Laura Jackson

R&D Coordinator

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am an enthusiastic and dedicated person looking for a great position that I feel my skills and experience are suitable for in an area I am passionate about working in. I enjoy putting my knowledge into practice and to demonstrate the skills I have acquired through working situations and through education. I am keen to quench my thirst for further experience and I believe I would bring creativity, originality and motivation amongst many other skills that I believe would bring added value to the role.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Copywriting
  • Buying
  • Fabric
  • Pre Production
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Technical Design
  • Production Assistant
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

R & Coordinator

Chrisanne Clover

Aug 2013
  • Source & develop new products/ranges/colours Working to critical path Work with suppliers - worldwide Negotiate prices and MOQs Design practice wear ranges – 200k turnover Work with CMT factory Plan & order CMT fabrics and trimmings Arrange fit sessions and communicate to suppliers Create spec sheets Approve samples Send patterns for grading Visual Merchandise stock at exhibitions Attend trade fairs Previous role - Purchasing Assistant: Analyse stock reports Monitor stock rotation Manage all suppliers – worldwide Create and manage purchase orders Organise sea/air freight deliveries Arrange warehouses transfers Produce/monitor sales reports Arrange and monitor lab dips/bulk submits Order trims, labels, fabric etc for CMT dancewear Attend photoshoots and create shoot schedules Manage QC issues

2013

Buyers Admin Assistant

Anthropologie

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Raising POs Sending out POs Liaising with vendors Creating picture packs Managing critical path Managing samples Arranging shoot samples Collating sales data for reports Attending fit sessions Arranging sea/air freight

2013

Buyers Admin Assistant

Brand Alley

Jun 2012 - Jan 2013
  • Copy writing Setting up reservations Arranging sales banners Identifying images Ordering samples Liaise with suppliers Check quantities and pricing details Measure garments Arrange sizing charts Update sales figures Following the Critical Path

2012

Senior Administrator

Randall Vickers

Sep 2008 - Jul 2012
  • Management Interviewing new employees Data entry Filing, Scanning, photocopying etc Writing letters Phone and email queries Day-to-day office tasks

2011

Show Control Assistant

QVC

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Managing deliveries Stock control management Liaising with various departments Ordering samples Preparing stock for live shows Organising and locating new stock

2010

Marketing Operations

Albam Clothing

Aug 2010 - Nov 2010
  • Management of staff Dealing with all mail order correspondence Managing all mail orders Processing orders Packing orders Refunds and exchanges Managing sundries for head office and stores Day to day running of office Organising deliveries

2008

Jul 2002 - Jun 2008
  • Client Support Assistant/Fraud Investigator and Loss Prevention Officer/Box Office Manager/Specialist Sales Operator and Call Centre Agent – Permanent Full Time and Par Time – London and Manchester Roles Included: Management of box office Face-to-face customer queries Email and phone queries Organising pre booked tickets Checking data and sales figures Presenting figures Faxing Sorting post Exchanging and cancelling accounts Specialist customer issues Running and operating automated system

Education

2012

Fashion Buying

Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 2008 - Jun 2012

    Awards

    2013

    Rising Star