Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented marketing expert with natural talents in developing and implementing successful strategies, driving profits, increasing market shares and strengthening customer dominance. Hardworking, performance-oriented leader offering proven expertise in project development, team supervision and campaign enhancement. Prepared to bring 16 + years of progressive experience and take on challenging position with opportunity to make lasting impact on company and customer success.

Skillful Retail Merchandiser accomplished in product assembly, material handling and display design. Works well independently and as part of dynamic teams. Skilled at collaborating with fashion designers on product placement, store displays and marketing material for new clothing launches and promotions.

Retail Merchandiser focused on creating value for customers and product longevity for retail manufacturers. Reinforces client brands through effective advertising while staying aware of potential growth opportunities.

Well-organized and creative Merchandising professional successful at representing consumer tastes and needs in retail market. Accurately assess competition and pursues effective ways to boost sales and reinforce client brands.

  • Project organization
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Operational improvement
  • Strategic Planning
Work History
Pricing Coordinator, 02/2012 to Current
AvientMassillon, OH,

Enhanced overall store appearance by applying careful consideration to product and display locations.

Worked closely with all product development departments to create and maintain marketing materials for sales presentations and client meetings.

Coordinated innovative strategies to accomplish objectives and boost long-term profitability.

  • Helped incorporate product changes to drive customer engagement and firm profits.
  • Developed and implemented favorable pricing structures balancing firm objectives against customer targets.
  • Considered business demands and customer preferences when developing pricing structures and marketing plans.
  • Captured new customers by optimizing business strategies and launching products to diversify offerings.
  • Achieved profitability goals by developing and implementing all Location commercial activities.
  • Enhanced profitability to achieve marketing objectives and drive productivity and growth from concept to implementation.
  • Developed creative sales tools, including presentations, trend reports, kitted assets, and product data sheets.
  • Capitalized on industry and marketplace trends to strategize solutions and enhance business operations.
  • Updated pricing and signage to complete product displays and educate customers.
  • Restructured company merchandising standards to increase customer traffic and product exposure.
  • Worked with managers and advertising directors to optimize promotions.
  • Prepared interesting and innovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales.
  • Managed aesthetically pleasing displays to showcase company products and increase sales.
  • Educated staff about coordinating clothing racks and related displays to boost effectiveness of promotions.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Greets and acknowledges all customers in a friendly, professional manner and provides quick, responsive customer service, responds, to customer inquiries by demonstrating detailed knowledge of all stock and special order merchandise, feature benefits, application, and warranty information.
  • Builds relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Problem Solving, Attention to details, Customer driven.
  • Promoted seasonal products and trends to move stock and prepare for incoming inventory.
Merchandising Specialist, 09/1996 to 02/2012
RatnerCharles Town, WV,
  • Maintained product inventory and reordered items.
  • Led merchandise selection, pricing, planning and marketing.
  • Planned and coordinated product availability for advertising and promotion purposes.
  • Improved sales process and tracking with implementation of new point of sale (POS) system.
  • Communicated merchandising needs to store manager.
  • Changed displays to reflect new promotions.
  • Maintained clean store by returning items to proper places.
  • Anticipated consumer buying patterns to create purchase and inventory plan.
  • Merchandised new stock to appeal to customers, grab attention and drive sales.
  • Arranged merchandise in alignment with store planogram.
  • Interviewed and worked closely with vendors to acquire and develop desired products.
  • Completed seasonal windows, dressed mannequins and arranged in-store displays to showcase available products.
  • Updated pricing and signage to complete product displays and educate customers.
  • Organized store merchandise racks by size, style and color.
  • Created visual marketing and styled window displays.
  • Set and recommended mark-up rates, mark-down rates and selling prices for merchandise.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
  • Unloaded arriving product stock and moved to store display areas.
  • Rotated manufacturer products as needed.
Resident Property Manager, 06/1989 to 08/1995
Metro Self StoragePalatine, IL,
  • Processed project change requests and performed coverage research to handle repair issues.
  • Communicated with clients and tenants while offering strategic solutions to remedy problems.
  • Organized and participated in Type meetings on Timeframe basis to give residents opportunity to ask questions and provide forum for issues to be addressed.
  • Monitored timely receipt and reconciliation of rent collections in accordance with landlord and resident statutes.
  • Introduced prospective tenants to types of units available and performed tours of premises.
  • Communicated with landlord regarding building and tenant issues.
  • Collected and maintained careful records of rental payments and payment dates.
  • Handled tenant complaints promptly and appropriately, calling in repairmen and other support services as needed.
  • Maximized rental income while minimizing expenses through effective planning and control.
  • Delivered emergency 24-hour on-call service for tenants on building issues.
  • Distributed and followed up on tenant renewal notices.
  • Communicated effectively with owners, residents and on-site associates.
  • Conducted property showings to highlight features, answer questions and redirect concerns to close contracts.
  • Maintained sufficient number of units market-ready at all times.
  • Verified income, assets and expenses and completed file tracking sheet for each applicant.
  • Followed up on delinquent tenants and coordinated collection procedures.
Graduated Diploma: General Studies, Expected in 06/1979
Polytechnic High School - 1600 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach CA,
: , Expected in 06/1981
Long Beach City College - 1305 East Pacific Coast Highway Long Beach, CA,
  • Continuing education in Management

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