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Alix Chaume

Senior Sales Advisor/Assistant Manager

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAssistant Manager - Visual Merchandiser - Event Coordinator

About me

Professionally experienced in front of house and luxury retail, UCL graduate looking to transfer visual, communications, and analytical skills to a new industry. Fast learner, creative thinker, dedicated and passionate.

Skills

  • Events
  • Sales
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Leading Teams
  • Employee Training
  • Corporate Communication
  • Social Media
  • Administration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Office Suite

Work history

Currently

Senior Sales Advisor/Assistant Manager

paul.a.young fine chocolates

Jun 2016
  • 26 Sale Pl, London W2 1PU, UK
  • Full Time
  • - Visual merchandising - creating eye catching window displays for three shops, attracting customers into stores and social media attention. Generating content for official pages. - Successfully running pop-up at The View from the Shard over Valentine’s Day/School Half Term generating over £600 a day extra in income and first class brand image. - Taking charge on corporate orders and communicating with clients to provide highest level of service and precision, creating returning corporate customers. - Supporting management in shop admin. Ordering product, coordinating with other antennas of the company, leading the team through the busiest weeks of the chocolate season.

2016

Sales Advisor

Hobbs London

Jan 2016 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Individual oriented, personal, first class customer service, going above and beyond to create wardrobes and locate items throughout the company for Hobbs ladies. - Achieving target-driven sales, solo and in team, and successfully converting customers to the Together membership database. - Team Captain, keeping track of KPIs and following up on progression of team throughout the day to maintain consistent performances. - Key communication roles in corporate events, main greeter position and first point of information for guests, then modelling, and fast paced fitting-room or till work.

2015

Front of House Volunteer

House of Ikons

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • 146 Praed St, London W2 1EE, UK
  • Freelance
  • London Fashion Week show Liaising with the designers, security team, and press, leading front of house volunteers to ensure clarity and efficiency in opening of performances. Re-invited to assist on other shows throughout the UK.

2016

Sales Advisor

Neuhaus

Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Luxury sales and customer service. - Visual Merchandising. - Key Holder within first fortnight.

2014

Front of House Volunteer

The Campaign for Drawing

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • The Affordable Art Fair, Guest Charity Promoting the Campaign and the National Big Draw event, liaising with gallerists to encourage footfall, selling raffle tickets - creating interest amongst art fair visitors and getting sign ups to newsletters and subsequent events.

2014

London Ambassador

City of London

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Freelance
  • Continuation of the 2012 Olympics visitor welcoming programme, greeting and providing in-depth information to passersby and guests to London on any subject matter - from nearest public restroom, to the running waiting time for the Natural History Museum queue, or the location of the Horniman Museum.

2015

Entertainer/Photographer/Sales Assistant

The Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4

Sep 2013 - Jan 2015
  • Full Time
  • - Front of House entertainment and queue management. - Emergency Health and Safety procedures. - Professional photography. - Target-driven sales.

Education

Currently

2:1 BA History of Art

University College London

Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Focus on interaction between Art and the Everyday: the Digital, Public Spaces, the Performative. Dissertation: ‘‘The Museum, Charmatz, and the Audience: A consideration of immediate issues in presenting contemporary dance within Tate Modern.’’

2013

French Baccalaureat with International Option, Literature Series

Lycée à Vocation Internationale Georges Duby

Sep 2010 - Jul 2013
  • 37230 Luynes, France
  • Main Subjects: Philosophy, English/Spanish/French Literature, Mathematics, History, Geography Options: History of Art, Contemporary Dance