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Sales Manager

Irving, Texas, 75063, United States
March 24, 2011

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March **, ****

Dear Hiring Manager,

This letter is to express my interest in the Administrative Assistant Position listed. Based on my skills in

organization, coordination and management, and my ability to work in a fast paced environment, I am confident

that I would be a great addition to your team.

My resume that highlights my ability in professionalism, organization and communication skills in a

professional environment is enclosed. During my time at both Allstate Insurance and Studio One to One

Photography, I was able to increase productivity and sales, as well as save both companies money, and work

efficiently. My position as manager of Studio One to One shows my leadership skills, my passion for children

and families and my ability to be a team player. Both positions in sales are proof of my ambition and that I am

a “people person.” They also show my ability to work well with customers and create a sense of urgency as

well as provide great customer service.

I am excited about the Administrative Assistant Position and the ability to help your company succeed. Thank

you in advance for your time. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I would

appreciate the opportunity to review my qualifications in more detail.


Stefanie Collier

Stefanie Collier

208 Touchdown Dr. * Irving, TX 75063

(972) 400 – 1654 *


To obtain a position with growth potential where my discipline, positive attitude, professionalism,

untiring efforts and interest can be utilized.


Allstate Insurance and Financial – September 2010 – Present Licensed Sales Producer

Transferred to larger Allstate office and am responsible for customer acquisition, business development, and sales of Property

and Casualty products including Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Motorcycle, Boat, and Mobile Home Insurance. Have

monthly sales goals to achieve. Also perform service work for clients with current Allstate policies, and help direct them

with claims.

Allstate Insurance – May – September 2010 Licensed Sales Producer

Obtained license and binding authority from the state of Texas, and was responsible for sales of Property and Casualty products

including Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Motorcycle, Boat, and Mobile Home Insurance.

Studio One to One Photography - 2006 -2010 Studio Manager

Managed up to 10 employees including two assistant managers, and was responsible for hiring and terminating. Had to achieve

monthly sales and customer acquisition goals and was in charge of payroll, budgeting, billing and collections. Responsible

for training of new and current employees in the areas of photographing, editing, sales and customer service skills. Was

head photographer and sales associate. Also worked closely with clients to ensure maximum customer retention and


Studio One to One Photography – May – August 2006 Assistant Studio Manager

Was asked to temporarily transfer to a company studio in another state for re-training of current employees and assisting the

manager in hiring and training of new employees. Was responsible for increasing the quality of portraits taken and

increased studio sales average and number and quality of appointments booked.

Studio One to One Photography - 2004 -2006 Studio Photographer & Sales Associate

Photographed a variety of family portraits, was responsible for customer acquisition, scheduling appointments and editing and

selling portraits while maintaining a goal oriented sales and customer acquisition average.

School for Little Children – May – July 2001 & May – July 2002 Teacher

Worked with classes of children from newborn – 5 th grade at First United Methodist Church during the summer. Taught lessons

and supervised them, taking them to different activities within the church such as music, art, worship, library, and kitchen



National Manager of the Year – 2007 – Studio One to One

Photographer of the Month – Studio One to One – 2008 – 2010

March – 2008 – Studio One to One

- Photographed and was involved in the sale of the largest sale in company history to date.

Summary Of Qualifications

• An energetic, self-motivated and hard working individual who is able to use own initiative and work as part of a team.

Proven leadership skills, including managing and motivating other staff to achieve company objectives. An effective

communicator at all levels within an organization. Good problem solving and analytical skills. Computer literate -

proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe Photoshop Express Digital Darkroom, Alliance.

• Willing to assume responsibility, is self motivated, and posses a high degree of professional integrity.

• Well rounded, flexible team player, and has the ability to learn quickly.

• Skilled in applying a logical, common sense approach to seeking practical solutions.

• Well organized, inquisitive problem solver who enjoys challenges.

• Communicate effectively when dealing with people of diverse interest and levels of authority.


Sam Houston State University - 2004

Bachelor of Arts in Photography

Minor in Business Administration


Stefanie Collier

208 Touchdown Dr. * Irving, TX 75063

(972) 400 – 1654 *


Sue Matthews

District Manager

Studio One to One

2912 Julie Ann Drive

Pearland, TX 77584


Pam Moss

Executive Assistant

Studio Management, Inc.

8919 Hilltop Manor Drive

Olivette, MO 63132


Marsha Dotson

Yearbook Teacher

Longview High School

3007 Celebration Way

Longview, TX 75605


Candace Crowder

District Manager

Studio One to One

2055 Hillshire Drive

Lewisville, TX 76067


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