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Promotional expert

Chicago

OBJECTIVE I am a professional in the promotion products industry looking to use my extensive knowledge
of marketing and sales to find a full-time position to which I can bring my experience and
enthusiasm.
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI ST LOUIS St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science – Biology Graduated: 1990
EXPERIENCE DARD PRODUCTS Evanston, IL
January 2002 –
February 2011
Midwest Sales Representative/National Sales Manager
• Coordinated weekly reports and meetings, organized travel, and oversaw trade
shows in order to effectively manage a team of eight representatives.
• Contributed new and innovative ideas to the sales team in order to increase
company sales to 40 million dollars.
• Handled key national accounts by frequently traveling to client meetings,
presenting the product line, and working with the client’s individual needs in order
to provide them with the best customer experience.
• Coordinated over 90 trade shows a year of various sizes.
HESS AND ASSOCIATES New Holstein, WI
February 2011 –
September 2012
Midwest Sales Director
• Represented seven diverse supplier partners and conducted sales of their products
in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio.
• Traveled extensively to conduct sales meetings with suppliers in order to develop a
positive business relationship and aligned goals.
• Facilitated and attended over 30 trade shows a year including customer trade shows
within the assigned territory as well as regional and national shows.
• Worked closely with a team of additional representatives to discuss sales goals and
strategies in order to conduct efficient and profitable business.
SPS PROMOS Mundelein, IL
November 2012 –
Current
President/Owner
• Responsible for promotional product sales in the entire Midwest territory.
• Expand business by securing additional supplier partners to represent at sales
meetings and trade shows.
• Navigate the trials of successfully running a business by being self-motivated and
utilizing professional contacts all while keeping up with a changing industry.
SKILLS Extensive knowledge of the promotional products industry.
Marketing and trade show coordination.
Client relations
Business acumen
MEMBERSHIPS Board of Directors; Promotional Products Association Chicago
Member; Promotional Products Association Chicago
Member; Promotional Products Association International
Member; Advertising Specialty Institute
2008 – 2011
2002 – Current
2002 – Current
2002 – Current

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To contact this candidate email spspromos@yahoo.com

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