Sample Resume for Sales Position

Posted September 08, 2006 by

Seeking a sales position where 13 years of success in sales,
management and merchandising will contribute. Articulate in
person and in writing.

* Increased sales by $1 million through superior skills in
merchandising, management and staff development.
* Manager of the Year twice for my efforts to increase sales and
profits, control inventory, and recruit and develop effective
employees (1989, 1991).
* Sales Leadership award four times for sales gains of up to
$250,000 per fiscal year. Supervisor said: “He consistently
drives himself to be at the top of sales.”
* Winner of nine inventory-control awards for excellence in
maintaining inventory and accounting records. Cited by
auditors for my store’s outstanding organization.
* Increased sales by $750,000 in Duluth location with aggressive
sales/marketing efforts.
Store Manager: Any company, Anywhere, USA (1984-present).
Promoted five times for my efforts successfully managing four
stores. Handle all operations, including sales, inventory control,
merchandising, and supervising and training employees.
* Supervisor cited my results, saying: “He gets things done; he
has great work habits and sets a good example with own
* Promoted to market leader in 1995. Assist district manager in
supervising up to four stores, providing expertise and coaching
to staff.
* Described by district manager as his top manager in a four-
state district.
* Recruited and trained more than 100 employees, 10 of whom
are now in management positions. Supervise up to 16 people.
* Sales success in Duluth: established six commercial accounts
by cold calling and through referrals from satisfied customers.
Put my store ahead of 90% of other locations, who fail to
secure such revenue sources.
Previous experience as a printer and sports writer during college.
BA: Mass Communications, Any State University, Anywhere, USA (1984).
Minors in Business Administration and Physical Education.
Worked throughout school to finance 100% of education myself.
* Continuous professional training in sales and management
since 1984.
* Computer literate, familiar with retail and home computers.
Physically fit, with a lifelong interest in sports and the outdoors.

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