Specializing in buying merchandise for large retail outlets and all their divisions that is fashionable and will turn over a large profit.
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.
|u Project Management
u Report Preparation
u Written Correspondence
u General Office Skills
|u Computer Savvy
u Customer Service
u Marketing & Sales
|u Merchandise Buyer
u Fluent in several languages
u Trade Show Specialist
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.
ABC Retail Stores– Colorado Springs, CO; Pueblo, CO; Cheyenne, WY
CBA Fashion Boutique- Buyer
University of Retail sales bachelor degree – my town, usa
(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