charlotte Eddery-Joel

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A highly motivated and hardworking individual, who has recently completed a BA Hons. In Fashion textiles and a post graduate certificate in Fashion Buying at Parsons School of Design in New York. Seeking a Job within Fashion buying to develop and build upon my skills and knowledge of the fashion retail business in a practical and fast-paced environment. My overall career goal is to work my way up within an established brand and become a head buyer within a department that’s revenue reflects continual growth and precedent within the retail market. I would also like to move into a multinational buying role where I can utilize my skills as a department store buyer along with some of my passion for travel.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Printed
  • Business Development
  • Customer Services
  • Design
  • Direct Sales
  • Marketing
  • Sales Support
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

2015

Sales Advisor

Graham Green

Nov 2014 - Aug 2015
  • - customer service - cash handling - setting up sales orders - working within a team surrounding - working towards a target - dealing with trade accounts

2014

Sales & Buying Intern

Ralph Lauren

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Sales and Buying intern for Ralph Lauren - being present throughout all buying meetings(to help with orders) - processing seasonal orders for companies such as the Ralph Lauren - tent at the open. - compiling selling manuals - checking weekly stock levels - working with sales figures as well as targets - looking after the general appearance of the showroom. - Putting orders together for companies - attending store visits - Gathering store figures from past seasons - photographing the collection and making a digital reference

2014

Sales Advisor

Niketown London

Mar 2013 - Jun 2014
  • - Working within one of the worlds largest stores - having good knowledge of the product - performing in a busy high pressured environment - good communication skills - personal shopping - assisting high profiled customers

2013

Stylist

All Saints

Mar 2012 - Jan 2013
  • - understanding clients needs - Trustworthy - hold a good knowledge of the brand - great selling tactics - creativity and good organization

Education

2015

Retail Buying

Parsons The New School

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
  • A 10-week intense course into the world of Fashion buying, learning the fundamentals of fashion buying. Such as retail math’s and how to calculate gross Margin, Mark downs etc. and how to analogies a profitability report

2014

BA Fashion Textiles

London College of Fashion

Aug 2012 - Dec 2014
  • A three-year intense course learning how to design textiles for the fashion industry. The course specialized in Knit print and Embroidery with an internship in the second year, where I interned for Print specialists Insley & Nash. The second year also consisted of collaborating with Menswear to produce a collection, which then featured in a few fashion publications. Many industry professionals taught us throughout the 3 years from a variety of sectors. We also learnt key lessons in Design, Marketing and all Adobe programs.