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Sales Manager Resume Sample

My Sales Manager resume sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures - something to that effect.

Use quantifiable proof mentioned above and opt for a professional, classic, and attractive layout.

Note that this Sales Manager resume sample, indeed all these samples, are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.

Use these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all, they are free.

I have also added a plain text version of the Sales Manager resume sample below.

23 Billings Way, Parkville, Melbourne, 3010
C: (+61) 89 392 9572
E: millert@salesaus.com

  • Achieved the title of Top Sales Manager for two consecutive years
  • Exceeded the sales targets for multiple brands within the company portfolio
  • Successfully sold new, never-before-seen products to industry leaders

Acclaimed sales manager with over ten years’ experience in leading teams to achieve successful income targets. Received various accolades for driving mass sales and contributing to the growth of company revenue.

  •  The ability to successfully manage a team and oversee their tasks 
  •  Expertise in the sales industry and required responsibilities 
  •  Stellar communication skills and client service experience
  •  Confident in sales presentations 
  •  Successful in orchestrating business deals 
  •  Proactive when acquiring new sales accounts


Coast & Country Sales: Sales Manager (Jan 2016 – Sep 2020)

Supervising a large team to grow regional sales. Managing the increase in sales across the target market.

Responsibilities included:

  •  Securing new clients through stellar communication and sales pitches
  •  Surpassing industry competitors with noteworthy sales techniques 
  •  Maintaining client relationships and a favourable consumer base

PTY Sales and Merchandising: Sales Manager (Jun 2009 – Dec 2015)

Implementing successful sales and distribution methods to dominate a notable portion of the target market. 

Responsibilities included:

  •  Overseeing all sales tasks and its successful completion 
  •  Researching new methods of achieving revenue growth within the business 
  •  Managing a team and the successful sales of products within their brand portfolio


Monash University Australia
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing 2008

10 Tips to Remember When Writing Your 
Sales Manager Resume Sample

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail. 
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

Sharron what can I say, you are beyond impressive! With the short time I gave you to prepare my resume, I was blown away with the outlay, the content and how you highlighted all my best points. I have shown your work to a recruitment agency and they were very impressed. Thank you so much for guiding me through the entire experience, you are truly gifted… Wanda Peters of Perth, Western Australia.

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