Summer Sales Associate Resume Example

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Below is an example of a resume for a summer job in sales. Because the job seeker is a college student with limited employment history, she has listed a variety of job, volunteer, and extracurricular experience on her resume.

If you have limited work history, you can include these kinds of unpaid experiences on your resume. The trick is to explain how these experiences helped you develop skills or abilities that will be useful in the job for which you are applying.

For instance, in this resume example, the job seeker mentions how her work at an Open Pantry gave her experience working a cash register and interacting with the public.

Summer Sales Associate Resume Example

Madeline Little 
555 Maple Dr.
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) (555-0820)


ABC Community College
Hartford, CT 
Bachelor of Arts, May 20XX
Major: Marketing, Minor: Spanish
GPA: 3.5


Administrative Assistant, ABC Community College Registrar
Hartford, CT 
September 20XX-Present 
- Aid students in person and via phone with questions regarding course registration
- Assist with all office administrative duties, including photocopying, mailing, and organizing the office and waiting spaces
- Nominated for Employee of the Year in 20XX due to exceptional performance

Member, ABC Community College Open Pantry Coalition
Hartford, CT
September 20XX-Present
- Maintain Pantry’s inventory 
- Greet patrons at door and assist in retrieving their items
- Manage cash register at biannual fundraiser

Sales Associate, Fashionista Clothing Store 
Simsbury, CT 
November 20XX-July 20XX
- Greeted dozens of customers daily at front door, offering assistance with purchases 
- Answered questions regarding Fashionista Credit Card, weekly sales and return policies
- Managed front desk, assisting customers with purchases, exchanges, and item holding

Secretary, Hartford High School Volunteer Organization
Hartford, CT 
September 20XX-May 20XX
- Responsible for organizing annual summer fundraiser and managing 10-15 volunteers
- Managed organization’s budget, monitoring expenditures and creating annual budget projections
- Voted Secretary for organization and leadership skills

Other Experience

- Percussionist in Hartford High School wind ensemble and ABC Community College symphony orchestra
- Teammate on Hartford High School women’s soccer team, 20XX-20XX

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