Sales Manager Trade Show Exhibit Coordinator resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,


10+ years of experience in the boating industry and dealership environment

  • Lake Hopatcong Marine - NJ's Exclusive Malibu Boat Dealer
  • Jersey Wakeoff Wakeboard Event
  • Red Bull Events
  • NY National Boat Show
  • NJ Boat Show Exhibit
  • Trade Shows
  • Business/revenue growth
  • Clientèele retention
  • Customer service
  • Staff management
  • Negotiations
  • Networking/relationship building
  • Solution-oriented
XXX1 to Current Sales Manager, Trade Show/Exhibit Coordinator Lake Hopatcong Marine | City, STATE,
  • Administer boat brand accounts (Malibu, Axis, Premier, Bayliner)
  • Surpass monthly sales goals with special attention to market share among competing brands in designated territory
  • Manage product pricing
  • Manage and train sales associate staff on their knowledge of product lines and target sales margins per unit
  • Provide high quality customer service and negotiation
  • New York National Boat Show Coordinator; liaison between brand manufacturer, dealers, and trade show management to produce an effectively marketed and branded exhibit; budget development and management

05/2007 to Current Freelance Event Creator Jersey Wakeoff | City, STATE,
  • Created wakeboard event to identify Lake Hopatcong Marine as New Jersey's water sports expert
  • Planning and coordination of a premier water sports event that is currently in its sixth year of production and attracts 1000+ spectators, 50+ participants in 7 divisions; youth-pro
  • Utilized guerrilla marketing techniques to position partner company’s products to maximize exposure to a target demographic.
  • Hiring and management of a multifaceted staff assigned the following responsibilities: attaining proper permits, insurance liability, negotiating venue contract, collaboration with venue personal, police and medical services, negotiating vendor agreements, treasury, marketing and event judging.

XXX1 to XXX2 North Jersey Event Assistant Red Bull | City, ,
  • Quick Check Balloon Festival – orchestrated the most appropriate infrastructure for brand appearance
  • Red Bull Wakeskate Demonstration – collaborated with university staff to build temporary pool on a challenging event site at Rutgers University
  • Chip Miller Surf Fest – collaborate with event staff to design a unique vendor tent which up-holds Red Bull premium appearance
  • Red Bull Five Spot Soccer Tournaments – targeted specific universities which maximized brands image throughout an event in which anyone could participate
04/2007 to 11/XXX0 Boat Sales Associate, Assistant Manager Lake Hopatcong Marine | City, STATE,
  • Product expert for Malibu Boats
  • Extensive knowledge on competing brands in the New Jersey sales territory
  • Generated sales leads from website, events, trade shows, walk-ins and call-ins
  • Managed and executed leads throughout an organized lead management system; winboats
  • Provided detailed quotes to possible buyers and encouraged buyers to close

2008 to XXX0 Wakeboard Instructor, Wakesurf Instructor LHM Wake School | City, STATE,
  • Offer private and group instruction to promote clientele retention
  • Product and company promotion
  • Daily instruction of highly technical wakeboard/wake-surf technique
  • Generated leads for potential boat sales
Expected in 2008 | Techincian Annual Indmar Service School (3 Years), Merced, CA GPA:
Expected in 2007 | Sales Annual Malibu Sales Training (7 Years), Loudon, TN GPA:
Expected in 2007 | Technician Marine Mechanics Institute (2 Years), Orlando, FL GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Annual Indmar Service School (3 Years)
  • Annual Malibu Sales Training (7 Years)
  • Marine Mechanics Institute (2 Years)

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Manager, Trade Show/Exhibit Coordinator
  • Freelance Event Creator
  • North Jersey Event Assistant
  • Boat Sales Associate, Assistant Manager
  • Wakeboard Instructor, Wakesurf Instructor


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