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Sara Ortiz

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  • Fashion
  • Trends
  • Analysing Trends
  • Buying
  • Excel
  • Communication
  • PR

Work history


Assistant Buyer


Jan 2017
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Full Time
  • Support Springfield Man Buying team, assisting all aspects of the Buying cycle within the main categories including tricot and circular knitwear, trousers, shirts, outerwear and accessories. Main daily tasks: ▪ Weekly analysis of Best/Worst Sellers, preparation of merchandise analysis reports ▪ Sample management ▪ Planning of the visual merchandising strategy to guarantee a display in store that matches the commercial strategy ▪ Tracking the buying per season in order to follow properly the season budget ▪ Assist in preparing markdowns, purchases and open to buys ▪ Continuous trend analysis and competitor analysis ▪ Follow-up of orders from the end of the negotiation until warehouse reception ▪ Management of the promotions in store


Product & Production Assistant


Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Internship
  • Support Product Manager in overseeing the entire production process- from the purchasing of raw materials, to maintaining relationships with suppliers, allocating finished product and quality control.


PR & Communication Assistant


Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Internship
  • Coordinate all aspects of the designer’s SS17 collection presentation at MBFWM in September 16 • Direct contact with press, bloggers, VIPs and MBFWM organizers


International Sales Coordinator


Sep 2013 - Jan 2016
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Full Time
  • Turkey, Ecuador, Peru, Republic of Congo The Oil & Gas Year is an exclusive series of annual reports dedicated to the global energy industry, covering the entire value chain, country by country, through the opinions and visions of its most relevant and influential actors. - Marketing and communication activities of TOGY books - PR and client relations meetings - Conducting meetings with CEOs of top energy companies - Generating advertising sales




Instituto Europeo di Design

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Commercial management and strategy for fashion products, from development to production and distribution. • Product Management: Product lifecycle, collection structure, pricing, purchasing plan • Supply Chain: Logistics and distribution channels, demand planning, management of suppliers • Marketing and Commercial Strategy: Consumer behaviour and trends, brand management, communication and PR, digital sales


Business & Leadership Program

Lehigh University

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Bethlehem, PA, USA
  • Entrepreneurship, business and industry skills development through seminar-style courses, discussions with executives, company visits, country panels and guest speakers. 107 participants from 54 countries worldwide. International Consulting Project for EoN Czech Republic: “Trends in the Global Energy Market: Energy Consumption and Energy Efficiency from a Global Perspective “


BA Economics & Journalism

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, minor in Journalism by UC3M Madrid. Graduated with honors