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									                                                                                            Stuart Corsar
                                                   address: 64 Bourne Rd, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE111JW
                                                                                  telephone: 07805 824 119
                                                                           email: ds.corsar@hotmail.co.uk

Professional profile
An experienced sales professional, with an impressive track record of success in challenging markets. Self-
motivated and results driven, with the ambition and determination to succeed in all tasks. Strong communication
and interpersonal skills allow him to form effective working relationships with staff, colleagues and customers, with
the ability to mentor and develop less experienced staff. Thrives in fast-paced and highly pressurised working
environments, constantly exceeding any targets set him.

Career summary
2009-Date             Nightshift Shift Assistant, Morrisons - UK
 Playing a key role in the management of the nightshift for this high profile supermarket retailer, responsible for
   serving customers and working to challenging deadlines
 Carrying out extensive liaison with customers, providing advice and assistance through application of personal
   customer service skills
 Working closely with a team of colleagues ensuring exemplary service standards are delivered both personally
   and by the team

2008-2009           Line Operative, Lingarden – UK
 Responsible for working on a production line ensuring quality is controlled in line with standards set

2007 – 2008           Area Sales Manager Spar Specialist Kwa Zulu-Natal, Tulbagh Wines, South Africa
 Accountable for managing sales of products across a specific geographical location with full budgetary control
 Designing and implementing innovative promotional activities to generate increased sales and profit
 Liaising extensively with regional buyers to ensure the highest quality products are available in store at the
   most competitive prices
 Providing leadership and direction for a team of staff planning call routes and monitoring performance.
 Covering an area of approximately 35 000 sq/km
 Taking the business income from R25 000 pm to well over R90 000
 Having 8 staff members under my control


2006 – 2007            Sales Representative / Distributor, Hermes Ship Chandlers / Phoenix Beer
 Responsible for the generation of product sales working to challenging targets on an on-going basis securing
   contracts with both new and existing clients
 Managing the delivery of targets and promotions ensuring exemplary company standards are met
 Leading teams of sales representative providing advice, training and performance development wherever
   possible
 Making a significant contribution to launch of Phoenix beer South Africa, competing against the largest
   brewery in South Africa
 Covering an area of 250 km from our H/O


2005 – 2006          Area Sales Manager Mpumalanga/ Northern Province/ Swaziland, Tulbagh Co-Op
Winery
 Managing sales across a specified geographical areas working to challenging targets, facilitating profitable
   business growth
 Providing leadership and direction for a team of staff planning of the call routes and monitoring performance
 Covering an area of approximately 45 000sq/km
 Budget was R75 000 pm and achieved it and over
 18 staff members under my control




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2003 – 2005              Area Sales Manager, Deputy Agencies
 Accountable for product sales for this organisation selling a portfolio of products ensuring customer
   satisfaction at all times
 Dealing with Principles of the many products
 Meeting the budgets set by the Principles
 Staff members of 12 in various locations in my area
 Covering an area of approximately 45 000 sq/km


1999 – 2003            Area Sales Representative, Supply Chain Services
 Managing sales in an allocated geographical area with responsibility for ensuring store stock remains at
   optimum level at all times
 Staff members of 15 in various locations in my geographical area
 Leading them with new products and constant training given
 Achieving budgets that were set out by the Principles and agreed by our H/O

Education and qualifications
6 GCSEs              Geography, History, English, Afrikaans, Art and Business Economics               1989

Further skills
IT Proficiency:      MS Word and Excel, HTML, Internet and Email
Languages:           Fluent English and Afrikaans

Personal details
Driver:              Full clean UK licence

Interests and activities
Currently include:   Surf fishing, hiking, gardening and watching rugby, getting into the out doors

References are available on request




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