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This CV template gives you an idea of how to lay out your skills and experience if you're applying for a role as a Retail Sales Assistant. You'll also see examples of the qualifications and achievements employers are looking for.

 


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PERSONAL SUMMARY

An experienced sales assistant who enjoys client interaction, working on a shop floor and selling to the public. Articulate with excellent negotiating skills and an ability to provide a highly personalized service to customers. Able to make sure that goods are attractively displayed and confident enough to assist unsure customers with product selection.

Looking to continue a career as a sales assistant with a suitable position in a retail environment.
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Retail Department Store  – Coventry 
SALES ASSISTANT          June 2008 - Present

Working in a retail environment providing exceptional customer service and demonstrating product knowledge to maximise sales. Responsible for greeting customers with a smile and creating a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and providing them with detailed merchandise information and advice.   

Duties:

  • Providing information to customers to help them select the best products.
  • Take cash from customers and process transactions accurately & efficiently.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all current promotions within the store.
  • Identifying customers who need assistance on the shop floor.
  • Operating the till and accurately counting and reconciling the till float.
  • Being alert to thefts and fraudulent bank notes, cheques or credit cards.
  • Accurately processing all methods of payment.
  • Making sure the store is clean, tidy and safe at all times.
  • Identifying sales opportunities & trends & highlighting these to Sales Managers.
  • Working as part of a team and assisting colleagues when necessary.
  • Taking delivery of stock from suppliers or warehouse and storing appropriately.
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs, without being overbearing.


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Having a friendly & professional manner.
  • Able to commit at short notice to overtime during busy trading periods.
  • Aware of brand marketing, pricing and positioning.
  • A proactive and passionate attitude towards sales.
  • Have the ability to listen to the customers needs.
  • Immaculate presentation, always well smartly dressed.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and inventory techniques.
  • Physically fit and able to walk around for long periods as well as do lifting.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

NVQ/SVQ Retail Operations at levels 2 
Nuneaton North College     2006 - 2008

A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College     2004 - 2006


REFERENCES 

Available on request.