Offering 15 years customer service experience with 10 years retail experience, 6 years supervisory/managerial experience & over 15 years business office/administrative experience
*Over 7 years of professional experience in print media analysis, planning and buying
*Possess solid computer and data entry skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office Suite programs
Senior Associate, 06/2011
to Current MEC – Atlanta,
Media Buyer, 09/2008
to 03/2009 Vertis Communications – Atlanta,
Placed, confirmed and monitored the client's media orders to ensure the client's print advertising program is executed flawlessly; Provided a high level of service to assigned accounts by acting as the liaison between the print vendors and the client and by providing timely and accurate information to the client on daily account issues.
Negotiated newspaper ROP and preprint, dollar volume and frequency contracts for major advertisers; Won rate concessions and reduced advertising costs for clients; Negotiated value added in form of free advertising space clients.
Media Buyer, 09/2007
to 05/2008 Strategic Print Management NSA – Marietta,
Coordinated the day-to-day rate and contract negotiation activities for print advertising with newspapers across the country for major advertisers; Completed over 45 newspaper contracts monthly; Won rate concessions and reduced advertising costs for clients.
People Team Leader/Assistant Store Manager, 09/2000
to 03/2001 Dorothy L. Harmon, cont'd
Jo – Alpharetta,
Recruited all candidates for employment in the store; Ensured timely and accurate payroll and benefits administration; Monitored payroll hours and audited all store operations to ensure compliance to company guidelines.
Supervised a team of 12+ on a daily basis, serving as manager-on-duty.
Executive Team Leader/Assistant Store Manager, 08/1991
to 09/2000 Target – Atlanta,
Other positions held: Sales Floor Business Owner & Clerical Planned, directed and coordinated all sales floor events to maximize sales profit, guest service, productivity, and team satisfaction Supervised and trained peers as well as business owners of the sales floor to ensure the best in guest service, merchandising, team spirit and development Managed the implementation of Target's team relations programs which included developing team recognition and rewards programs and providing atmosphere to ensure Target is the preferred workplace Ensured timely and accurate payroll and benefits administration; administered and managed all worker's compensation claims.
Bachelor of Business Administration: Computer Information Systems,
1997 Georgia State University - Atlanta,
GA Computer Information Systems
Associate of Science: Office Administration,
1993 Georgia Perimeter College - Clarkston,
GA Office Administration