Bookseller Resume Samples

The job duty of a Bookseller is to sell books to people and assist customers in the bookstores. The day-to-day activities typically listed on the Bookseller Resume include the following – welcoming customers to the shop and identifying their needs, selling a variety of books, dealing with orders and enquiries, dealing with returns and complaints, performing stock checks, buying from publishers and catalogues, displaying books in shelves, processing book deliveries, liaising with teaching staff, keeping abreast with new titles by reading reviews, and organizing book events, or fairs.

People who want to progress in this line must depict the following skills and abilities – excellent verbal and written communication skills, passion for books coupled with customer focus and commercial acumen; and the ability to create a suitable image to the public. The job doesn’t need any degree. However, employers prefer candidates with retail experience over those with scholastics qualifications.

Bookseller Resume

Summary : My varied work history has given me excellent skills in working with the public, including people of diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, etc. backgrounds, written, oral, and electronic communication, customer service, attention to detail, and creative problem solving. I am especially interested in secretarial and receptionist work.

Skills : Microsoft Office/Excel, Bilingual: English/Spanish.

Description :

    1. Strong customer service skills with in-depth knowledge of books and their value.
    2. Handle and make offers on people's personal items daily.
    3. Process books and media daily, either pricing, donating or recycling items.
    4. Experienced in answering the phone professionally in addition to handling large amounts of cash and operating a cash register.
    5. Became familiar with the inventory process, store-to-store transfers and fulfilling online orders.
    6. Upheld the standard of full bookshelves, rotating the inventory and keeping sections assigned neat and structured.
    7. Given many responsibilities such as M.O.D during management meetings and trusted to work in multiple and many different sections throughout the store.
    8. Learned valuable lessons that I will carry on with me professionally and personally; gained a great deal of experience that will benefit me and my future endeavors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates in Business


Lead Bookseller Resume

Summary : Pursing a degree in business marketing with an intense background in hospitality, specifically in the healthcare industry. Other than administrative and customer service experience, I have also worked in quickly processing medical records and dealing with patient accounts.

Skills : Computer Literate, Dewey Decimal System, Art Direction.

Description :

  • Obtained a thorough knowledge of not only the books in the store, but also every format that the book is available in, including e-book and audio book formats, to be able to inform customers of all of their options.
  • Constant use of a computer to order items online or check the store's stock for a specific title.
  • Skills used promising tasks, team building skills, effective feedback, and goal oriented behavior.
  • Made displays around the bookstore with central bible college merchandise.
  • Replenished floor stock and processed shipments to ensure product availability for customers.
  • Delivered excellent customer service by greeting and assisting each customer.
  • Communicated store policy violations to the leadership team in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Illustration


Seasonal Bookseller Resume

Summary : Looking for a challenging, full-time position where I will be able to utilize my creative skills and grow.

Skills : Microsoft Office/Excel, Bilingual: English/Spanish.

Description :

    1. In charge of several sections at a time and responsible for shelving incoming used and new merchandise, doing markdowns when necessary, and sending old items to clearance.
    2. Responsible for maintaining and restocking display tables with new merchandise.
    3. Carried out all tasks quickly and efficiently, ensuring everything was completed within the time allotted.
    4. Assisted customers at the register with their purchases and at the buy counter by giving them cash offers for their used books and media items.
    5. Appropriately priced incoming merchandise according to customer demand, sales history, and store need.
    6. Performed monthly inventory scanning of various sections throughout the store.
    7. Provided customer service throughout the store by helping customers find products as well as transfer items within the district or ship them to the customer's home.
    8. Performed opening and closing duties including cleaning the sales floor and restrooms, and removing garbage and recycling.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Bookseller/Cashier Supervisor Resume

Summary : Retail experience in my mental bag of holding I know a lot about visual merchandising, inventory control, and customer service. My schooling exhibits my passion for art & design and generally being creative. In my down time I'm also a geek/nerd with a strong love of film, books, cooking and crafting. I'm looking to transition out of retail and into a more professional environment with growth potential; some place where my organization, creativity, and project-oriented skills can benefit the team and where I can expand my own skills and knowledge.

Skills : Customer Service, Visual Merchandising, Inventory Organization, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Responsibilities Shelving inventory.
    2. Visual Merchandising - display creation, change-over and maintenance per company standards.
    3. Organization, maintenance and recovery of specific departments according to company visual merchandising standards.
    4. Customer service on sales floor - welcoming to the store, directing to specific sections, answering questions, use of Book Master software to search for and locate specific titles within the store, facilitate point-of-sale.
    5. Guest and store order processing.
    6. Receiving and sorting of inventory.
    7. Inventory cycle counts.
    8. Accomplishments Promoted to Lead Bookseller.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Graphic Design

Children Department Bookseller Resume

Objective : Experienced worker with high work ethic and exceptional personal & team skills. Motivated self-starter seeking to acquire a position in an organization to utilize, develop and expand leadership and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided excellent customer service to all customers.
    2. Reshelved, organized, and set up entire displays of books.
    3. Located books for customers, and ordered any book that was out of stock.
    4. Operated a cash register.
    5. Answered high volume of calls in customer service desk.
    6. Helped a lot of customers find the books they were looking for, and helped them have as pleasant an experience as possible when shopping at Barnes & Noble.
    7. Demonstrated that I could constantly multitask, doing about 3 different jobs per day.
    8. Demonstrated that I could speak to all customers in a professional and polite way, providing excellent customer service, despite how stressful the workday could be at the moment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Sociology

Part-time Bookseller Resume

Headline : As an experienced person in the field of information technology, I can contribute to your organization with my knowledge in operating systems, networking, databases, security and programming. As a self-motivated person with excellent communication ability, I have the skills to motivate my team members and help them bring out their optimum potential.

Skills : Credit and membership sales, typing speed 72 wpm, efficient cashiering, time management.

Description :

    1. Open and close store when in charge.
    2. Supervise, plan goals and breaks for other employees when in charge.
    3. Open and balance registers when in charge.
    4. Prepare bank deposits and registers for opening personnel for the next business day.
    5. Arrange displays throughout the store.
    6. Prepare return shipments for vendors.
    7. Stock storefront, backroom and overstock as needed.
    8. Maintained visually appealing and effective displays for the entire store.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Junior Bookseller Resume

Objective : Worked at a number of different types of jobs: restaurants, retail, call center, office settings, photo processing, pet grooming and currently as a veterinary assistant. I am very capable of learning new things, and being successful at them. I am interested in administrative and social work, and am confident I can learn any skills necessary for these jobs if I do not already possess them. I have a wide skill set and enjoy learning new things.

Skills : Quick Learner, Interpersonal Skills, Computer Literate, Time Management Skills, Strong Written And Verbal Communication, Problem Solver, Analytical Thinker, Resourceful, Self Motivated, Dependable And Responsible.

Description :

    1. Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
    2. Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
    3. Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
    4. Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
    5. Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
    6. Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items.
    7. Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.
    8. Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Psychology

Bookseller/Admin Assistant Resume

Objective : Currently a student at Mohawk Valley Community College for business management, and I have years of experience in customer service. I am extremely good at hands on work, handling cash, and working both by myself and on a team.

Skills : Customer-oriented, Personable And Outgoing, Efficient, Team Player, Communicative, Knowledgeable In Microsoft Office, Quick Learner, Resourceful, Self-motivated To Learn New Tasks, Organized, Persuasive Seller, Multitasker.

Description :

    1. Provided excellent customer service at register, handled money quickly and efficiently.
    2. Researched individual products to answer customer questions, kept up to date with emerging trends and bestsellers.
    3. Approached customers to engage in conversation and help find products.
    4. Met and always exceeded monthly quota for !!sales, able to upsell.
    5. Organized and stocked new and current wares in timely manner while also tending to other duties.
    6. Manually inventoried stock of hundreds of books monthly with quick turnaround to prepare them for sale or return.
    7. Kept track several sections, including pens, bookmarks, and candies as well as books.
    8. Refined versatile skill set allowing for movement between sales floor and cafe as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Bookseller/Customer Service Resume

Objective : Process of completing my Bachelor's Degree from Liberty University focusing on History with a minor in Psychology. I thrive in fast paced environments where I am challenged while also creating professional relationships with customers and clients. My strengths include remaining positive under stressful situations, consistency in productivity and performance, and being a conscientious and service driven employee.

Skills : Fluent in Spanish.

Description :

    1. While working for Barnes and Noble, I kept a pretty wide knowledge base of the variety of books we kept in the school and online in our website.
    2. Bcame acquainted with new genres and helped our customers make decisions on which type of book they were interested in purchasing.
    3. Enjoyed the discussions I had with customers and learned new facts about a plethora of authors, novels, music, and much more.
    4. Thoroughly took pleasure in helping to decorate the store which each new book theme or holiday, and often wrapped gifts for customers free of charge.
    5. Proficient in running the cash registers and solving problems customers may have had.
    6. Learned how to make specialty coffees in the small Starbucks owned coffee shop within the store which also included stocking treats and keeping an inventory of the shop's stock.
    7. For the majority of my stay at Barnes and Noble I stocked the books with other employees before the store opened that morning, which also helped me become more comfortable with the store's merchandise.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Bookseller/Sales Associate Resume

Objective : 25 years of experience in Medical Customer Service, both at bedside and behind the scenes. Excellent Communication and Time Management skills. Honest, Capable and Reliable.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Power Point, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
    2. Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
    3. Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
    4. Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
    5. Demonstrate use or operation of merchandise.
    6. Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
    7. Bag or package purchases, and wrap gifts.
    8. Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Degree

Bookseller Resume

Summary : Friendly and enthusiastic retail store manager with 16+ years of specialization in retail sales and customer service. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Honest Reliable Time Management Skills Responsible Flexible Cash Register Patience Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Work with customers to help find certain authors or titles they are looking for.
    2. Look for certain titles in store system.
    3. Be able to sell discount cards and other promotions.
    4. Answer phones.
    5. Order certain books for customers in store or to the customers home.
    6. Call customers to let them know a book they ordered came in.
    7. Clean bathrooms, floors, and put books back in their place.
    8. Accomplishments Expanded customer service knowledge.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma