Passionate About Fashion And Tech Sales? This Is How To Combine Both!
Choosing a career path is never that easy, especially when you have different passions and a diversified set of skills. But, guess what, if one of these passions is tech sales, you have the luxury to combine it with other fields you would love to work in.
The thing about tech sales is that you can sell any product you love as long as you’re able to fully understand its aspects. And as a matter of fact, when you are passionate about a product, you will succeed more in selling it. As we live in a digital age, even the fashion industry is reshaped by tech, which creates more and more tech sales jobs in the fashion field. Artificial intelligence, digitization, and automation are all tech aspects that influence fashion today.
Our last session was ask me anything session with both Mehdi Doghri the CTO of Save Your Wardrobe and Vedika Hinduja, Head of Partnerships at Save Your Wardrobe.
Save Your Wardrobe is a startup based in both Tunisia and the UK. It was founded by two Tunisian experts in fashion, business, tech, and startups:
Hasna Kourda and Mehdi Doghri.
Their mission is to guide users on how to reconnect with the content of their wardrobe and make the most of it by making better choices and buying better and more consciously.
SYW not only works on the B2C (Business to Consumer) aspect, but also involves a B2B (Business to Business) aspect aimed at brands and retailers.
This fashion tech startup for example offers several job positions for tech sellers such as sales representative, business developer, customer support, and success support.
Here is a brief explanation of each of these positions and other ones that you might opt for:
1 — Sales representative:
A sales rep is the principal point of contact between a business and its customers. To grow a business’s sales, he/she maintains current customer accounts as well as develops new ones.
2 — Business developer:
A business developer’s main missions are to identify growth opportunities and building and maintaining relationships with new prospects as well as existing customers.
3 — Customer support:
Customer support agents help ensure that customers are satisfied by providing helpful information, answering questions, and responding to complaints.
4 — Customer success:
Their main mission is to support and retain customers in the use of a solution or product, for them to derive maximum value from it.
5 — Growth Hacker:
A growth hacker focuses on the growth of acquisition channels but also retention by assuring that your product fits the market requirements.
6 — Inside sales:
Inside sales are responsible for sourcing new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails. (You can check our articles on lead generation and cold emailing to better understand these terms)
So, if you aspire to make a career that combines the fashion and tech sales industries, take initiative and look for opportunities in fashion tech companies and startups.
Let us know in the comments below if you would like to combine sales with other fields. 💬👇
For more information about SYW visit their website. And for assistance in kick-starting your sales career, apply to our upcoming Bootcamp. You can find all the information needed on our website. If you need more details, don’t hesitate to contact us. 💚
This article was written by Ghaya khamassi — Skills21 alumna.