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Malibu Wines - Director Of Retail Head Buyer Head Merchandiser Resume Example

Noah Smith
  • XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic with a solid history of achievement in all aspects of retail.  An independent thinker who can work alone or with a team.  I am a motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities with a keen eye for detail. Areas of expertise include buying, merchandising, and people. 

  • Proven Leader 
  • Independent Thinker 
  • Skilled in Brand Development 
  • Unique at picking up on trends 
  • Tells unique story through merchandising 
  • Excellent writer 
Director of Retail + Head Buyer + Head Merchandiser, 03/2015 to Present
Malibu Wines Malibu, CA
  • Developed, Designed, Created Retail Space at all Malibu Wines locations (Malibu, Los Olivos, Queen Mary, Angeles) Increased Retail Sales 400% 
  • Freelance buying, merchandising, and product development consultant.
  • Create seasonal merchandise strategies and assortment plans that will deliver the sales forecast.
  • Detect and optimize opportunities for value-added inventory and any potential to increase margin.
Manager + Asst. Buyer + Asst. Merchandiser, 02/2012 to 02/2015
Burro Venice, CA
  • Competitively select, price, and assort all women's apparel, denim, accessories, home, beauty, jewelry, apothecary and children's store for three retail locations and an online channel.
  • Manage, train, and mentor the Women's Assistant Buyer Manager monthly category budgets, reacting to selling patterns and partnering with merchandising, management, social, and web teams to effectively feature slow selling categories and brands.
  • Increase sales through effective sales training and troubleshooting profit loss areas.
Marketing Coordinator + Production Assistant, 01/2013 to 01/2014
Garrett Leight California Optical Los Angeles, CA
  • Cultivated and managed relationships with key clients, vendors and community partners Collaborated with designers and the editorial team on marketing materials Managed project deadlines and monitored milestones through completion stage.
  • Proofed and approved production and printing drafts of promotional materials.
  • As Production Assistant was a wizard of excel and tracked shipments and progress of samples and quality of products.
  • Consistently manintaned relationaships with Production in China and kept communication channels open and clear.
Bachelor of Arts: English Literature, Jan 2012 California State University - Northridge
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Previous Companies:

  • Malibu Wines
  • Burro
  • Garrett Leight California Optical

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Retail Head Buyer Head Merchandiser
  • Manager Asst Buyer Asst Merchandiser
  • Marketing Coordinator Production Assistant


  • California State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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