Sales Manager Resume Sample and Writing Tips

Updated on: October 18, 2020
Sales Manager Resume Writing Tips

Quantifying your achievements is the best strategy to intensify the impression of your resume for the sales manager position. Since sales are all about numbers, it is an excellent idea to make a list of your achievements that include some statistics to speak of your potential.

The following are some quantification ideas for your sales manager resume achievement’s section:

  • Total weekly/ monthly/ annual sales
  • Number of contracts secured
  • Size of company
  • Turnover amounts and enhancements in percentages
  • Number of customers served on a daily basis
  • Number of employees you supervised
  • Weekly number of output and analysis reports you generated

Sample Resume for Sales Manager Position

 Kevin Blake
(000) 965-8545
kevin @ email . com


Top-producing, seasoned Sales Manager offering 5 years’ consistently exceeding targets in dynamic sales environments. Natural convincer with a track record of forging solid professional relationships with clients. Well versed in value sales cycle analysis, customer contact reporting, and gross profit planning.


  • Able to maintain and develop fruitful business relations with prospective clients, vendors, and third parties
  • Experienced in monitoring customer contact goals to meet VOC (voice of customer) targets
  • Capable of articulating goals and objectives within the sales team to drive performance
  • Substantial knowledge of retail mathematics, margin analysis, and cooperating programs development
  • Well versed in CRM, B2B, and other web-based sales relevant software


Sales Manager
IHG Inc. Nashville, TN | Sep 2011 – Present

  • Manage and maximize business strategies to enhance sales in the region
  • Develop periodic action plans to increase profits and control variable expenses through P&L statement analysis
  • Ensure adherence to sales-specific standard procedures and company policies in the area
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of sales opportunities to promote and support set sales targets

Key Accomplishments

  • Increased quarterly revenues by 60% during the first year of employment by utilizing and implementing effective margin analysis and P&L control strategies
  • Conducted a large scale regional market analysis and revised existing sales strategies to compete effectively, resulting in exceeding of set annual sales target by $540000
  • Increased the ratio of new accounts per month by 30% through enhancing customer experience

Assistant Sales Manager
Eaton Enterprises, Nashville, TN | Mar 2009 – Aug 2011

  • Conducted outlet visits to monitor and evaluate customer services
  • Identified business growth opportunities and designed sales enhancement strategies accordingly

Key Accomplishments

  • Increased company market share from 5% to 12%
  • Gained 13 market shares and generated unscheduled revenues up to 1 billion by effective implementation of SWOT analysis and out of the box sales strategies

Institute of Business, Nashville, TN 

Account management | Needs assessment
Recruitment | Contract Negotiations
Problem-solving | Client retention
Sales proposals | Team building
Multitasking | Prospecting
Leadership | Business development
Training and education | Communication

Member – National Society of Sales Professionals

718 Hatchery Lane, Nashville, TN 76332

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