7 months ago
November 14, 2023

Not Thrilled About Returning to the Office? 15 At-Home Sales Jobs in Demand

Before the pandemic, people worked from home on rare occasions. Then it became the norm out of circumstance. Not that the pandemic is behind us, but many companies are requiring…

Rhys Metler

Before the pandemic, people worked from home on rare occasions. Then it became the norm out of circumstance. Not that the pandemic is behind us, but many companies are requiring people to come back to the office full-time, including sales professionals. You may be one of the people who are not happy with this – and you are not alone. Our sales recruiters have spoken with many sales professionals who feel the same.

Fortunately, there are sales jobs that can be done from the comfort of your own home, especially with the growth of remote work and digital technology.

Our recruiters have put together the following list of the best sales jobs that can be done remotely:

  1.       Inside Sales Representative: Inside sales reps focus on selling products or services via phone, email, or online meetings. They often work from home to generate leads, qualify prospects, and close deals remotely.
  2.       Account Executive: Account executives manage relationships with existing clients, upsell or cross-sell products or services, and may acquire new clients through remote sales efforts.
  3.       Sales Development Representative (SDR): SDRs are responsible for generating and qualifying leads for the sales team. They reach out to potential customers through phone calls, emails, and online communication.
  4.       Telemarketing: Telemarketers sell products or services over the phone, and many telemarketing roles can be done from home. This job often involves cold calling and following up on leads.
  5.       Freelance Sales: Some companies hire freelance or independent sales professionals to sell their products or services remotely. These professionals often work on a commission basis.
  6.       Online Sales and E-commerce: If you have your own e-commerce store or online marketplace, you can sell products from home. This may involve managing an online store, marketing, and customer service. unemployed sales person at home
  7.       Insurance Sales: Many insurance companies offer remote sales positions, where you can sell various insurance products, such as life, health, or property insurance, from home.
  8.       Real Estate Sales: Real estate agents can conduct much of their work remotely, including marketing properties online, communicating with clients, and conducting virtual property tours.
  9.       Software Sales: Selling software products or services to businesses can often be done remotely. Salespeople in this field may demonstrate software through online meetings.
  10.   Digital Marketing Sales: If you have expertise in digital marketing, you can sell your services to businesses looking to improve their online presence. This includes services like SEO, PPC advertising, and social media marketing.
  11.   Affiliate Marketing: Affiliate marketers promote products or services on their websites or social media and earn commissions on sales generated through their referral links.
  12.   Lead Generation: Lead generation specialists focus on finding potential customers and qualifying them for sales teams. They often work remotely to gather and provide leads.
  13.   Consultative Sales: Consultants with expertise in specific industries can provide remote sales consulting services, helping clients improve their sales strategies and processes.
  14.   Online Courses or Coaching: If you have expertise in a particular area, you can sell online courses, coaching, or consulting services to individuals or businesses looking to acquire new skills.
  15.   Digital Ad Sales: Some individuals work remotely as digital ad salespeople, selling ad space on websites, social media platforms, or other digital media.

A Final Work About Work From Home Sales Jobs By Our Recruiters

Success in remote sales often requires strong self-discipline, effective communication skills, and the ability to use digital tools and technology to your advantage. Specific job opportunities may vary depending on your location, industry, and experience level, so it’s essential to explore options that align with your skills and interests.

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Rhys Metler

Rhys is a tenacious, top performing Senior Sales Recruiter with 15+ years of focused experience in the Digital Media, Mobile, Software, Technology and B2B verticals. He has a successful track record of headhunting top performing sales candidates for some of the most exciting brands in North America. He is a Certified Recruitment Specialist (CRS) and has expert experience in prospecting new business, client retention/renewals and managing top performing sales and recruitment teams. Rhys enjoys spending quality time with his wife, son, and daughters, BBQing on a hot summer day and tropical vacations.