Rep who are into mentoring. It is a win/win for all involved. So when you do get some interviews be sure to check into the type of training support you will receive as well as the structure of the sales department.

Answered 1 year ago

Andrea Lawrence
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Ali Hayford

If you don't have experience in sales, I recommend looking for a customer service / inside sales position to get started. This will give you the opportunity to learn a business, get
acquainted with sales and you can move up from there. I recently had a sales position on my team open up and I went right to my inside sales team for a replacement. I was familiar with their skills and work ethic, as well as I had been mentoring them towards a promotion like this.

Answered 2 years ago

Ali Hayford
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Howie Wallach

I recommend using LinkedIn. You will need to set up a profile--its free.
Then you can do a search, select the "advanced search" option so you can search within X miles of where you live. Search using "sales" or "entry level sales" and you will be on your way. Just be sure to have a professional looking resume ready to provide to the position you apply to.
Good Luck.
HW

Answered 2 years ago

Howie Wallach