Sample Resume: General Manager

George's role as general manager was a mixture of operations and business development responsibilities. He was also quite tech-savvy and wanted that to come through in his resume.

We broke out George's accomplishments into two main categories: one that showcased his operations knowledge and another that confirmed his sales aptitude. In addition, we listed the technologies he was familiar with as an additional way to market his candidacy and prove his ability to do things smarter, faster, and more efficiently.

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

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Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

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Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

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Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

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Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

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Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

GEORGE ZUCKER

One Park Lane

San Diego, CA, NY 92126

zucker@aol.com

Home: 619-890-8777

Cell: 619-871-3333

general manager

  • Eight years of experience overseeing business development and operations for accessories wholesaler.
  • Track record for accelerating revenue exponentially, building brand recognition, and systematizing operations to save money and improve time-to-market metrics.
  • Exceptional technology acumen; built and refined numerous databases to automate processes, improve accuracy, increase volume, and garner new accounts.

Core competencies

Supply Chain Management

Logistics Planning

Budgeting/Forecasting

Merchandising

Account Management

Vendor Negotiations

Material Sourcing

SKU Planning

Quality Assurance

Database Development

Talent Acquisition

Staff Development

Access Excel Word SQL Server Windows Small Business Server Visual Basic Quicken Oakstreet CAMSPC ProEDIW Inovisworks LabelMatrix Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, & Illustrator QuarkXPress

Professional experience

General Manager, Watch Masters, San Diego, CA, 2002 to Present

Recruited to this privately-held watch wholesaler supplying boutiques, department stores, and specialty chains with fashion watches. Manage sales, marketing, operations, and human resources initiatives with full P&L accountability. Grew sales by 250% in 8 years and leveraged exceptional technology skills to save money and time through automation. Oversee 700+ department, chain, and specialty store accounts. At peak, manage staffs of up to 25 including controller, managers, sales professionals, and hourly and seasonal employees.

Operations Management

  • Cut 70% off time spent packaging and shipping orders by automating procedures for bar-coding products.
  • Slashed product overhead costs by 80% by transitioning a large percentage of the business away from U.S. importers to direct importing and renegotiating pricing structures with remaining importers.
  • Trimmed product shipping costs by 35% while improving delivery times by consolidating freight service accounts and negotiating better rates.
  • Propelled productivity 25-fold by developing an inventory database that allowed employees to more efficiently assemble orders for multiple stores.
  • Significantly improved quality control efforts and minimized losses incurred from damaged merchandise by reengineering procedures for returns and improving product inventory management processes.

Business Development

  • Landed 700 new accounts in one year and significantly increased name recognition by developing the company's "first-ever" mass mailing campaign to retailers.
  • Introduced a children's watch line to Macy's that led to an exclusive contract in all of their children's departments; achieved close to $1.6M in new revenue in less than 2 years, representing 75% growth YTD.

education

Bachelor of Science, Marketing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2002

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