bookseller resume example with 5 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Upbeat, customer-focused freelance theatre technician, and bookseller with 4 years of retail experience, a forward thinking mind set and proactive approach. Meticulously organized, often keeping track of multiple projects at once while working in a variety of roles. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in fast-paced working environment and able to adapt under pressure to solve challenges. Successfully works as part of team to reach personal and business goals. Avid reader passionate about sharing knowledge and expanding customer's enjoyment of leisure and academic resources. Flexible and approachable, with strong organizational and time management skills. Delivers memorable guest experience through welcoming interactions and extensive product knowledge.

  • Store Policies and Procedures
  • Computer Proficiency and Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Can lift 25lbs and comfortable working at heights
  • Experience running a crew, running a show track, troubleshooting, and meeting deadlines
  • Customer Service
  • Experience with POS systems
  • Experience making recommendations and upselling to customers
  • Troubleshooting
  • Engaging with Diverse Customers
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Returns and Exchanges
  • Payment Processing
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Children's Books
  • Energy and Physical Stamina
  • Merchandising and Display
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Google Docs
  • Google Suite
Bookseller, 2020 - 2022
Books-A-Million, Inc. Fredericksburg, VA,
  • Assisted in ringing up sales at registers and bagging merchandise.
  • Supported managers with organizing store and showcasing new items in eye-catching displays.
  • Followed company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Helped customers by answering questions and locating merchandise.
  • Answer the phone and respond to any questions the customer may have including placing orders and processing payment over the phone
  • Listened to customer interests and needs and matched with suitable books and related products.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Used register system to ring up customer purchases, process payments and issue receipts.
Stage Manager, -
Warnermedia CO, State,
  • Coordinating and scheduling with the venue for rehearsal time, tech, and shows.
  • Helped performers run through warm-ups, scripts and notes.
  • Coordinated with the venue staff to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for for the production team and for the audience.
  • Running the light board during performances.
  • Facilitated communication across creative and technical departments.
  • Liaised with crew regarding lighting, graphics and other technical elements.
  • Coordinated COVID procedures for the staff and actors.
  • Called out performance technical cues using wireless headsets.
  • Maintained well-being of cast and crew through equipment and stage safety procedures.
Electrician and Alternate/Substitute Technical Director, 2017 - 2022
City Of Hoover Hoover, AL,
  • Interpret/read the plot (blue prints) in order to accurate hang, cable, and focus lighting instruments
  • Developed forward-thinking solutions to expected technical issues.
  • Work in a team and independently to make the designers vision come to life
  • Set up and restore the theater space for technical rehearsals
  • Turn on the sound, projection/video, and lighting systems, run pre-show checks, ensure everything is safe, and fix anything that doesn't work before the house opens
  • Work with production staff, actors, designers, and run crew to ensure everyone is safe and on the same page
  • Work quickly to resolve any issues that came up while the show was happening, prioritize to decide if the problems needed immediate fixing or could wait
  • Collaborate with the other members of production to keep the show running.
Master Electrician, 2017 - 2019
Schoolhouse Theatre City, STATE,
  • Find, hire, and run a team
  • Order any rental items as necessary working within the budget
  • Coordinate scheduling with other departments
  • Work within a strict deadline to ensure everything was done on time
  • Act as intermediary between the designer and director
  • Troubleshoot quickly when problems arise
  • Adapt and make changes on the fly as necessary
  • Traced and diagnosed electrical malfunctions using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Organize the storage spaces and implement systems to keep them accessible and neat.
  • Read blueprints, wiring schematics and other technical documentation to complete accurate work.
Education and Training
Bachelor's Degree: , Expected in 05/2017
Wagner College - New York, NY,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2013
Concord High School - Concord, NH
Status -

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School Attended

  • Wagner College
  • Concord High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bookseller
  • Stage Manager
  • Electrician and Alternate/Substitute Technical Director
  • Master Electrician


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • High School Diploma

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