Sales Executive Resume Example & Writing Tips [2023]

This job seeker has great experience with a track record of gaining increase responsibilities at each new job position. The person that used this resume started out in customer relations and worked their way towards a senior sales position. The most recent job positions includes impressive achievements as demonstrated in the bullet points. Bold letters are used to accentuate accomplishments, especially when they are quantified by numbers or percentages.



Alternate job titles: Senior Account Manager, Customer Account Manager

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Highly effective Media Sales Executive with experience specializing in sales strategies, account management and customer relations. Professional career built on being dedicated, intuitive and authentic. Offering an array of skills in business development, client management, fostering strong business relationships, consulting, digital media sales and maintaining high client retention rates. Proven ability to generate revenue growth across key accounts in a variety of areas. Track record of success contributing to a positive company culture while simultaneously exceeding all sales targets and deadlines in fast-paced, dynamic environments.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Online content publisher and women’s lifestyle portfolio of premium, independent, online editorial destinations. Established as the flagship property and #1 parenting site in the country.
  • Hired as Senior Account Manager for the corporate sales division of the network.
  • Independent Pan-European digital media publisher network of 4,000+ high-reach premium websites providing Digital Display Advertising as well as Affiliate and Email Marketing solutions across 13 European countries.
  • Sustained excellent customer service for a leading international airline, boasting 300+ awards for excellence worldwide.
  • Helped evolve a previously leading Digital and Print directory publisher that operated brands such as White Pages, Yellow Pages and TrueLocal (previously CitySearch) into a full-service marketing services company.


  • Overcame low client base and difficult economic conditions to meet ambitious targets within three-month period, booking 50% of media agency’s entire annual revenue in the prior year.
  • Pitched successful Nissan X-Trail Going Places Partnership using clever, proactive concept development, resulting in client spend increase by 949%, elevated company profile and improved client satisfaction.
  • Won competitive pitch against Fairfax online properties, securing 100% campaign budget and first-time SheSpot advertiser – Coles Retail Clothing Brand (Mix).
  • Secured agency client’s first digital campaign booking, winning over a reluctant and previously disgruntled client through comprehensive demonstration of service suitability and strategic advertising proposal, negotiating 100% share of the budget and additional ongoing business – Funtastic, Media Contacts.
  • Demonstrated exceptional client management and perseverance in procuring largest booking from Kraft, increasing client’s previous booking value by 48%.
  • Managed account for Australia’s largest digital media agency, emitch (part of Mitchell’s Communications and Aegis), two years consecutively.
  • Oversaw numerous other high-profile portfolio accounts, including Mindshare, OMD and Maxus as well as automotive brands such as Ford, BMW, Mini, Mazda, Suzuki and Vic Roads.
  • Landed the high-value media partnership, Ford Fiesta Test Drive Partnership, that translated into renewal business, valuable case studies for the company and significant account spend increases.
  • Offered sponsorship and promoted to Senior Account Manager for consistently achieving sales targets, increasing advertising revenue, meeting KPI’s, building strong customer relationships and excellent work ethic.
  • Revitalized AdLinks reputation and UK market positioning across three of the top 10 UK Media Agencies.
  • Transformed a disgruntled agency portfolio (i-Level, Carat, Media Contacts) to the largest spending agencies for AdLink UK, generating over £1.5million (AUD $3 million).
  • Awarded positive written and verbal client feedback from i-Level media agency to AdLink’s senior management in recognition of significantly improved account management and excellent service levels.

Areas of Expertise

Sales Executive Job Skills

  • Sales & Account Management
  • Project Management
  • New Business Development
  • Sales Planning
  • Brand Awareness
  • Key Account Management
  • Securing Integrated Partnerships
  • Advertising & Media Campaigns
  • Negotiation & Dispute Resolution
  • Tier 1&2 Portfolio Management
  • Staff Development
  • Revenue Growth
  • Quarterly Forecasting
  • Budget Analysis
  • Customer Service