photographer studio manager art dealer resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • MS Office
  • Adobe PhotoShop/ Adobe Lightroom
  • Google Docs
  • Asana
  • Slack
  • Quickbooks POS
  • Strong on-set styling skills
  • Excellent workflow management
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Flexible creative approach
  • Calm under pressure
  • Relationship Selling
  • Sales development
  • Sales closing
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Personnel training
  • Market research/analysis
  • Customer retention abilities
  • Creating infrastructure
  • Website designing/planning
  • Event planning
  • CRM system adaptability
  • Building sales relations
  • Digital photography
  • Team collaboration
  • Networking
  • Consistent brand messaging
  • Managing marketing communications
  • Content development/creation
  • Excellent interpersonal communications
  • Positive communication strategies
  • Client assistance
  • Behavior modeling
  • Bridal/wedding stylist/specialist
  • People skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Dedicated work ethic
  • Team building
  • Product merchandising
  • Planning and coordination
  • Post-sales support
  • Conflict resolution
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Problem resolution
  • Decision-making
  • Compelling leadership skills
  • Active listening
  • Project planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexible
  • Training & Development
  • Customer service
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Promotional planning
  • Communication
Photographer & Studio Manager/ Art Dealer, 11/2009 to 01/2022
Mosa House GalleryCity, STATE,
  • Planned and obtained original shots using innovative thinking and new techniques.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Photographed special events, parties and portraits.
  • Explained price and package details to customers.
  • Purchased materials and props for photo shoots to enhance products and appearance of subjects.
  • Defined image requirements and planned photographic events.
  • Monitored studio for adequate quantities of supplies.
  • Maintained various studio equipment.
  • Boosted revenue, developed marketing strategies, solicited clients and closed sales.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence and record tracking and data communications.
  • Supervised team of up to 3 assistants and delegated assignments based upon expertise.
  • Collaborated with clients to plan shoots and boost satisfaction with photos.
  • Strengthened membership loyalty, executing flawless customer service and account management.
  • Improvised photographic methods and techniques.
Director of Communications & Research, 11/2017 to 12/2021
Nikia SolutionsCity, STATE,
  • Partnered with internal business stakeholders, subject matter experts and thought leaders to develop internal and external content to highlight purpose-driven projects and unique culture.
  • Co-Produced & Co-Wrote and edited campaigns to deliver on strategies and meet project objectives.
  • supported multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while managing partner-client expectations.
  • Produced internal employee communications to keep personnel informed of events and programs.
  • Created and implemented external and internal communications strategies for key company initiatives such as ADHI, Smart Africa Partnerships, Grants etc.
  • Gathered and analyzed market data to influence business decisions.
  • Helped to Build and maintain new company image, brand and identity. which is not yet launched yet.
  • Co-Wrote & created press releases and prepared media kits for launch in Rwanda with Rwandan Gov. which is now all on hold.
  • Oversaw special promotional events to drive positive media coverage, boost revenue and enhance sales. (IT Conferences etc partnerships/ Talks)
  • Created and optimized promotional publications and related materials.
  • Identified target audience and developed optimized communication plans to engage and interest individuals.
  • Developed and maintained companies' corporate image and identity using logos and signage that was provided already while developing a new image (which has not been released yet.)
Style Manager, 08/2013 to 05/2018
Alexia's Bridal & Lana Addison BridalCity, STATE,
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Greeted and encouraged feedback from customers to implement in-store operational changes.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Established and created training programs to enhance employee knowledge of best practices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction.
  • Facilitated exceptional sales and performance results by focusing on continuous improvement approaches and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities.
  • Delivered level of service to customers in effort to build upon relationships for future clients.
  • Assisted with training and onboarding of sales associates in store operations.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees.
  • Upheld company's high standards for business via leading by example and encouraging team members to adhere to corporate policies.
  • Completed daily sales reports and analyzed metrics to identify trends.
  • Set challenging yet attainable goals to encourage continuous staff development.
  • Employed active listening abilities, interpersonal skills and policy knowledge to remedy employee conflicts.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Communications/ Photography, Expected in 06/2009 to Savannah College of Art And Design - Savannah, GA
  • Portfolio Scholarship Recipient
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List Honoree- All 4 Years

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School Attended

  • Savannah College of Art And Design

Job Titles Held:

  • Photographer & Studio Manager/ Art Dealer
  • Director of Communications & Research
  • Style Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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