Sales / Customer Service

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Sales / Customer Service

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Working in Sales & Customer Service Sector in Ireland

A career in sales attracts graduates from virtually every discipline and can straddle almost every industry, from pharmaceuticals to the media, to IT to retail. Personality and skills are usually deemed just as important as the type of degree you have. To be successful in this area you must be a confident communicator with an excellent telephone manner. Sales positions are usually target-driven and can be demanding and highly competitive, but this could be an exciting career choice if you thrive on pressure and enjoy interacting with people.

Types of Roles

Sales / Account Manager
Store Manager
Sales Assistant
Merchandising
Customer Service Executive
Customer Service Representative
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Average Salary

The average can vary based on position, experience, and what company you work with. You could be making €3OK - €45K depending on your background. Positions in sales and customer service often offer opportunities to earn commission.

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Working Hours & Holidays

Average working hours are 9am - 5:30pm. You will generally work 39 hours per week.

By law, all those who work full-time in Ireland are entitled to 20 days of annual leave. It's not usually possible to get away with not taking leave and most employers will also award extra vacation days to long-term employees.