merchandiser resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Career Overview

Highly enthusiastic customer service professional with 15 years client interface experience.

Accomplished management professional specializing in creating, launching and operating retail locations.

Retail Merchandiser who is goal-oriented and consistently seeking opportunities for growth and increasing merchandising knowledge.

Experienced Retail Merchandiser versed in using product placement, end of aisle product displays and points of purchase displays to the manufacturer's best advantage.

Organized Retail Merchandiser successful at maximizing profitability by verifying that product supplies are proportionate to consumer demands.

Core Strengths
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Sharp problem solver
  • Opening/closing procedures
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Store maintenance ability
  • Inventory control familiarity
  • Adaptive team player
  • Visual merchandising proficiency
  • Customer- and service-oriented
  • POS systems
  • Cash handling accuracy
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Ability to mediate disputes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic self-starter
  • MS Office
  • Reliable and punctual


  • Supervised team of three staff members.

Protective Services

  • Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual.

Creative Problem Solving:

  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.

Work Experience
Merchandiser, 05/2013 - Current
Borden Dairy Columbus, GA,
  • Cut in new items on shelves
  • tagging
  • read, and follow plano-grams
Temp Merchandiser, 09/2012 - 2013
Universal Health Services Spokane, WA,
  • Visiting manufacture, Store and Suppliers
  • Negotiating prices, quantities and delivery time-scales
  • Managing levels and distribution of Stock
  • Made displays
  • Handling SUpply/Production Problems as they arise
Cashier, 02/2012 - 2013
Ace Hardware Wellington, FL,
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store policies regarding payments, returns and exchanges.Computed accurate sales prices for purchase transactions.
  • Assisted customers with store and product complaints.Maintained adequate cash supply in cash drawers in multiple checkout stations.Responsible for ringing up customers in a timely manner and guaranteeing high level of customer service.
Deli Associate, 07/2010 - 05/2011
State Of Kentucky Gilbertsville, KY,
  • Responsible for providing customer service according to the standards and procedures set by the employer.
  • Serving customers involves preparing food and beverages, slicing, weighing, packing and pricing products, which include sandwiches, meats, cheeses, dips, gourmet items, drinks and hot foods.
  • Take in the money, process credit cards, balance individual drawer at the end of shift.
  • Make meal recommendations, promote products and up-sell to customers.
  • Clean, sanitize and prepare all equipment before the end of the shift so everything is user ready for the following shift.
  • Manage product freshness by rotating stock, discarding outdated food, ordering, receiving and storing incoming stock.
Legal Secretary, 02/2007 - 2010
Safelite Autoglass Florence, AL,
  • Receives and transcribes legal dictation.
  • Type a variety of reports and legal documents for which knowledge of legal terminology, civil procedures and discovery is required with accuracy.
  • Research, prepare and file legal documents with courts and other agencies.
  • Review and/or approve legal documents for recordation or disposition.
  • Complies data from various sources for incorporation into special and periodic reports.
  • Screen and respond to inquiries from potential clients setting appointments as necessary.
  • Collaborate with others in office management; direct office support staff in terms of responsibilities.
  • Accompanied employer to Court to assist with cases as needed.
Assistant Manager, 2002 - 03/2007
Church's Chicken City, STATE,
  • Responsible for all aspects of operation including: inventory control, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, customer service, telephone and counter sales, and all other duties as required.
  • Recruit, train and supervise employees, ensuring that all shifts have adequate coverage in all departments.
  • Balanced cash drawers and receipts for various shifts, assisting employees with refunds, exchanges and customer complaints as needed.
  • Opened and closed the store, which included counting cash drawers and making bank deposits.
  • Answered customers’ questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
Educational Background
High School Diploma: High School Diploma, Expected in November 09, 2011
Stratford Career Institute - ,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in May 2008
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accounts receivable, balance, credit, clients, customer service, dictation, inventory control, legal, legal documents, money, office, office management, payroll, pricing, receiving, Research, sales, telephone, Type, weighing

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Stratford Career Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Merchandiser
  • Temp Merchandiser
  • Cashier
  • Deli Associate
  • Legal Secretary
  • Assistant Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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