I am a creative, ambitious and sales driven individual who has a strong desire to work in the fashion retail industry in particular visual merchandising, retail branding and promotion. Keen to work in a fast-paced environment I have gained valuable experience working in retail and customer service. I have learned how to deliver under pressure maintaining a professional and positive approach to work.
Working equally with ready-to-wear, beauty, shoes and accessories the Sales Advisor role at & Other Stories reflects the holistic value of Stories itself. I am involved with all aspects of customer service within the store including the correct placement and promotion of products.
Sales Advisor at Bluewater branch since May 2013, promoted to Senior Sales in February 2014 after demonstrating responsibility, attention to detail, ability to drive sales, good interaction with customers as well as work colleagues. I strive to be obedient, hard working and enthusiastic in my work ethic. I am involved with shop floor moves, following VM guidelines, knowledge of POS systems and awareness of stock levels. Responsible for two members of staff, reaching targets set by Head Office, maintaining standards, banking and opening/closing the shop.
Assisting the Senior Visual Merchandiser at the Opening Ceremony store in Covent Garden four days a week during May through to the end of July. By spending time on the shop floor as well as back of house I understand the core values and visual standards of Opening Ceremony. As a Visual Merchandising Intern I have worked on product presentation of new lines, window and shop floor displays, merchandising products in order to create interest and ultimately maximise sales.
Waitress (2012) at high pro?le events such as Kensington Palace, Savoy, and Guildhall, due to my high level of customer service, consistent standard of work and punctuality I obtained Employee of the Month, July 2013. I ful?lled the role of Boxes Manager at the Royal Ascot Races June 2013 and have continued to work there as a Viewing Box Manager and Head Waitress.
Currently studying at UAL London College of Fashion: BA Hons Visual Merchandising and Branding. Covering the fundamentals of visual merchandising including design, consumerism, the business of fashion and branding.
Year 1 of BA Hons Interior Design Environment Architectures (2014)
Foundation course in Art and Design, focusing on 3D Design and architectural influences.