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									Jesse Kendall
                                       123 Elm Street ▪ Eau Claire, WI 54701▪ Cell: 715-444-4444 ▪ jkendall@notmail.com

Vitamin Sales / Territory Management
Self-motivated and goal-oriented sales professional with a solid history of verifiable top performance.
Strong closer with a successful track record of driving revenue within competitive market environments. Persuasive
communicator with proven strengths in marketing, account management, and customer service. Highly skilled in product
merchandising and presentation. History of success in training sales professionals in effective selling techniques and sales
strategies. Proven ability to quickly grasp and apply new information to deliver immediate results. Passionate about health and
wellness products. Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).


Sales Results / Territory Expansion
ABC Weight Loss, Eau Claire, WI                                                                                    20xx-20xx
Area Manager: Oversaw five centers with $9 million in annual revenue generated by selling vitamins and weight loss products
throughout Southern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Directed, trained, motivated, and continually evaluated 40 employees with a focus
on exceeding revenue goals, service standards, and client expectations. Formulated improvement plans and conducted regular
meetings and workshops to ensure seamless execution. Developed Center Directors and counseled them on the best practices for
growing their centers. Interviewed and hired employees while staying within proper payroll percentages.
       Credited with creating the #1 center in the nation, producing over $2 million within one year.
       Produced $90,000+ in one week by directing the largest grand opening in the nation.
       Dramatically raised closing percentages from 53% to 81% within three months.
       Increased floor sales average to $18.00 per client by instituting innovative commission incentives.
       Functioned at a high level during working schedules that required 80% travel.
       Designed and executed highly effective business plans that maximized market penetration.
       Recognized as the top salesperson in Eau Claire for three years in a row.

BCD Vitamin Center, Eau Claire, WI                                                                               20xx-20xx
Sales Representative: Interacted with customers and provided exceptional levels of service and support. Educated customers
regarding nutritional supplements and vitamins. Provided consultative sales of nutritional supplementation programs for this
alternative medical clinic. Maintained existing clients and generated new clients.
       Increased client base from zero to more than 250 accounts.
       Recognized by management for playing a key role in the department’s growth by providing superior customer service
        and informational support.
       Placed on the Who’s Hot List every week throughout tenure.

CDE INTERNATIONAL, Eau Claire, WI                                                                       20xx-20xx
Sales Representative / Business Owner: Developed a high-performance sales team that sold up to $75,000 per month.
Performed regional sales training for groups ranging from 20-300 participants.
       Generated sales of health, nutrition, and personal care products. Maintained excellent business relationships and built a
        new customer base through personal client cultivation. Boosted sales through innovative group training sessions and
        individual coaching.
       Successfully executed all facets of the operation, including administration, sales, and customer service.


Education & Training
                                              Bachelor of Science in Marketing, 20xx | XYZ State University, Eau Claire, WI
                                   Certified Nutritional Practitioner, 20xx | N UTRITIONAL ASSOCIATION INC., Eau Claire, WI
                                            Nutrition Consultant, 20xx | AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NUTRITION, Eau Claire, WI
Creating a Compelling Cover Letter
A powerfully written cover letter is necessary to land most interviews and ensure job search success. When an advertised
position creates a pile of 100+ resumes, it becomes the responsibility of the hiring personnel to shortlist the applications.
Resumes without cover letters are usually the first to go, followed by the ones with poorly written cover letters. Avoid this
fate by following these effective strategies:


Address your cover letter appropriately:
Be sure that you get the name of the hiring manager before sending your resume, and address the letter to that individual.
The proper greeting will be either “Dear Mr. (Smith),” or “Dear Ms. (Smith).” Avoid using Miss or Mrs., and do not address
your letter to “Dear Sirs,” as it is considered inappropriate. If you are unsure of your contact’s gender, address them by
their first and last name, as in “Dear Pat Smith,” to avoid an embarrassing mistake. If you don’t know the name of the
hiring manager, simply use the greeting “Dear Hiring Manager,”– it’s clear, to the point, and gender neutral.


Get to the point in your opening paragraph:
One of the most common interviewing questions employers ask is “Why should I hire you among other candidates?”
Provide an answer to that question right off the bat in your opening paragraph. This is a very important section because it
is the first thing the employer will read. It must be powerful and make an immediate impact. Be sure sell yourself and your
unique abilities. Do not use a generic opening paragraph that can apply to any Tom, Dick or Harry.
Every line should sell you, so use aggressive language here and throughout the rest of your cover letter. For example,
instead of writing “My background is in finance management, making me well-suited for your advertised Corporate
Finance Director position.” you can write “A background in finance management and a proven record of developing
effective strategies that drive revenue, growth and shareholder value make me a strong candidate for your advertised
Corporate Finance Director position.”


Show your interest and sell your accomplishments in the body of the letter:
In this section, you need to show your interest in the job and the company. Research is a key ingredient to a successful
job search. The more you are able to demonstrate your interest and knowledge about a company, the better your chances
are to secure an interview. Get to know the company’s mission and new corporate initiatives, and tell them how you can
help them meet their objectives or resolve their problems. Praise the company for public recognitions or recent
accomplishments. The employer will surely take notice of your active interest.
Use “I” and “my” sparingly. Try not to use these words more than six times in your cover letter. You need to focus on what
you will bring to the company and how you will help them improve their profitability. Too much use of the word “I” will also
make your letter look elementary and poorly written.
For executive-level candidates and professionals with substantial achievements, a bullet point format is often the most
effective and efficient way to highlight accomplishments. If you fall into this category, be sure to keep the bullet point
statements unique and fresh. Do not copy and paste the exact same phrases from the resume as it will make you look
lazy. All sentences and achievements transferred from the resume should be rephrased.


Close your letter with a strong paragraph:
In the closing paragraph, you need to address several issues. At the very least, you need to ask for the interview and
provide contact information. This is also the ideal place to mention your salary requirements (if the employer insists on it),
or your desire to relocate.
To demonstrate your drive and interest, mention that you will call within a week to follow up. This is a great way to ensure
the resume was successfully received, and it creates an opportunity to establish a dialog. However, do not mention this in
your cover letter if you do not intend to follow up.

In summation, an aggressive and dynamic cover letter will help you stand out among the competition. Remember that the
goal is to market yourself – not to compose a dull biography.

								
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