A sales and growth analyst’s job is to increase the sales and revenue that a company needs. This is achieved by running competitive analysis, forecasting, and making recommendations on how the sales, marketing, and other teams should move forward. A sales analyst might also need to coordinate with the marketing team on how to run successful campaigns or work with even the supply chain team to make production or inventory run smoothly.
While there is no specification to become a sales and growth analyst you will however need a bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, market research, or computer science.
Top 20 sales and growth questions you can ask during a job interview
- What do you know about our company so far?
- Why do you want to take up this position?
- Tell me one such time when you succeeded or were really proud of yourself
- How have you stayed motivated in a remote world?
- What do you think will be your biggest challenge in your first three months as an SDR (sales development representative)?
- What are past experiences?
- Tell me about a time when you failed on your strategy and what did you learn through the same?
- What made your best manager one of the best yet?
- What would your previous employer say about your work?
- What technology are you using to support your sales efforts today?
- Are there any recent technologies that you have heard of or learned about that are particularly exciting to you?
- What is your current or most recent quota?
- What has your attainment looked like?
- What is a creative tactic that you took recently to book a meeting?
- How do you stay updated on the target market?
- What are your methods of handling customer objections?
- What role does social media play in your selling process according to you?
- What is the best way to research possible clients before a sales call?
- How long should you pursue a client?
- Lastly, tell us one reason why you are the best candidate for this role?