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Sales assistant CV template

This is a resource page where job seekers interested in applying for sales assistant vacancies will find a list of professionally designed sales assistant CV templates. They can use the samples below to gain an excellent idea of how to write an eye catching and interview winning resume for their dream job.

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Sales Assistant CV 1     Sales Assistant cover letter 1


Sales Assistant CV 2     Sales Assistant cover letter 2


Sales Assistant CV 3     Sales Assistant cover letter 3


Sales Assistant CV 4     Sales Assistant cover letter 4


Sales Assistant CV 5     Sales Assistant cover letter 5


Sales Assistant CV 6     Sales Assistant cover letter 6


Sales Assistant CV 7     Sales Assistant cover letter 7


Sales Assistant CV 8     Sales Assistant cover letter 8

Entry level Sales Assistant resume that is ideal for a student or someone who has no work experience.

A resume written from the perspective of a student who has little or no work experience and who is applying for a Sales Assistant vacancy.

More Sales assistant CV templates;

Brian Harris

Sales assistant     
134 Anywhere Road Coventry CV6 7RF   
T: 02776 888 5544     M: 0887 222 9999     E: brian.h@dayjob.com


An experienced sales assistant who enjoys client interaction, working on a shop floor and selling to the public. Articulate with excellent negotiating skills and an ability to provide a highly personalized service to customers. Able to make sure that goods are attractively displayed and confident enough to assist unsure customers with product selection.

Looking to continue a career as a sales assistant with a suitable position in a retail environment.


Retail Department Store  – Coventry 
SALES ASSISTANT          June 2008 - Present

Working in a retail environment providing exceptional customer service and demonstrating product knowledge to maximise sales. Responsible for greeting customers with a smile and creating a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and providing them with detailed merchandise information and advice.   


  • Providing information to customers to help them select the best products.
  • Take cash from customers and process transactions accurately & efficiently.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all current promotions within the store.
  • Identifying customers who need assistance on the shop floor.
  • Operating the till and accurately counting and reconciling the till float.
  • Being alert to thefts and fraudulent bank notes, cheques or credit cards.
  • Accurately processing all methods of payment.
  • Making sure the store is clean, tidy and safe at all times.
  • Identifying sales opportunities & trends & highlighting these to Sales Managers.
  • Working as part of a team and assisting colleagues when necessary.
  • Taking delivery of stock from suppliers or warehouse and storing appropriately.
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs, without being overbearing.


  • Having a friendly & professional manner.
  • Able to commit at short notice to overtime during busy trading periods.
  • Aware of brand marketing, pricing and positioning.
  • A proactive and passionate attitude towards sales.
  • Have the ability to listen to the customers needs.
  • Immaculate presentation, always well smartly dressed.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and inventory techniques.
  • Physically fit and able to walk around for long periods as well as do lifting.


NVQ/SVQ Retail Operations at levels 2 
Nuneaton North College     2006 - 2008

A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College     2004 - 2006


Available on request.


Customer care & service

Brand marketing

Dealing with customer complaints

Query resolution

Stocking merchandise

Commercial awareness




GNVQ in Retail and Distributive Services

First Aid qualified



Plenty of stamina

Smart appearance

Communication skills









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Tash said:
20/10/2014 Very helpful for me because I haven't done a CV in years. Thank you.
felizia said:
09/01/2014 Life Saver! Thank you so much!!! :]
Mohamed Mansour said:
20/08/2013 I am so lucky to find this site now after many years ago . i think , now i can write perfect CV. Thanks to Admin
Tiffany said:
23/05/2013 Many thanks. They're so helpful!!!
Gabriel said:
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Jekka said:
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tasha said:
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eda said:
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Brittany said:
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rachel Dring said:
09/02/2012 This is brilliant and very helpful. Perfect!
Usman said:
26/01/2012 Excellent
senthil said:
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