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Salesmen are employed by various industries and may work in retail stores, in telesales centers or do direct selling. These professionals are responsible for generating leads, discovering and approaching potential clients, helping hesitant customers make a decision, and closing sales. Based on our most successful example resumes, Salesmen should demonstrate the ability to sell, courtesy, excellent communication skills, spontaneity, teamwork, and self-motivation. No formal education is mandatory for this job, and most Salesmen make display of just a high school diploma in their resumes.

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1

Salesman

Evaluated and advised customers of the best possible fencing solution for their homes.

  • Drove in over $500,000 in Sales during initial year as full time salesman.
  • Spearheaded marketing efforts to revamp website while improving the company's image.
  • Oversaw and monitored final installation for over 200 projects.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Telecommunications
2

Salesman

Customer service, answered customers questions and defused difficult customer situations. Worked with a variety of ages and diverse backgrounds.

  • Dealt with sales, money handling and sale distribution
  • Created a respectable and professional friendship with clients by performing a professional detailed demonstration of the product and also encouraged business return.
  • Encouraged team work by having a fun but professional work atmosphere.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Visual Effects And Motion Graphics
3

Salesman/used Car Manager

Followed established guidelines to negotiate/sell new and used cars assisting clients on all facets of the vehicle buying process.

  • Managed a staff of five.
  • Purchased vehicles from Auto Auctions and coordinated transportation back to dealership.
  • Reconditioned purchased and trade-ins for retail.
  • Designed marketing strategies, TV Commercials and was the televised person or voice on local radio stations
  • Negotiated the process of deals and structure to be submitted to lenders, closed follow-up with customers to seek referrals and additional sales opportunities.
  • Top Salesman & Top Gross every month.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts
4

Salesman

Maintained excellent customer service skills and sales performer.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills by working with people daily of diverse backgrounds.
  • Developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision making, time management, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Skilled in areas of order processing, inventory control, and cashier management.
  • Managed cashiering activities in areas of purchasing, returns, and exchanges, and enforced store policies.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
5

Salesman

Sale shoes, handled the right size to customer, checked both shoes are not defective.

  • Organized section, placed shoes in order, include price, color and company.
  • Received shipment, counting number of box received are correct including packing list.
  • Labeled merchandise, price and separated merchandise in order.
  • Organized section, condensed and removed old merchandise.
  • Customer service communicated with customer and answered call from the talk walk-in.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Accounting
6

Senior Insurance Salesman

Acquired, maintained and serviced over 650 clients resulting in over a half million dollars in commissions for the firm.

  • Maintained complex scheduling system for garnering new business and retaining existing clients resulting in less that 5% attrition annually.
  • Identified appropriate products for clients resulting in a 98% customer satisfaction rating.
  • Charged with the collection of customer payments and the accurate accounting of those funds.
  • Underwrote and Endorsed customer policies with 100% accuracy
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
7

Salesman

Increased corporate visibility and enhanced customer satisfaction.

  • Exceeded company expectations, through personal and professional goal setting and long range planning.
  • Developed strategy of prospecting, with individual customer base and follow-up, resulting in a 300 % company growth.
  • Learning knowledge and maximizing each different automobile's umbrella line, each their own classes and descriptions.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
Mechanics/mechanical
8

Electronics Salesman

  • Marketed the company’s products in a positive light
  • Worked within a results-oriented team with established monthly goals
  • Actively participated in simulated training models, sales meetings, and all continuing education offered by the company
  • Organized all related customer files and order history to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and overall performance
  • Assisted each customer through decision-making process with sound product knowledge while appealing to wants and needs
  • Maintained proficient levels of use with all technology
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Business Administration
9

Salesman

  • Generated sales via cold calls and sales leads
  • Mastered the technologies behind flooring and crack repair
  • Demonstrated and trained consumers on how to use crack repair products
  • Maintained customer relationships through follow-ups that reassessed their needs
  • Instructed laborers when beginning a new floor installment
  • Coordinated with plant managers to ensure seamless operation
  • Scheduled information sessions with potential customers
  • Delivered 25 brochures per week in Midwest states to seek and execute sales
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Minors: Psychology And Sociology
10

Car Salesman

Instituted sales based on customers' needs

  • Educated customers about sales and promotions in a friendly and engaging manner
  • Guided new employees on customer service policies and service standards
  • Sold 165 cars during first year
  • Sold 20 cars a month 4 times per year
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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