assistant manager resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

A strategic, detail-oriented professional with experience in delivering multi-faceted insight, strategies, and tactics surrounding product lifecycle. Well versed in all stages of PLM from Production to Sourcing. Eager to expand and deepen skillsets as a Product Development Assistant.

Skills/Core Competencies
  • Advanced knowledge of Product Lifecycle.
  • Experienced supplier selection and strategic partnership development.
  • Develop and implement an adopted detailed prototype management and tracking.
  • Keen interdepartmental collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to navigate and thrive in ambiguity.
  • Keen critical thinking and decision making skills.
  • Ability to anticipate and execute business needs.
  • Networking with Suppliers.
  • Research, create, and build prototypes to satisfy product design specifications.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, team-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional organization and negotiation skills with ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Illustrator, and BeProduct (PLM).
Work History
06/2021 to Current Product Development/Sales Assistant Lowes Foods | Elgin, SC,
  • Assisting VP of Product Development & PD Managers with day-to-day development of assigned programs/categories from fabric sourcing, style creation, up until official bulk production handoff for accounts, Walmart, Target, Old Navy, Costco and Sam’s Club.
  • Creating onboarding processes for all new employees.
  • Assisting new employees’ adaption to company culture, work schedule, necessary tools and systems.
  • Directing and managing intern's day-to-day priorities.
  • Maintaining organization and stock of fabric and trim libraries.
  • Tracking and logging received samples from supply bases and in-house sample room into assigned reference log.
  • Logging received fabrics and trims into BeProduct and assigned reference binder.
  • Assisting Sales VPs with daily communication and shipment to accounts Walmart, Target, Old Navy, Costco and Sam’s Club.
  • Maintaining sample status charts/WIP reports, providing visibility and accurate product status to accounts.
  • Preparing samples and swatches for shipment to accounts.
  • Managing daily distribution of FedEx and DHL packages for cross-functional teams.
  • Shopping local market for fabrics and trims for domestic sample making.
  • Creating seasonal boards to display wash, fabric and trims for Design and Sales presentations to accounts.
  • Communicating Pantone color, lab dip and strike-off comments to suppliers and tracking in submits for approval.
  • Preparing samples for in-house keepsake and shipment to accounts.
  • Communicating/collaborating with sample room liaison and overseas factories/supply bases on sample developments are precisely oriented to Design's intent and key deadlines.
  • Coordinating sample components for in-house sample making
  • Preparing and coordinating fabric panels/garments for screen printed and wash development.
  • Creating purchase orders and wash development reference systems for all components sent for wash development.

08/2019 to Current Assistant Manager Capital Senior Living | Park Falls, WI,
  • Executing and optimizing business operational procedures.
  • Implementing onboarding and training of all new employees.
  • Coordinating employee operational needs including employee schedules, waitstaff table assignments and maintenance assignments.
  • Ensuring employees are fulfilling franchise mission “Pleasing People” according to operational excellence.
  • Professionally resolving customers’ questions and grievances.
  • Ensuring restaurant adheres to pertinent health and safety regulations.
10/2019 to 06/2021 Merchandise Coordinator Eurofins Scient. | Poznan, OH,
  • Ensured highly satisfying customer experience through energetic, positive, and direct salesmanship engaging and interacting with all customers.
  • Supported and embodied positive store culture through honesty, integrity, and respect.
  • Promoted seasonal products and trends to move stock and prepare for incoming inventory.
  • Created visual marketing and interior displays to promote products in alignment with corporate sales objectives.
  • Upskill staff on methods of optimizing sales.
  • Maintain floor operational standards and merchandise presentation standards.
  • Providing objective updates regarding issues or opportunities pertaining to merchandising processes
  • Providing direction and support in optimization of sales and target metric objectives.
Expected in 2023 to to Associate of Applied Science | Fashion Business Management Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY GPA:
  • Managed a pivotal novelty seasonal end cap program for Walmart which yielded 600,000 unit buy; amounting to $7,000,000 at retail. This successful execution guaranteed the endcap space for the company for the following season with another procured 600,000 units.
  • Received "Most Visually Creative End Cap" in regional division for endcap display.

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School Attended

  • Fashion Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Product Development/Sales Assistant
  • Assistant Manager
  • Merchandise Coordinator


  • Associate of Applied Science

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