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Resume: Samantha Musumeci
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6/3/2019 2:46 PM
www.linkedin.com/in/samanthamusumeci (718) 702-7074 (C)
Associate Merchandiser May 2018 - Present Assistant Merchandiser April 2016 - May 2018
● Participates in building merchandise strategies and seasonal line plans to create commercially viable and profitable assortments that meet internal margin goals.
● Participates in the editing of the line at all stages of the process (line boards, proto samples, sales samples) to create a collection that aligns with the brand strategy and customer expectations.
● Manage and maintain all sample lines for the brand
● Create effective working relationships with design, sourcing, other merchandising teams and our production partners to ensure one message is relayed throughout the brand
● Established a new initiative to make model detail process more efficient by creating a spreadsheet for all to work in. In doing this not only did we become more efficient but we received laptops for all to use on a daily basis.
Saks OFF 5th
Merchandising Coordinator March 2015 - April 2016
● Managed order entry process ensuring all orders are entered accurately and timely.
● Built and maintained vendor relations by communicating business updates and weekly selling.
● Managed entry of monthly markdowns and price changes in PCW.
● Pulled key reporting for buying team including buyer recaps, weekly style selling and market prep.
● Updated and maintained checkbooks with accurate information for each order.
● Analyzed best and worst sellers for outerwear and present possible markdowns to be taken.
● Created order sheets for buyer with potential styles costs and unit breakouts.
● Used analytical and critical thinking skills for evaluating problems and making decisions.
Merchandising Assistant July 2014 – March 2015
Merchandising Intern June 2013 – July 2014
● Assisted in the selection of merchandise to be bought for future assortments.
● Analyzed Excel based reports for weekly business meetings.
● Presented best and worst sellers on a weekly basis to the CEO and VP’s of the company.
● Created purchase orders for new styles in PLM and Red Horse.
● Created and maintained current and previous line sheets and line plans with accurate information using Excel.
● Sent market vendors style information regarding sales, purchase orders and fit comments.
● Spearheaded new processes to execute a seamless transition of information through all channels of business.
● Teamed up with marketing to manage samples for monthly photo shoots.
● Coordinated and organized season boards.
JVN Restoration, Staten Island, NY December 2011- January 2013
Administrative File Clerk
● Developed spreadsheets in Excel regarding the different asbestos and construction jobs with which JVN is involved.
● Reviewed and revised JVN’s accounts receivable and accounts payable according to each job.
● Organized job folders and employee records accordingly to establish an innovative working environment.
French Connection, Soho, New York March 2011- June 2011
● Worked with diverse customers including tourists who had specific expectations in New York service.
● Identified the customer’s needs and directed them to the appropriate product.
● Worked with associates to achieve store’s sales plan.
● Strived and achieved individual sales plan.
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York
Major: Fashion Merchandising Management
Specialization: Buying and Planning, and Product Development
Bachelors of Science Degree, 3.4 May 2014
Associates in Applied Science Degree May 2012
● Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
● Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
● Certified in JDA Enterprise Planning
● PLM and PDM
● JDA Allocation and Advance Store Replenishment
● Buyers Work Mate, and Red Horse
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