Celine Cortes

Celine Cortes

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - May 2015

VP of Public Relations & VP of Field Seminar/Banquet

Retail Studies Organization

Bloomington, IN

Compiled monthly newsletters that were distributed to both organization members and alumni

Managed RSO LinkedIn account to help connect organization members with alumni working in the industry

Organized & marketed the Fall Field Seminar trip to Columbus, Ohio with Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria’s Secret executives at their corporate offices for a group of 50+ students.

Engaged with recruiters from top retail companies such as Target, Macy’s, Bon Ton Stores, and Kohl’s at annual recruiter panels.

Aug 2011 - May 2015

Member

National Retail Federation's Student Association

Bloomington, IN

Jan 2012 - May 2015

New Member Coordinator

Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Brand Marketing Intern

Tory Burch

New York, NY

Handled creative requests, marketing project briefs, formal editing of marketing event guidelines, and other marketing manuals

Summarized quarterly reports, quarterly budget, marketing calendar, and social media/email data into excel sheets based on international zones.(i.e. Hong Kong, Singapore, China, & Brazil)

Researched potential foreign brand ambassadors, social media websites, and bloggers to see if said marketing portals were on-brand with Tory Burch protocol

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014

Sales Associate

Michael? Kors

New York, NY

Developed new people skills, engaging and conversing in order to provide full customer satisfaction

Marketed all season collections toward a specific demographic

Managed inventory process and ordered apparel quarterly while reconciling cash and credit sales daily 

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Accessories Intern-Fashion

VOGUE

New York, NY

 Managed & assembled each fashion editors story accessories to be sent on location for various photo shoots

Assisted Associate Accessories Editor on individual photo shoots on location from set up, production, and finish

Responsible for documenting incoming accessory samples as well as returns from Brands and PR agencies Communicated with PR associates to request samples Vogue. com's“ 100 under $100”.

Managed the entire process from communication to shooting of the samples. Compiled files of photo credits and backups for various stories in each issue

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Wholesale Intern

LVMH

New York, NY

 Managed administrative tasks including order entry, weekly selling reports, and communication with buyers.

Assisted in summer market week for Spring/Summer 2013 collection by completing administrative tasks and errands

Created visual merchandising product assortment when necessary in each NY partner such as Barney’s and Bergdorf Goodman

 Implemented all public relations and marketing tasks for Céline team (i.e. weekly press blasts via social media)

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - May 2015

BS - Apparel Merchandising Minor - Marketing Certificate - Public Relations

Indiana University Bloomington

Skills

Skills

Apparel

COLLECTIONS

WEB-SITES

Data

brand

Apparel Merchandising