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

Successful Merchandising Manager with 25 years of expertise in observing sales data to make purchasing decisions and implementing sales promotions. Accomplished in researching on-trend products and analyzing sales data to develop a plan for merchandise purchasing. Motivated to drive sales by offering products that compete in the marketplace. Adaptable Merchandising Manager offering 25 years analyzing sales data to plan merchandise. Offered well-rounded selection of merchandise while carefully monitoring sales data for each item using publisher software. Reviewed sales history for successful purchasing. Leveraged online sales tactics to increase profits. Self-motivated Merchandising Manager with excellent experience in supervising day-to-day operations, maintaining promotions and planning purchases. Successful in meticulously managing inventory, ordering desirable stock and managing sales promotions. Personable communicator motivated to quickly resolve customer issues to maintain satisfaction and customer loyalty. Focused on merchandising and drives consistent revenue growth for established businesses through effective visual merchandising of diverse products. Diligent coordination of details across displays for professional appearance and optimal sales. Artistic, innovative and well-organized approach for handling any promotional need. Highly effective Purchasing Manager offering 25 years of experience in supply chain management. Proven excellence building, negotiating and managing supplier relationships to obtain favorable costs. Drive continuous process improvements using verticle merchandising. . Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Vendor negotiations
  • Expert in Publisher POS software
  • Monitoring inventory
  • Merchandise selection
  • Supervising staff
  • Identifying sales trends
  • Retail display setup
  • Promotional planning
  • Merchandising
  • Program coordination
  • Recordkeeping
  • Expert in Word POS software
  • Supplier relations
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Resourcefulness
  • Pricing structures
  • Purchase orders
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Distribution experience
  • Inventory coordination
10/2020 to Current Merchandising Manager Reyes Holdings | West Sacramento, CA,
  • Determined direction for seasonal merchandise by researching and analyzing trends.
  • Assessed purchasing needs and reviewed in-store sales and inventory levels.
  • Maintained records of inventory stock and shrinkage by conducting product audits every month.
  • Communicated with vendors to negotiate deals, request samples and build relationships.
  • Increased sales by 50% through targeted merchandising plans and stocking of desirable inventory.
  • Designed floor layouts, product displays and shelving layouts to maximize sales and influence customer purchasing habits.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
07/2002 to Current Special Events Coordinator Aspen School District | Aspen, CO,
  • Organized event facility, food and beverage selections and audio-visual arrangements.
  • Oversaw event logistics, venue scheduling and accommodations.
  • Planned, coordinated and executed weddings and special events.
  • Maintained close communication with clients to mitigate service issues.
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets for events.
  • Selected décor and event materials fitting clients' requests and vision.
  • Directed event production in collaboration with sponsors, hosts and internal teams.
  • Organized corporate luncheons, dinners, conferences and special events.
  • Assessed event success and identified improvement areas through client feedback.
  • Networked to obtain potential event sponsors.
  • Designed and maintained spreadsheets documenting vendor, facility and guest information.
  • Scheduled and managed transportation for event participants.
  • Boosted client satisfaction through administration of on-site service requests and event logistics management.
  • Recommended money-saving strategies for events to bring costs within budget.
  • Directed florists, photographers, musicians and ceremony participants during pre-ceremony, ceremony and post-ceremony events.
  • Trained customer service, marketing and sales teams for events.
  • Hosted large groups by engaging with attendees during annual events.
  • Initiated negotiations with vendors and subcontractors to meet event budget.
  • Grew revenues by closing on leads generated from special events.
August to August Merchandise Displayer Family Christian Stores | City, STATE,
  • Kept work areas professional, organized and clean at all times.
  • Moved merchandise to retail areas and added new products to shelves, racks and bins in neat and well-presented fashion.
  • Greeted all store customers, offered assistance and thanked each for patronage.
  • Arranged items in favorable positions and areas of store to attract customers and optimize sales.
  • Displayed appropriate signage for products and sales promotions.
  • Printed labels and tags for for-sale merchandise.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
  • Constructed aisle displays and arranged end caps to promote specific products.
  • Reorganized sales floor to optimize customer flow and improve product visibility.
  • Organized engaging front-facing displays to capture customer interest and drive revenue growth.
  • Configured and arranged up-to-date advertising and marketing displays, creatively placed merchandise on counters or tables to promote visibility and sales.
  • Communicated and coordinated planogram execution with store management.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 Master of Arts | Curriculum And Instruction Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, CO, GPA:

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