Production Assistant - November 2011 – February 2012 Working for one of London’s leading designer of fashion jewelry, carrying out general administrative tasks, sales team support and management of supplier liaison, and relationship building. • Responsible for timely and accurate creation of open order reports and logging of repair information. • Supporting the sales team to create purchase orders and stock monitoring. Advanced formulas in Excel (V-look up creating pivot table) and use of SAP system. • General administrative tasks: filing, logging of invoices, minute taking, ad-hoc sales team support. • Efficient time management and prioritisation of multiple workloads, to deliver cross functional tasks – logging and ticketing of large stock deliveries. • Effective supplier liaison, across a multitude of business to build relationships and to ensure timely payment of invoicing against company deadlines.
Boden Clothing– Mail and online clothing for men, women and children – www.boden.co.uk Web and Print Production Assistant – August 2010 – November 2011 Assisting the production controllers for one of the UK’s largest mail order and online clothing catalogues. Developing and maintaining excellent administrative systems, imagery production and sourcing. Cross functional liaison between internal and external teams including print suppliers in Switzerland to deliver projects on time and to budget. • Image sourcing and editing for company website, retail stores and company offices; use of Photoshop to edit imagery to detailed specifications. • General administrative tasks; invoicing, minute taking and completion of internal spreadsheets. • Responsible for maintaining excellent supplier relationship and liaison, to ensure print quotes are delivered on time. • Management of print suppliers to install graphics across channel base; on time and to specification. • Proofing and sign off of company catalogues and website, to ensure accurate content and imagery. • Responsible for training and tutoring of all new staff, to ensure full understanding of company procedures and processes. Prior to my experience as a Web and Print Production Assistant, I was working within retail to support my academic studies, allowing me to develop a broad knowledge of the retail and fashion industry, as well as developing excellent customer service skills.