district sales manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Self-directed and resourceful professional with 15+ years of experience successfully organizing, managing and delivering cross-functional projects. Influences and guides at executive-level while structuring and executing complex analyses to support strategy in fast-paced and evolving environment. Demonstrated success in building successful and sustainable training programs. Highly organized, forward-thinking and adaptable to changing demands. Facilitates training for leaders and employees, including courses, seminars and workshops aimed at industry-specific needs. Develops talents of senior leaders to effectively hand long-term business needs.

  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Training and mentoring
  • Recruitment
  • Organizational Development
  • Human Resources
  • Training development
  • Public speaking
  • Program development
  • Program oversight
  • Management development
  • Project Management Experience
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Planning
Work History
07/2020 to Current
District Sales Manager Anixter Menomonee Falls, WI,
  • Increased revenue by implementing effective sales strategies in all aspects of sales cycle process from prospecting leads through close, resulting in 185% annual sales increase
  • Monitored customer buying trends, market conditions and competitor actions to adjust strategies and achieve sales goals.
  • Aligned database systems with district goals by automating processes and eliminating preventable errors.
  • Increased fundraising numbers by over 230% by leveraging effective communications and outreach strategies.
  • Developed and implemented marketing campaigns targeting donors.
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for over 300 new employees.
  • Established robust sales training programs for over 300 employees in region.
04/2019 to 05/2021
Executive Director Senior Lifestyle Corporation Corpus Christi, TX,
  • Fostered work culture of collaboration and inclusion to increase morale and reduce turnover.
  • Coordinated and implemented effective training for over 200 professionals to improve communication , diversity and equity, and fundraising processes.
  • Negotiated new annual contracts and service agreements with vendors to achieve prime pricing.
  • Worked with marketing team on development and delivery of creative campaigns to support fundraising activities.
  • Planned and organized special events, solicited corporate sponsorships and set up matching gift donations to reach financial targets.
  • Created and implemented fundraising goals, collections policies, security standards and disbursement plans.
  • Researched grant and funding proposal opportunities in philanthropic databases to identify potential income sources.
08/2016 to 08/2019
Assistant District Manager Gannett Co. Inc. Madison, WI,
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies.
  • Achieved recognition from senior management for contribution to store success, including managing sales, employees and operations to foster optimal performance.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Mentored sales team in applying effective sales techniques and delivering top-notch customer service.
  • Led the Company in fundraising efforts for Make-a-Wish Foundation, creating and implementing strategies used Company wide and led to YOY increase of 200% donations received.
  • Designed courses to meet company requirements and help develop new leaders within organizational structure.
  • Evaluated success of training programs and recommended improvements to upper management to enhance effectiveness.
05/2005 to 08/2016
Petty Officer First Class Angelica Green Island, NY,
  • Mentored and supervised 150 personnel within unit, providing positive guidance for professional and personal development.
  • Instructed individuals in career development techniques such as job search and application strategies, resume writing, and interview skills.
  • Planned and conducted orientation programs and group conferences to promote the knowledge base of associated programs and resources.
  • Facilitated instructional and leadership development training forums and presented self-help or information sessions on subjects related to education and career planning.
  • Managed administrative and career related information systems for statistical analysis, date base implementation, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Restructured procedures through coordination and collaboration with various Commands to create and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion programs across the fleet.
Expected in 05/2021
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
The University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL
  • Minored in Sociology and Communications
  • Elected to President for Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity in 2020
  • Appointed as the first African American Chief Justice for the Student Government Association Supreme Court
  • Awarded Kenneth L. Curtis Award for outstanding campus and community service
  • Awarded Legacy Award for innovation and leadership in Student Involvement
  • Certified Cross Cultural Competency, UWF - 2020
  • Certified Master Training Specialist, USN - 2015
  • Certified in Lean Six Sigma , Yellow Belt, USN - 2014

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School Attended

  • The University of West Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • District Sales Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Assistant District Manager
  • Petty Officer First Class


  • Bachelor of Arts

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