Salesforce Consultant

A Salesforce Consultant is often a hybrid role that can include project management, business analysis, system design and development.

A consultant will present themselves as an expert that typically operates within a consultancy environment or as a freelancer to help clients implement Salesforce.

A consultant is an expert that is trained and certified in Salesforce admin and a range of Salesforce consultancy certifications.

Typical Responsibilities

These are the main responsibilities of being a Salesforce Consultant and what job postings include. You can learn these through our Supermums programmes.

  • Undertake demos, prepare proposals for client pitches and attend pitches as required.
  • Deliver an onsite business analyst and consultant role with clients.
  • Support internal quality improvement and business process management.
  • Manage the evaluation process of Salesforce services.
  • Be involved and take care of deliverable content as per client needs.
  • System admin and designing new functions & working closely with variety of stakeholders, requirements gathering and analysis.

Transferable Skills

You might not have all of the key skills required but your previous knowledge and experience are also what recruiters and companies are looking for.

Our Supermums Programme will support you with developing these skills that you don’t have or need to refresh.

  • Leadership and Management Skills and Experience
  • Documenting and Improving Businesses Processes
  • Communication, Questioning, Sales Skills at all Levels
  • Producing Teaching Material and and Training People
  • Industry Knowledge and Experience related to Customer Adopting Salesforce
  • Analytical Problem-Solving Skills.

Salary Expectations

£50,000 – £80,000

UK Salary Expectations

$93,500 – $145,000

USA Salary Expectations

$110,000 – $145,000

AUS Salary Expectations

Typical Salesforce Consultants Day

Morning

You start the day with a Daily Check in with your Salesforce and client team to understand daily priorities and answer questions related to the project.

Mid Morning

You finish off building the Salesforce solution based on the requirements you have gathering in a previous business analysis workshop.

Afternoon

You complete the user testing and training material ready to teach the client how to use the system.

Late Afternoon

You put in test data into the system and prepare to deliver a demo of a solution to deliver back to a client to showcase the work that has been built to meet their requirements.

End of Day

You log your time and deliverables within your project management tool and check everything is on track, assigning any tasks to a client and sharing files you have created for them.

Real Stories from our trainees

Case Study Natasha

Day in the life: Natasha from Marketer to Freelance Salesforce Consultant

Natasha first discovered Salesforce when she was a Freelance Marketer in London. Now she is freelance Salesforce Consultant based and Australia.

Case Study David Chater

Day in the life: David, Salesforce Solutions Consultant

Find out what being a Salesforce Solutions Consultant is like, from David, our own Superdad! David completed Supermums Salesforce Training and changed careers so he could spend more time with his family.

Case Study Permjit

Day in the Life of a Supermum: Permjit

Permjit took a career break to raise her three children. She graduated from the Supermums course in 2018 and now works 3 days a week for a membership services organisation as a Salesforce Consultant.

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