• Chicago IL

Javonne Stewart

Luxury Sales Associate

Work experience

Work experience

Keyholder/Visual Merchandiser/Sales Associate

Jul 2013 - Present
Longchamp Paris
  • Merchandise store displays for best customer impact
  • #1 seller for the years of 2013 and 2014 in my store; commission sales
  • Clientele Specialist

Sales Associate

Apr 2013 - Oct 2013
Kay Jewelers
  • Implement customer service plans to convert foot traffic into loyal customers
  • Gem and jewelry knowledge

Seasonal Sales Associate

Oct 2012 - Feb 2013
Tiffany & Co
  • Represent the iconic Tiffany brand through knowledge of the legacy and jewelry, provide the concierge" Tiffany experience"
  • Increase store sales and build rapport with the clientele

Sales Associate

Oct 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Meet or exceed sales goals monthly(i.e., bringing in $20,000 on a month when I had an $8,000 goal)
  • Build clientele through friendly interactions and knowledge of the products (leather types, hardware options, color variety, trends)

Contributing Writer

Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
NewBeauty Magazine
  • Write 500-word advertorial stories highlighting the professional, medical and cosmetic achievements of plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, dermatologists and cosmetic dentists with a turn-around time of 24 hours from time of interview

Makeup Consultant/Cashier

Nov 2010 - Jul 2012
Ulta Beauty
  • Highest weekly goal earner with beauty club cards and magazine sign-ups for the store
  • Consistently good customer feedback by name in surveys
  • Extensive knowledge of makeup products and techniques to convey to customers which increases rapport and per capita sales, makeovers

Editor In Chief

Sep 2007 - Jan 2012
SocialiteDreams Blog
  • Editor in Chief
  • Maintain engaging and informative fashion, beauty and lifestyle content
  • Develop social media influence through Twitter, Pinterest, Klout, and Facebook
  • Work with clients and advertisers to establish mutually beneficial relationships
  • Knowledge of SEO and utilize keywords to bring in high numbers of page views

Director of Communications and Promotions

Mar 2010 - Mar 2011
Big Girl Cosmetics
  • Sell cosmetics at beauty shows and created awareness for the brand through customer makeup applications
  • Direct all promotions and communications in order to achieve public interest in the brand of makeup
  • Set up grand opening events for the makeup bar and spa retail location, created the menu and services pamphlet
  • Market the brand to get it set up on Macys.com and in the State Street Chicago Store



B.Sc Communications - Journalism

Aug 2003 - Dec 2007
University of Miami

Communications degree with an emphasis in magazine journalism.  Enhanced skillset for interviewing and engaging with people/clientele.