sales clerk resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Versatile Sales Clerk focused on productivity and delivering first-rate service to all customers. Enthusiastic about resolving issues and maximizing company revenue with loyal, happy customers. Drives brand loyalty through congenial interactions and mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Wrapping procedures
  • Point of sale operations
  • Cash register operation
  • Merchandising
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Sales closing
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Strategy development
  • Merchandising knowledge
  • Cash handling accuracy
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Money handling
  • Listening skills
  • Verbal/written communication
  • Sales expertise
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Team player mentality
  • Customer- and service-oriented
  • Superb time management
  • POS system operation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Product Sales
  • Outgoing personality
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Reading comprehension skills
09/2019 to 12/2019 Sales Clerk Nucor Corporation | La Crosse, VA,
  • Greeted customers upon entrance and handled all cash and credit transactions.
  • Maintained front check out area to keep traffic flows running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Assisted customers based on currently available product, promotional and policy information.
  • Operated cash registers, scanners and computers to itemize and total customer purchases.
  • Delivered high-quality customer service through deep commitment to knowledge and performance.
  • Updated signage to reflect current prices and help promote target merchandise.
  • Completed daily cycle counts and monthly audits of specified segments to keep inventory current and accurate.
  • Supported customers by phone regarding store operations, products, promotions and orders.
  • Responded to customer questions about products and services.
03/2019 to 09/2019 Carhop Sonic Drive-In | Bridge City, TX,
  • Handled food safely to protect customers from harmful bacteria and prevent losses or delays from dropped items.
  • Performed food preparation tasks by making salads, brewing coffee and tea and slicing meats.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized for maximum efficiency.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service establishment.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Reported issues with customers and orders to supervisors.
  • Answered product and order questions accurately and professionally.
  • Assisted in preparing food by cutting, chopping and marinating meats, vegetables and fruits.
  • Monitored premises to identify and address issues such as lot trash or improperly discarded trays.
  • Independently resolved customer concerns to correct problems and promote brand loyalty.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency.
  • Used POS system and cash register to receive payments by cash, check, credit card and voucher.
03/2014 to 09/2016 Server Ocean Place | Long Branch, NJ,
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in [Number]-compartment sink.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to High School Diploma | Gateway Christian School, Horn Lake, MS GPA:

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School Attended

  • Gateway Christian School

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  • Sales Clerk
  • Carhop
  • Server


  • High School Diploma

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