Bookstore Clerk Resume

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Career Objective:

Interested in working as a bookstore clerk in “National Bookstore” and perform administrative, accounting, and customer service duties.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in handling customers, cash, check, and credit card payment
  • Immense knowledge on varieties of books and authors and accounting principles
  • Ability to maintain and record inventories of a bookstore
  • Experience in recording purchase, sales, and accounting information
  • Expert in working with computerized inventory system
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Good communication, multi-tasking, and complaint handling skills

Work Experience:

Bookstore Clerk
John’s Bookstore, Vancouver, WA
August 2013 – Present

  • Providing friendly environment to customers and building relationships with them
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on current books, authors, and books to be launched
  • Answering customers’ questions regarding price and content of books
  • Accepting cash, check, and credit card payment for books sold
  • Drafting purchase orders and maintaining inventories of the bookstore
  • Entering receipts and income into the computerized system
  • Calculating and offering discount to regular customers on books on their choice
  • Stocking shelves and displaying advertising boards to attract customers

Bookstore Clerk
Rainbow Bookstore, Vancouver, WA
April 2012 – July 2013

  • Assisted customers with purchase of books and handled cash counter
  • Received and recorded stock merchandise and issued checks for payments
  • Recorded and completed cash and credit transactions
  • Ordered and maintained book stock and attached price tags on books
  • Cleaned display windows and shelves and dusted books at regular intervals
  • Researched on books pertaining to wide topics and recommended owner for stocking them
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise and verified invoices
  • Took and completed special orders from customers through research


  • High School Diploma
    Lantern High School, Vancouver, WA
  • Diploma in Accounting
    Joanne’s Technical Institute, Vancouver, WA


On request.