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Sales Manager

Sudbury, Ontario, P3B 0B2, Canada
April 17, 2012

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Sudbury, ON , P*B *B*

(705) ***-****

Cell (705)***-****


Dear Sir or Madam:

Please accept the enclosed resume as an indication of my interest in exploring career opportunities within your operations. I believe you will find that my background and experience are ideally suited to your requirements.

As noted in my resume, I have over twenty years of progressively responsible sales, marketing, operations management and financial services experience. I currently hold a dual role as the Branch Manager and Sales Representative for Culligan Canada in the Sudbury sales territory, where I oversee Branch operations and lead business development initiatives through staff mentor-ship and focused territory penetration.

Prior to this appointment, my experience was primarily in the financial services industry. As the Store Manager for Wells Fargo Financial in Sudbury, I was responsible for overseeing local operations and for ensuring the achievement of ambitious corporate and Branch goals. In addition to implementing Head Office marketing and campaign initiatives, I managed a sizeable annual operating budget and led the business development and account management efforts. Recruitment and retention of sales and support staff were key focus areas, and I advised on professional practice and career development issues. I also participated in strategic planning and goal setting at the local level, and liaised closely with Head Office on operational and administrative issues.

I also served as Wells Fargo’s Area Sales Manager for southwestern Ontario, with responsibilities in marketing, territory development, and corporate branding. Previous career experience includes two years as the Assistant Branch Manager with Beneficial Canada in the London branch, and seven years as a supervisor with Tim Horton’s.

My career has enabled me to gain considerable experience in business development strategies and account management, and has provided excellent training in the areas of marketing, personnel administration, budgeting, and operations management. I have developed excellent time management and organizational skills to prioritize workloads and ensure operational efficiency. I am conscientious in recognizing and addressing the needs of my clients, and am committed to service excellence and professionalism at all levels.

I am confident that my skills would mesh well with the requirements of your workplace, and that my experience could be a valuable resource to your staff and your clients. I would be pleased to meet with you, at your convenience, to discuss upcoming sales or management opportunities.

Thank you in advance for your interest in my application. I look forward to hearing from you.


Jamie Teeter


33 Bay Ridge Court

Sudbury, ON

P3B 0B2

(705) ***-****



a seasoned sales and management professional with ten years of experience in the financial industry in the areas of business development, personnel administration, and operations management

Diploma in Marketing – Cambrian College (Sudbury, Ontario)

extensive sales training and with marketing and territory management experience

strong background in loans administration including collections and risk management

sound knowledge of credit management including credit analysis strategies and applications

personnel administration experience including recruitment, retention, performance management, discipline, and professional development

a proven team builder, leader, mentor and motivator with excellent people management skills


sales / marketing

account management

automotive financing

credit cards

small business banking

operations management

staff development


retail financing

commercial banking

territory development

budget administration

personal loans

debt consolidation

dealer management


CULLIGAN CANADA, Sudbury, Ontario


June 2009 to January 2012

Responsibilities: oversee multi-unit profit/loss for all service operations and product lines

monitor financial performance of the Branch and individual team members, and develop strategies to ensure achievement of targets

administer annual operating and sales budgets

lead long term strategic planning and quality improvement initiatives

provide leadership in promoting corporate vision and goals

maintain current knowledge of local market conditions and competitive operations, and develop business plans and forecasts accordingly

recruit, train and supervise Branch service employees

provide coaching and mentorship to staff and encourage collaborative teamwork

implement and oversee staff training and development initiatives to ensure success

manage performance and staff recognition programs

provide field and technical support to the sales team

apply corporate business strategies and goals to develop appropriate solutions for customer needs

negotiate major sales and service contracts

respond to and resolve customer concerns



1999 to 2009


2002 to Present

Responsibilities: direct and manage a financial services office offering consumer loans, mortgages, auto financing, and debt management services to individuals and commercial clients

implement the directives of Head Office, participate in corporate campaigns, and advise on pertinent local and regional issues

prepare and administer an annual operating budget, ensure compliance to its limitations, and take remedial action in addressing major budget deviations

recruit, manage, and evaluate a team of sales and support personnel, and oversee their training to foster productivity, growth, and high morale

provide mentorship and career development advice to staff

attend job fairs and take the lead on recruitment efforts

provide sales support, guidance, and account management support to sales staff and oversee all business development efforts

provide hands-on account management services to major clients (including dealers)

monitor delinquency rates and implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential losses

prepare and interpret sales, activity, and projection reports for Head Office

participate in planning and goal setting activities at the Branch level

represent the Company in a public relations capacity and resolve client concerns

ensure compliance to established standards of security and confidentiality, and to corporate and government reporting guidelines

ensure excellence in client services at all levels


1999 to 2002

Responsibilities: promote a broad spectrum of financial services to dealers and clients in the southwestern Ontario sales territory

actively solicit new business and provide ongoing account management to a large portfolio of existing clients (individuals, small business, and commercial clients)

direct business development efforts and provide training to staff and dealers in the areas of automotive and equipment financing

develop and implement creative marketing plans focused on branding and name recognition

serve as primary liaison between the Company and its clients


BENEFICIAL CANADA, Brampton, Ontario

Assistant Branch Manager, 1997 to 1999

TIM HORTON’S, Hanmer, Ontario

Supervisor, 1990 to 1997


Diploma in Marketing

Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology (Sudbury, Ontario)

Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma

St. Charles College (Sudbury, Ontario)


1999 to 2002, Several awards were won for Top Sales in Canada, Employee of the month, Employee of the Quarter

Promoted the youngest Branch Manager in Canada in 2002

Nominee, Manager of the Year Award - Northern Ontario District, Wells Fargo Financial (2005, 2006, 2007)

Member, Captain’s Club (for achieving the status of Leader in mortgage units in Ontario), Wells Fargo Financial, 2006

Top Branch, Sales in Extra's & Insurance 2005,2006,2007,2008

Member, Captain’s Club (for achieving the status of Leader in mortgage units in Ontario), Wells Fargo Financial, 2007

Top Branch, 2006 Winner of the Top Branch in Canada Award

Water fall Award, 2010 Top EBITA Store for Culligan Canada Wide

Water fall Award,2011 Top EBITA Store for Culligan Canada Wide

(Top 2 branch's win and we were in the Top 2 in Canada


Bryan Welsh-- Wells Fargo Home- (705) ***-****

Cell (705) ***-****

Carrie Sobol-- Wells Fargo cell (519)-***-****

Scott Sturdy-- Culligan, London (519) ***-****

Hr Department Culligan Mira Pendik 905-***-****

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