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.
Jan 2008 - Present
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
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
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
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.
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.