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Direct Sales Representatives promote a company's products without using retail methods. A regular resume sample for Direct Sales Representative emphasizes duties like generating leads, following up on prospects, applying sales techniques, closing sales, delivering products, and offering after sales support. Based on the most successful example resumes, essential skills for this role are the ability to sell, persuasion, self-motivation, enthusiasm, and perseverance. Some Direct Sales Representatives may hold a degree in a relevant field, although formal education is not a must for most sales positions.

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Direct Sales Representative

Responsible for marketing and sales of consumer home communication and security products to new and existing customers.

  • Planned, implemented, and managed individual marketing and sales plans for Northern Virginia neighborhoods.
  • Utilized human relations, communication, and negotiation skills to market and sell home security systems, home internet, home television, and home telephone services.
  • Responsible for identifying client needs while researching ways to improve the quality of their services.
  • Effective at finding cost saving options for new customers, often reducing their costs by as much as 50%.
  • Met and most often exceeded monthly sales goals by 20 - 50%.
  • Qualified for various monthly and quarterly sales promotions winning cash and gift cards.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
2

Direct Sales Representative

  • Frequently exceeded sales quota by 150-250%, achieving at least 100% of quota every sales period
  • Expanded customer base in territory through cold contacting, networking, and account management
  • Developed outreach initiative that increased sales by over 10% every sales period
  • Earned Top Performer award for 2010-attained the highest annual sales volume among team
  • Became manager's first choice for working at events and trade shows
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
3

Direct Sales Representative

Conduct quality in-house sales presentations in both Spanish and English by soliciting new and existing [company name] customers face to face.

  • Proficient time management skills and able to prioritize.
  • Consistent performer, exceeded monthly quotas by 10% month over month..
  • Accurately completed and maintained customer records for services and quality control measures.
  • Appointed team captain and new hire trainer while being considered for supervisor.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Direct Sales Representative

Marketed [company name] services and products in assigned territories with a focus on quality of sale to achieve consistent year over year growth

  • Developed, tested, and implemented new sales strategies to further personal and team successes
  • Met and exceeded sales goals with a focus on creating loyal customers resulting in personal growth of 25% from 2012 to 2013, as well as the achievement of being a member on the only [company name] Direct Sales team to achieve over 100% in all lines of business in fiscal 2013
  • Expert level knowledge on department mission, team goals, and sales strategies
  • Established team leader on a wide variety of company initiatives such as: Back To School, State Fair, [company name] Cares Days, United Way campaigns, and other sales and community events
  • Dynamic and creative problem solver on focus groups regarding issues such as: payroll compensation structure, team strategies, and the training of new employees
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Business
MA
Student Development For Post-secondary Education
5

Direct Sales Representative

  • Achieved 115% of quarterly quota within three months
  • Consistently hit and exceeded sales goals by a minimum 20%.
  • Sold internet, phone and video solutions to individuals and business groups within assigned
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Organizational Psychology
6

Direct Sales Representative

Presented [company name] services strategically and effectively with current and prospective clients

  • Achieved periodic sales goals in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Exceeded a diverse array of client expectations on a consistent, accurate, and timely basis
  • Implemented various marketing and advertising techniques to generate new sales
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Communication
7

Direct Sales Representative

Responsible for training new sales reps inside and on turf, basic sales office responsibilities, using Salesforce and also making U-Verse sales when available.

  • Created a more successful hiring process which increased retention.
  • Trained multiple reps into a new position of training future sales reps.
  • Averaged 7-11 sales weekly when just making sales (average of 20 RGU's).
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
8

Direct Sales Representative

Developed revenue in a city or town for specified time

  • Exceeded all sales goals consistently
  • Achieved status of Top in Region for sales and in the top 10 of the nation for sales
  • Organized several appointments daily for new customers to receive service
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Direct Sales Representative

Self-managed company sales orders through warm and cold direct meetings with customers, phone calls and referrals, generating over a $100,000 revenue lift for the company in a two year period

  • Followed up each sale, providing customer service to exceed the company standard of a retention rate per sale of 85 percent
  • Maintained sales records via Microsoft Excel as well as worked leads through Salesforce and programs such as Cabledata and InfoQuest
  • Completed four week Sales training, product training and Salesforce training, scoring perfect scores on all coursework
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Business Administration
10

Direct Sales Representative

Executed trade shows to drive sales

  • Learned consultative selling skills to identify opportunities, overcome objections and close sales
  • Generated interest from customers by conveying key product benefits
  • Achieved and fostered strong working relationships with new client partners
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business And Marketing

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