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Work experience

Jul 2013Present

Keyholder/Visual Merchandiser/Sales Associate

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
Apr 2013Oct 2013

Sales Associate

Kay Jewelers
  • Implement customer service plans to convert foot traffic into loyal customers
  • Gem and jewelry knowledge
Oct 2012Feb 2013

Seasonal Sales Associate

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
Oct 2011Dec 2012

Sales Associate

Coach
  • 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)
Jan 2008Dec 2012

Contributing Writer

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
Nov 2010Jul 2012

Makeup Consultant/Cashier

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
Sep 2007Jan 2012

Editor In Chief

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
Mar 2010Mar 2011

Director of Communications and Promotions

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

Education

Aug 2003Dec 2007

B.Sc Communications - Journalism

University of Miami

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