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Resume for David Puro

David Puro

 

3 Paula Ave, Londonderry, NH 03053   ●   (973) 980-9909 Cell   ●   dpuro329@gmail.com

 

Sales Career Professional Summary

 

Accomplishedsales representative with demonstrated ability to achieve major business goals in various industries. Experience includes business to business direct sales to established accounts as well as new business generation gained through cold calling, professional networking and market research. Aggressively developed new territories as well as established markets through interaction with key decision makers. Innovative, customer focused, results driven, team player with excellent interpersonal, presentation, people and account management abilities.

 

Areas of Strength & Expertise

 

  • Territory/Account Management         Sales Presentations         MS Office Suite
  • New Business Development                Problem Solving                  Computer/Technology
  • Achievement of Sales Goals            •    Customer Service               Literate
 

 

Professional Experience

 

Rolling Frito Lay Sales, Wilmington, MA                                                                October 2012-January 2013

Route Sales Associate

Ordered, delivered, displayed and merchandised a full product line of snack foods for an industry leading manufacturer. Responsibilities included all aspects of sales and account maintenance as well as gaining new distribution and additional floor displays in assigned accounts.

  • Properly operated company routes on a temporary basis because of illnesses, injuries or vacations
  • Collaborated in an effort to display and merchandise a key account prior to a high level company executive visit.

 

Shore Point Distributing Co., Freehold, NJ                                                           February 2006-October 2012

Sales Representative, July 2008-October 2012

Generated orders and increased sales volume for an entire portfolio of domestic, imported and craft beers, wines, spirits and non alcoholic beverages for assigned accounts in a defined territory. Responsibilities included all aspects of sales, merchandising, inventory management and account maintenance as well as gaining new product distribution and additional floor display space.

  • Consistently achieved sales, placement and display goals in a 100% commissioned environment.
  • Awarded Salesman of the Month for the Wine and Spirits division (September 2009).
  • Consistently won cash and prize incentives for sales contests sponsored by various brands.

 

Merchandiser, February 2006-July 2008

Increased sales and exposure of a beer, wine and spirits portfolio through the creation of large and small scale floor displays as well as through the utilization of permanent and paper marketing materials.

  • Constantly utilized in house printing capabilities to broadcast brand awareness through the use of variousforms of visual media.
  • Consistently won cash and prize incentives for various floor display contests sponsored by company distributed brands.

 

   

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Books Are Fun, Inc., New Providence, NJ                                                         December 2004-February 2006

Sales Representative

Added new accounts as well as serviced existing accounts for a book sales service. Responsible for displaying products and fulfilling orders, collecting payments as well as cold calling and networking to open new accounts.

  • Doubled the amount of active accounts in my route book in several months time.
  •  Achieved a 20% increase in sales volume in 2005.

 

US Foodservice, Kearny, NJ                                                                            December 2003-December 2004

Territory Manager

Opened and serviced accounts for a national broad line food service distributor. Responsible for generating orders, collecting payment and account maintenance of existing accounts as well as utilizing sales practices to continually build the territory and increase sales.

  • Built a successful territory from the ground up through cold calling, professional networking and market research.
  • Built a profitable territory of active accounts in several months time.

 

 

Education & Professional Development

 

  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH- Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (2001)
  • University Bartending, Boston, MA- Bartender Training (1997)
  • T.I.P.S. Alcohol Awareness Certification (1997)
  • Cicerone.org Certified Beer Server (2011)
  • Smith System Commercial Driver Certified (2012)

 

 

Miscellaneous       

 

  • Eagle Scout (1997)
  • Excellent safe driving record and constant responsible operation and use of a company owned vehicle while with previous employers