•••••Over ••••• years experience dealing in all phases of management, sales, marketing and merchandising with corporate, wholesale, retail and industrial accounts.•••••WORK HISTORY•••••Kar Products / Barnes Distribution•••••••••• Current Area Manager Successfully completed a •••••day E P Training course in Chicago. (One of two Canadians invited) Prospected and developed a largely new account base in the industrial field. Participated in development trials group for new products launches and the prototype order entry platform. Gained a good working knowledge of over •••••,••••• products sold by the company. Solved long-term problems with existing accounts over credit issues and returns.
Autotech Rebuilders & Distributors•••••••••• Technical Sales Representative••••• Maintained close working ties with over ••••• accounts across Alberta. Diversified account base and opened over ••••• new industrial and oil patch accounts. Increased territory by over •••••% over previous years sales. Established new supplier contacts resulting in lower product costs and increased profits. Reduced warranty claims on remanufactured products through customer product information program.•••••Magnum Automotive & 4x4 •••••••••• Operations Manager Implemented inventory reduction & inventory control procedures. Increased customer base & set up prospect list to garner new corporate accounts. Oversaw day today operations, involving scheduling, job costing, parts ordering & fleet customer reports & relations. Designed advertising & promotional material for fleet maintenance program.•••••MC Donald /AC Relocations North American Van Lines•••••••••• Relocation Consultant Implemented innovative booking strategies that were adopted by the company. Successfully met or exceeded sales quotas on a monthly basis. Coordinated multi-faceted tasks within stringent government guidelines.•••••Magnum Automotive•••••••••• Office Manager Successfully managed a staff of 6 employees. Built and maintained a solid clientele base. Developed and implemented an inventory control system, which resulted in a cost saving of •••••%. Implemented a preventative maintenance service program for commercial clients that reduced downtime with clients fleet of service vehicles. •••••A&M Records Ltd./ Polygram Entertainment Group•••••••••• Sales & Marketing Representative Maintained maximum sales with key corporate accounts. Received Canada wide Sales Representative of the Year Award 6 times based on sales performance. Developed and implemented marketing strategies, which were incorporated nation wide. Oversaw national accounts performance and evaluated promotional, marketing programs, advertising budgets and return allowances. Implemented advertising campaigns and promotional events involving multi-party participants, in excess of $•••••,••••• per annum.
RCA Records ••••• Regional Sales Manager Supervised sales and marketing representatives in 3 provinces. Responsible for implementing sales and marketing programs/campaigns, advertising budgets, account maintenance and monthly forecasts. Oversaw regional promotional tours with major recording artists and coordinated product distribution with distributed labels. Developed and maintained strong working relationships with regional and national account management. •••••EDUCATION Mount Royal College - Marketing Course - Business Management Course (••••• you need to put the actual course names here and their dates)•••••University of Calgary General Arts (2 years) actual dates•••••PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES Sales and Services (names and dates of courses and who gave them) Time Management Training Communication Skills / Phone Power Skills / Computer Literate•••••Computer Software Proficiency Microsoft Office •••••, Adobe & Brice 5 & Corel Photoshop, Pace & Triad software