retail merchandising specialist resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

A leader in project coordination with over 10 years in consumer product sales, executive sales management and sales operations experience, client relations, new business development, operational leadership, presentations, new product launches, and account maintenance. Provided retailers and distributors with the information needed to successfully grow. Experience in packaged goods and smaller, entrepreneurial-type businesses. Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with grocery, food-service, and health food channels. Currently open to new career opportunities that will draw upon expertise in operational leadership, marketing, presentations, new product launches, account maintenance, providing retailers and distributors with the info they need to successfully grow their brands.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS: Experienced marketing professional, with dexterity across strategic planning, business development, lead generation, and profit maximization. Proficient in coordinating project activities, training employees, and streamlining processes. Detail-oriented, with exceptional analytical, time management, and team leadership abilities. An understanding of distributors, and retailer partnerships.

  • Merchandising and Display
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Inventory Recordkeeping
  • Motivated Team Player
  • Data Entry and Database Skills
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Pricing Inquiries and Validation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Relationships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Goal Setting and Prioritization
Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA Expected in Associate of Arts : Sports Medicine - GPA :
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA Expected in No Degree : Business Administration And Graphic Arts - GPA :
  • Dean's List
  • Alpha Gamma Sigma Member
  • Extracurricular Activities: Track And Field
  • ASB- Communications Member
  • Elected Captain of Sports Medicine Club
Work History
Amerisourcebergen Corporation - Corporate - Retail Merchandising Specialist
Dayton, NJ, 01/2021 - Current

• Executed retail merchandising tasks such as Vitamin Resets, New items Cut Ins, Minor resets, and some Major resets in Grocery and HBC reset and new item cut-ins.

• Ability to read and understand plan-o-grams and schematic layouts; experience stocking and building shelves

• Strong execution skills with the ability to meet challenging/changing deadlines.

• Worked within time guidelines and demonstrated the ability to follow detailed procedures.

• Ability to interface effectively with clients, leadership, and managers in a positive, cooperative, professional manner at all times.

• Merchandising of new shelving, according to best practices for merchandise flow procedures.

Sanborn Map Company - Field Data Collector
Colorado Springs, CO, 07/2020 - Current
  • Reviewed and processed confidential and extremely time-sensitive applications.
  • Provided general clerical support to office staff by copying and distributing documents and materials and maintaining filing systems.
  • Gathered and submitted observational information in addition to required data points.
  • Uploaded or transmitted data using secure protocols.
  • Collected Data and CPG Grocery information at various locations.
  • Managed documents by organizing forms, making photocopies, filing records, preparing correspondence and creating reports.
Trade Show Temps - Temporary Convention Staff/Customer Service Representative
City, STATE, 02/2010 - Current

• Apply outgoing personality, strong sales, and client development skills in assisting clients to gain new leads, demonstrate products and engage potential buyers.

• Work for a variety of clients across a broad base of industries.

• Perform at a high level without constant supervision.

• Supervisory skills and leadership experience.

• Work for a variety of clients across a broad base of industries including but not limited to; Natural Products Expo West, NAMM, CA Dental Show, PRI-Med, ISSE, E3, CES, BlizzCon, VidCON, LA Comic Con, Goldman Sachs and Fisher Investments.

SuperGood Stuff - Sales Support Coordinator /Trade Show Sales Representative
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 07/2013
  • Learned products inside and out to give best possible demonstrations and answer consumer questions.
  • Organized and stocked merchandise to keep necessary levels for sales demand.
  • Communicated product value, quality and style to educate and entice potential customers.
  • Assisted sales team with data submissions, research and problem solving
  • Planned and organized sampling events by working hand-in-hand with retail store managers and show management.
  • An understanding of distributors, and retailer partnerships.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Created and modified documents using Microsoft Office, Suite and Adobe CS
  • Completed and submitted retailer new vendor/ customer paperwork and new item forms as needed
    • Assisted with execution of events and trade shows including the development tracking
    • Coordinated company’s participation in trade shows and trade show activities.
    associated with both internal and external events.
    • Functioned as the professional nutrition education resource for customers, employees and community members providing information on dietary supplements and nutrition.

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School Attended

  • Santa Ana College
  • Orange Coast College

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail Merchandising Specialist
  • Field Data Collector
  • Temporary Convention Staff/Customer Service Representative
  • Sales Support Coordinator /Trade Show Sales Representative


  • Associate of Arts
  • No Degree

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