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

Reliable Sales Associate with strengths in inventory management, training and customer service. Friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working team player. Proven success in satisfying sales objectives and securing repeat patronage.

  • Outgoing personality
  • Verbal/written communication
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Sales expertise
  • Product Sales
08/2004 to Current Pre-School Teacher Aos Staffing | Earth City, MO,
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance and lesson planning and oversaw compliance with established procedures.
  • Maintained child-friendly environment with access to outdoor activities.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Supervised up to 18 children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing all learning styles.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
04/2003 to 02/2005 Sales Associate Children's Place | Mentor, OH,
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Built trusting relationships with customers by making personal connections.
  • Coordinated activities with other departments to ensure quality customer service.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Offered product and service consultations and employed upselling techniques.
  • Helped average of 15 customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Worked with fellow sales team members to achieve group targets.
  • Surpassed daily sales goals 95% by cross-selling Victoria Secret Credit Card and promoting additional products.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide store, products and services information.
  • Won store sales competition for Victoria Secret Credit Card, resulting in Top Sales Associate.
  • Met merchandise processing standards and maintained organized and accessible work area.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success.
06/2000 to 04/2004 Salon Owner Modern Images | City, STATE,
  • Ordered beauty products and beauty equipment and maintained inventory.
  • Promoted services and products.
  • Monitored cleaning methods and chemicals used to verify beauticians adhered to hygiene and safety practices.
  • Oversaw daily salon operations and performed general salon tasks.
  • Hired and trained beauticians, as needed.
  • Boosted sales by developing marketing promotions to strengthen outreach.
  • Strengthened tracking of information by creating systems for organizing appointments, records and reports.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Directed implementation of strategic business plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Provided organizational leadership and established business vision to achieve sales, profit and revenue goals for consignment fashion, perfume and accessories store.
  • Promoted store offerings through newspaper advertisements, catalogs and brochures to attract new customers.
  • Developed and directed activities of team, implementing culture of excellence by modeling expected behavior.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Leveraged social media to expand market reach and facilitate sales agent recruitment.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
  • Devised and implemented standard operating procedures, training programs and office management systems.
  • Kept up-to-date on all regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Monitored industry trends and attended trade shows to select and items for resale in stores.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Reconciled daily sales and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Maintained functional and orderly building areas to deliver professional appeal to customers.
  • Calculated credit amounts and commission payouts, priced merchandise and generated credit memos for returned merchandise.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1990 Paralegal Associate | Legal Assistant South Texas Vocational Technical Institute, Harlingen, TX, GPA:
Expected in | Political Science University of Texas Pan-American, Edinburg, TX, GPA:

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