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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Assistant Buyer eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of merchandising and team management and training in project management. Motivated to learn, grow and excel within the Cosmetics Industry.

Skills
  • Trend assessment
  • Vendor relations
  • Merchandising operations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Continuous process improvements
  • Competitor analysis
  • Retail management
  • Policy and procedure adherence
  • Product and service sales
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Sales Reporting
  • Sales Trend Analysis
Work History
Assistant Buyer, 09/2018 to Current
Advance Auto Parts Lexington, KY,
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to create events, plan store specific display assortments, and support ways to reduce display assortment turnover to support protecting retail margin
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Applied feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Analyzed and interpreted store trends with Microstrategy to facilitate planning.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Cultivated positive rapport with fellow employees to boost company morale and promote employee retention.
  • Partnered with merchandising team to plan and execute floor moves, merchandise placement and overall sales set-up for 65 locations, including Canada.
  • Increased efficiency and team productivity by promoting operational best practices.
  • Prepared detailed reports for management to clarify existing trends, review sales and inventory data and support shrink minimization.
  • Analyzed sales data and conducted competitor research to efficiently develop merchandise according to sales trends.
  • Maintained focus and organization to regularly complete tasks with precision, timeliness and flexibility to accommodate fluctuating assignments and emerging business trends.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Coordinated communication with merchandise operations and vendors for PO creation and maintenance.
  • Tracked and recapped key item performance.
Assistant Store Manager of Operations, 08/2016 to 07/2018
Raising Cane's Denham Springs, LA,
  • Controlled budgets for labor, inventory management and technology upgrades.
  • Developed and implemented productivity initiatives for selling teams, in addition to coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement which delivered shrink results 1% below goal and improved sales for the region.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Prepared and recommended long-range plans for development of operations department.
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Assessed profit and loss statements for the Sephora location I managed to develop targeted improvements and implement changes resulting in increased profit.
  • Maintained team efficiency by strategically delegating daily activities, monitoring output and rewarding positive contributions.
  • Managed inventory and receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and meet expected demands.
  • Planned and executed floor moves, merchandise placement and overall sales set-up.
  • Managed overstocking, restocking and inventory control procedures
  • Motivated associates to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors through coaching and recognition.
  • Established performance goals for employees and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones.
  • Increased efficiency and team productivity by promoting operational best practices.
  • Prepared detailed reports for management to clarify existing trends, review sales and inventory data and support shrink minimization.
  • Completed seasonal floor sets and arranged in-store displays to showcase available products.
  • Established strong vendor relationships to maintain and support business.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Tracked and recapped key item performance.
Manager, 06/2009 to 07/2016
Nordstrom City, STATE,
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement, in addition to scheduling appointments.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Maintained team efficiency by strategically delegating daily activities, monitoring output and rewarding positive contributions.
  • Managed inventory and receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and meet expected demands leading to a decrease of shrinkage by $35,000 worth of product at cost.
  • Cultivated positive rapport with fellow employees to boost company morale and promote employee retention.
  • Partnered with merchandising team to plan and execute floor moves, merchandise placement and overall sales set-up.
  • Managed overstocking, restocking and inventory control procedures
  • Motivated associates to consistently deliver effective selling behaviors through coaching and recognition.
  • Increased efficiency and team productivity by promoting operational best practices.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Prepared detailed reports for management to clarify existing trends, review sales and inventory data and support shrink minimization.
  • Analyzed sales data and conducted competitor research to efficiently order merchandise according to sales trends.
  • Established strong vendor relationships to maintain and support business.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Tracked and recapped key item performance.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Marketing, Advertising, Expected in 12/2011
to
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
GPA:

GPA: 3.1/4.0

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School Attended
  • San Jose State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Assistant Store Manager of Operations
  • Manager
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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