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Experience Summary

Professional life: I have a degree in merchandising; former runway modeling experience; 13 yrs real estate sales; am currently a supervisor for 17 merchandisers; have event/promo experience; have done mystery shopping and product demonstrations for several companies. View my contact details, availability, and stats.



Other Skills

Excellent people skills


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Auditing

    Have worked many events when I owned my own jewelry design business

  • Data Capture

    Have done exit surveys outside malls

  • Demonstration

    in-store demo work for ncis, mass connections, national in store and big orange productions

  • Exhibitions

    Trade shows; Womens Show, Neptune Festival Art Show, Bazaar Bazaar in Richmond, VA

  • Flyering

    demos in toy stores, Target, KMart, Harris Teeter, Farm Fresh, Walmart

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    Varied in past years

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    Worked for Este Lauder for 1 year in San Diego, CA

  • Hospitality

    Manned booths at variety of trade shows---local and out of town

  • Market Research / Surveys

    Have set up and manned my own jewelry booth in malls; worked in several malls as a sales rep for Virginian Pilot

  • Merchandising

    Have done market research in the auto industry; surveys in person and by phone

  • Merchandising (Plan O Gram)

    1. degree in fashion merchandising 2. management and fashion show experience with Buffums Dept store 3. 6 yrs employment with ATA retail; I currently supervise 17 merchandisers

  • Modelling

    Small amount of planogram work with Crossmark

  • Mystery Shopping

    When I was in college and working in the fashion industry I did both modeling and the event coordinator for many fashion shows.

  • Presenting

    I have done mystery shopping in retail stores, fast food restaurants, country clubs, family restaurants, golf clubs, car dealers, wine stores

  • Sales

    overlaps with event and promo shows

  • Sampling

    retail sales background; 13 yrs. real estate sales; owned my own jewelry business for 3 yrs.----both show sales and custom order sales

  • Security

    in store demo work

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    basic computer skills; own my own computer

  • Driving License

    Virginia drivers license

  • First Aid Certificate

    certified red cross instructor

  • Hairstylist

    have mass connections food service certification

  • Own Car

    yes; 1908 VW EOS

  • Qualifications

    BA in Fashion Merchandising from Penn State University; advanced sales training classes from Realtors Institute;



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