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Paula Jones
Address Line 1 Address Line 2 London, Post Code.
Telephone: 0208 123456. Mobile: 07956 123456. Email: paulajone123@email.com

P R O F I L E – C A R E E R S TAT E M E N T
 P r e f e r r e d J o b Ta r g e t : B u y i n g – F a s h i o n I n d u s t r y / P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s 

Passionate about fashion, the trade, possessing a unique eye for quality and believing that customer service excellence, quality provision increases profits and repeat business. Now looking to meet the demands, challenges and opportunities that life brings whilst furthering my career and making a significant contribution to a forward thinking company in return for a challenge purchasing appointment that offers opportunity for progression.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Certificate Certificate
Fashion Styling for Retailers (London College of Fashion) Fashion Styling for Media (London College of Fashion) 2003 - 04 2004

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BUYER AND MERCHANDISER

2003 – 07

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Write Company A here Working on a Saturdays and holidays in a local boutique: ensuring product volumes and order flow are optimised in order to achieve target sales objectives. Liaising with the Marketing Manager and Sales Manager to ensure effectiveness of sales campaigns and promotions. Interacting with international fashion houses – gaining experience in how to run the business and how the market works. Gained excellent people skills and the ability to identify, meet and sell to customers’ individual needs. Worked independently and as part of an effective team meeting collective objectives. Helping optimise spending budgets. Well travelled to a wide range of countries including America, Dubai and Italy. Gained good experience in a very fashion conscious city, New York and Los Angels where I was fortunate enough to be taken on buying trips. Gained familiarity of a useful network of many inspirational brands.

Additional Work Experience: 1 week - as a Stylist Observer and Runner / Media (GMTV). • Observed the job of a stylist plus the pressures of the job, on Loraine Kelly’s “fashion based” section. • Gained good organisational skills. Hairdressing: (summer job) Admin. – Tour Operator • Despatched clients’ tickets, checked invoices etc. Customer facing, problem solving position. • Good skills gained in: Business development, purchasing, distribution, sales campaigns, branded fashion, supply strategies, budgeting and financial controls, quality control, identification of consumer / market trends, negotiating. Status: Single. Date of Birth: 1989. Interests / pastimes: Tennis, fashion, travel.

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