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Margaret Sanders

Fashion and Costume Design Professional

Work experience

Sep 2014Present

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 2013Sep 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 2013Sep 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 2013Aug 2013

              Sales Associate

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



              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