Margaret Sanders

  • New Orleans LA
Margaret Sanders

Fashion and Costume Design Professional

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2014 - Present

Costumer & Administrator

Southern Costume Company
  • Work with film production staff in the organization and creation of custom costumes
  • Organize and maintain production paperwork, costume rental paperwork, and social media outlets
  • Communicate with members of a team to meet specific deadlines
  • Assisting customers with retail sales and rentals
  • Create custom costumes
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

Sales and Marketing Executive

OoPs: Designer Home Consignments
    • Maintained communication with clients, customers, advertising and marketing agencies, coworkers, computer tech department, and maintenance department
    • Recorded inventory and replenishing needs of furniture at three locations through careful attention to shipment deliveries at offsite locations
    • Initiated contracts with future consignors, controlled price offers and counter offers to make a sale, and regularly communicate with over 200 present consignors
    • Managed a schedule balancing customers, on and offsite meetings, and clients
    • Executed social media plans on various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Ebay while also creating and implementing a marketing guidelines booklet for the company
    • Doubled sales revenue year over year
              Apr 2013 - Sep 2013

              Event Coordinator

              Style Night Out
              • Coordinated meetings between 30 boutiques and 30 make-up and hairstylists to establish partnerships to coordinate hair and make-up plans prior to show
              • Implemented volunteer program where I recruited, trained, and supervised a proficient team for the event
              • Communicated event procedures to each vendor and boutique while catering to their needs
              • Organized and oversaw the assignment of models to respective boutiques with matching music/themes
              • Solved issues with vendors, models, and volunteers in a professional and timely manner
              • Created and executed social media plans using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram
              Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

              Sales Associate

              Vestique Boutique
              • Managed computer database of inventory and vendors.
              • Styled mannequins and window displays
              • Assisted customers with styling tips
              May 2012 - Aug 2012

              Fashion Design Intern

              bySMITH -New York-
              • Organized inventory and target store lists
              • Executed social media plans through Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Wondermode
              • Sewed tags and buttons on new samples
              • Presented brand to potential clients and maintained new client relationships by keeping them updated on new available line sheets for the next season.
              • Set up packaging arrangements with production in Hong Kong
              • Obtained samples from production which were used to introduce our new products to clients


              2008 - 2012

              Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

              Louisiana State University
              Minor in Business



              Fashion Design

              Costume Design

              Event Management

              Inventory Management

              Microsoft Office

              Social Media


              Fashion Shows

              Time Management

              Window Displays