15 customisable OKR examples for Sales & Marketing Team

What are Sales & Marketing Team OKRs?

The Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework is a simple goal-setting methodology that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s. It became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s, and it's now used by teams of all sizes to set and track ambitious goals at scale.

How you write your OKRs can make a huge difference on the impact that your team will have at the end of the quarter. But, it's not always easy to write a quarterly plan that focuses on outcomes instead of projects.

That's why we have created a list of OKRs examples for Sales & Marketing Team to help. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point to write your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read our OKR guide online.

Building your own Sales & Marketing Team OKRs with AI

While we have some examples available, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. You can use our free AI generator below or our more complete goal-setting system to generate your own OKRs.

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Our customisable Sales & Marketing Team OKRs examples

You'll find below a list of Objectives and Key Results templates for Sales & Marketing Team. We also included strategic projects for each template to make it easier to understand the difference between key results and projects.

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1. OKR to enhance Salesforce Lead and Pipeline Management

  • ObjectiveEnhance Salesforce Lead and Pipeline Management
  • Key ResultImprove lead conversion rate by 25% through effective pipeline management and follow-ups
  • TaskImplement a rigorous pipeline management system for lead tracking
  • TaskContinuously measure and optimize lead conversion rate
  • TaskTrain sales team on best practices for follow-ups
  • Key ResultDecrease pipeline leakage by 15% through process optimization and better lead qualification
  • TaskImplement rigorous lead qualification criteria
  • TaskOptimize lead nurturing workflows
  • TaskEnhance sales team training on deal closing
  • Key ResultIncrease lead generation by 20% using Salesforce's advanced analytics by quarter end
  • TaskImprove segmentation and targeting in Salesforce dashboard
  • TaskImplement Salesforce's lead scoring system to prioritize leads
  • TaskBoost campaign efforts using Salesforce's predictive analytics tools

2. OKR to implement strategies to enhance sustainable revenue growth

  • ObjectiveImplement strategies to enhance sustainable revenue growth
  • Key ResultSecure at least 10 new B2B partnerships for an expected sales increase of 20%
  • TaskNegotiate partnership terms and finalize agreements
  • TaskIdentify and list potential B2B partnership targets
  • TaskInitiate contact and set meetings with the targets
  • Key ResultIncrease customer retention rate by 15% through customer satisfaction strategies
  • Key ResultBoost market penetration in untapped regions by 25% to grow brand presence
  • TaskPerform market research to identify potential untapped regions
  • TaskDevelop tailored marketing strategies for these regions
  • TaskImplement intensive promotional campaigns in targeted regions

3. OKR to improve Braze comprehension to boost confidence when presenting to potential clients

  • ObjectiveImprove Braze comprehension to boost confidence when presenting to potential clients
  • Key ResultComplete all Braze training modules and quizzes
  • TaskIdentify all required Braze training modules and quizzes
  • TaskDedicate specific time daily to study and complete modules
  • TaskComplete and pass all associated quizzes
  • Key ResultSuccessfully pitch Braze to at least 5 test prospects
  • TaskConduct the Braze product pitch to each prospect
  • TaskAnalyze Braze features and benefits for effective pitching
  • TaskIdentify and contact 5 potential test prospects
  • Key ResultReceive positive feedback from internal team on Braze knowledge improvement
  • TaskRequest regular feedback on Braze usage from the team
  • TaskApply learned Braze functionalities in daily tasks
  • TaskAttend regular training sessions on Braze software

4. OKR to achieve exceptional sales performance as a Hotel Sales Director

  • ObjectiveAchieve exceptional sales performance as a Hotel Sales Director
  • Key ResultDevelop and conduct a sales training program to increase team's closing rate by 15%
  • TaskCreate customized sales training program addressing these areas
  • TaskIdentify team's weaknesses and areas for improvement in sales
  • TaskImplement sales training program and track progress regularly
  • Key ResultIncrease team's quarterly sales by 20% compared to previous quarter
  • TaskImplement weekly sales training workshops for skill development
  • TaskMotivate team with performance-based incentives
  • TaskAnalyze previous sales data for improvement pointers
  • Key ResultImplement a new sales strategy leading to at least 10% more room bookings
  • TaskDesign a new, targeted sales strategy to boost bookings
  • TaskAnalyze current sales strategy and identify areas for improvement
  • TaskImplement new sales strategy and provide proper staff training

5. OKR to enhance proficiency in answering sales pitches

  • ObjectiveEnhance proficiency in answering sales pitches
  • Key ResultAttend two industry-specific sales response training sessions
  • Key ResultPractice with 10 different mock sales pitches weekly
  • TaskIdentify 10 diverse sales scenarios to role-play each week
  • TaskDocument outcomes, feedback, and improvements after each pitch
  • TaskAllocate specific time weekly for mock sales pitch practice
  • Key ResultAchieve a 15% increase in positive consumer feedback on response efficiency
  • TaskImplement comprehensive customer service training for staff
  • TaskRegularly review and improve communication channels
  • TaskStreamline response processes for quicker turnaround

6. OKR to establish effective sales training for new recruits

  • ObjectiveEstablish effective sales training for new recruits
  • Key ResultImplement the training program, ensuring 80% of participants pass the post-training evaluation
  • TaskConduct training sessions for all program participants
  • TaskDevelop comprehensive training materials for program participants
  • TaskAdminister post-training evaluation and analyze results
  • Key ResultDesign a comprehensive sales training curriculum for new joiners within 1 month
  • TaskSchedule expert-led training sessions on essential sales techniques
  • TaskDevelop practical exercises for real-life sales scenarios
  • TaskIdentify key skills and knowledge needed for successful sales performance
  • Key ResultPost training, increase new joiners' sales conversion rates by 25%
  • TaskDevelop mentoring program for new joiners
  • TaskReview and optimize the onboarding process
  • TaskImplement weekly coaching sessions focused on sales techniques

7. OKR to increase the conversion rate of BDR-generated leads into sales opportunities by 25%

  • ObjectiveBoost BDR-generated lead conversion rate by 25%
  • Key ResultImplement personalized and timely follow-up for all leads
  • Key ResultIncrease the number of demos by BDRs for better lead nurturing
  • Key ResultOptimize landing pages to ensure an easy and quick conversion process
  • Key ResultImprove sales pitch training to increase lead engagement and closing rate

8. OKR to improve sales support operations for increased revenues

  • ObjectiveImprove sales support operations for increased revenues
  • Key ResultIncrease upselling rate by 15% with enhanced support-guided recommendations
  • TaskDevelop tailored recommendation scripts for support staff to use
  • TaskTrain support team in advanced selling techniques and product knowledge
  • TaskImplement tracking metrics to monitor progress and effectiveness regularly
  • Key ResultIncrease customer engagement by 30% through revamped sales support systems
  • TaskIntroduce incentive programs to reward loyal customers
  • TaskImplement a user-friendly interface for seamless customer interaction
  • TaskTrain sales personnel on customer connectivity and relationship building
  • Key ResultReduce sales cycle duration by 20% through sales support optimizations
  • TaskTrain team on effective closing techniques
  • TaskStreamline sales proposal approval process
  • TaskImplement more efficient sales tracking software

9. OKR to boost slurry pump and its spare parts sales

  • ObjectiveBoost slurry pump and its spare parts sales
  • Key ResultClose deals with at least three new major industrial clients
  • TaskIdentify and research potential major industrial clients
  • TaskExecute targeted presentations for potential clients
  • TaskNegotiate and finalize contracts with three clients
  • Key ResultAchieve a 15% increase in sales leads through targeted marketing campaigns
  • TaskImplement email marketing to potential leads
  • TaskIdentify target audience for optimized marketing efforts
  • TaskInitiate focused social media advertisement campaigns
  • Key ResultUpsell spare parts to 20% of existing slurry pump customers
  • TaskIdentify potential upselling opportunities in current customer base
  • TaskInitiate contact with targeted customers
  • TaskDevelop sales pitch specifically for spare parts

10. OKR to improve sales performance across all product lines

  • ObjectiveImprove sales performance across all product lines
  • Key ResultRaise customer retention rate by 15%
  • TaskImprove customer support and response time
  • TaskImplement loyalty programs and reward frequent customers
  • TaskCollect feedback to understand and solve customer problems
  • Key ResultAchieve a 25% increase in overall unit sales
  • TaskEnhance distribution channels to broaden product accessibility
  • TaskImplement a marketing campaign to raise product awareness and demand
  • TaskOffer customer incentives like discounts or loyalty programs
  • Key ResultBoost the average purchase value by 10% per customer
  • TaskIntroduce premium versions or add-ons of popular products
  • TaskImplement strategic up-selling and cross-selling techniques
  • TaskOffer discounts or incentives for bulk purchases

11. OKR to drive significant growth in sales volume next quarter

  • ObjectiveDrive significant growth in sales volume next quarter
  • Key ResultIncrease monthly sales by a minimum of 15% each month
  • TaskTrain sales team on advanced selling techniques
  • TaskImprove post-sales customer services to ensure repeat purchases
  • TaskImplement aggressive promotional campaigns targeting potential clients
  • Key ResultMinimize sales cycle length by 10%
  • TaskTrain staff on efficient customer communication and sales tactics
  • TaskImplement customer relationship management software for streamlining sales processes
  • TaskImprove lead qualification practices to focus on high-conversion prospects
  • Key ResultAchieve 20% conversion rate on sales leads
  • TaskEnhance site design for optimal user experience
  • TaskTrain sales team on effective closing strategies
  • TaskImplement creative and personalized email marketing campaigns

12. OKR to drive a significant increase in sales performance

  • ObjectiveDrive a significant increase in sales performance
  • Key ResultImprove sales conversion rate by 10% through enhanced sales training
  • TaskDevelop comprehensive, role-specific sales training programs
  • TaskMeasure and evaluate training impact on sales conversion
  • TaskImplement regular practical sales simulations
  • Key ResultBoost marketing campaign effectiveness by 15% to attract more potential customers
  • TaskIncrease investments in high-performing advertisements and audience channels
  • TaskImplement A/B testing strategies to optimize ad content and placements
  • TaskAnalyze current campaigns to identify shortcomings and areas for improvement
  • Key ResultIncrement customer retention rate by 8% by optimizing customer service processes
  • TaskRegularly train staff in customer service skills
  • TaskImplement a robust customer loyalty program
  • TaskImprove response time to customer inquiries and complaints

13. OKR to successfully launch and break-even via pre-sales

  • ObjectiveSuccessfully launch and break-even via pre-sales
  • Key ResultAttain 100% of cost recovery through initial sales
  • TaskTrack and control operational expenses efficiently
  • TaskImplement effective sales and marketing strategies
  • TaskDevelop a competitive pricing strategy to cover production costs
  • Key ResultGenerate a minimum of 300 pre-sale orders
  • TaskCollaborate with influencers to promote and pre-sell
  • TaskImplement a referral discount program for pre-orders
  • TaskDevelop a compelling marketing campaign targeting potential customers
  • Key ResultAchieve 100% completion of product testing and fixes
  • TaskExecute testing plan and document all findings
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive plan for product testing
  • TaskImplement necessary fixes based on test results

14. OKR to enhance sales team performance to achieve set KPIs

  • ObjectiveEnhance sales team performance to achieve set KPIs
  • Key ResultAchieve a sales lead conversion rate of 25%
  • TaskImplement effective follow-up strategies
  • TaskIdentify and target high-quality potential leads
  • TaskEnhance sales pitch and presentation skills
  • Key ResultReduce customer complaints by 20%
  • TaskUpdate policies to better meet customer needs
  • TaskImplement customer feedback system for service improvement
  • TaskConduct regular staff training for excellent customer service
  • Key ResultIncrease sales revenue by 15% compared to previous quarter
  • TaskDevelop and implement more aggressive marketing strategies
  • TaskImprove product line-up based on consumer feedback
  • TaskHire additional sales representatives and provide training

15. OKR to boost sales performance of KSB pumps and spares

  • ObjectiveBoost sales performance of KSB pumps and spares
  • Key ResultSecure 15 new contracts for KSB pumps and spares sales
  • TaskFollow up and negotiate contract details to finalize sales
  • TaskIdentify and contact potential customers for KSB pumps and spares
  • TaskArrange and conduct product demonstrations for potential clients
  • Key ResultAchieve a 20% quarterly growth in overall KSB pumps and spares sales
  • TaskDevelop a strategic marketing plan targeting potential clients
  • TaskImplement cross-selling and upselling techniques
  • TaskEnhance customer service and after-sales support
  • Key ResultIncrease customer engagements by 30% to improve product visibility
  • TaskEnhance social media presence and content strategy
  • TaskLaunch targeted email marketing campaigns
  • TaskImplement a customer referral and reward program

Best practices for managing your Sales & Marketing Team OKRs

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

Focus can only be achieve by limiting the number of competing priorities. It is crucial that you take the time to identify where you need to move the needle, and avoid adding business-as-usual activities to your OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to the weekly check-ins

Having good goals is only half the effort. You'll get significant more value from your OKRs if you commit to a weekly check-in process.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

Best way to track your Sales & Marketing Team OKRs

Your quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly in order to get all the benefits of the OKRs framework. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

Spreadsheets are enough to get started. Then, once you need to scale you can use a proper OKR platform to make things easier.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Sales & Marketing Team OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.

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