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Assistant Administrative

Location:
94500, United States
Posted:
March 22, 2011

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Address: * **. ** ** ******** ***8 - 94500 Champigny - FRANCE

Tel: +33.6.24.78.60.33 / E-mail: *********@*****.***

OBJECTIVE

Dynamic, conscientious graduate, able to work in a fast-paced environment

and willing to find a

position in the luxury industry.

EDUCATION

October 2009 - December 2010 Event Management Training Ltd, London, United

Kingdom

Postgraduate Diploma in Events Management and Public Relations

. Subjects: Events management and planning, Marketing, Communications,

Public relations,

Budget management

October 2004 - September 2008 Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Bachelor of Arts in Languages and International Trade

. Major in English and Italian at an advanced level

. Minor subjects: Economy, Commercial Law, Marketing, Communications,

Business management

July 2004 Louise Michel High School, Champigny sur Marne, France

French "Baccalaureate" High School Diploma

. Major subjects: French literature, Philosophy, English, Italian, History

and Geography

EXPERIENCE

September 2010 - February 2011 Yves Saint Laurent Inc, New York, USA

PR and Communications Assistant, Communications Department (Full Time

Internship)

-Provided general assistance for the Communications Coordinator, Director,

and

the Advertising & Marketing Manager (samples check-ins, shipments,

invoicing, expenses report)

-Assisted in the organization of special events such as Fashion's Night

Out, YSL Manifesto

distribution, Special presentation of a collection at the Miami Art Basel

Fair

-Helped with the management of VIP relations: dressing proposals for

special events, reports,

gifting operations, store pulls and samples traffic

-Volunteered as a sales assistant during the annual Sample Sale

-Accomplished the daily press crediting of local and national publications

-Maintained regular contact with the PR agency dealing with editorial

requests, as well as the

Communications Department in the Paris headquarters

March 2010 - June 2010 Polo Ralph Lauren, Paris, France

Press and PR Assistant, PR Department (Full Time Internship)

- Accomplished the daily press crediting: scanned and saved all editorial

publications in European

press to the internal files

- Assisted with the preparation of a major store opening (press kit

creation, gifts and goodie bags)

- Hostessed during the store opening event

- Liaised with journalists and PR managers by sending invitations, press

releases, visuals, look

books

- Contributed to the monthly editorial report to the US Press Department

- Managed the monthly shipments (European press, gifting) to the Press

Department in New York

and London

March 2009 - October 2009 Balenciaga, Paris, France

Showroom Assistant, Women's and Men's Wholesale Department (Full Time

temporary contract)

- Assisted in the showroom installation

- Maintained the correct display of ready-to-wear and accessories

- Dressed models during buying sessions

- Made proper adjustments to collection books and sample books according to

the sales team's requests

January 2008 - December 2008 Lanvin, Paris, France

Administrative and Logistics Assistant, Merchandising Department (Full Time

Internship and temporary contract)

- Placed orders and ensured the delivery/return of the items bought or

rented (mannequins, supports,

decoration for every store location in Europe, Asia and the Middle East

- Managed team schedule : workdays reports, business travel bookings,

meeting organization

- Helped during monthly window display installations with the Creative

Director

- Assisted with the typing and sending of merchandising books and

guidelines worldwide

- Participated at events preparation and installation (showrooms, store

openings, product launch,

press days, etc.)

June 2007 - July 2007 Crystal Model Agency, Paris, France

Administrative Assistant, Booking Department (Full Time Internship)

- Answered phone calls and took appointments for castings, shootings, etc.

- Created new model files via computer software and updated models'

portfolio & cards with new

pictures

SKILLS

- Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Lotus Notes,

Internet, Basic Photoshop

- Languages: Native French, Proficient English, Italian and Portuguese,

Good understanding of

Spanish (oral & written)

INTERESTS

- Fashion & luxury industry

- French literature

- Dancing: hip-hop

References available upon request



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