Bookstore Manager

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Keneisha Zelonis | (609) 340-7333 | Omaha, NE


I have over 5 years of experience as a Bookstore Manager. I am responsible for ordering, stocking, and merchandising books. I also oversee the day-to-day operations of the bookstore, including customer service and employee management. In addition, I work with our marketing team to promote store events and initiatives.


Bookstore Manager at The Bookworm, NEJun 2022 - Present

  • Hired and trained a new team of bookstore employees, increasing staff satisfaction by 15%.
  • Implemented a new inventory management system that reduced book losses by 10%.
  • Negotiated discounts with suppliers that saved the company $5,000 per month.
  • Led weekly sales meetings to boost employee morale and increase motivation.
  • Created monthly promotional campaigns that increased store traffic by 20%.
  • Worked closely with the marketing department to develop in-store events which resulted in an increase in revenue by 25%.

Assistant Bookstore Manager at B&N Booksellers, NEJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Achieved daily sales goals for the bookstore on 85% of days worked.
  • Opened and closed the store by myself 50 times.
  • Processed an average of 100 customer transactions per day.
  • Handled all returned merchandise and processed refunds/exchanges according to company policy.
  • Maintained cleanliness throughout the store at all times.
  • Actively promoted new arrivals and upcoming events to customers.


High School Diploma at Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NESep 2013 - May 2017

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Customer service
  • Sales
  • Bookkeeping
  • Inventory management
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Supervisory experience

Greysen Boateng | (897) 985-9311 | Fairmont, WV


I am a Bookstore Manager with over 5 years of experience managing bookstores. I have extensive knowledge of the bookstore industry, and I am passionate about books and customer service. I am an excellent communicator and leader, and I have a proven track record of successfully managing bookstores.


Bookstore Manager at B&N, WVJun 2022 - Present

  • Hired and trained a staff of 20 booksellers.
  • Opened a new location, which saw an increase in sales by 15%.
  • Implemented a loyalty program that increased customer retention by 3%.
  • Negotiated with publishers for better terms and discounts, resulting in $10,000 in savings.
  • Led weekly meetings to discuss best-selling titles and upcoming promotions.

Assistant Bookstore Manager at Borders, WVJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to lower prices on inventory by 10%, saving the bookstore $5,000 annually.
  • Increased sales by 15% through effective management and marketing of the store’s online presence.
  • Led a team of 8 employees, providing training and development to improve customer service skills.
  • Implemented new inventory system that improved accuracy and decreased shrinkage by 3%.
  • Reduced operating expenses by 5% through careful review of spending and negotiation with suppliers.


High School Diploma at Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg, WVAug 2012 - May 2017

I've learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to communicate with my peers and teachers.


  • Customer service
  • Bookkeeping
  • Inventory management
  • Merchandising
  • Marketing and sales
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills