Jessica Coulson

Executive Assistant

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

A confident and energetic administrative professional with proven project management experience. Skilled at developing brand strategies, online sales, supplier relations, innovation and managing teams. A graduate of the University of Westminster with a First Class Honours Degree in Fashion Buying Management. Well travelled throughout Europe and Asia, plus Australia and New Zealand.

Skills

  • Diary Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Accounts Administration
  • Operations Support
  • Buying
  • Analysing Trends
  • Merchandising
  • Sales

Companies I’ve worked with

  • urban outfitters

    urban outfitters

    • Retail
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    Mysale

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      Arktis Ltd

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        Eceau Ltd

        Work history

        Currently

        Executive Assistant

        Eceau Ltd

        Oct 2016
        • United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Eceau is a boutique water filtration firm and a leader in sustainable drinking water systems • Provide full executive administrative support to the MD, creating structure and removing all obstacles enabling the executive to work to full capacity • Produce detailed excel management reports with analysis • Schedule all company and client meetings • Heavy focus on prioritization of executive calendar with ever changing timetable • Provide support to 4 member sales team with the preparation of quotes, sales orders, financial agreements and client contracts • Managing all lead generation in the CRM, tracking and monitoring new business leads contributing to the monthly sales target

        2015

        Apr 2015 - Sep 2015
        • Exeter, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Arktis is a design and manufacturing specialist creating clothing for military, police and the outdoor enthusiast • Scheduled and led weekly management team meetings to improve cross departmental communication • Established a production plan and a web sales strategy resulting in 20K revenue. • Collaborated with the Head of Design managing process of new design projects from concept to sell • Exhibited menswear collection ArkAir at Paris tradeshow MAN/WOMAN • Organised and attended meetings with suppliers and distributor

        2015

        Assistant Buyer

        Mysale

        Apr 2014 - Apr 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Mysale is an international online retailer with established retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia, USA & UK • Introduced new brands for the business, initiating and developing relationships with suppliers • Attended domestic trade shows and meetings with perspective brands • Analysed the performance of sales, renegotiated prices, discounts and quantities to improve department performance • Managed the critical path with the Childrenswear Buyer and managing an assistant to keep our department on track with upload deadlines

        2014

        Buyers Admin Assistant

        urban outfitters

        Jul 2013 - Apr 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Urban Outfitters is an American fashion retailer targeting young creative men and women, with over 200 stores in the US, Canada and Europe • Initially joined the company as an intern during my Degree Program, due to success in the role was hired upon graduation • Produced department reports with analysis on weekly sales figures • Managed key delivery intake, raising orders and chasing stock from suppliers • Styling for online offer, and providing web feedback • Sourced new designs on trips, selected new product for the department for Women’s and Men’s vintage fashion

        Education

        Currently

        1st (Hons) BA Fashion Buying Management

        University of Westminster

        Oct 2009
        • London, United Kingdom
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