Sample resume for a sales manager

Does your resume effectively sell your track record in sales? This resume sample for a midlevel sales manager will show you how it can.

Sample resume for a sales manager

Use these tips to write your sales manager resume.

Does your resume effectively sell your qualifications? As a sales manager, your resume needs to convey your track record of sales results, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. To see how, view this resume sample for a midlevel sales manager that Isaacs created below, and download the sales manager resume template

Jobs for sales managers are projected to grow by 7% (or 28,900 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasIllinois, New York, and Florida; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesChicagoAtlanta, and Boston.

As a sales manager, you can expect to earn a median wage of $121,060 per year, or $58.20 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally you can search for sales manager jobs on Monster.

 

Sales manager resume template

Jill Johnson
Sometown, RI 02918
Home: 555-555-5555 | jj@somedomain.com

QUALIFICATIONS

Top-ranked sales manager recognized for contributions to record-setting sales figures, territory expansion and new account development. Proven ability to lead sales teams to achieve multimillion-dollar revenue gains. Offer an in-depth understanding of the sales cycle process and remain focused on customer satisfaction throughout all stages. Experienced, “fearless” cold-caller and expert presenter, negotiator and closer.

EXPERTISE

  • Sales Team Supervision
  • Territory Management
  • New Account Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Complex Negotiations
  • Presentations & Proposals
  • Closing Strategies
  • Sales Training
  • Lead Qualification

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ABC COMPANY – Sometown, RI
Sales Manager, 1/2014 to Present
Recruited to lead startup of Northeast sales region and manage a 12-member team within $8.2 million, 12-state territory. Grow market share by increasing gasket product-line sales to warehouse distributers and retail stores.

Impact & Results:

  • Increased territory sales from less than $4 million to $8.2 million within two years, exceeding quota by 12% in 2011 and 15% in 2010.
  • Ranked as #1 sales manager (out of 12) in 2011 and 2010.
  • Fostered a robust, sustainable network of buyers from Maine to Florida, leveraging strong listening, presentation and closing skills to optimize sales results despite previously dominant competitor advantage.
  • Introduced new gasket lines into the market, often closing sight-unseen sales of newly released products.
  • Demonstrated an unwavering commitment to customer service, adding new customers while maintaining premium service levels with existing accounts.

DEF COMPANY – Sometown, RI
Sales Manager, 2/2010 to 1/2014
Sales Associate, 6/2009 to 2/2010
Managed daily operations of automotive service department generating $12.5 million annually. Provided floor sales leadership and supervised eight associates. Rapidly promoted from initial sales associate position.
Impact & Results:

  • Surpassed sales goals by 19% in 2009 and 14% in 2008.
  • Recognized for superior performance as a two-time district “Employee of the Month” honoree.
  • Increased sales of company-owned paint sealants by 24%, selling $245K in sealant products in 2009.

EDUCATION

ABC University – Sometown, RI
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, 5/2009

 

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