Kim Salesse

Ready-to-Wear Merchandiser

  • LocationParis, France



  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Buying
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Merchandising
  • Competitive Analysis

Work history


Ready-to-wear Merchandiser


Sep 2014
  • • Preparation of the Pre-Collections and Show Collections as well as setup of the showroom for buyers • Developed a Ready-to-Wear "Product Fundamental" book for sales training purposes • Preparation and update of Collection support tools (Buying book, Line Sheet, Best Seller Analysis...) • Performance and company-wide distribution of weekly sales analysis, Sell-out Sell-In analysis, ST Sales... • Preparation of training books for all Collections as well a Fabric Pre-Buys.


Marketing & Merchandising Assistant

Chanel, USA

Jun 2013 - Mar 2014
  • • Responsible for the inventory of Watches and Jewelry (Fine & High) models as well as their transfers in the US and out of the US • Redistributed items across US boutiques and created assortments for retail • Analyzed Retail & Wholesale performances (Sell-through, best sellers...) • Created a tool to report performance and sales by category, collections and simplifying ERP program reports • Analyzed launch performance and reviewed competitive positioning in accordance with Paris office • Created product marketing calendar and booklets as well as pricing and competitive analysis • Developed a sales tool for events and established company newsletter.


Client Service Assistant

Leo Burnett

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
  • • Member of a team that worked on two creative briefs and acted as an agency to present for final board competition/approval • Made sure all marketing tools were correctly implemented in the region for Ramadan • Conducted basic and specialized tasks to facilitate the team’s daily tasks (e.g. communication with agency and distributors...)


Sales Associate

Louis Vuitton, Beirut

Jun 2010 - Jan 2011
  • • Part of opening of Louis Vuitton boutique in Beirut, Lebanon – Sold Leather Goods & Shoes • Managed Goods Receipt and Inventory • Participated in Visual Merchandising and Vitrine Design for different cycles • Worked on the CRM by preparing direct marketing campaigns to increase awareness of boutique opening in the region.



Luxury Finance

ESSEC Business School

Sep 2012 - Mar 2015
  • Masters in Science Management


Business Marketing

American University of Beirut

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration