Sample Retail Sales Resume

This retail sales resume can be customized to meet your specific needs.

Highlight how your retail experience and skills are a good match for the job responsibilities and skill requirements. Convince the employer of your suitability.

Whatever the merchandise, you can use this sample resume to help you build a winning resume that gets you the job interview.



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Seeking a retail sales position in a well established company.

A retail sales position in a reputable company.

To secure employment as a retail sales associate in a busy environment.

Objective Statement

Example 1:

A self motivated sales professional with extensive experience in sales, merchandising and stock control. Relevant strengths include:

  • a passion for developing customer relations
  • high energy levels contribute to outstanding customer service
  • excellent communication skills
  • a commitment to team work resulting in exceeding sales quotas
  • a proven track record of being a flexible and dependable employee

Example 2:

An achievement-orientated salesperson with a proven track record of

  • excellent customer relations
  • creativity
  • negotiating skills
  • persuasiveness
  • in-depth product knowledge

Able to work independently or as part of a team to consistently meet company sales objectives.

Example 3:

Solid experience in

  • customer service
  • diverse sales
  • merchandising
  • stock management

Excellent product knowledge and strong communication skills generate a first-rate sales experience for the customer and improved customer loyalty.

Accurate processing of payments and record keeping contribute to a strong track record of efficiency and profitability.

Work Experience

Retail Sales Associate

Bealls, Miami FL

January 2019 - Date

  • merchandise handbags and accessories to diverse customer base
  • manage customer inquiries and concerns
  • make recommendations and suggestions
  • explain care of merchandise
  • process sales and payments
  • wrap merchandise including special gift wrapping
  • execute returns and exchanges
  • monitor and control inventory
  • receive, check and shelve merchandise
  • create product displays
  • maintain sales records
  • attend product and sales training seminars

Sales Associate

Golden's Jewelry Design, Miami FL

September 2016 - December 2018

  • assisted customers with fine jewelry selections
  • placed special orders with vendors
  • consulted with customers regarding payment options
  • built up a customer base through follow up and customer communications
  • exceeded sales quotas on monthly basis


Miami Jackson Senior High School

High School Diploma 2016 - GPA 3.48

Technical Skills

  • Computer skills
  • Point of Sales systems
  • Numeracy skills
  • In-depth knowledge of sales principals and techniques
  • Sound knowledge of customer care practices and principals

Core Competencies

  • communication skills
  • customer service orientation
  • initiative
  • organization and planning skills
  • accuracy
  • reliability
  • teamwork


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Retail sales duties, responsibilities and skills

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What is a good objective for a retail sales associate resume?

Your retail sales resume objective statement is key to getting your resume noticed and read. It should quickly convince the reader that you are the right person for the job. You can find excellent sample objectives for sales associate resumes at:

Sales Associate Resume Objective

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