International Sales Manager

Connecting the world through strategic international sales management.


An International Sales Manager is a professional who is responsible for developing and managing an organisation's sales activities in foreign markets. This involves identifying potential international markets creating strategies to penetrate deep into these markets as well as managing a team of sales representatives who work in those markets.

International Sales Managers must have a deep understanding of the cultural, economic and political differences that exist across different countries and regions. They must be able to adapt their sales strategies to fit the unique needs and preferences of customers in each market.


For Bachelor’s

  • The scholars are required to clear their 10+2 board examinations with a minimum of  60% grade from an authorised education board.
  • Furthermore, aspirants are advised to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and management from a recognised university or college. 

 For Masters

  • The seekers are suggested to pursue Masters in Business Administration(MBA) in the field of sales management.

Job Roles

The job roles and specific duties of an International Sales Manager are listed as given below: 

  • Sales Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Zonal Business Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Territory Manager 

Top Recruiters

International Sales Managers are employed by a wide range of organisations including both small as well as large corporations. Top International Sales Managers recruiters include:

  • Vodafone
  • Coca Cola India
  • PepsiCo
  • Sony India
  • Cadbury
  • Microsoft 

Employment Sector

  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Logistics
  • IT Firms
  • Finance Firms
  • E-commerce firms


The salary of an International Sales Manager can vary depending on a number of factors such as the company's size, location, industry and number of years of experience.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹7,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹13, 00,000 


  • Sales Expertise
  • Global Business Knowledge
  • Communication Skills 
  • Analytical Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Negotiation Skills


The role of an International Sales Manager involves overseeing the sales operations of a company in foreign markets. The career scope of an International Sales Manager is quite vast as well as diverse, as they are responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase sales and revenue in global markets. Moreover, they are also responsible for identifying new business opportunities, establishing relationships with customers,  negotiating contracts along with agreements. An International Sales Manager must have a strong understanding of global market trends, consumer behaviour and cultural differences to develop effective sales strategies. They should possess excellent communication along with interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with clients as well as partners across different regions and cultures.


  • Exposure to different cultures and markets
  • High earning potential
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Variety in work


  • High Stress
  • Cultural Differences
  • Travel Demands
  • Risk of failure