Seeking an opportunity to become an independent contractor with unlimited growth potential.
Strong analytical skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Customer service skills
Creative thinking skills
Microsoft Office proficient
Extensive research skills
Small Business Owner, 07/2017 to CurrentDJ's Flowers & Gifts － Rockmart, GABuilt and operated a designer floral shop from the ground up with over twenty years of prior experience. Utilized online networks to facilitate business on a daily basis. Researched local demographics to better market my product and provide exceptional service to my clients.
Manager Floral Designer, 05/2013 to 05/2017Bussey's Florist & Gifts － Cedartown, GADelegated tasks to team members to optimize productivity. Interviewed, hired and trained new team members. Greeted all customers. Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately. Ordered and shelved weekly sale items for customers. Built attractive holiday and seasonal displays for merchandising program. Praised by management for being a fast and efficient worker, requiring little supervision.
Assistant Manager/ Ftd Floral Designer, 01/2010 to 04/2013Cartersville Florist － Cartersville, GAArranged items in favorable positions and areas of the store for optimal sales. Displayed the appropriate signage for products and sales promotions. Designed displays to make the store experience interactive and engaging. Organized and located inventory and updated store spreadsheets. Established and maintained proper high traffic displays, resulting in increased sales. Ran weekly and monthly strategy reports to analyze business trends and make recommendations.
Education and Training
High School Diploma:1983Fayette County HS － Fayetteville, GA, United States
Associate of Science:1986Clayton State － Morrow, GA, United StatesCoursework in Business Administration and Accounting