Retail Buyer Resume

by admin on September 25, 2009

Robert Buyer

Objective

Specializing in buying merchandise for large retail outlets and all their divisions that is fashionable and will turn over a large profit.

Profile

Motivated, personable business professional with multiple college degrees and a successful 12-year track record of working as an assistant buyer. Talent for quickly mastering technology – recently completed Microsoft Office Suite certificate course. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of purchasing merchandise at trade shows that has turned over 100% profit margin for larger corporations.

Fluent in several languages traveling overseas to Japan and China purchasing on the open market merchandise suitable for bargain discount stores.

Skills Summary

u  Project Management

u  Report Preparation

u  Written Correspondence

u  General Office Skills

u  Computer Savvy

u  Customer Service

u  Scheduling

u  Marketing & Sales

u  Merchandise Buyer

u  Accounting/Bookkeeping

u  Fluent in several languages

u  Trade Show Specialist

Professional Experience

Retail Buyer:

u  Assistant Buyer with large

u  Trade Show Buyer.

u  Kept data base of Wholesale Bargains

u  Created advertising campaigns to unload merchandise.

u  Kept multiple outlets stocked with general merchandise.

u  Rapidly learn and master varied computer programs; recently completed Microsoft Office Suite certificate course.

Customer Service/Marketing/Problem Solving

u  Oversee front-office operations and provide impeccable customer service:

u  Built a clientele supported by 60% referral business.

u  Develop and implement strategic marketing plan for business:

u  Launched a thriving private practice, building revenue from $0 to over $72K in first three years with minimal overhead.

u  Create special promotions, write/design print and outdoor advertising, and coordinate all media buying.

u  Operated Trade Show Programs

u  Presented merchandise from outlet stores

u  Provided booths for overseas buyers

u  Increased client base by one-third by doing overseas traveling.

Employment History

ABC Retail Stores– Colorado Springs, CO; Pueblo, CO; Cheyenne, WY

Assistant Buyer

 

CBA Fashion Boutique- Buyer

Anytown, usa

Education

University of Retail sales bachelor degree – my town, usa

GPA: 3.89/4.0

(Four-year advanced degree requiring 30-34 credit hrs. per quarter.)

Licensed to translate in five languages.

executive training  – merchandise awards

Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Sales

 

GPA: 4.0/4.0

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