A visual merchandising co-ordinator at Marks and Spencer and a First Class Honours graduate, seeking to develop a career in branding and the visual merchandising industry. During my degree, I successfully combined working full time in a challenging role with part time university showing myself to be motivated, organised and capable of working under pressure. I enjoy working independently but I can also lead and work well in a team. I am a reliable, hardworking, passionate individual who is eager to learn. I would like to utilise and build on my current skills and love for fashion and Adobe creative tools.
• Section co-ordinator including rostering, delegating and organising staff ensuring daily tasks are completed • Training new staff on their daily duties and encouraging and inspiring colleagues to expand their skills and knowledge • Planning and coordinate resources to reach deadlines for events and launches • Delivering excellent presentational standards through the accurate and timely implementation of corporate seasonal updates and events in line with the brand, styling and marketing principles • Dressing and styling mannequins to inspire current trends • Delivering on window policies and utilising visual merchandising principles • Working with commercial teams to review and plan layout moves and visual opportunities • Implementing high level décor using the marketing principles • Referring to sale targets and using figures to drive additional sales • Minimising stock losses through accurately recording stock • Keeping up to date on retail communications from store actions and yammer • Using yammer on a regular basis to post inspirational photos of visuals and events in store • Keeping up to date with trends and competitor activity regarding styling, deals and offers • Delivering high customer service by giving helpful and knowledgable advice and meeting customer needs • Maintaining aspirational visual standards throughout the trading day • Using equipment on a daily basis such as ladders, irons, knives and keeping in line with the health and safety standards