Retail Store Manager Resume Sample

This Retail Store Manager resume sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures – something to that effect.

Use quantifiable proof mentioned above and opt for a professional, classic, and attractive layout.

Note that this Retail Store Manager resume sample, indeed all these samples, are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.

Use these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all, they are free.

I have also added a plain text version of the Retail Store Manager resume sample below.

Achieves Top 10 Pharmacy Ranking
Finalist for Pharmacy Assistant of the Year

Dynamic, target driven Retail Manager recognised by management and peers. Confident leader with ability to motivate and direct team performance, exceeding customer expectations. Instrumental in improving procedures with commitment to safety and compliance.  Excellent communication skills fostering long-term client relations. Proven track record and business acumen.

ü  Certificate IV Community Pharmacy ü  Pharmacy Traineeship 2009/PHARMACY GUILD

ü  Operating Systems: Pharmacy POS Minfos, LOTS ü  Software Applications: Microsoft Office Suite/Email/MYOB

EMERGENCY CHEMIST – Apr 2015 to Present
Retail Manager and Buyer, Bondi NSW

Retail Manager role: Train and supervise full time and casual employees. Provide excellent customer service and satisfaction.  Manage promotions, shop floor, and delegate appropriate duties. Coordinate and monitor the sales and merchandising of stock. Set retail margins. Order stock on a daily. Produce reports and summaries for relevant parties. Place orders and negotiate terms and agreements. Make appointments, handle filing and paperwork.

  •   Meet with company representatives daily
  •   Delegate duties and boundaries
  •   Organise rosters and floor rotations
  •   Design and implement displays

777 PHARMACY – May 2010 to Mar 2015
Retail Manager, Bankstown NSW

Retail Manager role: Train and supervise seven employees.  Maintain business operations.  Access to business bank accounts to pay all accounts and wages. Implement promotions, design catalogues. Trusted with safe codes and keys to access the shop and manage money.  Buyer accountable for invoicing and all stock discrepancies.

  •   Meet with company representatives
  •   Communicate information via email, fax or phone when necessary
  •   Compile customer details to prepare email promotions


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10 Tips to Remember When Writing Your
Retail Store Manager Resume Sample

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail.
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

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Food for Thought:

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