Energetic Event Coordinator and owner of a Cancer Boutique,Event Coordinating business with wide view of growth in business. Great communications experience. Desires a position at an established Event and Promotion company.Innovative and artistic professional with 25 years in the fashion industry.
Applied styling techniques
Apparel styling techniques
Strong market knowledge
Superior communication skills
Strong creative design skills
Managed projects according to timeline and seasonal changes.Modeled garments and jewelry for magazine print outs and television productions.Drove sales by developing business strategies, marketing plans and merchandise assortments.Informed potential buyers where garments could be purchased.Dressed in sample and completed garments for photographs and displays.Memorized basic scripts and dialogue for television appearances.Tracked current and emerging fashion and consumer trends.Recommended and executed product pricing strategies.Shopped the market with product management and merchants to promote partnership.Examined hair texture and condition to determine appropriate treatment.Educated guests on proper hair care.Promoted and sold salon services and products.Used state-of-the-art techniques in coloring and treating hair.Recommended hair styles that complimented clients' facial features and coloring.Conducted weekly salon inventory.Briefed employees about the salon's success and announced monthly sales goals.Trained 42 new stylists and assistants.
Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers.
Educator for local school in Birmingham Alabama
Managed team of 6 professionals, Reduced and controlled expenses by eliminating unsold items in the boutique and decreasing in employees of low performance .
Developed department's first incentive performance plan which motivated staff and resulted in a 23% increase in sales.
Served as mentor to junior team members.
Defined strategy and business plan for Birmingham area medical facilities.
Contributed to relevant blogs, conferences and events both off-line and online to increase brand awareness.Presented on current promotions to the public at events and tradeshows..Coordinated monthly and quarterly marketing and community events, such as Sideawalk Sales and Buy A Look Sales.
Minor in Human Resource's
Coursework includes Economics
Coursework includes Organizational Behavior
Member of Cut It Out Club
2009-2010 Award of elegance for the American Cancer Society Beauty Facilitator.
2008 Smart Styles Award of Top Sales
Hair treatment training
Management and Marketing coursework
Nail Technology seminar
Haircutting and Chemical Services training
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