Merchandiser

Writing a great merchandiser resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Romya Oramas

romya.oramas@gmail.com | (122) 713-4928 | Albuquerque, NM

Summary


Over three years of experience in the field of merchandising, I have gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise that I can bring to any organization. My background includes working with some of the largest retailers in the world, where I was responsible for all aspects of merchandise planning and allocation. In my previous role as a Merchandise Planner at ABC Corporation, I oversaw an annual budget of $20M while managing a team of 4 direct reports. Through my dedication and hard work, I was able to increase sales by 10% year over year. I am now looking for a new challenge with an organization where I can utilize my skills and knowledge to contribute to their bottom line. With my proven track record in successfully executing strategic plans, analyzing data trends, and forecasting future needs; along with excellent communication skills – both written and verbal –I am confident that I would be a valuable asset on your team.

Experience


Senior Merchandiser at Bealls, NMMay 2022 - Present

  • Demonstrated expertise in analyzing sales data and developing strategies to increase sales by 12%.
  • Led a team of 4 merchandisers in planning and executing promotional campaigns that resulted in an 18% increase in store traffic.
  • Trained new hires on company policies and procedures, as well as product knowledge, resulting in a decrease of turnover rate by 10%.
  • Within the first 6 months.
  • Negotiated with vendors for better prices and terms on behalf of the company, saving the company an average of 15% per year on merchandise costs.

Merchandiser at JCPenney, NMSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated and secured prime shelf space for products in key stores, resulting in a 20% increase in sales.
  • Implemented creative marketing campaigns that increased product awareness by 30%.
  • Successfully launched 3 new products within the assigned territory.
  • Achieved quarterly targets for 8 consecutive quarters.
  • Managed a team of 4 merchandisers and achieved desired results through effective supervision and coaching.

Education


High School Diploma at Highland High School, NMAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Merchandising
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Communication

Roxanne Piccin

roxanne.piccin@gmail.com | (627) 549-8435 | 2555 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Summary


Over three years of experience as a merchandiser. Experienced in managing inventory, developing strategic plans to increase sales, and training new employees. Proven ability to work independently and efficiently while meeting deadlines. Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships with vendors and customers alike.

Experience


Senior Merchandiser at Macy’s, NVMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured contracts with vendors, resulting in a 10% decrease in costs.
  • Led the development of new product lines that generated $2 million in revenue.
  • Managed a team of 15 buyers and merchandisers to develop seasonal collections.
  • Analyzed sales data to identify trends and forecast future demand, allowing for more accurate inventory planning and reducing excess stock by 20%.
  • Collaborated with marketing department on promotional campaigns that increased brand awareness by 30%.

Merchandiser at Saks Fifth Avenue, NVSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and procured prime real estate for new store locations, which increased sales by 15%.
  • Led a team of 10 in the development of merchandise assortments that were aligned with company objectives and customer needs. This resulted in an increase in gross margin from 42% to 48%.
  • Created seasonal promotional campaigns that generated a 5% lift in overall sales.
  • Wrote clear and concise reports detailing market trends, competitive activity, and recommendations for management consideration.
  • Successfully completed projects on time while maintaining high quality standards within budgeted costs.

Education


High School Diploma at Reno High School, Reno, NVSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Fashion design
  • Patternmaking
  • Sewing and garment construction
  • Draping
  • Fashion illustration
  • Textile science
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)