Sample Internal Promotion Resume

If you are looking for a sample resume for getting promoted within your current company, you should read this post. It is important to show your best quality resume when looking for a promotion. Even though you already work for the company, it doesn’t mean that you can ever expect to get the promotion by turning in a so-so resume. Learn the right way here.

Michael Donovan

515 East Frederick Lane ♦ Hometown, MO 63301

636-441-1234 ♦ mdonovan1234(at)



* Seasoned Channel Marketing Executive with with 8 years of experience creating value proposals for value-added resellers concentrating on small and medium sized business customers

* MBA trained professional with 9-year background of leading teams working for two $50MM plus security and networking equipment companies

* Dedicated sales partner with a history of developing enabling tools for worldwide sales teams helping to promote business opportunities with companies including Dell, Gateway, AT&T, and BellSouth



Netopia, Inc., Senior Product Marketing Manager, Emeryville, CA, August 2007-Present

Leading supplier of broadband equipment working with carriers and service providers concentrating on small/medium businesses and residential audience: $50MM in annual sales

* Partnered with sales and marketing teams providing support to strategic accounts in US and Europe

* Represented the company at a number of national industry events and to the IT community

* Created all product associated content including online media, white papers, direct mail, sales collateral, and product briefings used by sales force of 100 and hundreds of partner sales reps

* Lead high visibility product launch of new line of small business Wi-Fi products to AT&T resulting in significant annual account revenue increase

– Convinced Netopia CEO to sponsor national AT&T sales meeting to introduce line of products at a cost of $100,000.

– Developed proprietary “Guide For Desktop Wireless” to aid 750 sales reps at 15 call centers to more efficiently sell Netopia products

* Presented new strategic decision to implement a new dedicated RFP process helping the company win 12 new accounts representing $25MM in annual business

– Major wins include Verizon, Eircom, Earthlink, BellSouth, and AT&T

SonicWALL, Inc., Product Marketing Manager, Sunnyvale, CA, September 2001-July 2007

World’s primary security appliance dealer for small and medium sized companies: annual sales of $150MM

* Constructed a 40-page all-inclusive quarterly report outlining business metrics and analytics for meeting with the CEO and Executive Board

* Launched a comprehensive research program tapping into observations from both partners and end-users, and defining market research cycles for the company

* Revamped logistics and content for quarterly Channel Partner Webinar increasing participation 300% to 1,200 partners globally

* Guide the outbound product marketing for secure content management solutions and appliances, focusing on global channel partners

* More than tripled channel partners from approximately 300 to 1,000 resellers in just under six months by leading a recruiting campaign for SonicWALL email security

– Developed material for 30 “Road Shows” throughout the world giving away free trial versions of software and advertising the full range of security products

* Increased quarterly earnings growth by 30% for SonicWALL’s Security Manager for Content

– Appealed to the upper management for additional funding to create an integrated outbound campaign through 50 global reselling partners

NorthPoint Communications, San Francisco, CA, October 1997- August 2001

National DSL service provider focusing on residential markets and small to medium sized businesses

Senior Manager, Product and Channel Marketing, October 2000-August 2001

* Worked in Germany to launch VersaPoint-pan-Europe joint venture formed between NorthPoint and Versatel providing broadband connection all through Europe

* Grew partner base from zero to 15 business-driven ISPs by developing and carrying out a completely integrated marketing effort spanning direct mail, interactive live trade shows, and focused collateral/on-site selling techniques

* Directly managed a team of five as a key member of expatriate start-up team overseeing $90MM product and channel marketing efforts

* Increased end-user sales growth by 39% on a monthly basis by developing a unique program to zero in on small business market

Manager, New Channel Development, November 1997-September 2000

* Developed and implemented a number of innovative marketing programs, using telemarketing, direct email, direct mail, online media, and special events to reach thousands of VARs throughout the US

* Created strategies to sell products through some of the nations’ most distinguished Value Added Resellers (VARs), Retailers, and PC OEMs including Office Depot, Dell, Gateway, and CompUSA

* Presented NorthPoint’s first VAR sales channel, developing business plan presented to Upper-level management, securing $1.5MM in funding, and developing strategic plan

Sprint PCS, Manager, Channel Operations/Strategy, Irvine, CA, June 1996-November 1997

* Responsible for all channel management and new channel advancement including company-owned mall units and stores

* Devised, negotiated and launched the online industry’s first online distribution channel-The Sprint PCS store on AOL

– This was the first time that customers could purchase mobile telephones online



Leipzig Graduate School of Management-Leipzig, Germany, 1996

* Master of Business Administration-HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

* MBA Exchange Program: IESE, Barcelona, Spain, Fall 1995

* 2nd prize winner-European Business Plan of the Year Contest, 1995

– Defeated teams from 14 other European business schools with free dial-up ISP concept



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