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Kelsey Strauss

Email: Strauss7@live.missouristate.edu Phone: (636) 235-2503 Address: 609 Ashleigh Ct. W arrenton, Mo 63380

Objective

Internship

To receive a career in the


Merchandising division with an
emphasis in Visual Merchandising,
Merchandise Allocation or Fashion
Marketing.

Tommy Bahama



Destin, FL.
Visual Merchandising and Sales Intern
May 2015-July 2015
Created window and store displays b y referring to a corporate
directive
Analyzed sales reports to determine sell thru and re-merchandising
of products
Served guests needs in store and over the phone when purchasing
or returning merchandise
Organized and implemented in-store promotional events to boost
sales and brand awareness
Photographed new looks/merchandise and posting them to
respective social media pages


Education

Bachelor of Science in Fashion


Merchandising and Product
Development,
With an emphasis in Marketing,
College of Business.
Missouri State University,
Springfield, Missouri
May 2016, CGPA 3.91/4.0 Scale.


Activities, Honors and
Scholarships

Model in the Missouri State


University Spring fashion
show, Reflect, 2014
New York Study Tour, March
2015
Commerce Bank Emerging
Leaders Program participant,
2013
Deans List, 2012-Present
Robert and Charlotte Bitter
Scholarship, 2013-Present


Professional Skills

Mac and Pc
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

Managing Professional
Social Media Accounts

Related
Work Experience

Old N avy




Springfield, MO

.Sellebrity (sales associate)

October 2013-Present
Execute opening and closing duties, including floor recovery
and product replenishment
Look up merchandise for customers in our merchandise locator
database
Organize weekly shipments of each product category (mens,
womens, kids, toddler and baby)
Promote sales and convey accurate product knowledge to
customers
Demonstrate customer oriented focus and ability to build and
maintain customer relationships.
Focus on customer service and ways to drive store sales
Enroll customers for the Old Navy Credit Card, further
increasing their loyalty to the b rand.
J. Crew




Destin, FL.

Sales Associate



May 2014-July 2014
Executed opening duties, including floor recovery and product
replenishment from the stock room
Organized and ran the stock room, restocking merchandise
when needed on the sales floor
Worked with visuals and display moves for new product
rollout: changing mannequins, moving display tables and racks
to appropriate locations and displaying new merchandise in an
appealing and accessible way.
Core customer focus and positive attitude in every situation
Promoted sales and convey accurate product knowledge
Served customer needs and maintain good customer
relationships
Completed Send-Sale orders for customers through the JCrew
inventory system.