Justin  Nowak

Justin Nowak

Summary

Extensive product knowledge coupled with creative ideas for product applications and a solid history of sales success. Proven ability to develop sales potential in new market areas. Strong analytical and planning skills, combined with the ability to coordinate the efforts of many to meet organizational goals. Productive and efficient work habits without supervision. Self-motivator with high energy. Excellent public speaking skills. Have served on a board of directors for two years. Have competed the ACCLIVUS sales and management training program.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

CEO/ Owner

Younggogetter.com

I run the day to day operations of the biggest blog and forum targeted towards young entrepreneurs. I am responsible for hiring and managing new and existing writers, moving the business forward by adding value based features to aid young entrepreneurs with the endeavours and I am the face of the business. I currently manage a team of 2 executives and 5 writers while growing the business on the internet landscape. I am also one of the biggest contributors as far as writing for the blog is concerned.

Jan 2008 - Present

Director of Sales

PetEcommerce

My main job duties are handling all the sales processes for PetEcommerce. I am currently creating the sales documents, territories and sales processes for the business. I am managing a team of 4 salespeople spread out over North America. I provide support and coaching to our staff and support and conflict resolution for our customers. My other duties include helping create promotions and publicity for the company. I work directly with the CEO.

May 2007 - Present

Communications Consultant

MTS Connect

Sold products and services for the MTS brand including cellular, T.V and internet. Helped customers troubleshoot their complications. Used a needs based analysis to determine the best products for each client. Managed my customer base by building relationships through follow-up calls and excellent customer service. Consistently in the top two for sales and total margin.

Feb 2002 - Apr 2007

Sales Manager

http://www.rogers.com

Grew from a sales associate to manager in the first year. I managed the sales and administrative tasks of the store. As a manager I kept up my personal sales and was consistently ranked in the top 5 in Canada. Used my sales and leadership skills to train other aspiring managers, did this by holding training sessions for over 20 people at a time. I grew sales by over 110% in the store that I managed. Was honoured as salesperson of the year for my market at our national yearly conference in Toronto.

Education

Education
1998 - 2002

High School Diploma

Sisler High School

Was involved in many extra activities including captain of the basketball team. Maintained a 92% average through high school. Was appointed to the honor roll.

Skills

Skills

Sales

Been awarded many organizational sales target goals. I have a motor that always runs and my main goal is to make the customer happy. I have created and taught many sales courses over the past two years in the organization's I have worked in.

Team Player

Loves working with other people as part of a group. Comfortable leading the group or just participating in the team's work.

Public Speaking

Excellent publice speaking skills. Comfortable speaking in front of all types of crowds. Very good at engaging people to participate into discussuion if needed.

Leadership

Excellent leadership skills that were aquired learning from mentors and qualities that I was born with.