sales associate resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market. Diligent about keeping merchandise presentable to maximize business revenue. Effectively demonstrate products, overcome objections and close sales. Persuasive in negotiating contracts and diplomatic in communicating with customers to build long-term, productive relationships. Goal-oriented individual versed in greeting high-volume of customers and recommending merchandise based on individual requirements. Skilled at creating displays to promote higher sales, completing cash register transactions and maintaining accurate records of all transactions. Retail sales professional versed in product placement and merchandising. Extensive experience in inventory management and shipment processing. Dedicated Sales professional with history of success achieving customer satisfaction, retention and referrals through continuous provision of top quality service. Blending strong analytical and communication skills to identify and address individual client needs, recommending and effectively promoting products in alignment with preferences. Strategically driving full sales lifecycles, overseeing efforts of teams across high-traffic retail environments.

  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Client Service
  • Product promotions
  • Contract preparation
  • Relationship building
  • Cash register operations
  • Upselling
  • Professional demeanor
  • Cash Handling
  • Excellent people skills
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Shipment processing
  • Cash register operation
  • Communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Product and service sales
Work History
10/2018 to Current Sales Associate Capital Vacations | Ormond Beach, FL,
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft
  • Worked with sales team to collaboratively reach targets, consistently meeting or exceeding personal quotas
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise
12/2008 to 03/2018 Associate Teacher South Carolina Job Board | Greenville, SC,
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies
  • Observed children to identify individuals in need of additional support and developed strategies to improve assistance
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning
  • Promoted physical, academic and social development by implementing diverse classroom and outside activities
  • Maintained well-controlled classrooms by clearly outlining standards and reinforcing positive behaviors
  • Built and maintained productive relationships between students, teachers and parents
  • Helped lead teacher set up and manage classroom and outdoor activities
  • Used diversified strategies for instruction and immersion to help students engage in classes
  • Watched and documented behaviors for use in identifying areas in need of support
  • Maintained consistent classroom schedule with wide range of experiences
  • Worked with teaching staff to evaluate individual progress and recommend appropriate learning plans
  • Used classroom observations to create written assessments of student performance
  • Increased student satisfaction by frequently communicating with students about needs and adapting lessons to interests and classroom progress
  • Promoted sensory development by providing access to different textures
01/2017 to 12/2017 Miscellaneous Delray Beach, Florida | Delray Beach, FL,
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
09/2008 to 12/2008 Volunteer Nuestra Casa | City, STATE,
  • Enhanced operations by completing wide variety of tasks, freeing up valuable time for full-time employees.
  • Maintained clean, neat and operational facilities to serve all program needs.
  • Provided information about available program resources and applicable services.
  • Greeted visitors cheerfully and answered questions to offer quality customer service.
Expected in 2008 to to | Child Development Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2008 to to High School Diploma | Redwood Academy of The Redwoods, Ukiah, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mendocino College
  • Redwood Academy of The Redwoods

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Associate
  • Associate Teacher
  • Miscellaneous
  • Volunteer


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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