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Sales Manager

Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Posted:
October 14, 2016

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JOHN KING

**** *. *****

Kansas City, MO *****

816-***-****

acw17r@r.postjobfree.com

~ BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL ~

Experienced professional in sales, marketing, and sales management in a variety of industries. Strong ability to understand and uncover customer needs and provide customized solutions. Noted for ability to consistently exceed personal and team expectations and deliver sustainable sales results. Skilled in consultative sales, client relations, account management, and distribution. Passionate learner with proven track record delivering results in challenging and competitive markets.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NICLYNN, INC. Operations/Sales Manager Riverside, MO

June 2008 to present

Oversee daily operations including opening procedures, set-up, and cash management. Provide consistent, quality service to patrons and contribute to planning and sales of special events. Manage up to 12 employees in warehouse, retail settings.

Promoted and sold equipment and increased reservations of parties.

Key contributor in development and implementation of new audio system.

Increased sales performance as much as 10% year over year and directed new staff each year.

Assisted in development of employees with three (3) gaining promotions to supervisory roles.

During June and July each year, become lead Supervisor to oversee fireworks store operations for Niclynn, Inc. Duties include complete set up of inventory, inventory and distribution management, manage up to 15 staff, and implement and oversee incentive programs to maximize sales opportunities. From May, 2013 through December, 2014, was asked to open new fireworks store in Auburn Hills, MI. Relocated to Michigan and had total responsibility for setting up the store displays, ordering/managing inventory, hiring staff, working with local ordinance officials, and accounting of daily receipts. In 20 months, store became one of the highest producing and most profitable stores in the country.

PRO TYPE SPORTS ACADEMY Program Director Independence, MO

January 2012 to April 2013

Oversaw day-to-day operations including opening procedures, set-up, and cash management. Provide consistent, quality service to patrons and contribute to planning and sales of special events. Work collaboratively with coaches and parents to provide opportunities for teams and individual players to enhance physical and mental skills required for athletics.

John King

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PROPEL MANAGEMENT, INC. Account Manager Overland Park, KS

June 2010 to December 2011

100% commissioned independent distribution role conducting sales activities for premiere promotional marketing and advertising firm in Kansas City area. Delivered high levels of service and facilitated business to business sales cycle process. Work collaboratively with key decision makers to provide entertainment based products to local companies. Recognized by management for attention to detail, high productivity levels, and leadership capabilities.

Managed multiple client campaigns and consistently ranked in top 5 of company sales representatives.

Achieved high levels of performance including multiple 100% months. Gained promotion from independent distributor to Account Manager within one (1) month.

Charged with training 10 new distributors on sales practices with 40% gaining promotions to Account Managers.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY ª Greencastle, IN

Kinesiology-Sports Medicine May 2010

Relevant Coursework included:

Introduction to Economics, Introduction to Marketing, Modern Economic History, and Sports Management

~ Internships ~

Athletic Trainer Missouri Mavericks Hockey

Assisted Head Trainer with daily activities, coordinated rehab exercises, and prepared athletes for games/practices



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