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Joseph Tyler
Nixa, Missouri
417-123-4567 (home) or 417-765-4321 (cell)


Objective: Seeking a sales position representing Bass Pro Shops at regional conferences.

Professional skills and experience

Merchandising, sales and promotional

  • Demonstrated, sold products to hotels, motels, restaurants, and residential care homes.
  • Conceptualized, organized and conducted Missouri’s First Annual Motel/Hotel Trade Show for Bud’s Clubs, March 2004 at Table Rock Lake.
  • Promoted product lines and achieve marketing goals by effective time management.
  • Recognized as leading salesperson for membership/merchandising sales on a consistent basis.
  • Planned, organized and conducted state and regional trade shows.

Management and administrative

  • Owned and operated restaurant and lounge; responsible for ordering, inventory, sales, cash management, advertising, promotions and personnel management.
  • Experienced with all aspects of store management including advertising, pricing, inventory control, ordering, purchasing, promotion and personnel management.
  • Taught junior and senior high school courses in Life Sciences, Physical Science, General Science, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

Personal/self management

  • Strong personal initiative; quick learner in mastering job requirements.
  • Energetic, dedicated professional with record of building strong working relationships achieving exceptional results.
  • Hard worker; committed to efficient and productive operations.
  • Flexible; work well as a team member or alone.

Education and associations

  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
  • Missouri Residential Care Association
  • Missouri Restaurant Association
  • Springfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Table Rock Area Chamber of Commerce

Work experience

  • Merchandise Representative, Bud’s Wholesale Club, Springfield, Missouri, 2000 to 2006
  • Assistant Manager, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Springfield, Missouri, 1998 to 2000
  • Owner/Manager, Battlefield Restaurant Clever, Missouri, 1991 to 1997
  • Teacher, Rogersville R-IV, Rogersville, Missouri, 1988 to 1990

References available upon request