Sales representatives may work in a geographically assigned area / territory or within a company’s premises depending on their individual employment type. Their main job is to develop business opportunities by soliciting clients. They do this by demonstrating product features to both existing and new clients in a bid to entice them to make a purchase.

CVs for sales representative positions need to reflect much information in terms of target market knowledge and sales techniques. A successful candidate is usually the one who knows how to build a CV that is focused around his core abilities as a sales representative.


Sales Representative CV Sample


Christian Gore

156 North Port Avenue, North Port, FL 78900
Cellular: (999) 999-9999, Email:


Dynamic and organized sales professional with 6+ years’ solid experience in diverse corporate environments. Well versed in customer relationship building and maintenance. Proven track record of developing new business and increasing sales within established accounts and mature territories.

• Adept at carrying out sales soliciting duties in both “outside” and “inside” territories
• Expertise in building professional relationships with customers in order to sell company’s goods
• Hands on experience in demonstrating products with a view to solicit sales
• In depth knowledge of establishing productivity call patterns by following the company’s preplanned guidelines

• Customer liaison and negotiation
• Needs Assessment / Consultative sales
• Commercial account management
• Proficient in MS Office Suite
• Languages: English and Spanish


Sales Representative | Southern Spirits, North Port, FL | Mar 2008 – Present

• Expand market penetration by building effective customer relations
• Create and execute appropriate marketing plans in order to solicit business
• Service both existing and prospective accounts
• Perform presentations and demonstrations of products
• Make telephone calls to prospective customers in order to provide product information
• Develop effective proposals and quotations
• Coordinate sales efforts by maintaining liaison with different departments
• Meet personal sales goals by employing workable sales strategies

Selected Results
• Changed history of steady sales by delivering rapid growth of 22% additional sales in 1 year
• Achieved success in sales goals consistently between 2009 and 2012 resulting in a 20% per annum increase in customer base
• Developed a complex directory of non DND potential clients’ numbers engendering a smooth cold calling procedure for the sales team

Sales Intern | ABC Ltd, North Port, FL | Jun 2006 – Mar 2008

• Assisted in identifying target markets for sales teams
• Provided support in soliciting customers by calling them and setting appointments
• Maintained customers’ records in databases
• Assisted in monitoring competitor activity and conducting market research
• Recorded customers’ orders and assisted in carrying out marketing campaigns

• Independently carried out a target market research which proved pivotal in introducing a successful chain of steel products
• Complimented by superiors on providing excellent support services to three sales campaigns within one year

North Port University, North Port, FL
Bachelors of Business Administration – 2002