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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Merchandising professional successful at representing consumer tastes and needs in the retail market. Accurately assesses competition and seeks effective ways to boost sales and reinforce client brands. Retail Merchandiser skilled at creatively conceptualizing and building an artistic framework around any given assignment. Pays close attention to detail and creates displays that engage and intrigue. Retail Merchandiser focused on creating value for customers and product longevity for retail manufacturers. Reinforces client brands through effective advertising while staying aware of potential growth opportunities. Visual Merchandiser skilled at collaborating with fashion designers on product placement, store displays and marketing material for new clothing launches and promotions. Retail Merchandiser specializing in grocery store product placement and marketing promotions. Collaborates with manufacturers to ensure products are accessible and attractively packaged to satisfy customer needs.
Core Qualifications
  • Results-oriented
  • Operations management
  • Quick learner
  • Excel in merchandising
  • Price Control
  • Ordering 
  • Proficiency in retail 
  • Inventory control
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Markdown procedures
  • Vendor relations
Experience
02/2016 to Current
Dairy and Frozen Foods Manager Jbt Corporation Cincinnati, OH,
  • Ordering products on a daily basis.
  • Set up and change layout of products.
  • Unload freight off truck and stock on to sales floor.
  • Organize product for best possible sales.
  • Bring in new product that can boost company sales.
  • Help out in other areas as needed.
  • Work the receiving dock.
  • Maintain a balance between sales and ordering.  
  • Help control shrink.  
03/2008 to 08/2015
Supervisor Ace Hardware Lansdale, PA,
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise using a ladder and pallet jack.
  • Pinpointed incremental sales for sales representatives to pursue.
  • Rotated manufacturer products as needed.
  • Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
  • Traveled to the market, visited vendors and assisted buyers with merchandise selection.
  • Organized and tracked departmental receipt flow for new and reordered merchandise.
  • Interviewed and worked closely with vendors to acquire and develop desired products.
  • Set and recommended mark-up rates, mark-down rates and selling prices for merchandise.
  • Anticipated consumer buying patterns to create a purchase and inventory plan.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Negotiated prices, discount terms and all transportation arrangements for merchandise.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
04/2003 to 08/2007
Manager Jbt Corporation Conroe, TX,
  • Led merchandise selection, pricing, planning and marketing.
  • Ran markdown reports, managed store replenishment and analyzed buying reports.
  • Negotiated prices, discount terms and all transportation arrangements for merchandise.
  • Interviewed and worked closely with vendors to acquire and develop desired products.
  • Completed stock orders and managed inventory levels.
  • Established strong vendor relationships to maintain and support the business.
  • Coordinated communication with merchandise operations and vendors for PO creation and maintenance.
  • Organized and tracked departmental receipt flow for new and reordered merchandise.
  • Traveled to the market, visited vendors and assisted buyers with merchandise selection.
  • Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
  • Rotated manufacturer products as needed.
  • Educated employees on new merchandise during seasonal workshops.
04/2000 to 07/2007
Supervisor Hyatt Hotels Corp. Beaver Creek, CO,
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
  • Organized store merchandise racks by size, style and color.
  • Led merchandise selection, pricing, planning and marketing.
  • Created visual marketing and styled window displays.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Conferred with store managers to obtain information about customer needs and preferences.
  • Interviewed and worked closely with vendors to acquire and develop desired products.
02/1998 to 2000
Stocker Meldisco City, STATE,
  • Meldisco ­ Farmingville ny.
  • Stock shelves , price changes, set up season layouts , unloaded freight , as well as worked with customers.
  • Organized store merchandise racks by size, style and color.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
Education
Expected in
Associate of Arts: Business
SUNY albany - Albany, ny
GPA:
Business
Professional Affiliations
Skills
Excellent communication, Customer service, inventory levels, inventory, Inventory control, mark, marketing, market, window, pallet jack, Pricing, purchasing, Retail sales, selling, sales, transportation, Vendor relations, workshops

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