In order to create a sample of sales representative resume, understanding the qualifications and skills necessary for the position are critical. Before applying for any sales rep position, you should determine if you'd like a position that's commission only versus base and commission. Commission only positions may provide better compensation for excellent performance, but can be detrimental when sales are slow.
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TIP: When seeking a sales rep position, be sure to note all the qualifications listed in the job posting and include them in your resume. Many sales positions require experience in a particular field or industry, so be sure to check qualifications prior to applying.
Typical qualifications for a sales representative:
1220 Main Avenue
Anytown, NY 11222
Phone: (212) 555-1111
Motivated, results-driven sales professional with over 3 years experience seeks challenging sales position which will utilize my ability to develop and maintain client relationships. Proven ability to exceed sales objectives through targeted prospecting and follow-up. Excellent communicator focused on providing excellent service to outside clients as well as fellow employees.
OMNI COMPUTER WHOLESALE - Anytown, NY (2002-Present)
Sell computers and accessories to retail computer stores throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylania. Provide ongoing account support through dedicated account management team. Provide ongoing discounts and incentives to existing clients.
New York University
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - 2002
Use the above sample of sales representative resume to help you customize and create your own powerful resume.