Retail Sales Associate resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Positive and upbeat host makes guests feel welcome while balancing diverse business requirements. Knowledgeable about server loads, kitchen output and customer preferences. Successful in maintaining productivity and calm in fast-paced environments. Diligent Retail Associate skillful in connecting with people and promoting products. Open and positive communicator with calm and level-headed approach to managing routine needs and meeting special challenges. Experienced in maintaining stock, setting up promotions and merchandising items. Safety-minded lifeguard with exemplary supervisory, observational and time management talents. Punctual, driven and well-trained in assisting patrons. Certified in CPR and AED.

  • Cash register operation
  • Retail merchandising expertise
  • Teamwork
  • Dispute mediation
  • Customer assistance
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • People skills
  • Collaboration
  • Training & Development
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • Patron support
  • Decision-making
Retail Sales Associate, 05/2021 to Current
FergusonBeeville, TX,
  • Maintained friendly, outgoing personality to promote positive work environment and build customer loyalty.
  • Responded to customer questions about products and services.
  • Greeted guests promptly with positive attitude and asked open-ended questions to better understand shopping needs.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system, including processing sales and returns.
  • Put new merchandise on shelves and racks in attractive arrangements.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Helped customers select products best fitting personal needs.
  • Handled cash, check, credit and automatic debit card transactions with 100% accuracy.
  • Engaged shoppers, providing assistance and information on merchandise and product features.
Restaurant Hostess, 03/2020 to Current
Omni HotelsBroomfield, CO,
  • Greeted guests and sat customers at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
  • Escorted guests to seating area, furnished menus and highlighted daily specials.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience.
  • Developed long-term relationships with customers to increase opportunities for repeat business.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Stayed attentive to server availability and table turnover to seat guests quickly.
Grocery Bagger, 06/2021 to 08/2021
Sugarbush ResortBurlington, VT,
  • Assisted customers with getting groceries loaded in vehicles.
  • Collected empty carts and returned each to store to minimize loss and damage to store property.
  • Packed purchased items in shopping bags appropriately to avoid bag breaks and spills.
  • Checked prices and pulled product for customers.
  • Participated in available training courses to improve sales skills and product knowledge.
Lifeguard, 05/2019 to 08/2021
Adventure Landing Water ParkCity, STATE,
  • Kept watch over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Completed routine safety training and instructed all patrons to follow safety rules.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Adhered strictly to emergency action plans.
  • Identified emergency situations or potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2021
Niceville Senior High School - Niceville, FL

I feel as if my most notable accomplishment is that I graduated high school without having ever missed a single day of school. This required dedication and perseverance that in the end allowed me to feel a strong sense of accomplishment and made those supporting me proud.

Activities and Honors
  • Graduated with honors- Cum Laude
  • Received Florida Academic Scholars scholarship
  • Was inducted into National Honor society
  • Volunteered at Alaqua Animal Refuge
  • Volunteered at neighborhood events
  • Volunteered with the special olympics
  • Volunteered with teaching younger children the art of dance
  • ACT- 29
  • Weighted GPA- 4.0
Additional Information
  • My senior year of high school I founded and was president of the Alaqua Animal Assistance club that provided the Alaqua animal Refuge with support in their day to day activities. I felt this was an important organization to assist with as they are a no kill animal shelter in my hometown which I have volunteered at for about a year now and a place I hold close to my heart.
  • I have danced from the age of 3 and many years of which were competitively. T

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School Attended

  • Niceville Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Restaurant Hostess
  • Grocery Bagger
  • Lifeguard


  • High School Diploma

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