Sample Resume Sales
A Sales Resume for Industrial Sales Jobs

Sample Resume Sales
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James R.Patterson
102 Lakeview Drive,
Orchard Lake, MI 48000

  • Five years experience in sales, with a demonstrated track record of outstanding sales achievements.


  • Designing systems for prospecting and generating leads.
  • Negotiating: Closing the deal on the "impossible" sale.
  • Developing strategies that win customers from the competition.
  • Leading: Motivating staff to excel by instilling confidence and creating incentives. Coaching staff on sales techniques.
  • Introducing and promoting new product lines.



Sales Manager - Promotion (JULY 1993 to Present)
Sales Representative

Manage 25,000-square-foot bedroom furniture showroom and 5,000-square-foot warehouse with $110,000/month in sales(#1 showroom in the company). Oversee inside sales, staff of five, inventory, customer service, and bookkeeping.

  • After assuming manager position, increased monthly sales from $85,000 to an average of $110,000-a 30% increase which has remained consistent since that time. Personally generate $35,000-$45,000 of that volume.
  • Consistently #1 Sales Representative in the showroom, and within top two Sales Representatives corporate-wide(of eight stores in the Detroit Metro Area.)
  • Excellent closing ratio: 80%-85%. Continually exceed sales targets.
  • Introduced new prospecting system that has successfully increased sales corporate-wide.
  • Changed the layout of the showroom by grouping together bedroom sets, which has increased sales of complete bedroom outfits.
  • Introduced employee incentives that have decreased absenteeism and increased sales.
  • Reorganized warehouse for easier access and inventory control.


Sales Representative (MAY,1990 to JULY,1993)

  • After first three months in sales, was #1 Sales Rep in the company(of two stores). Participated in numerous trade shows and conventions.


Bachelor of Science-Organizational Communication(Expected JUNE,1997);
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti,Michigan (1993 - Present)

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (1990 - 1993)

Seminars:Tom Hopkins, "Competitive Edge Selling"
Anthony robbins, "Unlimited Power"

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