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Pier One Imports - Sales Associate Resume Example

Evelyn Howard
To pursue a challenging and rewarding office career utilizing my organizational and office management skills developed from education and experience with the potential for growth.
  • Administration and Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Clerical
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Monitoring
Sales Associate/ Visual Merchandizer 11/2005 to Present
Pier One Imports Metairie, LA
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales.
  • Place prices or descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, merchandise, or floor.
  • Change or rotate window displays, interior display areas, or signage to reflect changes in inventory or promotion.
  • Arrange properties, furniture, merchandise, backdrops, or other accessories, as shown in prepared sketches.
Associate 1 01/2011 to 06/2012
Nunez Community College Chalmette, LA
  • Manage bookstore when store manager is unavailable.
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and  train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Perform sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers, stocking shelves, or taking inventory.
  • Plan store layouts or design displays.
Office Assistant 01/2009 to 12/2009
Ship to Shore Travel Agency Gretna, LA
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Perform payroll functions, such as maintaining timekeeping information and processing and submitting payroll.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Collect and deposit money into accounts, disburse funds from cash accounts to pay bills or invoices, keep records of collections and disbursements, and ensure accounts are balanced.
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients, customers, or supervisors.
  • Provide services to customers, such as order placement or account information.
  • Mail newsletters, promotional material, or other information.
Personal Assistant 08/2008 to 08/2009
Executive Medicine New Orleans, LA
  • Perform general office duties, such as ordering medical supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Make travel arrangements for executives Transmit correspondence and medical records by email, mail, or fax.
  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Collect and count money, complete banking transactions both for the business and the DR's personal accounts.
  • Make reservations for patrons, such as for dinner, spa treatments, or golf tee times, and obtain tickets to special events.
  • Pick up and deliver items or run errands for guests.
Student Administrative Assistant 10/2003 to 07/2008
Nunez Community College Chalmette, LA
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed material.
  • Mail newsletters, promotional material, or other information.
Associates Degree: General Studies May 2008 Nunez Community College -
Office Careers Certificate : May 2008 Nunez Community College -
High School Diploma: May 2003 Chalmette High School -
Kathy L. Wendling
Director of Community Services and Development at Camp Restore
Lorrie Metzler, MD
Executive Medicine
Becky Maillet
Dean of Student Affairs at Nunez Community College
Judy Bayer, RN
School Nurse at Riverdale High School
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Previous Companies:

  • Pier One Imports
  • Nunez Community College
  • Ship to Shore Travel Agency

Previous Job Positions:

  • Sales Associate
  • Visual Merchandizer
  • Associate 1
  • Office Assistant
  • Personal Assistant


  • Nunez Community College
  • Chalmette High School

Level of Education:

  • Associates Degree
  • Office Careers Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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