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Retail Department Managers supervise personnel and provide assistance to customers. Based on our collection of example resumes for Retail Department Managers, common tasks these employees complete are maintaining merchandise, creating attractive displays, training staff, handling inventories, preventing theft and losses, and placing sales signs throughout the department. Those looking to secure a position as a Retail Department Manager should showcase in their resumes sales experience, observation spirit, customer focus, communication and interpersonal skills, and teamwork. Formal education is not mandatory for the job, and on-the-job training is usually provided.

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1

Retail Department Manager

Responsible for management of two departments exceeding $2.4M in annual retail sales

  • Consistently drove and exceeded Macy's retail sales and store credit card goals
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained sales team (20-25 associates)
  • Motivated associates to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors through coaching and recognition
  • Partnered with merchandising team to plan and execute floor moves, merchandise placement, and overall sales set-up
  • Rapid advancement: Intern; Assistant Manager; Manager of Children's Department; Manager of Intimate Apparel and Juniors Departments
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Merchandising
2

Retail Department Manager

Managed and led a team of twenty sales associates and conducted training of new and current associates;

  • Delegation of various tasks, monitored operations and outcomes to successfully meet established measures;
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of associates;
  • Interviewed job applicants and evaluated worker performance to recommend personnel actions;
  • Ordered inventory and reported discrepancies to control costs and maintain inventory levels;
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
3

Retail Department Manager

Facilitated employee interactive training and development programs which increased productivity, brand loyalty, and customer engagement.

  • Increased key sales performance indicators from 40%-50% over a period of 90 days and sustained that growth over a three year period.
  • Increased customer loyalty through education-based marketing, which resulted in my team exceeding district wide company goals by over 20%.
  • Recruited, hired, trained, empowered, promoted & retained over 50 associates and managers.
  • Established connectivity between the management team and sales associates
  • Developed strategies and plans to achieve greater sales results through business analysis, action planning, effective
  • Cultivated client relations and problem resolution
  • Effectively delegated, followed-up and communicated with all levels of my organization
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Engineering Technology
4

Retail Department Manager

Facilitated employee interactive training and development programs which increased productivity, brand loyalty, and customer engagement.

  • Increased key sales performance indicators from 40%-50% over a period of 90 days and sustained that growth over a three year period.
  • Increased customer loyalty through education-based marketing, which resulted in my team exceeding district wide company goals by over 20%.
  • Recruited, hired, trained, empowered, promoted & retained over 50 associates and managers.
  • Established connectivity between the management team and sales associates
  • Developed strategies and plans to achieve greater sales results through business analysis, action planning, effective
  • Cultivated client relations and problem resolution
  • Effectively delegated, followed-up and communicated with all levels of my organization
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Engineering Technology
5

Retail Department Manager

Established a focused team in four departments while providing daily assistance to department managers

  • Created and maintained merchandise displays, ordered and restocked merchandise, including one of the highest volume departments within the store
  • Provided quality customer service, assisted customers with their questions and provided solutions
  • Established and maintained a highly motivated, efficient team
  • Generated and administered performance evaluations semi-annually to nine employees
  • Led the "Do It Herself Workshops" at The Home Depot
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Agricultural Development, Focus
BS
Agronomy, Focus
6

A.v.p. Cash Management, Wholesale and Retail Department Manager

  • Led a department of 200.
  • Served as National manager and led the ARP and Account Analysis departments.
  • Managed a budget of 5 million dollars to a favorable variance of 3%.
  • Managed a 7.7 million dollar conversion to a new image-based processing platform that positively impacted 2,500 national clients.
  • Implemented employee scorecards/recognition plan to improve performance and employee satisfaction.
  • The Wholesale Lockbox team was a semi-finalist in the Rochester Institute of Technology/USA Today Quality Cup for productivity and quality project that produced $811,000 in savings.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Mass Communications
7

Retail Department Manager

Managed the Electrical and Pro/Commercial Sales Departments. The annual sales for each department is in excess of $4M with a $786K Gross Margin.

  • Recruited Sales Representatives and Specialist to join [company name] team. Trained new and existing employees (associates and managers) to help increase their knowledge of the business.
  • ' Successfully maintained strong customer service relationships with new and existing customers and vendors.
  • Created new reports to help track sales and profits for the associates and store management team.
  • Promoted from Pro Sales Associate, with direct responsibilities for building business within the store and bringing new customers into the store. Served as an inside/outside sales representative meeting clients at their business or job-site to understand their total needs. Received the top sales associate in the company two weeks within the third month with the company and in the top 5 in the Region 4 times in the third and fourth month with [company name] in this position.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Law Enforcement And Police Science
8

Sporting Goods Retail Department Manager

Department manager in sporting goods retail store with $8,000,000 average inventory and nearly $35,000,000 in annual sales.

  • Grew Action Sports department sales from less than $700,000 to more than $1,250,000 in annual sales, escalating department ranking from bottom 5 to top 5 of more than 74 store locations.
  • Supervised staff of more than 20 team members in Action Sports and Camping departments, carrying out hiring, scheduling, and training procedures.
  • Developed relationships with vendor sales representatives and arranged merchandise clinics to better educate team members about new products and services so that they can assist customers with making more informed decisions regarding their potential purchases.
  • Arranged Sales Incentives with store management and vendor representatives to reward deserving team members for exceeding expectations in guest service and/or departmental initiatives.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Teaching
9

Retail Department Manager

Endured optimal staffing in all areas, worked with executive management to identify high profit sales markets, researched competition to maintain an awareness of performance issues and market trends.

  • Guided a 10 member, $3 million annual gross sales Women's Shoe department.
  • Ranked first in regional "percentage increase of sales", during my tenure.
  • Reduced stockroom inventory "shrinkage" (lost, stolen, or damaged) to 6%.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
10

Retail Department Manager

  • Established a focused team in four departments while providing daily assistance to department managers
  • Created and maintained merchandise displays, ordered and restocked merchandise, including one of the highest volume departments within the store
  • Provided quality customer service, assisted customers with their questions and provided solutions
  • Established and maintained a highly motivated, efficient team
  • Generated and administered performance evaluations semi-annually to nine employees
  • Led the "Do It Herself Workshops" at The Home Depot
  • Captain of the "Living better Health" program at the store level
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Agricultural Development
BS
Agronomy

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