handyman resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
As a sales representative I have more than 12 years in outside sales, sales operations and marketing. Successful in new account acquisition and growing existing account sales Sales professional with extensive experience in product sales and assessing client needs. Seeks a position as a sales representative in the janitorial/foodservice industry. Self-motivated outside sales professional experienced in both technical and non-technical, fast-paced team environments. Relationship building and closing expert Territory Sales Representative driven to create new customers within a short amount of time. Motivated to generate and increase sales while delivering top-notch customer care. Outside Sales Representative skilled in meeting all deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment Skills Persuasive negotiator Exceptional interpersonal communication Revenue and profit maximization Client account management Strategic account development Effective leader People-oriented Consistently meet goals Energetic and driven.
  • Iowa/Nebraska territory specialist
  • Trained in business development
  • Accomplished in relationship selling
  • Approachable
  • Proven sales track record
  • Goal-oriented
  • Self-sufficient
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Key account generation
  • Excellent negotiating tactics
• Sustained 28% annual sales growth for 3 consecutive years by introducing innovative sales and marketing techniques.
• Managed a portfolio of 52 accounts providing for $4.5 million in sales.
• Surpassed annual quota by 10%.
Collaborated with prospective clients to prepare efficient product marketing strategies and drive business development.
2015 to Current Handyman Vsr Industries | Henderson, NV,
Removed old roofing materials in an efficient manner.
Completed indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects.
Applied paint to unfinished edges of plastic panels using a hand roller.
Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters.
09/2014 to 12/2014 Commercial Sales Rep Ridgefield Supply | Ridgefield, CT,
  • Answered customers' questions regarding products, prices and availability.
  • Responded to all customer inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Planned and organized routes within territory to maximize efficiency and time in the field.
  • Scheduled and attended at least 25 appointments per week.
03/2014 to 08/2014 Parts Counter Advance Auto Parts | Newark, NJ,
  • Answered customer's questions regarding products, prices and availability.
  • Collaborated with members of other departments to complete sales transactions.
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.
02/2010 to 02/2014 Account Representative Key Family Of Companies | Evansville, IN,
  • Managed a portfolio of 52 accounts and 4.5 million in sales.
  • Negotiated prices, terms of sales and service agreements.
  • Contacted new and existing customers to discuss how their needs could be met through specific products and services.
  • Quoted prices, credit terms and other bid specifications.
  • Created strategic brand building events to expand the current product portfolio.
  • Consulted with businesses to supply accurate product and service information.
  • Met existing customers to review current services and expand sales opportunities.
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Recommended and helped customers select merchandise based on their needs.
  • Wrote, proofed and edited sales proposals and correspondence.
  • Monitored market conditions, product innovations and competitor activity, and adjusted account sales approach to address latest market developments. 
05/2005 to 02/2010 Store Manager/Purchasing/Outside Sales Key Family Of Companies | Goshen, IN,
  • Strengthened company's business by leading implementation of promotions and keeping inventory levels at a minimum.
  • Developed and rolled out new policies.
  • Exceeded company objectives by buying smarter and reducing inventory t get better turns on stock.
  • Hired and trained 4 employees.
  • I was responsible for all of the items that we purchased from vendors, which included sourcing quotes.
  • Also was responsible for day to day operations as store manger.
  • In my first year I took turning inventory as a whole from 8 turns a year to 16.
  • I also kept a book of business of customers that i would call on once a week.
02/2002 to 06/2005 Account Representative Adp | Honolulu, HI,
  • I was given a "green" territory" and turned it into just over $1.75 million with having just eastern Iowa not including Des Moines.
  • Developed promotional programs to optimize revenue levels.
  • Addressed customer questions and concerns regarding products, prices and availability.
  • Grew customer base from 1 account to 32 accounts in 3.5 years.
02/1997 to 01/2002 Outside Sales Iowa Paper | City, STATE,
  • Delivered exceptional account service to strengthen customer loyalty.
  • Estimated and quoted prices, credit and contract terms, warranties and delivery dates.
  • Gathered all relevant materials for bid processes and coordinated bidding and contract approval.
  • Negotiated details of contracts and payments and prepared sales contracts and order forms.
Expected in 1995 to to High School Diploma | Regina High School, Iowa City, IA GPA:
Account Management
Accounts Payable
Business Development
Cold Calling
Customer Service
Inventory Management
Problem Solving
Sales Experience

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School Attended

  • Regina High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Handyman
  • Commercial Sales Rep
  • Parts Counter
  • Account Representative
  • Store Manager/Purchasing/Outside Sales
  • Account Representative
  • Outside Sales


  • High School Diploma

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