Allison Sharenow

  • Livingston US-NJ
Allison Sharenow

Qualification Profile

Dedicated sales professional with broad-based experience providing comprehensive support in detail-oriented, customer-driven environments. Desires a challenging position requiring strong sales, managerial and organizational skills with a firm where advancement and compensation are based on personal performance.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Senior Corporate Sales Manager

Hilton Hotels, Embassy Suites

Handled incoming leads and solicited new business. Responsible for answering RFP's and spearheading sales and marketing blitzes. Motivated and trained co-workers on sales techniques and closing deals with corporate clientele. Traveled to accounts for sales presentations. Created, managed and analyzed monthly revenue, and generated prospecting reports. Managed booking room blocks and coordinated catering requirements for meeting space requests. Inputed all travel arrangements for VIPs of top clients. Tracked the progress and monitored the booking trends of corporate clients. Attended weekly revenue and staff meetings. Functioned as a consistent liasion with hotels's corporate clients.

  • Increased sales 30% during first 3 years.
  • Top Producer in sales department.
  • Promoted to handle all Corporate Accounts for the entire property.
Jan 2000 - Jan 2006

Center Manager

HCFM, Inc. (Hair Club For Men)

Top producer of all the 47 franchise locations nationwide. Exceeded annual projected revenue quotas by 75% by developing new and existing lucrative client relationships. Assisted in the development of annual business  plans and generated monthly sales/progess reports for senior management. Developed comprehensive annual marketing plans, including directing the creative team, determining appropriate media outlets and executing media buys.

  • Significantly increased franchise revenues by conceiving and implementing effective marketing plans that emphasized acquisition of high-end clientele.
  • Managed 12 employees with responsibilities that included hiring and training new staff on products lines, effective sales techniques, performance reviews and compensation analysis.
  • Assisted with implementation of quality control procedures.
Feb 1996 - Dec 2000

Store/Sales Manager

Mattress Express

Managed daily operations for two retail locations which included supervision and training of employees. Purchased and managed inventory. Developed ongoing customer relationships enhancing future business. Instrumental in development of special seasonal sales and advertisements in newspapers and other media outlets. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and best-in-class customer service regarding delivery issues and refunds.

  • Increased store annual volume in the first year by 20%.
  • Consistent annual growth in subsequent years.
Mar 1994 - Jan 1996

Account Representative

Arons Manufacturing Inc.

Established and maintained new and existing corporate accounts. Supported National Sales Manager with administrative duties, shipping and inventory control. Direct liaison between corporate accounts and warehouse, to ensure timely shipment of orders. Generated monthly reports analyzing sales per account.

  • Promoted line to retail vendors at national trade shows.
  • Managed logistics for conferences and meetings.
  • Designed and created new concept for young boy's belt and marketed product under private label to department stores and catalog companies.

Education

Education
Sep 1990 - May 1994

Bachelor of Arts

New York University

Skills

Skills

Sales

Fluent in Spanish, Type 50 WPM, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Graduate of Dale Carnegie Sales Training, 10 years experience in Sales, Marketing and Management