Hardworking, experienced retail manager versed in maintaining and developing a high volume store and staff. Fully developed in all DOR's or Division of Responsibility's. Excellent leadership skills and multi-tasking strengths. Also well versed in training and developing staff as well as hiring and recruiting.
While working for Wet Seal, i was the youngest Sales Associate to be promoted to Assistant Manager. Before i was promoted i was moved up to Assistant Manager to help fill the place of my Store Manager who was on sick leave. Through this experience, hard work and dedication i was promoted to Manager. I also helped in accomplishing four years in a row of the store making or well exceeding expectations for Loss Prevention results. The store and management team received recognition from the corporate office. While working for Tilly's i was sent to California as a training Assistant Manager. I helped open the first Tilly's location in Indiana and played a major role in hiring, recruiting, and developing a brand new staff. I was later trusted with traveling to a store in Davenport,IA for a week and a half to help the store because it was missing more than half of their management staff. With the company expanding i was offered the opportunity to open a brand new store in Springfield,IL as their Store Manager.
Maintained a high standard of operational and customer service based expectations. I was in charge of hiring, recruiting, and developing staff. Also in charge of making schedules and maintaining compliance with store payroll. Helped to open a brand new location in Indiana and to hire and train a brand new staff of approximately twenty-five employees.
My responsibilities included, customer service, visual presentations, marketing, payroll, day to day operations and managing staff. Day to day operations consisted of opening and closing the store, being consistent with payroll and configuring daily goals.
My main area of study was fashion design and I also took three years of French. I was part of my school's ICE program my senior year, devoting the first half of my day to school and the second half to work. With that my Store Manager and I received the program's work ethic award.
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