sporting goods sales associate resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented sales associate with years of experience enhancing service and sales culture. Cultivated productive relationships securing customer loyalty generating repeat and new business to meet many sales initiatives. Self-motivated, organized and professional working with customers. Enthusiastic employee eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in any type of work environment.

  • Merchandise displays
  • Sales assistance
  • Customer engagement
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
Work History
07/2018 to Current Sporting Goods Sales Associate Blain Supply, Inc. | Elgin, IL,
  • Maintained store displays and followed store housekeeping standards and procedures to provide assortment of sporting goods.
  • Followed company standards for merchandise presentation and planograms of best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods.
  • Stocked merchandise each day, clearly labeling items, arranging according to size or color and preparing attractive displays.
  • Greeted customers and helped with product questions, selections, and purchases including in-store and e-service transactions.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store sales, payment policies and security standards.
  • Worked with diligence to regularly meet or exceed special targets, including credit card applications, special donations and specific product promotions.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Managed efficient cash register operations, including scanning items, processing payments and issuing receipts.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Assisted customers with locating and choosing merchandise in any store department.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
07/2018 to Current DSD Receiver Kroger | Paducah, KY,
  • Resolved vendor errors with receiving policies to eliminate excessive inventory.
  • Processed daily and weekly DSD tickets to file invoices.
  • Protected company assets through accurate receipt and return of DSD product.
  • Communicated operational inconsistencies of store or vendors to manager for resolution.
  • Verified accuracy of DSD plan-o-grams and implemented weekly store merchandising notes.
  • Tracked product for DSD vendors to verify invoices.
  • Processed reclaims and returns to vendors and warehouse for credit.
  • Provided fast, friendly, and accurate customer service to create positive shopping experience.
  • Checked EDI invoices to resolve outstanding invoices.
  • Compared shipping orders and invoices against contents received to verify accuracy.
  • Moved shipment materials to and from designated areas using lift and hand trucks.
  • Coordinated efficient storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Corresponded with carrier representatives to make arrangements and provide instructions for shipment and delivery of orders.
  • Drafted and managed work and shipping orders, bills of lading and shipping route materials for accurate and compliant recordkeeping.
  • Orchestrated efficient routing by producing accurate shipping documentation and package labels.
  • Received incoming shipments, compared contents against associated records and transmitted to proper department.
  • Maintained up-to-date price lists to accurately calculate shipping, shortage and demurrage costs.
  • Worked with vendor representatives to resolve damaged shipments and item shortages, protecting company interests and financial targets.
  • Worked effectively with shippers to resolve issues with shipments, including damaged materials and shortages.
  • Conducted research to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes.
07/2018 to Current CAP Team 2 Associate Walmart | City, STATE,
  • Verified inventory computations by comparing to physical counts of stock, efficiently investigating discrepancies and adjusting errors.
  • Organized on-site stockroom to maximize existing space and improve efficiency, boosting efficiency 100%.
  • Maintained merchandise presentation by removing damaged goods, stocking and rotating merchandise and signing and pricing merchandise.
  • Counted supplies in stock room and posted totals to inventory records using RF scanner.
  • Checked packages and merchandise for damage and quickly notified vendors to request replacements.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Accepted delivered packages, verified products and checked delivery totals to keep system records current and accurate.
  • Managed timely and effective replacement of damaged or missing products.
  • Created and enforced detailed organization processes to increase quality service standards.
  • Collaborated with sales team members to stay current on inventory levels, complete accurate orders and resolve item issues.
  • Kept all documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery.
  • Inspected work areas for cleanliness and obstacles and removed cartons and boxes to keep work areas organized and hazard-free.
  • Evaluated supplies and product inventory to check for quality and quantity issues and returned unacceptable materials to vendors to obtain replacements or refunds.
  • Removed all debris and packaging from boxes and separated for recycling or disposal.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Maintained strong vendor connections, including arranging pricing and delivery structures and managing specific shipment or paperwork concerns.
  • Blocked and faced products on displays and shelves in accordance with company policy.
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products.
Expected in 12/2014 to to Associate of Arts | Liberal Arts And Sciences -Social Science Emphasis College Of The Siskiyous, Weed, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • College Of The Siskiyous

Job Titles Held:

  • Sporting Goods Sales Associate
  • DSD Receiver
  • CAP Team 2 Associate


  • Associate of Arts

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