Summary

I am a motivated, fast learner with excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. I am Tech Savvy and make the most of internet-based tools to maximize product and/or client knowledge. In addition to my vast sales experience, I look forward to utilizing my proven analytic and presentation skills in my next position.Areas of interest include merchandising, planning, allocating, purchasing and pricing.Specialties: Client Relationships, Retail Sales, Product Knowledge, Social Media (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, and many more), Marketing Strategy, Brand Management.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

Retail Sales Representative

The Hershey Company

Directly responsible for the trend analysis, trade promotion, and retail planning for 37 accounts in the Phoenix and South Scottsdale area.Accounts included Wal-Mart, Fry's, Safeway, Albertsons, and Bashas'.Selected as team advocate for Bashas' accounts, serving as liaison between Customer Sales Executive and the Phoenix Team. Also selected as the advocate to analyze Nielsen reports and communicate the areas of opportunity for the Phoenix District. Offered category insights relative to current promotions to help team in selling conversations.Utilized consumer insights and POS data to develop in store business solutions.Contributing member of the first place team at the National Hershey Building Retail Excellence Sales competition in November 2013. Drove customer points of sale through Consultative Business Partnering.Built and maintained consultative business relationships with key decision makers (KDMs) at all levels.Tailored selling and consultative strategies to influence KDMs to order additional products to increase incremental sales and to obtain best in class quality of merchandising location of promotional products.Monitored inventory levels for each account to ensure 100% product distribution.

Nov 2011 - Jul 2012

Leasing Professional

Gables Residential

Maintained superior customer service relationships. Adhered to company standard operating procedures.Leased apartments and sold property’s products and services to prospects.Responded to internet leads, answered prospect calls and conducted property tours.Optimized occupancy while maximizing effective leased rent.Utilized established sales and marketing strategies to increase property traffic, maintain closing ratios and worked to achieve and exceed budgeted occupancy percentages.Maintained thorough product knowledge of the property and that of major competitors.Accurately prepared all lease-related paperwork.Maintained prospect traffic and leasing data; assisted with other computer data entry.Planned, scheduled and organized resident functions; assisted with planning and hosting of others.Audited all lease and renewal files for key controls and bonus submission to the community manager.Reviewed guest cards to ensure entry into the community management system; followed-up with entry into system and monitored traffic trends.

Oct 2010 - Oct 2011

Women Shoes Sales Associate

Dillard's

Assisted with product launch events and special promotions, including Vince Camuto, Steve Madden, Dansko, and other brands. Developed product knowledge by researching merchandise features, advantages and benefits.Opened new charge accounts.Maintained floor standards including replenishment and presentation as well as the general appearance and cleanliness of department.Enforced loss prevention and shortage control procedures.

Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Women Shoes Sales Associate

Nordstrom

Provided excellent customer service.Maintained a clean and organized section of stock.Successfully exceeded in a fast paced environment.Set daily goals to add new clients to a personal clientele book.Offered cross department service to customers by utilizing product knowledge from various departments throughout the store.Set personal goal of adding at least one unit per transaction to increase overall basket ring.

May 2006 - Aug 2007

Women Shoes Sales Associate

Von Maur

Developed and maintained a list of clients.Applied suggestive selling techniques to enhance the client experience and increase sales.Regularly exceeded sales quota.Gathered descriptive knowledge on all products.Provided excellent customer service.

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