• Lindsey D
  • Store Manager, Retail Sales Assistant
  • Last/current workplace: After Dark Boutique, Highgate Village
  • 35 years old from Farrar, NT

Introduction

I am currently looking for a suitable sales assistant opportunity in the retail industry with a company that will challenge me and allow me to develop my retail knowledge further. I have a great reputation for my customer service skills and enjoy helping the customer to make decisions. I am a reliable and trustworthy person who is able to handle pressure, work part of a team and multi task. I have used my extensive experience in the retail industry to develop exceptional organizational skills and problem solving and sales skills.

Employment History

  • After Dark Boutique, Highgate Village

    • Jun 2014 - Jan 2015
    After Dark Boutique, Highgate Village - Adelaide June 2014 - Jan 2015 After Dark is a specialized, high-end Ladies evening and formal wear retailer. After Dark recently opened their bridesmaids boutique, which I was the leading sales person. • SENIOR SALES ASSISTANT • As a senior staff member, I worked closely with individual customers and bridal parties to assist them with finding gowns for all occasions. • Assisted store managers in daily store operations. • Measured clients for gowns when ordering and helped them to make decisions regarding their sizing. • Liaised closely with junior and other senior staff with regards to working with bridal parties. • Required to oversee staff on Thursday nights and Saturdays. • Opening and closing duties. • Assisting customers with information and decision-making regarding dress styles. • Supervised sales transactions and performed money handling duties, proficient in POS systems. • Worked closely with suppliers placing orders for bridesmaid's gowns in the specialized appointment only area upstairs. • Received deliveries and unpacked and sorted stock and orders. • Window dressing. • Ironing and steaming stock and customer orders.
  • Giftables

    • Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
    Giftables, Stepney 2014-May 2015 • SALES ASSISTANT • Assisted store manager and senior staff in daily store operations. • Assisted customers with invitation and gift needs. • Supervised sales transactions and performed money handling duties, proficient in POS systems. • Opening duties. • Maximised sales revenue with add-ons and extras. • Created invitations and other stationary for various occasions. • Replenished stock when needed. • Window dressing. • Received, unpacked and checked deliveries.
  • Glamour Room, Stepney

    • Jan 2010 - May 2014
    Glamour Room, Stepney - Adelaide 2010- May 2014 • SALES ASSISTANT • As a senior staff member, I worked closely with individual customers and bridal parties to assist them with finding gowns for all occasions. • Assisted store manager in daily store operations. • Measured clients for gowns when ordering and helped them to make decisions regarding their sizing. • Required to oversee staff on Thursday nights. • Opening and closing duties. • Assisting customers with information and decision-making regarding dress styles. • Supervised sales transactions and performed money handling duties, proficient in POS systems. • Worked closely with suppliers placing orders for bridesmaid's gowns. • Received deliveries and unpacked and sorted stock and orders. • Window dressing. • Ironing and steaming stock and customer orders. • Was involved every year with the set-up, manning and pull down of the stall for Bridal fairs for Jenny and Gerry's bridal centre.
  • Custom Blend Horticulture

    • Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
    Custom Blend Horticulture • DIRECTOR My duties within this company included manufacturing of liquid fertilizers and nutrients. As a director, I was also partly responsible for the daily running of the business, including office duties.
  • Glamour Room

    • Jan 2007 - Dec 2008
    Glamour Room, Stepney inclusive • Duties outlined above
  • Chaircovers Over All

    • Jan 2000 - Jan 2007
    Chaircovers Over All, Fullarton • SALES ASSISTANT • Assisted the owner in daily store operations. • Assisted customers to chose chair covers, linen and table centre pieces for their functions. • Worked closely with function centres directly. • Responsible for putting orders through and following correct procedures for the company, Proficient in MYOB. • Involved with weekend and weekday set up of linen and late night pull-downs. • Packed orders for dispatch. • Washing and ironing of linen.

Skills

  • Sales
  • Retail Management
  • Merchandising and visual merchandising
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Stocking and Inventory
  • Staff Management and Supervising
  • Customer Service

Education History

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    University of South Australia current

    • From Jan 2012 - Current
    University of South Australia - Bachelor of Nursing 2012 - Present
  • Pulteney Grammar School

    • Ended Jan 2002
    Pulteney Grammar School - Completed Year 12 2002