Merchant Resume Samples

A Merchant will purchase and sell products in bulk quantities for the purpose of resale to end consumers or retail stores. The major duties undertaken are mentioned on the Merchant Resume as follows – securing purchased items, shipping to customers, processing orders, addressing customer issues, producing an invoice, performing light bookkeeping tasks, determining and setting product pricing, composing image for the products, calculating revenues, sales, and expenses; and promoting products in online communities.

A well-drafted resume must mention the following skills and abilities – the ability to interact with customers in an efficient manner either through phone call or email or chat; problem-solving abilities, strong organizational skills, sound knowledge of marketing and advertising; familiarity with inventory databases, online purchasing systems, and electronic data interchange systems; and staying current with changing market forces. It is possible to enter this trade with just a high school diploma or GED.

Merchant Resume example

Merchant Resume

Summary : Corporate professional with over 4 years of Merchandising, sales, and e-commerce experience in the textile industry. Seeking a marketing role in a dynamic, growing company with the opportunity for growth. Creative, problem solver, and open to the challenge of tackling any roadblocks that may present themselves.

Skills : Customer Service, Inventory Control, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for $112M in profit for my business segments.
    2. Responsible for the business segment generating over $64M.
    3. Conceptualized new brands, configurations, and patterns accounting for 20% growth in adult bedding, 45% growth in youth bedding, and 107% growth in both categories.
    4. Analyzed quarterly sales results in support of eCommerce assortment decisions.
    5. Worked quarterly with the production team to lower costs on slower sellers to improve turn.
    6. Produced strategies to work through excess inventory including working with the marketing team to implement promotions and events to increase sales through.
    7. Assisted e-commerce and store retailers in choosing the right product to fit into their white space.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration


Merchant Resume

Summary : To secure a position with a stable and profitable organization, where can be a member of a team, learn, help the company advance efficiently and productively and grow both professionally and personally.

Skills : Public Speaking, CRM, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Hired and trained associates, developed and communicated work schedules for up to 100 employees.
    2. Initiated programs to improve POS and marketing reach.
    3. Met with community leaders and made neighborhood presentations.
    4. Implemented Effective Inventory Controls o Improved inventory accuracy rating from 99.2% to 99.9% saving $140,000 annually.
    5. Effectively Motivated Employees o Crewmembers were losing motivation because of mundane tasks.
    6. Collaborated on the development of new in-house brands.
    7. Checked quality of clothing (being able to identify whether it is Q1, Q2, or REJECT status).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Political Science


Merchant Resume

Objective : Dedicated candidate who has the desire to obtain a full time position with an organization which offers job security, professional growth and advancement opportunities.

Skills :  Inventory Control, Inventory Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Issued receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
    2. Counted money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
    3. Greeted customers entering establishments.
    4. Maintained clean and orderly checkout areas.
    5. Established or identified prices of goods, services or admission, and tabulate bills using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
    6. Resolved customer complaints.
    7. Answered customers' questions, and provided information on procedures or policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Merchant Resume

Headline : Merchant is responsible for supporting the development of defined product categories and executing a retail business plan.

Skills : Communication Skills, Data Entry, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Constructed gift sets of any aromatic desire.
    2. Able to meet with the public and be trusted not to goof up an order.
    3. Able to share knowledge, and help to improve the quality of life in the area.
    4. Had to refill and keep enough stock daily to succeed, Had to stay neutral with every customer.
    5. Facilitated weekly meetings with the head planners and head designers to discuss current trends in the market, read and react to the best plan for current.
    6. Processed purchase orders on all newly purchased product and set up for re-order as needed.
    7. Arranged flowers, stocking properly, doing ordering Skills. Used Customer service, computer skills when doing invoicing calls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Education

Assistant Merchant Resume

Objective : To be able to find a decent job that can enhance skills and knowledge and contribute to the business. Responsible for providing selling and merchandising service to and growing business in assigned accounts

Skills : Sales Management, Business Development, Public Speaking, CRM, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible to keep shelves stocked with fresh garden products at all times with the goal of organizing and staging those products for eye appeal.
    2. Kept inventory on new and expired stock with the goal of maximizing profits.
    3. Helped customers at times with their growing needs with valuable advice and maintained shelves at all times when inventory was sold.
    4. Used Horticulture degree and experience.
    5. Collaborated with cross-functional teams and international vendors to drive a $110M business.
    6. Oversaw product development cycles, supervised and managed merchandising teams, analyzed sales and retail metrics for optimizing financial results, .
    7. Lead multiple cross functional teams to manage all phases of the product development cycle to deliver the most trend right, high quality, margin rich .
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Merchant Resume

Headline : Business Professional with 15 plus years of experience in a variety of roles including merchandising, marketing production, e-commerce photography, and store management. Extensive expertise in product development, cost negotiation, product line assortment, and project tracking.

Skills : Assortment Planning, Merchandise Execution, Process Transactions, 

Description :

    1. Executed and follow-up of the retail assortment and category reviews
    2. Executed defined business plans, including strong and detailed promotional programs. Maximizing Gross Profit Dollars and improving the profitability of programs following the direction of senior manager
    3. Coordinated promotional plans to drive average basket and increase sales per sq. ft.
    4. Collaborated across a cross-functional team to maximize sales and profit for an assigned business unit
    5. Supervised, managed, and developed a team while maximizing productivity.
    6. Inventory collaborated for sales planning
    7. Lead item transition process across all relative departments and define forecasts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Merchant Resume

Summary : Seeking Sales Professional role in a fast-paced environment where a motivated high performer can excel and grow. Twenty-four years of sales experience in multiple environments. Exceptional at follow-through, relationship building, and contact management.

Skills : Strong Communication, Networking, Interpersonal, Project Management, and Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Identified key trends and create assortments based on new opportunities.
    2. Negotiated pricing, packages, and terms with vendors.
    3. Maintained a high level of sales among key customers.
    4. Reported and analyzed sales by category.
    5. Meticulously organized and tracked all inventory on consignment and within the retail location.
    6. Attended trade shows with company owners to learn about new merchandise as well as visual merchandising concepts.
    7. Tracked orders and repairs between us and our vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Merchant Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, goal-oriented individual with a desire to learn and excel. Ability to perform professionally under stressful conditions. Highly dependable and reliable.

Skills : Customer Relations, Product Knowledge, Market Research.

Description :

    1. Solved customer issues and complaints, providing incredible customer service.
    2. Cross trained in multiple departments and preformed audits of inventory.
    3. Gained excellent customer service and problem resolution skills through direct interaction with customers in a fast-paced retail setting.
    4. Demonstrated trustworthiness by being responsible to handle large sums of cash.
    5. Led and helped developed new team members in order to ensure the success of the warehouse.
    6. Recognized on several occasions as the top Cashier at Warehouse location because of speed, accuracy, and focus on excellent customer service.
    7. Processed reorders utilizing re-order form to produce purchase orders for buyer designated quantities taken off of statistical reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Merchant Resume

Objective : As a Lead Merchant own all direct fulfillment programs, online integration of Core merchandising strategies, and optimization of product assortments to create a customer-focused experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Identified gaps in customer base and developed long-term strategies to reinstate potential client relationships.
    2. Created detailed customer development profiles for increased positive interactions.
    3. Served as a manager in absence of superior.
    4. Designed a business plan to reduce losses.
    5. Implemented communication plan to maintain strong client relationships and increased focus on top 50 producers.
    6. Verified customer banking information through a system, the third party calls with customer and their bank, or bank statements.
    7. Provided development, coaching, and goal-setting for the direct report(s).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A In Political Science

Merchant Resume

Summary : Seeking a Merchant position with a company that will allow me to fully utilize communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Merchandise Execution, Product Assortment

Description :

    1. Responsible for stocking and recovering the warehouse in preparation for opening.
    2. Played a key role in assuring the correct product is in the correct place.
    3. Worked in a number of departments, including produce, gas station, and in the tire center.
    4. Used a sense of urgency, efficiency, flexibility, leadership skills, communicative, and hard work.
    5. Directed the buyer, input designated SKUs for markdown into appropriate merchandising system.
    6. Processed "closeouts" and produced purchase orders as directed by the buying team.
    7. Presented plans to all levels of management including executives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Math And Literature