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Entry level

Engaging role which necessitated the development of my communication, customer service and collaborative skills to enable me provide to enable me deliver top-notch customer service to customers.

  • Provided customers with a warm welcome upon their entry into the store, ensuring to pay attention and providing them with an educated response to each of their inquiries.
  • Leverage active learning skills to quickly master the use of retail equipment including scale, barcode scanner and cash register.
  • Worked with members of the sales team to stock shelves and help customers to find their way around the store.
  • Ensured all visitors have a pleasant end to their visit by performing checkout procedures quickly and accurately.

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Entry level

Enlightening role requiring a combination of communication and collaborative skills to work within a diverse team consisting of customer service and sales associates to deliver an unrivalled customer experience to patrons.

  • Managed the front desk and welcomed visitors into the establishment, and provided them with verified information to their inquiries.
  • Developed working knowledge of computeriezed accounting systems within a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Leverage my fluency in two languages to communicate effectively with clients who might not have been completely comfortable speaking with the English language.
  • Worked with members of different to promptly solve problems and address customer concerns.

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Retail management

Store manager

Entry level

Received recognition from management several times for stellar store management, achieved through the implementation of strategic marketing and financial initiatives.

  • Took a hands-on approach to managing the day-to-day activities of the store to ensure that customer experience was not affected by operational technicalities.
  • Ensured that the staff was trained to provide customers with exceptional service through training and on-job mentorship and shadowing.
  • Reduced expenses through the implementation of inventory management that was triggered only when inventory went below a certain level for each product.

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Retail manager

Entry level

Increased the sales and footfall in newly opened retail locations, through the development of a sales team and understanding of the needs of the customers.

  • Developed a complaint management system that prioritized new retail outlets to ensure that they were able to develop repute and credibility with the customers.
  • Implemented sales and soft skills training program for the newly appointed staff to ensure that service quality provided to the customers met the standard.
  • Conducted in-depth competitor analysis on a timely basis through conducting onsite visits and online store purchases to remain up-to-date with the market and adopt a proactive strategy.

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Call center

Call center representative

Entry level

Performed call center duties for an internet and phone service company.

  • Answered approximately 30+ customer calls and online inquiries in a calm, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Managed workspace with the most up to date technology in headsets, microphones, laptops, and computer software such as Zoom and Skype.
  • Kept and updated a secure and well-organized spreadsheet with confidential information regarding customer addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers.
  • Addressed non-English speaking customers in their native languages.
  • Discussed internet and telephone service issues with customers pertaining to billing, connectivity, and power outages.
  • Reported to supervisor any difficulties in dealing with customers.

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Call center agent

Entry level

Immersive position requiring critical thinking and customer service skills on execution of duties.

  • Shadowed experienced agents to assimilate the most effective practices to deliver the best support to customers.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on complex issues to develop and deliver prompt solutions that satisfy client needs.
  • Participated in training initiatives and professional development conferences to improve skills.
  • Performed ad hoc duties as directed by supervisors.

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Retail worker

Retail customer service representative

Entry level

Performed customer service duties for an independently owned clothing store.

  • Assisted customers with purchasing and returning of items.
  • Relayed customer feedback to the manager/owner of the store.
  • Printed receipts and recorded debit and credit card payments.
  • Answered questions addressed by customers clearly and thoughtfully.
  • Greeted and welcomed customers who entered the store.
  • Cleaned up and re-arranged items in store.
  • Informed customers about discounts and specials.
  • Decorated store during seasonal and holiday months.
  • Advertised and promoted items and services on social media.
  • Created “sale” signs for use during clearances.

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Retail worker

Entry level

Interesting role requiring my adaptive and active learning skills to promptly transition into a fast-paced work environment and quickly start adding value.

  • Accurately followed supervisor’s instructions to ensure a smooth flow of daily operations.
  • Provided strategic support to customers and team members to ensure every customer has an enjoyable experience while visiting the store.
  • Assisted with opening and closing duties, to include cleaning of store floors and rearranging shelves.
  • Explained product details and sometimes demonstrated product features to customers, resulting in increased sales and overall revenue.

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Supply chain

Supply chain analyst

Entry level

Created, implemented, and evaluated plans related to production and operations.

  • Accelerated close relationships with product management, operational, project quality, and logistics teams to resolve prospective issues.
  • Gathered logistic data using the ERP Oracle database and evaluated the most suitable approach to minimize production costs.
  • Used advanced Excel skills to summarize various warehouse data and to identify relevant data that resulted in a 20% reduction in overall data collection costs.
  • Analyzed supply chain performance by creating product forecasting models based on previous sales outcomes.
  • Evaluated 50+ supplier accounts and monitored stock levels to reduce the receivable cost by up to 30% in the last three years.

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Supply chain manager

Entry level

Performed management duties for a soft drink company.

  • Created workflow diagrams to track progress on production costs and task efficiency.
  • Researched trends and patterns to determine demographics of customers such as age, economic status, and ethnicity.
  • Ensured that quality of product did not diminish and ran health and sanitation tests for FDA compliance.
  • Optimized operational efficiencies to improve production, packaging, and shipping operations.
  • Communicated calmly and politely with employees daily through email and in-person meetings.
  • Performed safety inspections in assembly rooms and reported any issues to my supervisor.
  • Resolved issues with retailers and customers on product delivery and quality.

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Purchasing manager

Entry level

Oversaw the purchase of products through vendors and evaluated products for selling to consumers. Negotiated and followed through on contracts with suppliers.

  • Tracked and saved purchases using procurement software.
  • Scheduled meetings with to discuss budgeting, sales, and acquisitions.
  • Abided by company policies and procedures.
  • Renewed and closed supplier contracts based on performance.
  • Developed an operating budget for processing shipments.
  • Ensured current inventory met supply and demand protocols.
  • Assisted staff members with product sourcing and onsite testing of products.
  • Traveled to international locations to interview prospective suppliers.
  • Performed cost benefit analysis and reported findings to upper management.

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Purchasing agent

Entry level

Provide professional support to division by coordinating complex procurement processes and activities. Ensure purchasing compliance with local, national, and international regulations. Develop requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs) for goods and services. Maintain meticulous records and generate reports for leadership.

  • Process 30-50 small purchase requests (under $500) from business colleagues each month.
  • Update supplier database and implement new metrics to measure supplier performance.
  • Manage vendor registration and bidding processes.
  • Analyze pricing on common goods and develop preferred supplier relationships.
  • Track and manage up to 25 concurrent orders using order management system.

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Brand strategist

Entry level

Developed and executed strategic assessment and design of the company’s brand while establishing new relationships with local clients and delivering ideas and concepts that set them apart from competitors by placing them in unique positions for better brand awareness and market growth.

  • Collaborated with business development and accounts teams to establish an efficient and seamless workflow to deliver desired results to our clients.
  • Developed and conducted qualitative research activities to identify deep insights that create the foundation for successful brand strategies.
  • Researched our clients’ current marketing strategies, identified target audiences, and defined market share to summarize strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.
  • Followed and predicted trends to create and implement high-impact strategies in ever-changing marketplaces.
  • Collaborated with the marketing team and lead strategist to develop “big-picture” campaigns and messages that aligned with client goals and objectives.

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Brand ambassador

Entry level

Supported senior sales staff by providing up-to-date product information and inventory shortage data and informed the purchasing departments about the requirements for future orders. Assisted customers with product inquiries and item selection, ensuring a pleasant shop experience for all guests.

  • Promoted the company brand by helping customers select products and compare different items, as well as answering questions during the entire shopping and purchasing experience.
  • Built strong customer relationships by assisting with their inquiries and providing feedback.
  • Collaborated with the customer service team to outline and implement new marketing strategies.
  • Provided clear information about product types, quality and value based on clients’ requirements.
  • Collected data on inventory shortage and required materials and submitted all documentation to the purchasing coordinator every week.

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All job titles Assistant buyer Assistant retail manager Brand ambassador Brand manager Brand strategist Buyer Call center agent Call center manager Call center representative Call center supervisor Cashier Demand planner Grocery store cashier Purchasing agent Purchasing manager Restaurant cashier Retail associate Retail cashier Retail customer service representative Retail manager Retail sales associate Retail supervisor Retail worker Store manager Supply chain analyst Supply chain manager

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Energetic and cordial customer service professional with skills in money management and communication. Handles working in the cashier role with ease and enjoys being part of a team to get tasks done more quickly. Always open to learning on the job.

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Retail management

Hardworking, detailed-oriented, committed to outperforming and providing customers with quality service. Stellar, 20+ years long track record of having a well-managed store. Leadership qualities with willingness to take initiative to improve store outlook.

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Call center

Versatile service representative with proven experience in fast-paced call center environments. Strong communicator who builds client trust with persuasive language and unwavering customer support attitude. Brings talent as a record-breaking service provider with 99% positive customer feedback rate.

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Retail worker

Courteous and customer service-oriented retail sales associate individual perceives to provide extraordinary greeting services and the capability to communicate with customers that ensure positive feedback and client retention in fast-paced retail environments. Demonstrates politeness, professionalism, and genuine respect with the ability to enhance sales through upselling techniques and by executing sales & negotiation strategies that drive sales profitability.

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Supply chain

Reliable supply chain manager with extensive experience guiding a vision for success through optimized operations and resource allocation. Analytical leader who increases material quality while reducing costs of production. Punctual professional focused on on-time, accurate project delivery.

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Trustworthy buyer with expertise in purchasing, procurement, and resource allocation. Excels at building relationships with suppliers, vendors, and clients in order to negotiate better contracts and increase bottom-line profits. Highly skilled at optimizing inventory levels to minimize costs while ensuring availability of supplies and materials. Collaborates with business leaders to adjust purchases in order to meet company goals.

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Enthusiastic brand ambassador with 3+ years of experience in marketing and with a solid background in retail sales. Endowed with an outgoing personality and comfortable with striking conversations with strangers and building communication channels. Able to handle individual projects as well as team assignments. Keen on utilizing my interpersonal and practical skills to bring growth to the company, boost brand awareness, and build long-lasting relationships with staff members and management.  

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Enthusiastic and flexible customer service professional in search of opportunity to accommodate customers with checkout responsibilities and accurate information on store products.

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Retail management

Seeking a store manager position to continuously improve store performance through utilization of operational management skills.

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Call center

Experienced call center representative seeking employment in the sales industry, transferring skills in customer service and managing multiple accounts on a continuing basis. Demonstrated ability to exceed company sales goals and maintain a customer satisfaction rate of 99%.

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Retail worker

A thorough, committed, and energetic retail sales associate with the experience of 3+ years seeks an opportunity to utilize expertise to boost sales by improving repeat purchases through suggestive selling, positive approach, sharing product knowledge, strong sales acumen, and customer engagement.

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Supply chain

Experienced supply chain manager who brings impactful operations improvements, inventory management, and strategic sourcing solutions. Seeking to leverage skills in continuous process improvement and performance development for a nationally positioned company.

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Detail-oriented professional with 6 years of successful experience in delivering operational support to vendors through researching, evaluating, and buying products within large-scale supply-chain / warehouse operations. Deep knowledge of high-volume inventory control strategies. Looking for the Buyer role in the organizations where I can best utilize my skills to optimize operations and processes to maximize productivity.

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Enthusiastic brand ambassador with experience in brand promotion and superior customer service. Recognized for engaging with clients with friendliness and professionalism while helping the company achieve yearly sales quotas. Looking to utilize my expertise in retail sales to improve brand awareness for both the company and the services offered while reinforcing my interpersonal skills.

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