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Manager Sales

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
February 18, 2019

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• Experienced in setting and accomplishing goals in a timely manner

• Experienced in all aspects of store set up

• Strong conceptual and business skills

• Proactive, outgoing, personable and dedicated

• Capable of taking charge and delivering profitable results WORK EXPERIENCE:

American Greetings, Cleveland, Ohio 2013 - 2018

Core Merchandiser

• Responsible for keeping the card department orderly and full in my assigned stores.

• Put away orders and reordered merchandise as needed.

• Set up and maintained seasonal and special displays.

• Performed on-site planogram setup along with placement and set-up of fixture accessories.

• Participated in revisions and new store card installations as a support merchandiser on occasion.

Joann Fabrics and Craft Stores, Hudson, Ohio 2007 - 2013 Supervisor, Merchandise Projects

• Responsible for the implementation of fixturing and operational programs within new stores (40-50 per year) and remodel/refresh projects (30-40) per year including installation, coordinations and communication with various trades and services, store personnel, and project teams.

• Worked with Purchasing Department on delivery sequence, consolidation needs and storage requirements. Oversaw the timely resolution of fixture and installation related issues when the came up.

• Oversaw the Closing Store vacate process including fixture tear down, asset transfer management, used fixture allocation and warehousing.

• Communicate project information to internal team members, filed personnel, suppliers and contractors.

Papyrus Stores, Beachwood, OH 2004 - 2007

Store Manager

• Responsible for management of all aspects of the store’s operations including hiring.

• Strived to support, motivate and assist team members in their work.

• Analyzed sales trends and identified opportunities to maximize sales and improve profitability.

• Scheduled workforce to meet the stores’s payroll each week.

• Maintained an organized backroom storage area and minimized excess inventory. Barbara Conroy (page 2)

Michaels Stores, Inc., Irving, Texas 1998 - 2004

Store Planning Coordinator

• Managed and supervised new store openings as well as relocations and remodels of existing stores throughout the country. Responsible for all aspects of “store readiness” on opening day, as well as travel expenses for the corporate staff and total payroll for each project. Interacted with corporate personnel at all levels, monitoring operational budgets and making sure established reporting procedures were followed.

• Responsible for scheduling and evaluating personnel.

• Conducted instructional sessions for retail staffs of up to 65 new hires.

• Trained store management on store opening and closing procedures

• Trained key personnel on specialized activities including receiving procedures, creating and using planograms, and merchandising.

Michaels Stores, Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 1997 - 1998 Merchandising Assistant Manager

• Assisted in overall execution of company programs and procedures.

• Responsible for the direct supervision of all associates.

• Created a sales awareness among associates and communicated on a daily basis the goals and performance required to meet objectives.

• Assisted in interviewing and selection of candidates for employment. Michaels Stores, Inc., Irving, Texas 1995 - 1996

New Store Set-up Supervisor

• Worked closely with and assisted the Store Coordinator to execute all the tasks required for a successful store opening.

• Developed and implemented planograms within set deadlines.

• Supervised store employees and temporary employees as they:

- Unloaded freight from incoming trucks.

- “Broke down” pallets and delivered merchandise to the proper area of the sales floor in an efficient manner.

- Stocked shelves and built displays

Michaels Stores, Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 1993 - 1994 Department Manager

• Maintained departments, including evaluation of merchandise placement.

• Assisted with customer’s needs and trained new employees

• Received merchandise into the store and stocked shelves.

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