Bookstore Assistant Resume Samples

The main role of a Bookstore Assistant is to work at the bookstores and take responsibility for assisting with the day-to-day operations such as – ordering stock, arranging books; selling new books and supplies, and maintaining records as required. Other related duties are listed on the Bookstore Assistant Resume as – placing orders for books and office supplies and other miscellaneous items; pricing products using set profit margins; welcoming and determining the requirements of the customer; inputting all data into the POS systems; assisting in maintaining the webpage of the bookstore, and lending hand to the support staff in cleaning and maintaining the store.

To undertake the above-mentioned tasks, the assistants need the following qualities – knowledge of work; stress tolerance, informal communications; commitment to work; analytical thinking skills; and relevant experience. A degree is not a mandatory requirement, as long as the applicant’s experience commensurate with the job requirements.

Bookstore Assistant Resume example

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : Worked with customers including stocking, reordering, and special ordering. Suggested items to customers to suit their needs. A responsible employee who can be counted on to be at work as scheduled and can be counted on to do the job as required.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Inventory Control, Customer Relations, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Coordination Skills, Managerial Skills.

Description :

    1. Stocked newly arrived books and occasionally toys.
    2. Made daily bank deposits.
    3. Kept lists of items requested but not available in the store.
    4. Made up special orders for customers.
    5. Opened or closed the store on a regular rotating schedule.
    6. Used only 2-3 employees on duty at a time.
    7. Wrapped items for gifts, watched out for thieves and called police when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : As a Bookstore Assistant to perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe and efficient manner and with minimal supervision

Skills : Data Entry, Customer Care Services, Inventory Clerk.

Description :

    1. Communicated with students, faculty, and other customers orally and in writing.
    2. Resolved issues that may exist between students and the obtaining process.
    3. Answered phones and communicates detailed messages.
    4. Worked with public tactfully and courteously, demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
    5. Assisted Bookstore Supervisor and served as a liaison to vendors.
    6. Simplified the process, Maintained bookstore as assigned, ensured orderliness, and cleanliness of inventory.
    7. Documented and tracked damages to leased textbooks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : Independent worker with high energy and great communication skills. Responsible for daily decision-making, schedules, ambassador assignments, store planning, and completion of reports in a timely and accurate manner.

Skills : POS System, Microsoft Office Suite, Team Building.

Description :

    1. Performed customer service activities such as retrieval and activation of student financial aid information, assisting customers in the purchase of books, computer software and hardware, calculators and/or supplies, and returns or refunds merchandise as necessary.
    2. Performed problem-solving for customers and faculty including assisting in locating texts or supplies not on-site, and assisting in determining the availability of back-ordered or late-ordered books.
    3. Compiled paperwork and enters pertinent information into the point-of-sale (POS) system regarding invoices; and of shipping, receiving, and transfer of goods.
    4. Communicated on a regular basis with supply vendors regarding the ordering of candies and sundries, and monitors and rotates inventory as necessary.
    5. Assisted with oversight and training of student and hourly cashiers.
    6. Performed activities in preparation for closing the store including counting cash register tills and preparing deposits, printing reports reflecting daily sales, investigating and reconciling discrepancies, and placing cash drawers into safe and securing doors.
    7. Participated in loss prevention activities to include research and investigation of problematic issues and fraud.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Assistant Book Store Manager, to support all store operations and departments in partnership with the Store Manager or General Manager. Involved in purchasing for one or more departments, directing operational functions, and/or with scheduling and team development.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Customer Service, Training, Sales.

Description :

    1. Assisted customers with purchasing items from the bookstore, verifying checks, and processes credit card purchases.
    2. Balanced daily sales receipts and complete a sales report.
    3. Verified quantities and quality of textbooks and other merchandise purchased or transferred in for resale, and coordinate textbook inventory, ensuring stock meets faculty needs for quantity and title.
    4. Organized shipping and receiving from one campus to another based on pre-determined needs.
    5. Monitored stock levels and restocked shelves with books and supplies when needed.
    6. Ordered merchandise based on pre-determined re-order points.
    7. Organized and conducted a physical inventory of all merchandise.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Objective : A highly motivated applicant with a passion to help and assist any client. Believe in any setting honesty and communication is the key. Able to work in a fast pace environment, while staying consistent and maintaining customer courtesy.

Skills :  Communication Skills, Coordination Skills, Managerial Skills.

Description :

    1. Issued books workbooks, lockers, insurance, and other student activities and collect related monies.
    2. Assisted in bookstore pre-sale and year-end audits.
    3. Issued tickets, change, and items related to athletic games and reconcile receipts.
    4. Collected monies for class fees, student debts, student activities, and prepares deposits.
    5. Maintained accurate student records on student schedules and sends student debt notices.
    6. Reconciled cash registers daily and prepares daily bookstore and cafeteria deposits.
    7. Able to keep a lean and well-organized work environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : To work towards achieving greater success in Bookstore Assistant career through hard work, consistency, and the ability to work with others to achieve organizational goals, aims, and objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Written Communication, Filing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted with inventory counts.
    2. Assisted with in-store displays.
    3. Assisted with customer merchandise refunds.
    4. Assisted during book buy-back periods.
    5. Provided back-up at the customer service desk and cashier.
    6. Treated customers in a respectful and professional manner at all times.
    7. Maintained accurate records and notes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : As a Bookstore Assistant, to create customer experiences that enhance bookstore loyalty and deliver measurable results will be a daily expectation. Ability to take responsibility for implementing a project to achieve goals and meet deadlines.

Skills : Scheduling, Complex Problem Solving, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided customer service in locating merchandise.
    2. Assisted with book buyback.
    3. Selected items for the highest resale value.
    4. Conducted yearend inventory counts.
    5. Packaged books for return to vendors.
    6. Operated cash register and balanced cash drawer at the end of the day.
    7. Assisted customers with purchases including books, merchandise, technology, uniforms.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : More than 10 years' experience in administrative and customer service roles. Dedicated, conscientious, detail-oriented, and dependable. Work well independently, and enjoy contributing to the team effort. 

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Coordination Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed a wide range of cashiering and other clerical tasks related to product sales, financial record keeping, and customer service.
    2. Operated a cash register, made changes, processed refunds.
    3. Ran and reads cash register totals and balances to cash on hand.
    4. Assisted in preparing sales and cash receipt reports.
    5. Maintained assigned work areas in a neat, clean and orderly condition, restocked supplies and materials, monitored store security, and customer traffic.
    6. Performed general administrative and clerical duties such as sorting, filing, duplicating, answering phones, and responding to informational inquiries.
    7. Restocked campus bookstore with merchandise, textbooks, clothing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Bookstore Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and the collaborative environment. Periodically clean retail fixtures to assure the professional image of the bookstore.

Skills :  Customer Relations, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Greeted and assessed the needs of the bookstore visitors.
    2. Provided account information and sold special events tickets.
    3. Issued labels and student I.D.
    4. Processed payments made by cash, check, or credit.
    5. Labeled and organized books, then put them in storage.
    6. Sold store merchandise, operated cash register, and accepted various types of payment.
    7. Answered questions relating to store merchandise and provided customer service.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Bookstore Assistant Resume

Headline :  A motivated leader who is a team-player with strong organizational and prioritization skills. To assist in handling employee conflict according to the organization’s best practices and culture, as well as in accordance with employment laws and regulations.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Inventory Control.

Description :

    1. Greeted and welcomed customers to the store in a pleasant manner.
    2. Assisted and helped customers in locating their items of purchase.
    3. Inspected items and products for any expired snakes.
    4. Maintained the store area neat and clean.
    5. Handled safely and delicately the items and products in a store.
    6. Assisted customers' purchases up to the exit point.
    7. Implemented best standards in providing customer services in a store setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS