Sample Merchandise Manager Resume

A merchandise manager resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All merchandise manager resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Joseph Job-Seeker
10 Jewell Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Merchandise Manager


Management training; strong negotiation and communication skills; excellent leadership ability; available for immediate employment


Merchandise Manager, 2000 to present:

Capital Merchandising Company, Big City, USA.

Duties include developing strategies to maximize business performance and profitability, promotional techniques, and customer satisfaction. Also oversaw the execution of merchandise selection and procurement. In addition, managed, coached, and developed buying staff and directed the divisional merchandise managers to develop support for their personnel and the financial objectives of the company.

Assistant Merchandise Manager, 1998-2000:

Capital Merchandising Company, Big City, USA.

Assisted the manager by working with the divisional merchandise managers to strengthen market relationships and their knowledge of market trends, strengths, and weaknesses to better ensure customer satisfaction and company profits.


B.A., 1997
Business Management, American University, Any City, USA


National Association of Business Managers

Secretary, 2005

NOTE: One to two-page merchandise manager resumes are popular with potential employers. The merchandise manager resume shown here is a shortened version of one that would attract a hiring manager. Use it as an example to build your own.