Inside Sales Manager manages a team of sales representatives who meet sales targets through telemarketing, direct mail, and web-based sales strategies. Achieves sales goals by hiring and training employees and coaching them to develop their selling skills and maintain adequate sales pipelines. Being an Inside Sales Manager works closely with marketing and field sales departments to maintain an understanding of the evolving market. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Inside Sales Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Inside Sales Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be an Inside Sales Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.