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Bookstore Managers manage daily operations in a bookstore. Usual duties listed on a Bookstore Manager resume sample are organizing activities, implementing operating procedures, managing budgets, supervising staff, running marketing campaigns, solving client issues, attending industry events, and ensuring profitability. Example resumes for Bookstore Manager showcase qualifications such as problem-solving orientation, customer focus, organizational skills, communication, an approachable personality, and the ability to perform well under pressure. Suitable candidates hold a degree in management, business, or marketing, although formal education is not compulsory.

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1

Bookstore Manager

Acknowledged for outstanding performance, ranking in the top 25% in overall sales for the Midwest Region by surpassing $1 million in sales

  • Exceeded quarterly sales plan and set employee sales goals
  • Supervised 13 employees, including staff activities and schedules
  • Hired and trained employees and conducted orientations and sales development programs
  • Managed annual budget and financial operations
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies
Teaching Certification Program
2

Bookstore Manager

Responsible for the overall business management of the bookstore. Collaboration with guest speaker and rental programs for clarity of intention and successful event logistics.

  • Increased annual sales by 20% three consecutive years.
  • Improved business processes. Initiated successful annual inventory process, streamlined point-of-sale data and management systems.
  • Generated volunteer involvement, commitment, and immersion processes.
  • Served as liaison with South Lake Union and Interfaith Communities representing both the Facility and Congregational amenities.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Political Science
Project Management
3

Bookstore Manager

Oversaw daily activities directly related to retail and bookstore retail services both in person and online.

  • Managed the E-Commerce activities that consisted of over 60% of sales of the overall store.
  • Directed and coordinated activities regarding pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Managed the textbook operation, which includes adoption collection, ordering, customer service, returns, and buy-back.
  • Managed advertising and purchasing activities.
  • Recruited, hired, trained and managed staff, prepare work schedules and assigned specific duties.
  • Established and maintained good work relationships within different departments and throughout the university community.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Early Childhood
4

Assistant Bookstore Manager

Responsible for all daily operations of the bookstore from opening to closing, including supervision of POS systems and inventory systems.

  • Ordering of textbooks and merchandise in compliance with acceptable inventory levels.
  • Provided outstanding customer service by interfacing with college faculty, staff and students such as quickly and efficiently resolving any problems with book orders ensuring good campus relations.
  • Supervised and trained store staff.
  • Prepared invoices, charge backs, store stock shipments and other financial reports as needed. Developed inventory plans with store manager to maintain proper levels to meet customer demands.
  • Coordinated sales promotions, book signings, and displayed merchandise in a pleasantly aesthetic manner.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
5

Bookstore Manager

Managed staff of three booksellers, and operations of a 1,500 square foot sales floor

  • Generated sales reports for main office, schedules, payroll, bank deposits
  • Processed incoming book orders, weeded older titles, conducted annual inventory
  • Created store displays and built relationships with customers; key member of a team that increased sales by at least 10% over the previous year's sales every month
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BA
Design
MS
Library And Information Studies
6

Bookstore Manager

  • Responsible for all aspects of bookstore operations
  • Prepared store figures (day-end / week-end / month-end)
  • Purchased textbooks, supplies, special orders and soft goods
  • Planned, developed, and implemented strategies for generating resources and revenues for the bookstore
  • Projected and exceeded bookstore sales by 33%
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Theatre
7

Bookstore Manager

  • Planned, directed, and coordinated sales, service, and operational functions for 20-30 employees and work-study members
  • Improved sales by 70% overall
  • Conferred with and reported to the University's President regarding formulating/implementing policies and procedures in addition to evaluating existing policies
  • Planned, supervised and maintained of inventory controls and levels
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Qa / Qc
8

Assistant Bookstore Manager, General Merchandise Buyer

Responsible for the cost effective management and maintenance of all general merchandise inventory.

  • Expanded the bookstore inventory of logo merchandise, introducing trendy college brands and creating a successful line of value priced clothing.
  • Created an introductory line of logo merchandise for the Culinary Institute of Michigan.
  • Established and developed beneficial vendor contacts so as to insure a successful inventory mix.
  • Worked with the college faculty to process requests for specific general merchandise class materials, determining the appropriate vendor or source for the materials depending on pricing, quantity required, availability, and reliability.
  • Reviewed the sales floor to insure the best possible display & merchandising of available inventory.
  • Assisted in the hiring, training, & supervision of the bookstore staff in order to develop a positive team atmosphere with a common goal.
  • Responsible for supervising and/or performing daily store operations including: assisting customers, processing sales transactions, opening procedures, end of day recovery, and financial balancing.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Art History
9

Bookstore Manager

Supervised and trained 4 staff members in daily job responsibilities. Assisted in public relations tasks involving book sales.

  • Decreased shipping costs by negotiating competitive pricing terms with vendors.
  • Managed inventory of products, ordered inventory using various vendors depending on cost and shipping procedures.
  • Made recommendations to upper management to include various products based on customer's requests, which was implemented.
  • Utilized exceptional organizational management skills to perform administrative duties associated with data entry, cash management, inventory management, and tracking.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Business Management
BS
Organizational Leadership
MBA
Management
10

Bookstore Manager

  • Successfully increased and maintained store sales by 20 percent by thoroughly accessing consumers and business owner's needs through maintaining inventory.
  • Successfully increased and maintained store profits by 15 percent by monitoring, resolving complex issues and follow-up of consumer and business owners profile's.
  • Analyze current customer relationships & proactively contacting customers with recommendations to help them achieve educational success. Assess needs of potential customers & match & educate them on resources available at most economical pricing.
  • Managed daily operations of store, Implemented incentive program for new purchases to strategically reach daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly goals. Order and maintain good supply of new and popular prints.
  • Counseled with volunteers & new hires & work related goals and objectives then guide & direct teaching tact and diplomacy in Christian environment.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Aaas Business Management
Accounting

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