You’ve got merely seconds to capture a candidate’s attention, and as the demand for Salesforce professionals continue to grow, it’s essential for organisations to craft effective job descriptions to attract top Salesforce talent.
The structure of a compelling job description is key. A clear introduction outlining headline employment terms saves a candidate having to look for information and potentially leaving the page.
Job Title, Location and Salary
Say what it is, where it is and what the remuneration package will be. Keeping it simple. Be sure to use widely recognised titles like ‘Salesforce Administrator’ ‘Salesforce Developer’ or ‘Salesforce Consultant’ to ensure candidates instantly understand the role’s focus.
Provide a brief summary about your company. Look to highlight all the positive elements of the company and what may attract a candidate to come and work for your organisation. Tailoring this to the role is a must to capture a candidate’s attention.
[Company name] is a leading [Industry], we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Salesforce Administrator to join our fast growing, dynamic team. This position is well suited to an individual who is looking to advance their career within the Salesforce eco-system and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.
Explain in as much detail what the role entails and why that role has been created. Try to describe what function the role will perform on a day-to-day basis.
We are looking for a highly capable Salesforce Administrator to lead the ongoing enhancement of our CRM platform. The successful candidate will work closely with key stakeholders to identify, develop and deploy new processes. The Administrator will be responsible for executing day-to-day tasks, support, maintenance and overall improvement of our CRM system, ensuring that we maximise its full potential.
Help candidates visualise a typical day at work. Ensure that tasks are clear and true to the role.
Skills and Experience Required
Detail the specific skills you require for the role as a minimum. Include not just technical experience but also industry or soft skills.
Qualifications and Requirements
What are you not willing to compromise? It’s important to be honest and accurate to save time and energy on candidates who are not suited to the role.
Why should a candidate work for you
Give them a reason to leave their current job, and let them know what sets you apart from competitors.
With the demand for Salesforce professionals on the rise, these descriptions serve as your first opportunity to make a lasting impression on potential candidates. They are a critical tool for engaging and recruiting the right individuals, setting the stage for a successful hiring process.
Post updated: 15th November 2023