Michael S. Aronowitz
Deltona, Florida 32738
To obtain a position that will utilize my skills and create monetary and personal growth, utilizing my education and experience.
Experience in customer service.
Experience with using cash registers and maintaining inventories using spreadsheets.
Conversant in Spanish, Hebrew, and Sign-Language.
Proficient in the following computer programs including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on Windows and Mac operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Proficient working with a fork lift.
Currently I am working in my own art studio, creating ceramics,etc
Sales Merchandiser, route driver
Daytona beach and Orlando
Premium Retail Specialist
I merchandise all impulse items in three Walmart’s, Responsible for acting as liaison between Premium/Clients and retailers in addressing sales issues, POP, reviewing and analyzing weekly sales reports. Implemented launchings of new products on the retail level. Assuring customer education during rollouts and maintaining constant communication with management on all levels. Maintaining relations with my Walmart stores and keeping clients up to date on all activities.
Walmart 10 Years
Hardware Sales Floor Associate: Responsible for helping customers throughout entire store. Maintained a high level of product knowledge. Responsible for maintaining stocked shelves and proper order of all products and items on sales floor.
Department Manager: Responsible for filling positions for my department. Responsible for merchandising, setting up modulars/planograms, and shelf management on a daily basis. Performed stocking, facing and creating orderly areas for customers ease. Customer service. Garden Center Associate helped customers throughout entire store. Checking people out at the registers with the utmost performance of customer service. Maintains a high level of product knowledge. Responsible for maintaining stocked shelves and proper order of all products and items on sales floor.
Stop and Shop Monroe, NJ August 2012 – August 2013
Front End Associate: Handled numerous transactions using electronic cash register on a daily basis, maintained a friendly and professional demeanor with customers, and held responsibility in accounting for a monetary transactions.
Laguna/Axner Ceramic Company Oviedo, FL August 2007 – May 2008
Shipping and Receiving Associate: Responsible for providing artists with the materials they need to produce works of art. Three years of fork lift experience.
Hasbro Corporation Pawtucket, RI May 2004 – December 2006
Volusia County Merchandiser: Sole merchandiser for Volusia county Hasbro. Responsible for acting as liaison between Hasbro and retailers in Volusia County addressing sales issues, reviewing and analyzing weekly sales reports. Implemented launchings of new products on the retail level. Assuring customer education during rollouts and maintaining constant communication between retailer and Hasbro Corp in Rhode Island.
Blockbuster Video Old Bridge, NJ July 2003 – March 2004
Assistant Manager: Managed employees and performed routine inventory/audit tasks.
Responsibilities included merchandising for new video and store specialty products. Rotated out old stock to create room for new selections on a weekly basis and set up new displays as needed. Responsible for reviewing the applications for new hires.
Art in Israel Program Jerusalem, Israel Jan 2012 – June 2012
Spent 6 months abroad in Israel as part of an educational art program.
Worked on body of art work for gallery showing, studied art from all over the world.
Worked as part of an artistic movement to help increase awareness of artistic representations of human struggles throughout the middle east. Proficient working with ceramics, molds and sculpture.
Daytona State College, Associate in Arts Degree Conferred May 2015