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Booksellers work either for large retailers or for independent bookshops and are in charge of displaying books, ordering new items, handling correspondence, answering to customer inquiries, recommending books, and collecting payments. Those seeking to work as Booksellers should emphasize in their resumes literature general knowledge, sales orientation, strong communication skills, and organization. Most Booksellers make display of just a high school diploma in their resumes, while academic booksellers may be required a degree in a relevant field.

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1

Bookseller

Maintained knowledge of current promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.

  • Operated a cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
  • Balanced the needs of multiple customers simultaneously in a fast-paced retail environment.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Film And Video Studies
2

Bookseller

  • Promoted to bookseller after one month and later given additional responsibilities in the café
  • Provided excellent customer service to customers on the phone and on the sales floor
  • Engaged customers by listening to needs and sharing product recommendations
  • Assembled and arranged floor displays to promote merchandise
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biochemistry
3

Bookseller

  • Served as a department lead for a year.
  • Completed countless independent and small group merchandising initiatives.
  • Provided technical information and support to current and potential owners of the Nook eReader.
  • Answered customer questions about our store and products.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology And Political Science
4

Lead Bookseller

Led a team that tripled its 2012 sales goal of new digital products.

  • Provided key leadership in ensuring the smooth launch of seven new electronic devices.
  • Increased sales in my departments by 20% during the 2014 fiscal year.
  • Responsible for coordinating high profile events, which drew local media coverage.
  • Works closely with schools, churches and government institutions to fill bulk orders in a timely fashion.
  • Received the "Shrink Scholar" award from the companies Loss Prevention Department for helping reduce internal, external and operational shrink.
  • Featured in the company newsletter for "Above and Beyond" customer service skills and operational knowledge.
  • Ensured adherence with all company procedures and policies.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Business Administration
Sciences
5

Bookseller Associate

Provided excellent customer service to university students, visitors and faculty

  • Supported Textbook Manager with administrative tasks including calendar maintenance and filing
  • Assisted Textbook Manager with textbook orders from publishing companies and invoice processing
  • Supervised other hourly employees in inventory maintenance
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
6

Bookseller

  • Delivered world-class customer service in every area of the store
  • Assisted in the daily operations at the cash register, in accordance with proper cash handling and loss prevention procedures
  • Maximized sales and productivity on the selling floor and through company website.
  • Assisted in the daily operations of the shipping and receiving department.
  • Resolved situations to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Executed daily tasks assigned in the store.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Hospital & Health Services Management
College Preparatory
7

Owner / Independent Bookseller

  • Developed infrastructure processes and procedures including inventory acquisition, order fulfillment, order processing, domestic & international shipping, inventory storage / organization, packing protocols, inventory management and customer relations
  • Acquired, priced, cataloged and fulfilled over 6000 book orders for 4 major online bookselling venues
  • Maintained stock inventory of 11,000 new, used, and out of print books, games, movies and music products
  • Consistently maintained a high customer feedback rating of over 98%
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration / Computer Support Specialist Certificate
8

Head Cashier, Bookseller

Maintain customer relationships and secure loyalty by providing exceptional service.

  • Supervise cashiers and booksellers and assure smooth operation of the store.
  • Implemented methods to increase membership conversion, increasing business.
  • Promoted from Bookseller to Head Cashier after 8 months.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Fine Art
Communications And Marketing
9

Bookseller/cashier

  • Provided consistently high standards of customer care in a high-volume retail environment.
  • Met and exceeded sales goals of company discount program, and related promotions.
  • Maintained an organized workspace.
  • Assisted in other areas of store when needed (such as shelving merchandise).
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Culinary Arts And Hospitality Management
10

Bookseller

Maintained knowledge about all products and sales in store and provided this information upon request to customer.

  • Assisted customers with checking out and securing of payment for their materials.
  • Cross-trained in bookseller, music, and receiving departments.
  • Promoted a friendly, welcome environment for each of our customers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Communications And English

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