A motivated, Nottingham and London College of Fashion graduate familiar with the fashion business environment. Positive, observant, focused and eager to further grow and develop existing business skills.
Live Fashion: A multi premium brand sales & distribution agency. Processing purchase orders and managing this “critical path” using Sage. Managing both Inventory levels and the re-order business within the supply chain. Ensuring timely receipt & organization of the collections as well as working effectively and quickly to resolve issues from both our customers and agents. I further assist in the preparation of forecasts & target lists for the up and coming seasonal campaign and providing weekly selling reports to senior management.
Acting as front of house. Admin duties such as using company software to log and distribute deliveries. Answering the phones and relying messages. Organizing Managing Director’s expenses using excel. Managing the showrooms diary. Managing samples. Booking international travel and accommodation. Assisting the wholesale department with appointments. Sending out line sheets to customers. Facilities Management. Assisting Press department with press coverage monitoring.
Merchandising clothing in the showroom for appointments. Organising send-outs and returns. Assisting with the preparation and running of press events. Generally assisting around the office. Managing magazine buying, filling and press coverage scanning. Managing Reception duties such as answering the telephones and greeting guests.
. …A leading fashion footwear company involved in all stages of design, development, international distribution and retail of fashion footwear. Six London includes premium brands such as Opening Ceremony, Markus Lupfer and Swear. 1. Wholesales assistant to the Swear sales manager for the AW14 sales campaign: My role included the creation of line sheets & adverts using InDesign to send to buyers. Prospective sales & expanding customer database. Dealing with PR requests. Creating invoices and sales orders using excel. Organizing the showroom diary and scheduling appointments. Keeping the customer database accurate and up to date using excel. Inputting customer orders using excel order forms. Additionally my role included the taking and editing photos of the collection & managing the online image database. 2. Showroom Management: Merchandising shoes for appointment in the London & Paris showrooms & trade shows. Organising international sample delivery between shows. Ordering stationary. Acting as front of house for the agency, selling the collection to buyers when appropriate at trade shows and temporary showrooms. I also sat in on many wholesale appointments throughout the season.
Merchandising jewellery in the showroom. Organising send-outs and returns. Monitor press coverage and scanning. Making a weekly coverage PowerPoint report to send to the clients. Reception work such answering the telephones and email queries. Updating product information on fashion GPS. Organising celebrity gifting.
Organising new stock and logging new batches of stock using Excel. Organising post. Editing and taking photos of new stock using Photoshop. Researching and describing designer clothing for sale on the company’s website. Uploading new items to the website using company specific website software. Undertaking marketing activities using social media. Contributing content to the company’s blog.