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international brand and product specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Dedicated and enthusiastic professional with experience in brand and product management and vendor relationships. Looking for a position where I can excel and use my creativity to conceptualize products to a successful and profitable launch.

Skills

Time management

Creative thinker

Organizational skills

Strong Communication skills

Education
Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL Expected in Bachelor’s Degree : Science, Business and Marketing - GPA :
Work History
J. A. King - International Brand and Product Specialist
Charlotte, NC, 01/2019 - Current
  • Featured on Wilton’s career website explaining my role and accomplishments within in the company
  • Product expert and serve as the main contact for our international team for all product and seasonal programs
  • Manage all product that is distributed within Europe, United Kingdom, China, Asia, Australia and Latin America
  • Partnering with cross functional teams in launching and expanding the brand in specialty stores at a profitable cost in Europe and United Kingdom
  • Successfully launched over 300 core non-food products for the European and United Kingdom market in 2021
  • Work in collaboration with our compliance team on potentially launching new products and programs
  • Lead and manage all sourcing questions on any or all that are product related
  • Negotiate, log and track all quotes in excel received for seasonal and core products
  • Schedule weekly conference calls with our China sourcing team to discuss ongoing projects in effort to maintain a strong communication
  • Successfully launched over 250 items for our parent company in Brazil with regional compliant packaging in 2021
  • Lead and managed all product launches, item setups and pricing for all international portfolio
  • Lead and manage all packaging changes through our creative team in effort to be innovative and most cost effective
  • Prepare seasonal programs
  • Distribute our seasonal program to the sales team in Latin America, Asia, Europe and Brazil
  • Extensive experience utilizing and navigating through PIM/Agile for all product and price changes
  • Knowledgeable and able to navigate in SAP
  • Review and approve marketing newsletters before they are sent to customers and our sales team in effort to grow our sales and demand on key product
The Bradford Exchange - Apparel Sourcing Specialist
City, STATE, 09/2017 - 12/2019
  • In all aspects running the business; including cost negotiation, quality control, compliance, product, relationship management, and communication
  • Lead new product development across all apparel categories from conception to launch
  • Work in collaboration with product managers and marketing directors work on improving our process to be more efficient
  • Heavily involved in day to day communication with vendors in China, Vietnam, India and Mexico
  • Work in collaboration with factories overseas to ensure compliance with company standards
  • Sole communicator with vendors in Mexico and India for all product development questions
  • Work in partnership with marketing and product developers to ensure seamless development process
  • Travel to meet vendors in Mexico to review new business opportunities and current projects in production
  • Present new concepts weekly to our marketing team with product developers looking at the bottom line profit
  • Work with marketing to forecast their buys in effort to work strategically and successfully
BMO Harris Bank - Service Manager
City, STATE, 01/2011 - 09/2017
  • Ranked as the 2nd service manager based on customer sales in the Roselle Market Year from 2014, 2017
  • Used customer shops and surveys in meetings and coaching to improve our overall NPS (Net Promotor Score)
  • In charge of processing, filing and emailing important information for DuPage Taxes to 32 branches
  • Utilize directives and procedures as a guide for any audits and as reference
  • Request user IDs and passwords for new hires using our EIC (Equipment ID Connect) database
  • Conduct interviews with bank manager for hiring candidates
  • Conduct side-by-side coaching and set commitments daily for team in order to increase engagement and productivity
  • Responsible of meeting deadlines for audits done weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually or as needed
  • Conduct ongoing robbery training, monthly fraud meetings and all necessary training with staff to minimize risk
  • Manage daily reports in assuring items are resolved to avoid a loss for our branch and our customers
  • Responsible for doing schedules in monitoring daily staffing with branch scheduler to minimize customer wait times
  • Managed to over exceed revenue quarterly goal and maintain a high ranking within the company and region monthly
  • Utilize reports using branch capture, Excel or Microsoft Word as a platform to increase branch productivity
  • Encouraged and facilitated team collaboration
  • Created spreadsheets and flyers for the branch to drive in new business in effort to keep my team organized

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Elmhurst College

Job Titles Held:

  • International Brand and Product Specialist
  • Apparel Sourcing Specialist
  • Service Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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