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RssNational Sales Manager / Director of Sales in the Consumer Products/Goods Industry

As a top performing sales manager, I’m seeking a challenging position with an industry leader utilizing my skills in sales/management, along with business and personnel development. I am confident I would add value to your organization. Please consider: · Accomplished sales professional with a solid track record in business development and national/regional account management. · Experienced in establishing strategic partnerships to optimize sales and marketing opportunities for multiple product lines. · Extensive background in all facets of sales/sales management, including complete management of all selling resources (direct sales representatives, broker representatives and distributors). · Experienced in sales forecasting, budgeting and P&L management. · Strong leadership, analytical, motivational, organization, verbal/written communication and computer skills. If your looking for a proactive leader with the drive to successfully maximize your sales and profits, please give me a call. I welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs and the contributions I can make. Sincerely, Jim Lynch

Sales Manager

Saint Louis, MO

About Me


Sales & Sales Management


Sales Manager

Ideal Companies:

Any Consumer Products or Goods Company

Education level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Saint Louis, MO

Work Experiences

1/2008 - 1/2009

Press Pass, Inc.


  • · Complete management of all selling resources (Broker Sales Network, Mass Market Category Managers, National Accounts) for the companies’ portfolio of Collectible Trading Cards and Sports Licensed Die-Cast Products. · Produced over $20 million in retail sales through strategic partnerships in the mass, grocery, drug, convenience, military and specialty channels including Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, Meijer, Kroger, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, 7-Eleven, Casey’s General Stores, Toys’R’Us, AFEES, NEXCOM and Independent Gift. · New Product, Program, and Business Development

3/2004 - 1/2008

Vintage Sports Cards / Dropship Solutions

Director / VP

  • · New Business Development and Account Management on a national basis for leading ‘bricks & mortar’ & ‘.com drop-ship’ distributor / category manager of Sports & Entertainment Trading Cards, Collectibles, Licensed Souvenirs/Memorabilia, Gift Bundles, Candy, Games, Puzzles, Toys and Accessories with over $120 million in retail scan sales. · Secured New Business Distribution in the mass, grocery, drug, specialty and .com channels. (WalMart, Sears, Kroger, Blockbuster, Target.Com, Kohls.Com, Meijers.Com, Amazon.Com, Walgreens.Com, DrugStore.Com, Barnes & Noble.Com), achieving over $25 million in new sales. · Complete management over 3 region sales managers and retail support personnel.

4/1993 - 12/2003

The Upper Deck Company


  • · Successfully marketed and sold Sports and Entertainment Trading Card/Memorabilia/Gift merchandise to leading retail chains and distributors within a 14-state territory in all classes of trade including Wal-Mart, Sam’s ShopKo/Pamida, Fred’s, 7-Eleven, Valero, Casey’s, QuikTrip, Walgreens, CVS, Osco, Kroger, Hy-Vee, Albertsons, to name a few. · Complete management of a food and confection broker sales network consisting of 10 brokerage organizations. · Grew territory sales volume to $34 million by enhancing relationships with master distributors and key retail accounts

11/1978 - 4/1993

Liggett Group, Inc. Tobacco, Candy, Sports Licensed Collectibles


  • Regional Sales and Marketing Manager, Dallas, TX Established and managed sales and marketing operations in a 6 state region that included 5 District Managers, 30 Territory Managers, 1 Key Account Manager and 60 Merchandisers. District Manager, Springfield, MO Managed sales operations in a 3 state district that included 6 Territory Managers, and 7 Merchandisers. Key Account Manager, St. Louis, MO Territory Manager, St. Louis, MO Regional Sales Manager of the Year Territory Sales Manager of the Year