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Sample Resume for a Sales Manager

Sample Resume for a Sales Manager

Sample Resume for a Sales Manager

Does your resume effectively sell your qualifications? As a sales manager, your resume needs to convey your track record of sales results. This resume sample for a midlevel sales manager will show you how. View and get a downloadable Word version of the resume template here.   

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Jill Johnson
15 Park Lane | Sometown, RI 02918 | 555-555-5555 |


  • Top-ranked sales manager with a four-year history of sales success. Recognized for contributions to record-setting sales figures, territory startup/expansion and new account development.
  • Proven ability to lead sales teams to achieve multimillion-dollar revenue gains. Offer an in-depth understanding of the sales cycle process and remain focused on customer satisfaction throughout all stages.


  • Sales Team Supervision
  • Territory Management
  • New Account Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Presentations & Proposals
  • Closing Strategies
  • Sales Training
  • Lead Qualification


ABC COMPANY – Sometown, RI
Sales Manager, 1/2010 to Present
Recruited to lead startup of Northeast sales region and manage a 12-member team within $8.2 million, 12-state territory. Grow market share by increasing gasket product-line sales to warehouse distributers and retail stores.


  • Increased territory sales from less than $4 million to $8.2 million within two years, exceeding quota by 12% in 2011 and 15% in 2010.
  • Ranked as #1 sales manager (out of 12) in 2011 and 2010.
  • Fostered a robust, sustainable network of buyers from Maine to Florida, leveraging strong listening, presentation and closing skills to optimize sales results despite previously dominant competitor advantage.
  • Introduced new gasket lines into the market, often closing sight-unseen sales of newly released products.
  • Demonstrated an unwavering commitment to customer service, adding new customers while maintaining premium service levels with existing accounts.

DEF COMPANY – Sometown, RI
Sales Manager, 2/2008 to 1/2010
Sales Associate, 6/2007 to 2/2008
Managed daily operations of automotive service department generating $12.5 million annually. Provided floor sales leadership and supervised eight associates. Rapidly promoted from initial sales associate position.


  • Surpassed sales goals by 19% in 2009 and 14% in 2008.
  • Recognized for superior performance as a two-time district “Employee of the Month” honoree.
  • Increased sales of company-owned paint sealants by 24%, selling $245K in sealant products in 2009.


ABC University – Sometown, RI
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, 6/2008

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