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Department Store Managers oversee daily operations in department stores and are responsible for maximizing profits. Based on our collection of sample resumes, essential duties for a Department Store Manager include assigning tasks to staff, recording sale figures, making sure safety standards are met, and dealing with customer complaints. Those seeking to work in a management position in a department store should demonstrate leadership, commercial awareness, sales orientation, organization, and training skills. The most successful resumes showcase a degree in retail management.

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Department Store Manager

Managed a staff of 30 in a large, national merchandise store. Managed the women's apparel division and the women's accessory division, contributing to successful sales and profit objectives.

  • Increased profits steadily through effective displays and merchandising.
  • Improved operations through effectively supervising daily staff assignments.
  • Provided strong leadership skills through sound decision making.
  • Engaged in customer service and guaranteed customer satisfaction.
  • Conducted yearly inventories, maintained salary cost budgets and created weekly schedules.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Department Store Manager

Managed five stores for this high profit department store chain. Each location was a promotion to a larger volume store with sales of two to four million dollars.

  • Served on corporate task force to develop and improve sales training throughout the company.
  • Increased sales in each location except for one store targeted for closing.
  • Managed three troubled stores and successfully increased sales, reduced shrinkage, reduced expenses and increased profits.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

Department Store Manager

Textiles and bedding and rugs

  • Maintained 100% customer service rating during the year of 2001.
  • Won Home Show contest within region at 2nd place in 2002.
  • Hired, terminated, trained, and counseled employees.
  • Trained new hirers on a multimedia base training.
  • Assisted in setting up home store department in 2 new stores, which were located in Alabama, and Conyers, Georgia.
  • Also responsible for furniture and area floor covering which both contributed $1,000,000.00 a year of a store that does $30,000,000.00 to $40,000,000.00 a year in sales.
  • Exceeded monthly goal in mattress sales.
  • Motivated teams with in-store contest to raise sales and moral.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Department Store Manager

  • Trusted with handling daily cash office routines and large deposits.
  • Managed and supervised $8.5 million dollar store revenue and 24 employees.
  • Responsible for the department's profitability using creativity and company's marketing tools.
  • Attended conferences and workshops to convey up to date information of companies' latest focuses and trends.
  • Recognized great potential in associates to help them mature and develop in their respective fields within the company.
  • Partnered with store visuals to develop and implement merchandizing plan to ensure continued profitability on weekly basis.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business Administration, Management
BS
Management & Marketing
5

Department Store Manager

Provided Customer Service

  • Communicated store policies to customers and associates
  • Assigned daily work assignments to all store employee's
  • Interviewed applications for hiring new employees for cashier positions
  • Resolved customer and employee concerns and complaints in a timely manner
  • Prepared and assigned weekly work schedules for store employees
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
6

Department Store Manager

Provided Customer Service

  • Communicated store policies to customers and associates
  • Assigned daily work assignments to all store employee's
  • Interviewed applications for hiring new employees for cashier positions
  • Resolved customer and employee concerns and complaints in a timely manner
  • Prepared and assigned weekly work schedules for store employees
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
7

Assistant Department Store Manager

Scheduled, trained, managed and maintained performance reviews of 10 employees

  • Reported daily sales goals and results to Department Store Manager
  • Managed the set-up of displays and merchandise and responsible for auditing inventory
  • Developed and conducted training on how to significantly improve sales by highlighting the importance of product knowledge, fashion trends and customer buying loyalty
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Department Store Manager

Managed all aspects of department store.

  • Assisted customers in selecting desired merchandise.
  • Organized inventory and oversaw advertising.
  • Effectively supervised employees.
  • Computerized billing including accounts receivable and payable.
  • Provided all customer services to clientele.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Human Services
Psychology
Early Childhood Development
9

Assistant Department Store Manager

  • Scheduled, trained, managed and maintained performance reviews of 10 employees
  • Report daily sales goals and results to Department Store Manager
  • Managed the set-up of displays and merchandise and responsible for auditing inventory
  • Developed and conducted training on how to significantly improve sales by highlighting the importance of product knowledge, fashion trends and customer buying loyalty
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
10

Department Store Manager

Managed and led a team of 12 customer service agents.

  • Planned, assigned and monitored work tasks for optimum team efficiency in a commission-based environment.
  • Implement customer service policies and procedures.
  • Assist other Departments while "Manager On Duty" in determining customers' needs, questions and/or escalated issues.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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