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Sales Representative

Location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Posted:
February 27, 2016

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Matthew Byers

International Marketing and Sales Professional

Oklahoma City, OK

actpza@r.postjobfree.com - 405-***-****

Highly motivated and energetic, International experience with natural sense for style. I have an excellent proven track record of success across multiple formats. I am an extremely articulate, and creative individual whose passion and words have the consistent ability to win over and influence others. My talents are best utilized across a diverse group with unique perspectives and input. With a highly adaptable skill set I am proficient at making well balanced decisions quickly as well as creating and executing a more long term objective. Insightful and always ahead of a trend, with a true sense of timeless style. I believe in authenticity, quality, and corporate responsibility.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

WORK EXPERIENCE

Leasing Agent

The Park at Tuscany Oklahoma City Case and Associates - Oklahoma City, OK - June 2015 to Present

• Sales, Contracts, Marketing.

• Managing day-to-day operations of Leasing Office.

• Event planning, Marketing Development, and Social Media support. Training/Project & Brand Manager Teavana

M.H. Alshaya - Kuwait - September 2012 to September 2014 Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Lebanon, Bahrain, Qatar

• Established and Executed Training Programs, Brand Policy, and Staff development SOP for entire brand.

• Ran multi-store operations responsible for over 6.5 Million annual sales in four countries.

• Developed sales, market and business strategy development forecasting, sourcing and cost controls.

• International Staff recruitment, Individualized market initiatives by country.

• Utilized and emphasized each aspect of the business and people to create the most profitable brand in Alshaya history.

• Personally handcrafted a beverage to be sold in Starbucks stores across 13 countries.

• Created the most successful brand in company history (sales, profit, audit) Highest customer rated store in the country.

• Product and range development, costing, sourcing, and sales forecasting. Store Manager Grand Avenue

M.H. Alshaya - Kuwait City - September 2012 to June 2013

• Responsible for store receiving the highest marks in all of Alshaya (LP, secret shop, internal and external food audit, Customer Survey)

• Developed and grew Kuwait to the highest grossing Teavana in the Alshaya portfolio and world.

• Managed a team that allowed this store at Alshaya to profit in its first year, paying ROCI in six weeks.

• Achieved 400% of store annual goal in sales and saved 23% operating costs Training Officer

Teavana - Oklahoma City, OK - July 2010 to September 2012 Nationwide travel to encourage specific objectives across multiple markets or special needs training.

• Responsible for staff recruitment, training, and development planning in multiple stores.

• Managed day-to-day business operations of home store.

• Organized and facilitated corporate office based training and development.

• Consulting on product range evolution and development. Boutique Manager

Ilori Tucson - Tucson, AZ - December 2008 to July 2010 Managed profitability oriented business operations, marketing, networking, and staff to build a new luxury business

• Launched new brand and established proper alignment with target demographics

• Planned events and secured community charity partnerships

• Responsible for boutique exceeding annual profitability goal by 32%

• Ensured company policies, procedures, and merchandising where meticulously executed to the highest standard

• Recruited, trained, and developed staff to excel in a luxury retail environment Home Manager

Anthropologie - Tucson, AZ - February 2008 to December 2008 Sales tracking and goals

• Hiring, training, and development of staff

• Merchandising and Procurement of local and region specific merchandise for the store. Design Consultant

Drexel Heritage Home Inspirations - Oklahoma City, OK - July 2007 to December 2007 Worked with clients in-home and in-store to maximize individual spaces and budget with functional design solutions.

• Monitored sales and time to obtain one of two top sales positions in store Lead Sales Representative/Staff Trainer

Harvey Nichols Ltd - London - May 2006 to July 2007 Exceeded yearly standard sales goal by 28%

• Successfully trained new staff

• Assisted celebrity clientele to procure in-store and outside the store products Designer Coordinator/Michael Kors Specialist

Dillard's Department Stores Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, OK - May 2005 to December 2005 Worked with major corporation (Michael Kors) to implement company standard inside store

• Monitored sales and product selection

Assistant Buyer/Sales Representative

Bolderdash Inc - Denver, CO - June 2003 to December 2004 Created business opportunities as a buyer, specifically attracting a new demographic to the store with new product ranges

• Refined store operations to expedite tasks

LEAD Client Service/Retention Representative

Polo Ralph Lauren Denver - Denver, CO - June 2002 to June 2003 Trained with Ralph Lauren personally to re-brand stores after purchasing brand back from franchisers'

• Organized and coordinated marketing events and training programs nationwide. EDUCATION

B.F.A. in Fashion Design and Merchandising

American Intercontinental University - London

2006 to 2007

B.A. in Business Management and Fashion Merchandising Metropolitan State College - Denver, CO

SKILLS

Microsoft (7 years), Management (10+ years), Marketing (10+ years), Sales (10+ years), Training & Development (5 years), Recruiting (5 years), Design (3 years), Retail (10+ years), Retail Management (10+ years), Retail Sales (10+ years)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SKILLS

• Highly creative and artistic, keen eye for style, design, and making vision come to reality.

• Nationwide and International marketing, sales, and fashion experience with established relationships in the industry.

• Excel when working with a team as a member, leader, trainer, or mediator.

• Superb computer skills with established knowledge in many software packages and proficient software learning capabilities.



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