I have spent five years planning military events all over the country. Which I think has given me invaluable experience that would apply to a number of other unrelated positions. I have also have significant retail experience from working in stores like The Gap, TJ Maxx, Victoria's Secret, etc. I have over four years of experience in marketing and public relations with a talent for public outreach. Effective and efficient communicator who easily relates to individuals from all educational backgrounds and social and economic classes. Capable project manager experienced in large-scale event planning and fundraising campaigns. Extensive experience in a retail environment in which, after accessing my abilities, they expressed an interest in training me in all areas of the store so that I could cover for other employees and help seamlessly where needed. Proficient in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, email and all versions of Windows; 70+ WPM. Spearheaded, developed and successfully completed a large community outreach effort using telephone and direct mailings in soliciting sponsors, volunteers, advertisers, and exhibitors for a series of special events.
When I worked at T.J. Maxx and especially Victoria's Secret, it could get extremely crowded. If someone looked a bit overwhelmed I would approach and ask if they wanted a shopping bag to put the things they were interested in;. Many were grateful for this small courtesy..for them or start a conversation about whether they were looking for something in particular and by the time that she left she felt much more comfortable.
I was also leading the other sellers in signing customers up for the new T.J. Maxx store card while signing out. I have a good sense for when poeple need help and when they are browsing so I try to be useful while not bothering people that like to shop on their own. I don't remember a time when I helped a customer in a clothing store and they didn't leave happy and visisbly more relaxed. I also was so grateful to recieve a number of compliments from costumers thaking me for exceeding their expectations and going beyond the standard to make sure they had a unique and fulfulling experience.This kind of positive interaction with a customer provides me with the energy and excitement that sustains me during the work day and motivates to do a better than satisfactory job.Received [Number] “exceeds expectations” ratings on performance reviews.
I attended 2.5 years of law school but soon before graduation decided that was not what I had in mind when I first started. I did however earn 40 academic hours towards a Juris Doctor.
Graduated with a Double Minor in English and Political Science.
I am an excellent typer, a fast learner, and I do not like sitting around at work. I do best with having a full plate and work quickly and efficiently.
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