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Sam Wheller

Commercial Business Manager at Karndean Design Flooring.

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Industry
Marketing and Advertising
Current
  1. Karndean Designflooring
Previous
  1. MGL Distribution LTD,
  2. Coca-Cola Enterprises,
  3. Next (Holiday Temp)
Education
  1. University of Wales Institute Cardiff
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Karndean Designflooring

Karndean Designflooring

Commercial Business Manager

– Present

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Background

Summary

A highly motivated and confident Sales Representative with ambition and drive who seeks to achieve the highest professional standards.

Experience

Commercial Business Manager

Karndean Designflooring
– Present (3 months)

Sales Executive

MGL Distribution LTD
(11 months)South West Uk

Account managing 300+ accounts focusing on developing business to business relationships within the south west of the country representing MGL Distribution.

Sales Representative

Coca-Cola Enterprises
(2 years 1 month)London, United Kingdom

Account Managing 150+, brand selling and ensuring increased soft drinks sales through range, space, communication, price, location and equipment.

Duties involved in this job include:-
• Management of a portfolio of accounts, ranging from corner shops to all types of food and drink establishments. This requires exceptional time management and self-motivation.
• Winning, developing and maintaining profitable soft drink volume for Coca Cola, whilst ensuring full distribution and availability of Coca Cola’s full range of products. This requires excellent negotiation, presenting and communication skills.
• Business analysis to enable profitable placement of both chilled and ambient equipment, thus developing and securing space in store, crucially within the impulse area.
• Promotional execution and tactical work at key times of year. This requires strict journey planning and team work to succeed.
• Significant input through the start of 2012 in to both the activation around the Olympic torch route and Olympic sites whilst living in London Docklands and Hackney Olympic live site
• End of 2012 Figures – finished 120% Vs Target

Sales Assistant

Next (Holiday Temp)
(3 months)

During the busy Christmas period I was employed as a temporary sales assistant for Next. One responsibility was to ensure that all customers were provided with good customer service, this was when my inter-personal skills were put to good use. At University I have studied "customer service management" and was able to put some theory into practice in a working environment.

Claims Negotiator

Helphire
(1 year 4 months)

by HelpHire, was situated in a team which took ownership of non fault claims. The role demanded strict time management, organisation skills and an ability to control day to day activities, to coincide with the companies', departmental and teams' objectives and financial targets. Excellent team work and communication skills enabled me to succeed in this role.

Trainee Construction Technician

Wessex Water
(10 months)

tasks included familiarising myself with Health & Safety issues with working on busy building sites. Practical On-site learning included all aspects of water supply including pipe replacement techniques, ordering, processing and dealing with customer enquiries. Other duties included participating in a management shadowing scheme.

bar steward

The New Inn Keynsham
(9 months)

serving food and beverages to customers, as expected the role involved cash handling.

Bar Staff

Keymsham Cricket Club & New Inn
(9 months)

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Team Leadership
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Negotiation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Teamwork
  • Insurance
  • Coaching

Education

University of Wales Institute Cardiff

BA (Hons); s study of BA (Hons), Business and Management; Marketing; Business and Marketing degree

Key modules studied include: strategic HRM, Strategic International Marketing, Strategic Brand Management, Contemporary Issues in Marketing, Strategic Management, Change and Continuity in Contemporary Business, Integrated Marketing Communications, Understanding Customers, Marketing Management and Planning, Business Analysis and Human Resource Management.; Key modules involved: Finance for Managers, The Business Environment, Marketing Principles, Information and Communication in the Workplace, Managing Customer Service and Managing People and Organisations

June 2004 - September 2006 Wellsway Sixth Form
AS Level - Media Studies: E P.E.: E
A Level - Drama: B Business Studies: D; Maths: C, English: CC, English Literature: C, Science (double award): CC, Business Studies: C, Geography: C, P.E.: A, Drama: B

Wellsway School

Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Business management and Marketing

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