Retail Sales Assistant

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Simone Linsenmann
Address(es)  Sophienstrabe 26
Frankfurt
80333
Germany
Telephone(s)  Home: +49 (0) 55/5594-8622  
Fax(es)  +49 (0) 55/5594-8624
E-mail(s)  s_linsenmann@nomail.net.de
Nationality  German
   
Work experience   
Dates  January 2004 - present
Occupation or position held  Sales Support Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for meeting assigned sales performance and profitability criteria. Assist in setting appropriate individual performance standards for the store in line with national standards. Other responsibilities include developing, implementing and monitoring store prospecting plans to increase sales, as well as managing profit and loss responsibility for store including the protection of assets.
    
Name and address of employer  SEB AG HR Centre 60283 Frankfurt, Germany
Type of business or sector  Retail
    
    
Dates  July 2000 - January 2004
Occupation or position held  Sales Associate
Main activities and responsibilities  Was responsible for all functions of the retail store to include sales, customer service, inventory, and technical troubleshooting. Maintained internal visual merchandising and in-store displays and ensured store appearance met company standards at all times. Maintained proper inventory controls, facilitated inventory transactions and maintained compliance with store standards.
    
Name and address of employer  ADA -DAS SYSTEM-HAUS Koelner Strasse 10-10b 65760 Frankfurt, Germany
Type of business or sector  Retail
    
Education and training   
Dates  September 1998 - June 2000
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Retail Sales Management
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Business Communications, Business Management, Business Mathematics, Finance, Marketing Strategies, Office Administration, and Sales Management. Master's Thesis on The Importance of a Sound Marketing Plan.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Frankfurt Business School of Finance & Management
    
Dates  September 1994 - June 1998
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing Principles, and Strategy and Planning. Secondary studies included ESL Proficiency, Arts and Humanities, Literature, and Philosophy.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universite Frankfurt
    
   
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  German
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
French  A2Beginning UserA2Beginning UserA2Beginning UserA2Beginning UserA2Beginning User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent sales skills and ability to meet or exceed performance standards. Excellent customer service and communication skills, as well as presentation skills and strong interpersonal skills when dealing with customers, fellow employees, and all levels of management.
    
Organisational skills and competences  Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Able to analyze various business reports for trend analysis and strategic planning purposes. Excellent abilities at coordinating and scheduling interoffice meetings and presentations.
    
Technical skills and competences  Ability to operate a personal computer, wireless equipment, copier and fax. Excellent preparatory abilitites with using Power Point for conference presentations.
    
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency levels in Microsoft Office applications including Access, Excel, Outlook Express. Notepad, Power Point, and Word.
    
Artistic skills and competences  Amateur photography, crochet, and macram.
    
Other skills and competences  Currently responsible for all functions of the retail store including sales, customer service, inventory, and technical troubleshooting. Must constantly maintain internal visual merchandising and in-store displays, and ensure that store appearance meets company standards at all times. Responsibilities also include maintaining proper inventory controls, facilitating inventory transactions and maintaining compliance standards with corporate headquarters. Able to perform daily sales paperwork audits for accuracy, and manage daily cash handling and accounts payable activity. Skilled at analyzing transactions to continuously find mistakes.
    
Driving licence(s)  Groups A1, B, BE, D1, and D1E
    
Additional information  References available upon request.