merchandiser resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary
  • Goal-oriented Retail Manager with 10 years of experience in leadership roles. Detail-focused and driven to help employees succeed in meeting and exceeding sales goals. Excellent salesperson skilled in communication and collaboration for best-in-class service.
  • Talented food truck owner/operator with 3 years serving innovative BBQ cuisine in the mobile food industry. Owned and operated a profitable business month to month while doing all day to day operations. Prioritizes and delivers excellent customer service.
  • Networking and Business Management
  • Maximizing Profitability
  • Team Leadership and Coaching
  • Merchandising
  • Sales Expertise
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Upselling Products and Services
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Calm and Professional Under Pressure
  • Efficient and Detail-Oriented
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Inventory Management
  • Money Handling
  • Cost Estimation
  • Team Leadership
  • Originality and Creativity
Work History
Sales Advocate, 11/2021 to Current
Publicis Groupe SaIrvine, CA,
  • Developed and delivered engaging sales presentations to convey product benefits.
  • Increased sales by offering consultation on products and services and applying customer service and upselling techniques.
  • Tailored sales approaches and techniques to specific client needs to increase marketing effectiveness.
  • Engaged with customers to build rapport and loyalty.
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Educated clients on current promotional offerings and products using persuasive selling tactics.
  • Accurately processed POS transactions, returning coin, currency, payment cards and receipts to customers.
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.
  • Maintained calm demeanor and professionally managed issues in busy, high-stress situations.
  • Recommended accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
Owner, 10/2018 to 06/2020
Banfield Pet HospitalPort Saint Lucie, FL,
  • To properly cook and serve food to FDA and Health Department standards
  • Finding the right locations to set up and have the best possible outcome
  • Ensuring staff is well guided to to ensure smooth operations from day to day
  • Networking with other businesses and people.
  • Planned daily menus and prepped food for service for BBQ.
  • Calculated operating budget, set menu prices and worked with suppliers to stock inventory.
  • Greeted customers and answered menu questions.
  • Obtained city parking permits and drove food truck to designated areas.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Handled money, balanced tills, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
Merchandiser, 11/2019 to 05/2020
Breakthru Beverage GroupMilwaukee, WI,
  • Go about an assigned route and meet truck drivers to unload and stock alcohol/merchandise in selected accounts in route.
  • Maintain backstock and back room area and inventory shelves daily.
  • Planned and coordinated product availability for advertising and promotion purposes.
  • Ran markdown reports, managed store replenishment and analyzed buying reports.
  • Advanced sales cycle plans by maximizing placement of promotions, point of sale materials and product visibility.
  • Monitored inventory levels and kept adequate stock in product displays on sales floor.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Verified products appeared at correct locations in proper quantities.
  • Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
  • Established strong vendor relationships to maintain and support business.
Manager, 06/2012 to 04/2019
Company NameCity, State,
  • Greet all customers
  • Replenish product and ensure the sales floor is ready for day to day operations
  • Use product knowledge to sell products and up sell additional items
  • Maintain cleanliness of store
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • Responsible for store bank money/cash on hand and bank deposits
  • Responsible for all opening/closing tasks for the store Responsible for elevated customer concerns and problems
  • Compiled data highlighting key metrics to report information, determine trends and identify methods for improving store results.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Established and administered annual budget with controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
Associate of Applied Science: Business Management And Marketing, Expected in 12/2016
State Fair Community College - Osage Beach, MO,
Associate of Applied Science: Business Management And Marketing, Expected in 05/2015
Ozark Technical College - Springfield, MO,
High School: , Expected in 05/2014
Eugene Cole R-V - Eugene, MO,

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School Attended

  • State Fair Community College
  • Ozark Technical College
  • Eugene Cole R-V

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Advocate
  • Owner
  • Merchandiser
  • Manager


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School

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