The need for retail clerks around Christmas time becomes more rampant. Since more and more customers are hitting the stores for last minute presents and supplies, more staff is needed to look after them. This is where retails clerks come in! They assist customers with purchases by helping them choose and decide what to buy and ring purchases for them.

A typical resume for Christmas jobs will look something like the following example. This resume format is very effective for all kinds of casual and temporary jobs during Christmas celebrations.


Sample Resume for Christmas Jobs (Retail Clerk)


Emily Anderson

56 Canberra Street ● Silver Spring, MD 77363 ● (119) 999-9009 ● Email

OBJECTIVE: Looking for a position as a Seasonal Retail Clerk with Hyper Market using excellent skills in customer service provision in a retail environment

• Demonstrated ability to greet customers and provide them with exceptional services
• Five years of functional knowledge of operating and balancing cash registers
• Profound knowledge of inventory management
• Highly skilled in displaying merchandize
• In depth knowledge of managing records and paperwork
• Computer: POS, MS Office Applications, Email, Internet,
• Multilingual: English, Spanish and German

• Increased sales of gift items by 20% by soliciting sales based on self developed marketing strategies
• Awarded Retail Clerk of the Year award following supervisor feedback based on excellence in customer service provision and cashiering activities


K-MART – Silver Spring, MD
Retail Sales Clerk (Nov 2011 – Mar 2012)

• Greeted customers as they arrive
• Provided them with directions around the store
• Operated POS system and adding machines
• Received and managed inventory
• Performed data entry duties
• Managed records and paperwork
• Marked prices as directed
• Cleaned work area

Diploma: ABC HIGH SCHOOL, Silver Spring, MD, 2006

• Excellent skills in written and oral communication
• Detail oriented and well organized
• Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
• Good understanding of providing above par customer services
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and busy environment
• Able to manage stress effectively