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Summary

As a recent Louisiana State University graduate in the field of Fashion Merchandising, I am currently seeking a sales, merchandising, or visuals position with an upscale fashion brand or company that allows opportunity for advancement. I have proficient experience with driving sales results and delivering outstanding customer service.

Work History

Jul 2015Present

Assistant Manager

White House Black Market

Assistant Manager at (10 months) an Assistant Store Manager, I am primarily responsible for supporting the Store Manager in managing the sales, operations, asset protection, and human resources functions of the store to ensure a great customer experience and maximum profitability. My main divisions of leadership are visual merchandising, along with talent acquisition and development.

Nov 2013May 2015

Sales Lead

White House Black Market

Sales Lead at (1 year 7 months) As a Sales Lead, my first priority is to assist the Manager and Assistant Managers in making sure company sales goals are met by encouraging and coaching our associates to ensure they are passionate and providing feedback their on performance. This also involves utilizing sales techniques and communicating product knowledge to the customer. Othertasks include interpreting Key Performance Indicator reports and basic operations activities. In addition to that, I enjoy working on monthly store floor sets.

Jan 2013Oct 2013

Sales Associate

LOFT

Sales Associate at (10 months) As a Sales Associate, my tasks included advising clients in the wardrobe room and selecting appealing and appropriate outfits for them. Consistently providing an exceptional client experience and recovering and replenishing the store. Also, executing merchandising directives and maintaining visual merchandising presentations. 

Education

20102014

BACHELORS

Louisiana State University

Fashion Merchandising

Relevant courses taken:
Apparel Merchandise Buying and Management 3042, Apparel Merchandise Strategies & Assortment Planning 3043 Textile & Apparel Economics 4044, Advanced Topics in Apparel Merchandising 4046

Skills

Proficient Knowledge of:

Fashion, Retail Sales, Fashion Buying, Sales Operations Microsoft Office, Styling, Team Leadership, Trend Analysis

References

Karen Gildersleeve

(228) 424-3819

WHBM Store Manager, 3 years

Debbie Vicknair

(225) 978-5464

WHBM Sales Lead, 2 years