As a Sales and Marketing Manager I have the knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems. Determine the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services. Also, the folowing are also part of my job, to wit;
1) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
2) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
3) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
4) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
5) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
6) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Modesty aside, I believed I have the following skills and strength needed for the job that I desire, to wit;
1) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
2) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
3) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
4) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
5) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
6) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
7) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
8) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
9) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
10) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
11) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
12) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
13) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
14) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
15) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
16) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
17) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
18) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.
19) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
20) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.
21) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.
22) Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
23) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.