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Administrative Assistant

Location:
Bellmore, New York, United States
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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Lisa Feldman 516-***-**** acw7hs@r.postjobfree.com

Results driven professional with broad experience and expertise in exceeding goals. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to independently multitask and develop creative business solutions to drive continual growth. Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities and strong problem solving skills in a deadline driven environment. Eager to learn and assume additional responsibilities, strong analytical and research skills and attention to detail. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lord & Taylor - Huntington, New York Oct 2014 - Present Administrative Assistant to GM/DVP and Visual Merchant

Generate Rally notes every morning, revenue vs plan from day before from QPW; conversion rate by ASM and each department, DPT, store visits and hourly opportunity.

Analyze and distribute daily, weekly, monthly and season and year ending reports to GM, OPS Manager and all Store Managers.

Create excel spreadsheets weekly comparing sales and conversion rate of all stores in our Region.

Produce ACE letters for the employees not meeting company standards.

Research current and future trends and how they pertain to merchandising the sales floor.

Main contact for any store issues; Internet, registers, swipe machine and customer complaints.

Input receiving weekly supply order and order Business cards.

Print out and distribute Visual Guidelines from corporate to GM, OPS Manager and ASMs. 25 Park - Greenvale, New York Sept 2011 - Aug 2014 Assistant Manager, Stylist, Personal Shopper- Woman's Designer Wear

Managed store; Open/close, sent EOD Sales report to corporate, oversaw employees and exhibited optimum customer relations.

Ran Weekly Sale and Inventory Recaps. Oversaw any store to store inventory transfers. Identified and communicated opportunities to increase profitability.

Developed strategic partnerships to align 25Park with brands that would broaden clientele and exposure.

Product knowledge; Educated other store employees on any new vendors, fit issues or RA requests.

Traffic and tracked samples and images for all advertising and photo shoot opportunities.

Reconciled any discrepancies within store, managed difficult complaints. Understood different customer types and adapt approach accordingly.

Organized and coordinated all promotional initiatives and various Charity events. Shoebox – Greenvale, New York Jul 2009 - Sept 2011 Sales – Women’s Designer Shoes and Handbags

Named Top 5 Salesperson nationwide and drove annual sales over 18% in 2009 and 2010.

Researched and presented promotional opportunities for increasing product visibility amongst core demographics.

Collaborated with buying team and met with vendors to review new product.

Maintained large customer portfolio based on loyalty. Etro USA - New York, New York Jul 2006 - Jul 2009

Account Executive – Men‘s Wholesale

Highly contributed to over $6 Million in sales each year during 2007, 2008 and 2009 market season.

Scheduled and hosted Market appointments to high end specialty and department stores in Milan and NYC showrooms.

Collaborated with buyers to create Catalogue and Ad Looks.

Gathered all data for Etro ITA Comparative Pricing Project to ensure competitively priced products.

Trained all new sales assistants for market and administered regional training for sales reps every season.

Prepared stores press releases and press kit material.

Met with various celebrity stylists and editors regarding merchandise and selected best possible looks. Lisa Feldman 516-***-**** acw7hs@r.postjobfree.com

Burlington Coat Factory - New York, New York Apr 2005 - Jun 2006 Assistant Buyer

Evaluated selling reports and placed orders accordingly in showroom appointments.

Analyzed Sell Thru and Distribution Reports to establish reorders and markdowns of product.

Negotiated competitive pricing and delivery dates. Confirmed orders and ensured receipt of merchandise.

Discussed seasonal plans with buyers.

Hanky Panky Ltd. - New York, New York Aug 2000 - Mar 2005 Account Executive, Sales

Developed Private Label brands for Federated Department Stores.

Served as contact for National Sales Reps for department stores and over 3000 specialty stores.

Generated samples and provided all product knowledge to 17 US sales reps each season.

Facilitated PO’s, Return Authorization issuance. EDUCATION

State University of New York at Albany Albany, NY 1995 - 1999 Bachelor of Arts Art Major/Sociology Minor

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ASW, AS400, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Lightspeed, QPW, Citrix, Cims



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