Sample Bookstore Manager Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample bookstore manager resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All bookstore manager resumes should include this vital information.

Richard Job-Seeker
107 Blake Street
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Bookstore Manager


Trained in bookstore sales, excellent customer service skills, assisted manager with managerial duties during absences.


Bookstore Manager, 2000 to present:

Barbara's Book Nook, Big City, USA.

Responsible for managing inventory, sales staff, and day-to-day operations. Increased customer presence and sales by holding a 'Customer Care Night' once a month including a reading, autograph party with refreshments, and special discount on books purchased that evening.

Assistant Bookstore Manager, 1998-2000:

Barbara's Book Nook, Big City, USA

Trained to take over the job of bookstore manager by learning the ins and outs of daily operations, supervising staff and managing inventory.


B.A., Business and Management, 1997,

Any City University, Any City, USA


American Association of Retail Managers

NOTE: Write a complete bookstore manager resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a bookstore manager as well as your training and recognition.