Working in sales profession is a real fun if you have the ability to identify the needs and wants of a prospective customers. Once you know what kind of work and clients you are dealing with, it is will become the world’s easiest job to do. People applying for jobs in a sales need to be agile and ‘on the go’ all the time.

If you want to get a good job in the field of sales, specifically as a Sales Associate, you need to build a targeted resume for this position. Here is an example of hybrid resume for a sales associate looking for his dream job. You may modify this example as per requirements.

Note: Don’t forget to include this Sales Associate Cover Letter with your job application package.


Sales Associate Resume Sample


357 Example Street, #12
Tuscon, AZ 33348
Residence: (999) 333-1414
Email: victor.hugo @ email . com

OBJECTIVE           (See: Sales Associate Objectives)
Seeking a position as a Sales Associate at ABC Supermarket utilizing diverse background in sales and customer care in order to maximize sales and increase profits.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS                (See: Sales Associate Qualifications)
• Over five years of extensive experience in retail sales
• Highly skilled in greeting guests with a gracious smile and offering them to help with their shopping needs
• Proven ability to suggest, choose, and help locate products based on guest needs and desires
• Track record of maintaining current knowledge of company’s products, marketing programs, promotions, and media plans
• Demonstrated ability to guide  customers from the beginning to end of their sales journey

● Relationship Building● Customer Education
● Strategic Planning● Product Knowledge Development
● Sales Goals Attainment● Departmental Maintenance

• Increased sales of electronic equipments by 33% in a single year by means of state-of-the-art marketing tactics
• Achieved associate of the month award – May 2011


Sales Associate | XYZ Hypermart – Tuscon, AZ | May 2009 – Present

• Engage customers in order to provide to them what they need in terms of product and quality services
• Promote brands when instructed
• Process transactions in a time efficient manner
• Maintain work area in terms of cleanliness and hygiene
• Communicate current product features and benefits to customers
• Provide administrative assistance to marketing department

Sales Representative | Hertz – Chicago, IL | Mar 2008 – May 2009

• Planned and organized business strategies to achieve desired results
• Contacted potential customers via telephone
• Monitored market conditions and local rival pricing
• Identified customer needs and wants, and reacted aptly

University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ – 2006
Bachelor’s of Business Administration
Majors: Sales and Marketing
Minor: Management
GPA: 3.5

• Aware of current sales trends and developments in local market
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
• Results driven approach