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Paula J. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2014

Paula J.

Specialize in Retail Strategy & Sales Management
   United States
  |   Oakland, CA
  |  7:04 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $32

I am a Retail Professional with over 12 years of experience and proven success in sales team management, visual merchandising, business analysis, trend spotting, and assortment strategy.

Asking the right questions helps me develop the right strategy for you!

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Skills (10)

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Retail Buying
Trend Analysis
Visual Merchandising

Service Description

With a background in the Nordstrom Merchant Organization as well as the gift of a very curious mind, I know how to pinpoint “pain points” quickly. And being results-driven means I will not stop until multiple solutions are found for any small to mid-sized company in consumer retail.

I can offer consultation in the following areas:

-Sales Team Management.
Relevant experience: Sales Manager of Kidswear, Womenswear and Juniors as well as Regional Sales Manager of Kidswear Department Managers

-Sales & Item Promotions.
Relevant experience: Planned, promoted and executed many item products trunk shows and events.

-Visual Merchandising.
Relevant Experience: Over 6 years of merchandising and product placement executed daily.

-Business Analysis.
Relevant Experience: Using data to create action plans for next buying season's assortment.

-eCommerce merchandising/SEO improvements.
Relevant Experience: eCom Buyer for Kid's clothing division with experience in creating online-only assortment and managing product placement on website.

-Marketing expertise in print catalogs and online campaigns
Relevant Experience: Participated and executed marketing campaigns for print and online while staying on-brand.

-Overall positive attitude! I have a calming influence on co-workers and situations which helps build trusting relationships with people of all backgrounds.

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Employment

Nordstrom
Associate Buyer, Regional Merchandiser
2001 - 2013

Education

Ohio University
B.A., Business Administration
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Consulting
Strategy
Retail
Visual Merchandising
Product Promotion
Management
Sales Team
eCommerce
Marketing
Business Analysis
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