sales associate resume example with 3+ 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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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Optimistic, creative and hardworking Sales Associate looking to join passionate team at unique store. Expert at helping customers find items, discover new products and enjoy positive overall store experience.

  • Merchandising expertise
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Cash handling
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Cash register operations
Work History
Sales Associate, 02/2007 - 08/2008
Omnicell Valdosta, GA,
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging
  • Prepared cash deposits up to $[2,000] with zero discrepancies
Waitress, 01/2005 - 04/2006
Aramark Corp. Conway, AR,
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers
  • Restocked salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments from customers and made proper change for cash transactions
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods
  • Checked identification to enforce age requirement for alcoholic beverages
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business
Daycare Assistant Teacher, 03/2004 - 01/2005
North Country Academy Bloomington, IL,
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs
  • Led activities for over 10 children ages 3 to 4
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate
  • Operated with high integrity, built trust, and earned sustained credibility with internal and external clientele
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction
: Nursing, Expected in
Hopkinsville Community College - Hopkinsville, KY
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
Parkview Christian Acadamey - Waco, TX,
Status -

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School Attended

  • Hopkinsville Community College
  • Parkview Christian Acadamey

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Associate
  • Waitress
  • Daycare Assistant Teacher


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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