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RssConfident professional with expertise in the retail industry and strong marketing background

I am looking to break into a major CPG company. I want an entry level position that I can work my way up into the company. I want the entry level position to learn the business.

MBA

Charlotte, NC

About Me

Industry:

Marketing & Advertising

Occupation:

MBA

Ideal Companies:

Consumer Package Goods
 

Education level:

Master

Will Relocate:

Yes

Location:

Charlotte, NC

Work Experiences

10/2000 - 2/2007

Belk, Inc

Entry Level

  • Developed the next FYE sale, receipt and markdown budgets to achieve gross profit, turns and ROI. Accountable for merchandise shipping, budget planning, forecasting, inventory and exit strategies that resulted in annual sales over $68.8 million. Involved in the selection and pricing strategies for core and fashion items. • Providing business support to the Buyer through report generation and analysis of business results • Built and created private label for the stores causing a 48.3% increase in sales for the handbag category • Handle all marketing/sales promotion function • Maintaining vendor contacts and tracking orders • Managed Merchandising Assistant to achieve on-time delivery of purchase orders

5/2000 - Present

(private)

Individual Contributor

  • Assist the Business Manager to develop/create a meaningful detailed seasonal marketing budget by media, by store, by month. Provide assistance to Manager in controlling the net annual rate vs. budget. Produce monthly job level variance reporting, providing relevant analysis to be reviewed/discussed.• Manage a marketing budget of $135.6 million for FY09 • Work directly with media managers to ensure accurate accruals for current and prior months, maintaining new policy and procedure put in place by controllers department in compliance with SOX • Handles any special project that vice president or business manager deem necessary • Act as liaison between the marketing department and controllers department

Education

2005

Master Degree

Keller Graduate School of DeVry

  • MBA/Marketing

1999

Bachelor Degree

South Carolina State University

  • Family and Consumer Science Business/Fashion Merchandising

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