sales representative resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

My experience as an energetic, positive sales representative with superior communication skills makes me a great candidate for expanding my knowledge within Digi-Key. I have demonstrated success identifying prospects and converting leads into customers with the ability to understand client needs and close sales. Advanced computer knowledge along with a driven attitude will allow me to strive to be successfull. I am organized, focused, and driven for sucess in whatever field I apply myself to. Working hard and smart has always been my priority and I would be bringing 13 years of experience into the job.

  • Merchandising expertise
  • Scheduling understanding
  • Account servicing
  • Network development
  • Order processing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales
  • Revenue Generation
  • Performance improvement
  • Sales expertise
  • Company processes
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Client Service
  • Account development
  • Records management
  • Point-of-sale orders
  • Problem solving strength
  • Visiting customer locations
  • Systems and software programs
  • Customer Service
Work History
03/2011 to Current Sales Representative Zenovate | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Utilized various sales techniques to develop relationships with customers and drive sales
  • Developed and implemented sales strategies to increase revenue
  • Set up appointments with potential and current customers to promote new products and services
  • Devised and implemented product strategies for filling market gaps and driving consistent sales
  • Networked at events and by phone to expand business profits and revenues
  • Implemented marketing strategies and techniques, increasing revenue and customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrated products and specific features at customer locations and special events
  • Researched potential clients and markets to prepare for appointments
  • Met frequently with technical, product management and service personnel to stay current on company offerings and business policies
  • Reached out to customers after completed sales to evaluate satisfaction and determine immediate service requirements
  • Maintained routine communication with clients to assess overall satisfaction, resolve complaints and promote new offerings
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs, optimizing strategies to meet customer demands
  • Performed cold-calling and follow-ups with leads to secure new revenue
  • Adapted sales techniques to specific clients and promoted products based on individualized client needs
  • Interacted with problematic accounts, helping to build lasting rapport and boosting revenue opportunities
  • Developed strong rapport with customers and created positive impression of business
  • Responded to telephone and in-person requests for information
  • Increased revenue by acquiring new customers and determining needs to offer relevant products
06/2008 to 01/2011 Retail Sales Associate Eastern Mountain Sports | Meriden, CT,

Please see previous entry, this was the same job as in Thief River Falls - just a location change when I moved to attented Bemidji State University.

During this time I also worked at the school for the University Theater Department as an assistant at the theater office. Providing help with anything the department needed.

06/2007 to 08/2007 Retail Sales Associate Eastern Mountain Sports | Concord, NH,
  • Provided accurate information about promotions, customer programs and products, helping drive high customer retention.
  • Supported efficient and timely replenishment of sales floor merchandise.
  • Completed setup, breakdown and product preparation for promotional displays and in-store demonstrations.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
  • Used consultative sales approach to understand customer needs and recommend relevant offerings.
  • Demonstrated items to customers and created customer awareness, interest and sales.
  • Answered customer questions regarding merchandise and pricing.
  • Greeted customers entering store and promoted sales or special programs.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Trained new associates on cash register operations including opening, conducting customer transactions and balancing drawer.
Expected in 05/2007 to to High School Diploma | Lincoln High School , Thief River Falls, GPA:
Expected in to to | Bemidji State University, , GPA:

After high school graduation in 2007, I attended Bemidji State University and explored a variety of fields including math, biology, history, creative writing, science, computer skills, music education, and theater arts. After attending for about 3 years and maintaining a job both on and off campus, I decided to exit college and pursue working full time. Although I did not receive a degree, I consider my time there well spent as it tought me multiple skills that I use to this day.

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School Attended

  • Lincoln High School
  • Bemidji State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Representative
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Retail Sales Associate


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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