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Toronto, ON, Canada
February 19, 2015

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Alison Clarke

** ******* *****, ***. ***, Toronto, ON, M5V 4B3

647-***-**** -


• Independent and a self-starter

• Ability to interact professionally and effectively

• Able to analyze data and interpret key information and trends

• Attention to detail, committed to accuracy in all tasks

• Organized multi-tasker, able to prioritize and adapt in a fast pace environment

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP, and Adobe; with a firm grasp of social media outlets


Sheridan College - Oakville, ON, 2008 - 2010

• Successfully completed and received an Ontario College Diploma in Business-Marketing with Honours

Work Experience

Target Canada HQ – Merchandise Specialist, Mississauga ON, August 2013-January 2015

• Communicate daily with vendors to keep on track with set deadlines

• Assist business unit with tasks such as forecasting, sales analysis, and article setup/maintenance

• Perform other administrative duties such as ordering supplies and preparing meeting materials

• Monitor department’s store help inbox and answer inquiries/solve data issues

• Responsible for sample products for department, and keeping them organized in the sample room

• Helped develop licensed assortment for tops and sleepwear

• Attend and participate in weekly flyer proof meetings with the Merchandise Promotions team

• Plan flyer pages for my department, and create inspiration for the Merchandise Promotions team

• Helped proof floor plans for my department, and made suggestions for where fixtures should be located

• Contribute towards corporate volunteer hours goal by participating at volunteer events

Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies – Customer Service Representative, Mississauga ON, July 2011 – August 2013

• Answering phone calls and responding to inquiries; processing orders for customers

• Creating and tracking small scale purchase orders on a weekly basis

• Daily communication with stores (both corporate and franchise) and vendors

• Assisted Marketing department with copy writing for ecommerce website

• Participate in semi-annual warehouse sale events, as well as the annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Winners/Homesense - Sales Associate and Warehouse Receiver, Oakville ON, Nov 2007 – July 2011

• Received and processed new merchandise sent from the distribution centre

• Merchandised product by stocking shelves and creating displays while following merchandising guidelines

• Created features for product events and promotions going on in-store on a weekly and bi-weekly basis by using

stock that will boost sales

• Actively participated on the Loss Prevention Committee

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