How to Write a Killer Sales Manager Resume

Those who work in retail may apply for job positions such as cashier, retail clerk, warehouse manager, etc. All job positions demand certain tasks that mostly deal with the selling and distribution of merchandise. Sales workers try to use their most effective sales skills in order to sell the highest amount of items. If they succeed, they can ultimately become sales managers.

If you are seeking for a sales management application, you should to get a results-oriented resume templates. An energetic and dynamic sales manager resume can provide a good first impression to hiring managers. The following samples of resume sections is good for any title of managerial position in sales manager. You can copy/paste and personalize this real samples according to your needs.

Sales Manager Resume Templates

Sales manager Resume sections

If you're applying for a role as a Sales manager, here you can check a huge samples variety of skills, objectives, education and work experience:

Resume Objective examples

To create an opportunity to educate and motivate individuals though mastery of the methodology and science of sales development. This will afford me the option to create an immortal place in the industry of business growth and development. Achieving this objective will allow me to enrich my community, provide opportunities for individuals to reach their personal goals and establish a financial success not only for myself but those that are apart of the journey of mastery in the art of negotiation and business growth.


My goal is to properly maintain a productive and ethical work environment while reaching our goals and making money. I am very dedicated and one of the hardest workers you will ever meet. Not only can I follow precise instructions, I can logically think outside the box and create new ways to profit and stabilize any company I walk into.


Hard working, loyal, and extremely motivated Sales associate with an incredible amount of knowledge in the motorcycle industry looking to advance in a company to make it one of, if not the top in the industy!

Resume Objective Examples
Resume Objective Examples

Resume Experience examples

Vice President/Partner (Sept 2008 - Dec. 2013)

  • United RV Sales, Albuquerque, NM USA
  • In 2008 we started a New RV Dealership from nothing and grew to 12 million is sales the first year, by 2012 when we sold our store to La Mesa RV we are doing 18 million in business.
  • #1 RV dealer in the state of New Mexico from 2009-2012 by stat surveys.
  • Recognized as top 5 dealer from K-Z inc.
  • Directed sales actions, trained sales staff and evaluated performance and results.
  • Analyzed customer needs, volume potential, discounts, price ranges and planned sales campaigns to achieve the company objectives.
  • Managed daily operations, dealt with customers and supported and worked with the management to motivate growth.
  • Checked inventory levels and sales to order exactly what was needed.
  • Developed, maintained, and analyzed budgets, preparing periodic reports that compared budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Developed actions to improve the brand image.
  • Established different strategies such as advertising, public relations, sales promotions, special event and retail relations to obtain new business.
  • Developed and managed different plans, dealt with budgets and supervised projects from the beginning until the end.
  • Maintained good professional relation with different teams and type of professionals, from senior managers to vendors, sales assistants, third agencies, and other organizations.
  • Created a motivated team through a positive and a proactive leadership style.

General Sales Manager (Aug 1997 - May 2008)

  • American RV/Camping World, Albuquerque, NM USA
  • Started in sales and became the #1 Sales person in the company out of 18 sales people, continued to be the top sales person for the next 4 years.
  • Got promoted to Sales Manager then to General Sales Manager where we went from 38 million in annual sales to 84 million at our peak. We sold to Camping World in 2004.
  • #1 Salesman for the Holiday Rambler Show Team.
  • #4 Salesman in the Country for Holiday Rambler.
  • Awarded and recognized as the top salesman for the following manufacturers: Jayco, KZ, Travel Supreme and Newmar.
  • Responsible for sales new and used RV's.
  • Managed and trained a sales floor of 20 plus sales professionals.
  • Responsible for hitting monthly quota's.
  • Worked closely with Finance department.
  • Managed monthly and annual budgets.
  • Performed plans to expand new and existing customer sales.
  • Created a motivated team through a positive and a proactive leadership style.
  • Explained and demonstrated products to customers to help them to make purchases.
  • Hired and trained sales associates.

General Manager (November 2011 - Present)

  • TMX FINANCIAL, SAN ANTONIO, Texas USA
  • Manage all store operations to ensure that sales transactions, customer payments and collection activities are properly performed in accordance with the Company's operations procedures and all applicable laws
  • Increase store profitability through customer relationship development, community involvement, marketing,
  • soliciting new business sources, employee training and managing all store operating expenses
  • Coach, lead and develop all team members to maximize their performance potential
  • Direct, prioritize, delegate and supervise the work of all store employees
  • Determine and/or approve loan values based off of a comprehensive vehicle appraisal
  • Collaborate on recruitment efforts for position openings
  • Interview and hire qualified candidates, as well as train current staff on company policies and operational procedures
  • Prepare and analyze company reports and communicate information necessary to various levels of management

Customer Service Manager (May 2011 - Nov 2011)

  • CARECORE NATIONAL, BLUFFTON, South Carolina USA
  • Supervises the Customer Service staff and activities involved in providing efficient and effective Customer Service support in administering collateral protection insurance coverage to include work schedule maintenance; interviews for open positions; coaches, counsels and disciplines; processes time cards, and resolves personnel related issues.
  • Oversees and monitors inbound and outbound Service calls regarding Health protection insurance coverage questions, inquiries and/or problems for all levels of complexity to ensure quality standards, compliance with policies and procedures, and timely feedback.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication with financial institutions to ensure Customer expectations are being meet.
  • Monitors and enforces quality expectations by reviewing, coaching and counseling representatives on their phone call scoring sheets.
  • Assists in the development of training programs to meet ongoing Customer Service initiatives by identifying and coordinating training need.
  • Monitors and oversees the timely execution of various department activities to include team fax queues, group email accounts, and maintenance workload queues to ensure effective Customer Service support.
  • Dealt with client problems and complaints keeping cordial and helpful.
  • Trained the customer service department on the different products and services provided by the company.

General Manager (May 1979 - May 2001)

  • SOUTHERN LIFESTYLE HOMES, BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA USA
  • Maintain professional business activity with customers throughout the purchase process.
  • Achieve sales goals including home sales and profitability.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Obtain credit information and work with manager to secure financing for customer.
  • Close contract with the customer.
  • Complete and manage orders with customers.
  • Utilize follow up systems to track activity and results.
  • Follow-up on sales leads from various sources including advertising, telephone and website.
  • Identify local marketing opportunities for new business.
  • Proactive follow up with prospective customers.

Home Sales Supervisor (Sep 2012 - Apr 2014)

  • Best Buy, La Jolla, California United States.
  • Managed daily operations, dealt with customers and supported and worked with the management to motivate growth.
  • Directed sales actions, trained sales staff and evaluated performance and results.
  • Dealt with work schedules and assigned duties and responsibilities to each worker in the store.
  • Reported to the business owner once a week about sales, employees performance and proposed new strategies to improve results.
  • Determined where and how our products had to be displayed within the store to sell as much as possible.

Sales Manager (September 2003 - Present)

  • Chambersburg Pipe & Steel Supply Co., Altoona, PA
  • Develop new profitable business while retaining and growing current customers. Purchase all steel products for two distribution locations. Grew a secondary pipe business into a general line carbon steel distributor.

Resume Skills examples

  • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Graphic Design, 5+ years
  • MS Office, Spreadsheets, Correspondence, and presentations, 10+ years
  • Quikbooks , Accounting/Bookkeeping/Budgeting, 10+ years
  • Professional selling skills accreditation basic and advanced , US Air Force recruiter, 13 years years
  • Air Assault school ft Campbell KY, Team work leading to repelling from helicopters and sling loading helicopters, 5 years
  • Automatic Doors, Sales, Configuration, Integration, service, and installation., 13 years
  • Team work in sport, Ping-pong, 10 years years

Resume Education examples

Chu Hai College , 6/2007

  • tsuen wan, hong kong,
  • Arts, bachelor degree
  • bachelor of journalism and communication

Manhattan Christian College , 1988

  • Manhattan, KS, United States
  • Ministry, BA in Biblical Studies
  • Received a degree in Biblical Studies. Worked in the ministry as a Lead Pastor for 22 years.

Lakeview high school , 2003

  • garland, tx,
  • high school, diploma

Sales Manager Resume Achievements

  • Grew the business by 79 % in less than 2 years while significantly reducing expenses within the same period.
  • Grew the territory by 62 % in first year.
  • 2nd Highest at India Level in ITC's quarterly performance score named "Lakshya 2012”
  • Introduced a successful program, focusing on customer service, support and satisfaction
  • Honoured by ITC’s ESPB CEO Mr Chand Das for introducing a successful program, focusing on customer service, support and satisfaction.
  • New York City School System- part of sales team resulting in over 130 complete Teledyne Laars Domestic Hot Water systems for elementary schools in NYC. *New Jersey School of Medicine and Dentistry- Honeywell Braukmann Retrofit of steam and hot water valves, baseboard and radiators; over 400 units. *United States Army, Fort Monmouth- Enlisted housing rehab; supplied Kohler fixtures for kitchens,and baths for over 1,300 housing units. *Developed a joint venture with local home builders and local plumbing contractors. Coordinated materials and installations to residential developments in southern Monmouth County. Supplied all high end Kohler fixtures and water heaters to over 1,000 homes during a 5 year period.
  • Continuously matched or exceeded the sales of the brewery's much larger sister location.
  • Won 6 top sales incentive trips in jewelry industry.
  • Produced a 800,000 sales volume increase in two year time period.
  • Was awarded 10 years straight customer service awards.

Resume Language examples

  • English, Very good: My Bachelor degree is in English and i attened some terms in institute _Shokouh Institute_ when i was younger.
  • And i have a TOEFL and GRE certificates.
  • French, 8 units: I attended 8 units "French Language" in B.A.
  • Russian, Native: Reading/Writing/Speaking/Comprehension
  • English, Fluent: Reading/Writing/Speaking/Comprehension
  • German, Fluent: Reading/Writing/Speaking/Comprehension
  • Ukrainian, Native: Reading/Writing/Speaking/Comprehension
  • English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi,Arabic, Good, Spoken In Arabic: Written and Spoken