Cherin Kinzig

Cherin Kinzig

Work History

Work History

Hostess and Food Server

Northside Bar and Grill

Hostess/Food Runner

  • Assisted wait staff with serving food, with drink refills and placing orders.
  • Kept an organized seating chart and answered phone calls.

Food Server

  • Responsible for opening, preparing the restaurant for busy brunch hours, placing orders, serving food and drinks.

Buyer, Merchandiser, Assistant to the Owner, Assistant Store Manager

Transitions Bookplace

Gift Buyer/Merchandiser

Replenished gift items and cards daily, filed vendor catalogs, kept accurate files of gift orders. Monitored receiving and shipping dates for flow of incoming product and creating floor changes for new buys.

Met with various vendors for inventory replenishments. Assisted owner with gift show and holiday party planning. Supervised floor and seasonal displays.

Monitored inventory updates, pricing, data entry, tracking orders and returning orders.

Set prices for new product and adjusted pricing seasonally.

Assistant to the Owner

Coordinated author events and liaison for publicists.

Checked and returned e-mails and voicemails for owner in her absence.

Supervisor/Assistant Manager

Trained new hires in computer system, card displays and bookstore procedures.

Customer service focused training and educated staff about unique gifts.

Assisted staff with the operations of in store cafe.

Selected by Store Manager to represent Transitions at trade shows.



Portland Community College

CNA-Certified Nursing Assistant

Harold Washington College


  • Reiki Level One
  • CNA
  • Human Relations Award
  • DECA member