Resourceful and highly focused Executive Assistant adept at managing a busy and fast pacedenvironment. Highly self motivated with a solid work ethic - skilled at multi tasking whilemaintaining strong attention to detail. Outstanding people skills and professionalism arealways maintained in order to meet a demanding and busy Executive's schedule.
Executive January 2015Bergen - Hackensack, NJ
Provide high level support to President of a large and fast paced HVAC business.Handle heavy phone volume, booking appointments and scheduling calls.Manage billing and invoicing process with emphasis on Quickbooks.Coordinate marketing and sales efforts to include mass mailings, direct marketingpieces, cold calling and Internet lead sites.Prepare all time sheets, expense reports and payroll.Book all travel and coordinate Trade Shows.
Account Manager January 2010 to March 2015R.G. Barry Corporation - Glen Rock, NJ
Responsible for managing wholesale sales in several Department Stores, includingDillard's, Belk, Lord & Taylor, Walgreen's and JCPenney, as well as, managing andservicing many smaller specialty stores.Specific duties include developing branded and co-branded programs to achieve topline revenue and gross profit requirements.Launched new products, developed marketing strategies, traveled to trade shows andtrained in-store merchandisers.
Account ManagerMay January 2005 to October 2006VCS Group, BCBGirls Handbags - New York, NY
Managed key retailers including Macy's, Von Maur, Bon Ton and Dillard's.Accountable for revenue and profit achievement through maximizing distribution, sellthrough, and inventory management.Merchandised lines at retail and trained merchandisers on site to increase brandawareness.Launched new products and worked trade shows to enhance visibility, increaserevenue, and build relationships.
Store January 2002 to February 2004The Gift Solution - Livingston, NJ
Opened and managed an upscale gift store specializing in home, baby and personalitems.
Oversaw the sales associates, including hiring, firing and training.Attended trade shows and responsible for merchandising, inventory and the buying ofall product.
Account January 2001 to February 2002Esprit de Corp, Handbags - New York, NY
Managed all Federated Department store accounts in excess of $8 million.Proactive in driving sales through analyzing current trends and developing newproduct.Managed and evaluated weekly selling reports for major department stores whilemaintaining adequate stock levels.Negotiated monthly gross margin $ with accounts.
Account January 1994 to January 2001BCBG Max Azria - New York, NY
Began working at BCBG in Los Angeles where i was a Pre-Production Assistant andPiece Goods Buyer.Moved to NYC in 1997 and oversaw the Merchandising program for ready to wearwithin several department stores.In 1998 i was promoted to Account Executive for the new Handbag division where isuccessfully launched this program into Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Lord and Taylorand Dillard's.Also sold and serviced several smaller boutiques.Participated and set up of several national/regional trade shows.
Associate of ArtsArt HistoryUniversity of Paris - Paris
Associate of Arts : Marketing/Merchandising Marketing French Language Psychology Merchandising Marketing French Language Psychology, French LanguageFrench LanguageFashion Institute of Design and Merchandising - Los Angeles, CAMarketingMarketing/Merchandising Marketing French Language Psychology Merchandising Marketing French Language Psychology, French Language