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Sales Manager

Homewood, Illinois, United States
May 31, 2017

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Homewood, IL ***** 708-***-****

Sales Consultant / Senior Marketing Manager/Operations Manager

Increase Revenue New Market Penetration Increased Sales

Accomplished and dedicated Sales and Marketing Specialist with an excellent record for market penetration and sales. Excel in launching and expanding new product lines with new and existing customer base. Able to build lasting client relationships while ensuring complete customer satisfaction, leading to greater product penetration and sell through. A hands-on producer who motivates, teaches, and leads by example. Priorities are achieving company goals and metrics while increasing profitability and guaranteeing customer satisfaction.

Areas of Expertise

Staff Training / Mentoring / Supervision Program Management Team Leadership / Building

Large Group Trainings / Public Speaking Product Launch Customer Relationship Management

Direct / Consultative Sales Event Planning New Market Penetration


Confidential Northwest Indiana

Full Service Staffing Company March 2014 to Present

Branch Sales & Operations Manager

» Selling day labor, temp, temp to perm and direct hire services.

» Supervise internal branch staff.

» Recruit, interview, test and hire candidates/employees for new and prospective clients.

» Sell to construction, retail and hospitality verticals in addition to manufacturing customers.

» Target existing leads and generate new leads via cold calling.

» Develop prospect and customer relationships resulting in sales.

» Create and submit presentations and proposals to prospective customers.

» Complete facility tours and Safety evaluations.

» Obtain credit information; submit client orders.

» Maintain P & L monthly.

» Generate gross profit of double digits annually.

» Earned a trip to Cancun in the 30/30/30 sales contest; 30 new customers, 30% sales growth, 30% gross margin

year over year, 2015.

The Reserves Network Chicago, IL

Full Service Staffing Company August 2010 to February 2013

Account Executive

» Sold temporary, temp –to-permanent and direct hire strafing services.

» Meet and exceed daily, weekly and monthly metrics.

» Participate in attaining branch goals in order to contribute to the growth of the company.

» Target existing leads and generate new leads via cold calling.

» Develop prospect and customer relationships resulting in sales.

» Recruit, interview, test and hire candidates/employees for new and prospective customers.

» Create and submit presentations and proposals to prospective customers.

» Obtain credit information, complete worksite evaluations and submit orders in a timely manner.

» Received OSHA 10 training and certification.

» Represent the company at career fairs.

» Received the Million Dollar “Silver Producer Award” for 2012.

Karleskey Resume (page 2)

Sands of the Keys Islamorada, FL

Canon and Kyocera Mita Office Products Dealer 2007 to 2009

Account Executive

» Generated yearly increases of sell-through by 20%.

» Consistently achieved 90% customer satisfaction metric scores.

» Traveled within territory to conduct sales calls, networking and prospecting.

» Trained end users on new product and software usage.

» Communicated with management effectively to ensure successful product placement.

» Utilized OMD as customer data base and Collaboration Central for order placement.

Hawk’s Cay Resort Duck Key, FL

60 acre Luxury Florida Keys Resort 2003 to 2004

Group Sales Manager

BDS Marketing, Inc. Irvine, CA

Retail Marketing Agency 1997 to 2002

Field Marketing Manager (Canon) October 2001 to October 2002

Field Marketing Manager (Motorola) July to October 2001

Account Executive (Xerox) January to July 2001

Field Marketing Manager (Xerox) 1997 to 2000

» Successfully introduced new line of consumer copier products capturing 15% market share in territory.

» Managed 15-20 Marketing Support Representatives (MSR) in the Southeastern US.

» Skillfully managed / trained / mentored field sales teams resulting in 15% increase in sales.

» Built strong relationships with MSR ensuring the “best” home product launches.

» Captured 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize in the Sydney Olympics Contest by reaching 125% of quota.

Independent Interests

Board Member, Miami Design Preservation League – 1994-2000

» Responsible for merchandise sales for this organization

» Chair of Art Deco Weekend, which included a week of films, lecture series, walking and bicycle tours

of the Art Deco District in Miami Beach that culminated in a 3-day weekend festival attracting 250,000+


» I was also responsible for food and merchandise vendors and all the logistics involved in

setting up a festival of this scale. This included, tent, table and chair supplier, electrical contractor,

barricade company, porta potties, stages the city of Miami Beach for permits, the police and fire

departments, the hoteliers and restauranteurs in Miami Beach.

Campaign Office Manager

» Managed all campaign office logistics which included the volunteers for the former Mayor of Miami

Beach in 2006 and for an aspiring Miami Commissioner in 2007.


B.A. – Communications, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Continuous Education, Marketing, Sales, Management, and Motivational and Safety Seminars

References Available Upon Request

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