In applying for this postion I will be utilizing knowledge of my on the job experience and personal training. I have worked many years in the retail position. I started out as a cashier and have worked my way up to Assistant Store Management. I have extensive experience in handling the everyday tasks of opening and closing a business, managing staff, customer service, light computer work, scheduling, and also extensive knowledge of merchandising products.
In applying for this position I hope to further develop my management skills. My ultimate goal would be to one day reach full ability to become Store Manager.
Northwestern Community College
Northwestern Community College, Winsted, CT
Currently completely GED, then continuing my education in serving people
June 2005 – August 2006: ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER
Customer Service, Managing employees, light computer work, hiring and firing of employees, displaying and merchandising of products, unloading trucks, light to very heavy lifting, cashiering, organizing skills a requirement, scheduling.
October 2003 – January 2004: Sales Associate
Seasonal Employee of the Housewares/ Toy Department, Light to heavy lifting, merchandising, Customer Service, light computer work for training to become full time employee
March 2002 – September 2002: ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER
Company: KB TOYS
Customer Service, scheduling, merchandising, unloading truck, Hiring and Firing of employees, light to very heavy lifting, opening and closing of the store, cashiering, light computer work
September 2001 – March 2002: Sales Associate
Company: Gails Stride Rite
Working very closely with children, merchandising of store, unloading truck, cashiering, light computer work,
July 1996 – August 2001: CRAFTS MANAGER
Customer Service, Full responsibility of Managing a Department, Hiring and Firing of employees, Light to heavy lifting, Crafting duties(measuring and cutting fabric, designing displays) unloading products on to sales floor, merchandising. Some cashiering when help is needed. Light computer work.
Hobbies & Interests
My interests are working very closely with people. as I work best in a high pace environment around many people. I'm very loyal to the company I'm working for and will go above and beyond in learning the ins and outs of the company. Work very well with children as well, so working under pressure will never be a problem! Always looking for a job that I can advance in as well as build close relationships so I can further my knowledge in the retail postion.