Bookstore Manager Resume Samples

The Bookstore Manager is charged with the duty of managing and supervising the day-to-day operations in a bookstore. Essential duties typically listed on the Bookstore Manager Resume include the following – organizing activities, solving client issues, supervising and training staff, attending industry events, planning and running marketing campaigns, managing and allocating budgets, ensuring stocks are unloaded and stacked properly, checking proper display of books; and ensuring profitability for the store.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – customer focus, an approachable personality, the ability to work under pressure, knowledge of books and authors; the ability to use relevant software and training skills. An approachable personality with a degree in management, marketing or business can suit best the role. However, formal education is not mandatory, and prior work experience in retail will be useful.

 

Bookstore Manager Resume example

Bookstore Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a position at a company that allows To work hard, solve problems, expand business administrative skill set, and provide impact and value. Plan and initiate sales promotions and effective store merchandising

Skills : Training & Development, Safety, Conflict Management, Team Building, Process Improvement, Customer Service, Risk Management.

Description :

    1. Manages the operation of a storage unit, including purchasing of supplies and books, special orders, receiving and shipping, and return of overstocked or defective merchandise.
    2. Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
    3. Oversees and coordinates the payment of invoices and freight bills on blanket purchase orders, small purchase orders, and check requests.
    4. Prepares and administers the bookstore budget; recommends, implements, and administers operating policies and procedures.
    5. Works with faculty and vendors to acquire and assure the availability of new/used texts and class supplies for students.
    6. Oversees the maintenance of stock, displays, signs, and inventory; manages year-end inventory utilizing the computer to check for theft and shrinkage.
    7. Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Management


Sr. Bookstore Manager Resume

Summary : To acquire a position with the potential for advancement where can utilize knowledge and experience. seeking qualified candidates for a sales floor based management role. Candidates should be comfortable in a fast-paced, customer-focused, multi-level retail environment.

Skills : Ms Word, Ms Word, Bookkeeping, Excel.

Description :

    1. Coordinated with faculty and external vendors to organize and provide direct on-line purchasing of textbooks and e-books for students and parents.
    2. Developed marketing strategies for the bookstore to reach students, faculty, staff, and community.
    3. Maintained active professional liaisons on local and state levels with other campus stores, as well as, internal working relationships with other school departments.
    4. Established and maintained bookstore policies and procedures, pricing models, sales and return policies and other operations guidelines.
    5. Oversaw maintenance of inventory systems and current POS inventory control.
    6. Verified accuracy of inventory and sales reporting ordering textbooks and supplies as needed.
    7. Maintained records of all publishers and contact information files.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Jr. Bookstore Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging service position that utilizes multi-tasking and organizational skills to help in the effective and smooth functioning of the organization. Bookstore Caf Co-Manager is responsible for the administrative, operational, and merchandising functions of the Bookstore Cafe retail sales.

Skills : Clowning professionally, Editor, Face Painter, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Library Volunteer, Singer, Stage Manager, Writer.

Description :

    1. Managed and maintained two working bookstores Responsible for all ordering including general bookstore merchandise, community group studies, as well as special event ordering and ministry specific needs.
    2. Created the first job description and responsibility manual.
    3. Responsible for all inventory and office supply purchases.
    4. Coordinated 4 campuses for special events or guest speaker book sales.
    5. Composed and drafted all outgoing reports for Pastors and ministry leaders.
    6. Liaised with Pastors and ministry leaders on special event ordering.
    7. Responsible for all shipping and receiving between multiple campuses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Divinity

Bookstore Manager III Resume

Summary : To work in a professional setting where can use organizational skills, computer skills, and knowledge of customer service, inventory analysis, and financial data. Work collaboratively with other departments, including but not limited to Housing Works Thrift Shops, Development, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Ready for Work Program.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe.

Description :

    1. Planned, stocked and implemented programs for graduation events on campus and at satellite locations.
    2. Placed and managed all inventory orders for the campus store, adhering to budgetary restrictions.
    3. Planned and coordinated the conversion of the online store to campus standards.
    4. Selected and stocked merchandise on new online sit.
    5. Planned and facilitated online book sales conversion for campus students.
    6. Coordinated with other university departments for a smooth transition and DOE compliance.
    7. Trained all employees to adhere to consistent company standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Bookstore Manager II Resume

Summary : Organized and charismatic freelance artist with experience in customer service. An energetically self-motivated employee with attention to detail. Recognized by co-workers for problem-solving skills.

Skills : MS Office, Quickbooks, Relational Databases, Blackbaud, Tax software.

Description :

    1. Acquired better discounts for the school through setting up new educational vendor contacts.
    2. Saved students up to 60% on textbook costs by offering eBook purchase options.
    3. Hired, trained, and scheduled employees.
    4. Communicated with instructors to get their required materials for the semester.
    5. Ordered, purchased and received materials for the store.
    6. Collaborated with the design department to come up with apparel and branded merchandise.
    7. Reported monthly to the accounting department for margins and profit analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Bookstore Manager I Resume

Headline :  Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, on-boarding, and training of employees and volunteers, ensuring understanding and compliance with operational standards and workflow.

Skills : Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Shiatsu, Tuina, Thai Stretches.

Description :

    1. Ordered all necessary supplies and books; sell products to students and staff.
    2. Tracked and issued textbooks for the entire high school.
    3. Worked with publishers and sales representatives to get the best pricing and timely delivery of products.
    4. Processed and entered purchase orders and bills for all textbook fees and miscellaneous items for school.
    5. Responsible for all accounts receivable and payables for the bookstore.
    6. Assisted with coordinating the schedule pick up process at the beginning of the school year.
    7. Issued work permits and sells Transpo bus passes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Elementary Education

Assistant Bookstore Manager Resume

Objective : To secure a position in the field of Marketing, Sales, and Product Development, in order to bring brand awareness to the consumer so that every need and goal will be satisfied. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending training meetings and seminars and through independent study.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Purchased and displayed new merchandise, as well as expanding selections of existing product lines.
    2. Marketed products and services by creating special sales and advertising campaigns in a highly competitive college market.
    3. Handled changing personnel levels that vary extremely according to the yearly sales cycle.
    4. Coordinated biannual textbook buyback programs.
    5. Controlled store expenditures with regard to profit and loss within the prescribed budget.
    6. A managed consistent flow of accounting paperwork to a corporate office, including daily sales, invoices, and credit memos.
    7. Provided a high level of customer service including customer-oriented conflict resolution.
    8. Communicated important store issues and performance to regional and corporate offices through Regional Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Associate Bookstore Manager Resume

Headline : Seeking to begin a career in the legal industry, as well as grow professionally and personally while serving co-workers and clients with excellence. Store Manager to be responsible for the overall store management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual Spanish.

Description :

    1. Responsible for planning, organizing and managing bookstore activities.
    2. Developed and implemented the store's operating procedures; as well as recommending appropriate related policies.
    3. Bookstore managers supervised staff in accounting functions and ordering books, supplies, and related merchandise; arrange advertising materials; as well as oversee the planning, supervision, and maintenance of stock and inventory.
    4. Oversaw the receipt and transfer of cash receipts to the proper office; decide in pricing merchandise; ensure the store is profitable by increasing sales and keeping costs low.
    5. Executed quick and accurate communication with HR when necessary during a conflict in the workplace.
    6. Increased sales and market penetration by offering diversity in the product.
    7. Managed accounts receivable and accounts payable working directly with financial management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Lead Bookstore Manager Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Bookstore Manager with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Data Entry, Graphic Design, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Executed and provided leadership and oversight for all facets of bookstore operations including budgets and financial goals, service levels, policy administration, employment, supervision and development of store staff, sales and related matters.
    2. Effectively executed company programs and initiatives.
    3. Ensured compliance with company policies and procedures.
    4. Interfaced with faculty, staff, and school administrators ensuring good campus relations.
    5. Resolved complaints and escalated issues in a timely and satisfactory manner.
    6. Motivated and empowered associates through strong communication, change management and clear direction in order to maintain alignment with strategic direction.
    7. Consistently demonstrated Follett Values - Integrity, Accountability, Customers, Each and Every Associate, Innovation, and Teamwork.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Psychology

Bookstore Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that will enable to use of strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people. NM Licensure and Certifications NM Level 1 Provisional B-3 Early Childhood License with TESOL Endorsement #324281.

Skills : Customer Service, Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Bookstore operations included budgets and financial goals, service levels, policy administration, employment, supervision and development of store staff, sales and related matters.
    2. Effectively executed company programs and initiatives.
    3. Ensured compliance with company policies and procedures.
    4. Resolved complaints and escalated issues in a timely and satisfactory manner.
    5. Motivated and empowered associates through strong communication, change management and clear direction in order to maintain alignment with strategic direction.
    6. Manage day to day operations of their location, order backlist restock 2-3 times per week, and perform weekly banking.

    7. Worked with the other location Supervisors in regards to scheduling, particularly when it comes to shared bookselling staff, and assign and oversee bookseller tasks at their location.

Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Biology