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Sample Resume for a Seasonal Retail Worker

Sample Resume for a Seasonal Retail Worker

Looking to help out retailers when times get busy, like back-to-school and the holidays? A tailored resume can help you get noticed for seasonal retail jobs. View our sample resume for a seasonal retail worker below and download the resume template in Word here.   

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Celia R. Sattler
11 Oak St. | Sometown, OR 89000 | Home: 555-555-5555 | Cell: 555-555-5500 |

University of Oregon Student Seeking


Retail employee with experience fulfilling multifaceted roles (e.g., cashiering, customer service desk, floor sales and stocking/receiving) during summers and holidays off from college. Offer excellent customer service skills, a “can-do” approach to all tasks and a consistently high level of productivity.

  • Retail Store Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Warehousing/Stocking/Receiving
  • Merchandising/Floor-Sets
  • Plan-O-Gram Implementation
  • Inventory Control Systems
  • Cash Handling
  • Retail Sales
  • Loss Control


Fortune 500 electronics retailer.

Seasonal Stocker/Receiving Helper, 12/11
Summer Cashier, 5/11 to 8/11 
  • Worked during summer and winter holiday in store support and customer-facing roles. Thrived within busy, high-volume environment requiring the ability to prioritize and provide exceptional customer service. 
  • Earned “On the Spot Award” for quick actions that prevented $5,000 in merchandise from being shoplifted. 
  • Served on team that accelerated the movement of received merchandise to the sales floor, resulting in a 5% increase in holiday sales.

Largest discount retailer in the US, ranked #2 on the Fortune 500.

Summer/Seasonal Associate, 12/09, 5/10 to 8/10 and 12/10

  • Repeatedly recruited for return employment during the summer and winter holiday season. 
  • Demonstrated fast learning capacity, flexibility and versatile skill-set. Worked on the sale floor (Women’s Wear/Domestics), in the customer service desk and as a front-end cashier. 
  • Recognized by store management team for customer service excellence and outstanding job performance through two-time “Star Team Player” awards in 2009 and 2010.


Pursuing BA in Marketing, Minor in English, 8/10 to Present (Current GPA: 3.7) 

POS Systems; Computerized Cash Registers; Scanners/Inventory Systems; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

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