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Area Sales Director CV Example and Template
Sales Director CV Example and Template
Area Sales Director CV Example and Template

Director of Sales


I encourage teams to think outside the box and give them extra flexibility to spend time in customer interactions and create memorable experiences. I take full advantage of my selling skills honed over the years, driving results, and consistently overshooting targets. I am thrilled to build sales organizations from the ground-up and have been involved in strengthening start-ups.

Work Experience

Director of Sales

Lithia Motors

2018-02 - Present

  • Identify the key 20% of partners that will deliver 80% of the region’s revenues.
  • Grow business 300% YoY, increasing market share to 13%.
  • Lead Lithia Motors sales in a profitable and sustainable direction.
  • Develop trusting relationships with the “Focus Partners” and work a plan with each to grow the PLM business.
  • Undertake direct selling and closing of all accounts; create and manage sales teams.
  • Manage direct and distribution sales and develop new and existing dealer networks in global growth market areas.
  • Develop a healthy pipeline of sales resources; inspire the teams to grow, orchestrate product support and sales engineering resources throughout the sales cycle.
  • Support and coach sales channels related to innovative technologies and newly launched products and implement new sales tools.
  • Manage the strategic account managers, sales funnel, and activities with CRM.
  • Meet or exceed company sales growth year over year.
  • Manage internal and external engineering teams in mid and large-sized process equipment delivery projects.

Head of Sales

U.S. Steel

2009-11 - 2018-01

  • Developed new modular product structures and created marketing material for sales.
  • Worked with the inside sales team to grow the current customer base.
  • Developed demand generation programs with partners to ensure that enough leads were entering the sales funnel to meet sales targets.
  • Conducted sales training & imparted knowledge on motivation sales message creation.
  • Drove sales management and pushed business development and marketing to the next level.
  • Led and coached sales executive opportunities with current customers and new business.
  • Developed new sales tools, special sales campaigns, application guidelines, and new product launches, according to product lines and marketing activities.
  • Allocated and managed budget for various initiatives.
  • Created strong and trusting relationships and offered added value solutions to all stakeholders.
  • Targeted market analysis for lead generation.
  • Supported frontline sales actions, coached and trained distribution sales channels.

Sales Manager

BJ's Wholesale Club

2004-08 - 2009-10

  • Worked with the inside sales team to form and nurture new opportunities.
  • Worked closely in collaboration with market areas and distributor sales teams to meet sales targets and results of each market area.
  • Developed offers and implemented floor plan financing for the external distribution network.
  • Was responsible for increasing the channel programs team; recruited and onboarded partners who fit the required target profile for the go-to-market strategy.
  • Led team due diligence during the M&A process.
  • Managed sales support team operations and developed sales pipeline workflow.
  • Implemented key marketing metrics within the channels to increase the lead qualification stages and reduced the sales time cycle.
  • Managed sales into the ambulatory market space that included, PACS, RIS, billing, and document management solutions.
  • Responsible for key account sales for partnership customers.
  • Run sales and marketing team at or under-budgeted T&E targets.
  • Planned sales and operations and implemented business-line strategy in cooperation with each market area’s sales teams.


Business Administration MBA

Cornell University

2004 - 2005

Bachelor’s Degrees

Yale University

2000 - 2004


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