Alexandra Stephenson

Merchandise Admin Assistant

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  • LocationIngatestone, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • B2C
  • Beauty
  • Marketing
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Sales
  • Analytical
  • Presentation
  • Personable
  • Research Methods
  • Research Insight
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Communication

Work history

Currently

Merchandise Admin Assistant

Arcadia

Sep 2015
  • • Responsible for updating weekly reports and analysing department performance both weekly and cumulatively to compare current sales with forecast. • Monitoring stock movement and managing intake by liaising with suppliers to ensure stock is delivered on schedule. • Analysing sales data to sufficiently satisfy store & internet stock availability. • Planning a strategy with the merchandising team to plan where stock should be allocated in order to maximise profit. • Commercially aware of Burton’s brand position within the retail market by inspecting competitors to understand consumer needs. • ‘Stand Out’ in first best and worst presentation to senior management, representing my departments trade performance to an excellent standard.

2016

Merchandise Admin Assistant

Arcadia

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016
  • • Responsible for updating weekly reports and analysing department performance both weekly and cumulatively to compare current sales with forecast. • Monitoring stock movement and managing intake by liaising with suppliers to ensure stock is delivered on schedule. • Analysing sales data to sufficiently satisfy store & internet stock availability. • Planning a strategy with the merchandising team to plan where stock should be allocated in order to maximise profit. • Commercially aware of Burton’s brand position within the retail market by inspecting competitors to understand consumer needs. • ‘Stand Out’ in first best and worst presentation to senior management, representing my departments trade performance to an excellent standard.

2015

Administrator

Active Formulas Skin Care

May 2014 - Jun 2015
  • • Responsible for customer orders through telephone, email and website. • Managing and continually contributing to social media feeds. • Regularly updating product information and constructing promotional offers. Organising databases and maintaining administrative systems.

2014

Sales Consultant

Next

May 2013 - Mar 2014
  • • Replenishing stock, managing deliveries and maintaining accurate stock control. • Maximising sales targets through effective customer communication, promoting offers and demonstrating product knowledge. • Responsible for continuing high-standards of merchandising and housekeeping. • Dealing with customer orders and queries efficiently. • Received an award from Next for delivering excellent customer service, offered increased hours to a full-time position during Summer.

2012

Intern

The Smalls

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
  • • Provided administrative support to the managing director. • Successfully assisted with launch of new website. • Contributed to website display, social media and creative blog posts. • Assisted with publicising and coordinating the Smalls Film Festival. • Runner responsibilities on film shoots.

Education

2015

Sociology

Goldsmiths, University of London

Aug 2012 - Jun 2015

    Awards

    2011

    Application to Studies

    • Anglo European School

    2008

    Maths, Drama, Dance

    • Anglo European School