Retail managers work in retail stores and are responsible for managing the store in terms of running it, hiring and training employees and supervising every detail. They may be expected to manage employee schedules and provide direct customer care when needed.

If you are a qualified retail manager looking for work as one, the following resume example will provide you with an idea on what to write in your own resume.

Also See: Retail Manager Cover Letter



Sample Resume for Retail Manager Position

Solomon Grey
922 Virginian Road – Philadelphia, PA 88423
(999) 999-9999, Email

To work for K-Mart as a Retail Manager employing great ability to drive sales and lead a retail environment by providing excellence in customer and management services.

• Seven years of functional experience in promoting and marketing business in a retail environment
• Hands on experience in analyzing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning
• In depth knowledge of organizing special promotions, displays and events
• Proven record of initiating changes to improve business prospects

• Highly skilled in supervising and co-ordinating sales staff and cashiers
• Demonstrated ability to assign sales workers to duties and prepare work schedules
• Special talent for authorizing payments by check and the return of merchandise
• Long-term interest in selling merchandise to customers
• First-hand experience with resolving customer complaints and managing supply shortages
• specialized courses in maintaining specified inventory and ordering merchandise
• Strong knowledge of preparing reports about sales volumes, merchandising and staff matters
• Able to hire and train personnel and arrange for the training of new sales staff

• Introduced new system at the MartInn which worked with available market data to analyze sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes to maximize profits
• Trained five groups of sales staff for deployment in different branches of the store across the country

MartInn – Philadelphia, PA
Retail Manager | Jan 2006 – Mar 2013
• Managed daily operations of the store
• Managed and motivate sales staff to meet sales targets and ensure efficiency
• Managed stock levels
• Analyzed market trends
• Dealt with staff issues and training needs
• Responded to customer issues and complaints
• Organized special promotions and events to increase sales
• Initiated changes to improve business prospects
• Strategized plans for meeting and exceeding sales targets

University of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
Bachelors in Business Management – 2005

• Great customer service skills
• Positive attitude
• Creative and organized
• Ability to recognize problems and finding solutions
• Profound ability to work in a stressful environment
• Proven ability to motivate staff and work in a team environment
• Excellent communication and organizational skills