NAME WITHHELD, Retail Manager
304 S No Address Rd, B-00, Columbus, Georgia 31903
E-mail: empty@withheld.rl| Telephone: (706) 555-1212
 

OBJECTIVE

 

Exploring Retail Management opportunities where the ability to drive sales and increase market share, 15 years of experience, and outstanding employee relations skills will be leveraged for maximum results.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Confidential, Columbus, Georgia 2003 - Present

STORE MANAGER

         Effectively navigate daily retail operations including customer service, sales, and inventory control.

         Maintain financial records and employ excellent accuracy in balancing budget.

         Implement and maintain store policies and procedures with an emphasis on customer satisfaction.

         Supervise staff, establish and maintain sales targets, and facilitate employee training programs.

                                   

Staples, Columbus, Georgia                                                                                                          2002 - 2003

SALES MANAGER

         Instrumental in the successful opening of new location.

         Used strong communication skills and tenacity to champion sales for $4 million/year office supply store.

         Spearheaded payroll, inventory control, cash management, and merchandising functions.

         Achieved two regional Customer Service Awards as a result of exceptional performance.

         Accountable for profit and loss responsibility and received extensive P&L training.   

 

K-mart, Auburn, Alabama                                                                                                              2001 - 2002

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER / HARDLINES MANAGER

         Directed operations and set-up of hardlines area in a $13 million/year retail store.

         Supervised five managers and oversaw store opening and closing functions.

         Polished exemplary leadership skills by completing extensive 12-week manager training program.

                         

OfficeMax, Columbus, Georgia                                                                                                      1998 - 2001

OPERATIONS MANAGER

         Key player in opening new location, and managed financial reporting for a $5 million dollar/year office supply superstore.

         Completed 4-week management training program and served as Training Manager to several employees.

                         

Century 21 All Star Realty, Columbus, Georgia                                                                               1994 - 1998

GEORGIA ALABAMA REALTOR

         Leveraged licensed serving Georgia and Alabama to successfully close residential, commercial and land sales.

         Received Century 21 Quality Service Award for outstanding sales and service results.

                         

Montgomery Ward, Columbus, Georgia                                                                                           1988 - 1994

SPECIALTY MANAGER / COMMISSIONED SALES

         Managed Sporting Goods and Shoe Department generating $22 million per year.

         Ranked as Top Salesman in store for three consecutive years in a row.

         Received Sales Award and Idea Power Award for superior performance and results.

 

EDUCATION


Marketing and Management
Degree with a major in Retail Merchandising, 3.4 GPA

Columbus Technical College, Columbus, Georgia 1985

 

General Studies at Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia