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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Accomplished Buyer with a 7 year demonstrated track record of success with corporate retailer as both a team member and leader. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

Skills
  • Advertisements
  • Advertising
  • Art
  • Ecommerce
  • Fashion
  • Image
  • Market
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Works
  • Next
  • Pricing
  • Pricing strategy
  • Product development
  • Proofing
  • Retail
  • Selling
  • Sales
  • Sales reports
  • Transmission
  • Website
  • Pricing knowledge
  • Sales experience
  • Procurement procedures
  • Interpersonal ability
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Pricing analysis
  • Business understanding
  • Price structuring
  • Inventory management skills
  • Vendor relationship management
  • MS Office
  • Product Pick
  • Organization
  • Relationship Development
  • Project Organization
  • Problem Resolution
  • Supervision
  • Inventory management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team management
  • Budgets
Experience
09/2017 to Current
Buyer Butler Technical Group Santa Fe Springs, CA,
  • Responsible for approximately $15 million in volume for Misses Moderate Sportswear.
  • In my first year the department had a 7% increase.
  • Communicate directly with vendors to discuss seasonal assortment of product, margin support and other business aspects.
  • Monitor and control replenishment models.
  • Ensuring that stores are at proper stock levels to support sales.
  • Analyze business daily/weekly by pulling detailed selling reports and recaps.
  • Utilize sales reports to maintain Open to Buy on a weekly basis.
  • Adjusting pricing strategy and merchandise deliveries, when applicable, in order to better achieve 6 month plan.
  • Write orders and oversee the entering and transmission of orders to vendors.
  • Follow up on status of order to ensure it is received and allocated correctly.
  • Oversees department advertising, including approving and proofing advertising; ensuring that all stores have adequate merchandise on hand to support the advertisement.
  • Regularly visit retail locations to oversee and evaluate merchandise placement and pricing; discuss customer behavior with department managers to get a better understanding of target market.
  • Works with product development team for private label lines and have understanding on the complete production process.
  • Works directly with in-house internet team and vendors to ensure that all applicable merchandise is pictured and has correct information on company website.
11/2016 to 09/2017
Associate Buyer Aldi Apple Valley, MN,
  • Responsible for about $3.5 million of departments volume.
  • Further built upon continued responsibilities as in Assistant Buyer position.
  • Communication with vendors on a daily/weekly basis regarding all business aspects including product, sales and margin support.
  • Monitored and controlled replenishment models to ensure proper stock levels.
  • Utilized sales reports to maintain OTB on weekly basis.
  • Adjusted pricing strategy and merchandise deliveries, when applicable, in order to better achieve 6 month plan.
  • Responsible for writing and proofing advertising; ensuring that all stores have enough merchandise on hand to support the advertisement.
  • Regularly visit retail locations to oversee and evaluate merchandise placement and pricing.
  • Worked with product development team for private label lines and have understanding on complete process.
  • Worked directly with in-house internet team and vendors to ensure that all applicable merchandise is pictured and has correct information on company website.
05/2013 to 11/2016
Assistant Buyer Amazon.Com, Inc. Perris, CA,
  • Pulled thorough recaps and reports on merchandise to regulate sales, stock levels, profitability and to determine buys for the next season.
  • Responsible for portion of Buyers business-involving direct communication with vendors, wrote and allocated orders, analyzed business on a weekly basis and maintained a replenishment model.
  • Responsible for entering and maintaining PLU through our Price Management Software and communicated this information directly to the stores weekly.
  • Involved with the writing and proofing of advertisements.
  • Collaborated with the ecommerce team to ensure that merchandise was online.
  • Received a 3% increase in internet sales my first year.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013
Bachelor of Science: Fashion Merchandising, Minor: Fashion History
University of Delaware - Newark, DE,
GPA:
  • Participated in Cotton Lab 2012, a research grant to study the manufacturing process of cotton AWARDS/CERTIFICATES
  • YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Geoffrey Beene Award Recipient in 2011 and 2012, The Art and Science of Buying and Merchandising with Susanne Tide-Frater
  • Dean's List Honoree [2009-2013]
  • Kappa Alpha Theta Member
Expected in
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GPA:
  • Digital Marketing with Drew Elliott -,
  • Fashion History For Today with Colin McDowell -,
  • Fashion Styling & Image Making with Lucinda Chambers
  • Certifications

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