Cara Foster

Senior Sales

About me

A dedicated and reliable recent graduate with good work ethic and excellent social skills. Driven to achieving and exceeding both personal and team goals through initiative and commitment. Looking to focus my drive towards a career within fashion with a retail head office. I believe my passion combined with my depth of understanding of the industry will allow me to thrive and become a real asset to another company. - Creative and Commercial Awareness - Trend and customer aware through training and retail experience. - Visual Merchandising - Dressing mannequins, styling and store layout. - Organisational and Time Management - Ability to prioritise and achieve goals to time constraints. - Interpersonal and Communicative - Personal, Persuasive and Professional manner. - IT and Administrative - Microsoft, Photoshop, Excel, Email and Online.


  • Fashion
  • Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Sales
  • Leadership Team Work

Work history


PR Assistant & Intern


Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
  • - Front of House at London Fashion Week. - Designing and organising the look booklet for LFW through indesign. - Database management. - Keeping stock lists up to date. - General administrative duties (faxing, filing, copying, phone calls)


Showroom Assistant & Intern

Palladio Associates

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • -Assist the clients in the process of product selection -Take the clients' orders and to sell the available products -Help the other staff with the arrangement of the showroom,unpacking and repacking collections for trade shows. -Insure a clean working and shopping place


Senior Sales


Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
  • -Product handling and mannequin styling. -Customer Service and product knowledge. -Key Holder, independent responsibility to close and open store. -Keep KPI’s and weekly reports updated.


Sales & Visual Merchadising Assistant

Gap Inc

May 2010 - Jan 2013
  • -In-store layout, mannequin displays, product merchandising and window displays. -Cash Handling. -Customer Service.



Ba(hons.) Fashion Retail Branding and Visual Merchandising

University of the Arts, London

Aug 2012 - Aug 2015
  • Skills Learnt: - Visual Merchandising - Visual Research - Store Audit Research - Creating Mood boards - Mannequin Handling - Branding - Mannequin Wiring - Mannequin Styling - Retail Store Design - 2D & 3D - Creating Visual Guidelines - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe InDesign


Extended Diploma in Art and Design (fashion and Clothing

Northbrook College Sussex

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012