A highly determined fashion history graduate looking to apply her skill set on a multitude of projects where the opportunity is given to develop and learn. An individual always excited to meet new people and experience different environments. Previous success found in a fashion visual role and public speaking sales roles therefore possessing strong interpersonal skills and fashion knowledge. Equal enjoyment found working independently and part of a team on creative and non-creative projects.
• Confidence and success in mannequin styling for both adult and kids forms in store and window displays. • The ability to work successfully from a directive thereby reflecting the companies design ethos • Chosen to assist other head visuals at Gap Brompton Road London in the creation of the directive which is thereby sent to all other stores across the country. • Partaken and learnt key skills in two mannequin styling days led by Gaps head stylist. • Given the opportunity to create overhead visuals in two top 20 Gap stores. • The ability to create four window displays in a short period of time before the opening of the stores. • The ability to confidently lead and manage a team when no other senior members are present. • The responsibility to both open and clothes two stores. • Knowledge of merchandising both sale and full price products. • Knowledge of fashion, style, and trends in order to produce visually appealing, cutting edge and successful displays. • Keeping up to date with other stores visual styling in both windows, in store, and online. • Key relationships formed with senior visual and non visual management. • Confident in assisting with stores shipment process. • Regular correspondence with upper management by email, phone, and in person.
• High level of competency using both the till and SIM database ensuring customer satisfaction. • Knowledge and understanding of the Gap brand meaning Gaps design ethos can be efficiently relayed to customers enhancing sales. • Ability to work on ones own and deal with any issues independently in both Gap adults and Kids store. • The ability to work independently when all set tasks have been completed. • Confident working in busy situations such as through the holiday season and black Friday weekend.
• Tactfully discussing controversial environmental topics with the public, adapting discussions to differing personal interests or qualms whilst communicating Greenpeace’s overall aims, resulting in multiple monthly donations and an increase in public awareness of the aims of my employer. • Proficiently creating direct debits and dealing with sensitive personal information both on paper and electronically. • Leading half the team independently from the team leader, demonstrating key leadership and teamwork skills by providing encouragement to others, keeping track of targets, and being accountable for their well-being. • Efficient time management and logistic skills developed by team leading opportunity, ensuring efficient results. • Increased ability to diffuse problematic situations and developed skills in objection handling resulting in more contributions for Greenpeace and satisfied members of the public.
Managing incoming and outgoing email, telephone, and face to face enquiries from the general public and business professional in a friendly and professional manner, forwarding them on when appropriate. • Providing a friendly and professional first impression to visitors, magazine professionals and photographers when the museum was nominated for Museum of the Year Award. • Heightened multi-tasking, time management, and till skills through running admissions, café, and gift shop in unison. • Understanding of health and safety regulations in a café environment to ensure customer and museum safety and satisfaction. • Replenishing and tidying museum gift shop, education workshop, library, and office, ensuring good public impression of museum and pleasing work environment for staff. • Assisting in developing key health and safety plans in case of threat of fire to artefacts. • Accurate data entry for the cataloguing of new and old artefacts using Modes software. • Partaking in educational workshop discussions with groups and individuals of children ranging from primary school age to young teens, reinforcing the understanding of the workshops connection to the exhibits, ensuring individuals get the most out of their experience at Ditchling museum and the running of a successful educational programme.
Strong organisational skills and work ethic derived from working on multiple assignments including a ten thousand word dissertation in the same time frame. Accomplished communication skills, both written and verbal, developed through numerous essays and presentations. Knowledge and insight of Fashion and commerce both historically and modern day. Competent computer skills developed through presentations, essays, and case studies creating posters and museum text panels. Ability to work independently and part of a team developed through numerous group projects. Analytical and problem solving skills derived from gathering information from numerous sources and accumulating into final result.
4 A Levels: History – B Art – B Photography – B Textiles - C 11 GCSE's grade A*-C Including Math and English