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Aubrey James
Professional Summary
Results oriented professional with over 20 years of experience in the natural and specialty food and health, beauty and nutritional supplement industry. Areas of expertise include purchasing, sales and marketing in a multi channel environment. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. 
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Purchasing and Negotiation
  • Category Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Staff Management and Training
  • Rapport Building
  • Detail Oriented
  • Driven to Succeed
Mollie Stone's Markets Mill Valley, CA Natural/Specialty Buyer May 2007Present
  • Direct and oversee activities of the natural and specialty foods, general merchandise, health & beauty and vitamin departments.
  • Direct advertising and purchasing for above departments.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement, manage categories and to determine areas needing program improvement.
  • Monitor vendors to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits.
  • Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as needed.
  • Recommend and oversee the remodeling of current store locations and layouts.

  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with owner and staff members as necessary.
  • Hire and manage staff, oversee work schedules and assign specific duties.

Gourmet Specialties/Unified Western Grocers Livermore, CA Account Executive Mar 2004May 2007
  • Managed and implemented natural and specialty programs with natural chains and independent retailers in Northern California.
  • Provided category management and product expertise support to purchasing team for development of natural programs.
  • Increased sales in double digits with consolidation of business.
Nature's Best Brea, CA Outside Sales/Account Manager Aug 1999Mar 2004
  • Built and enhanced relationships with natural and independent stores in Northern California and Colorado.
  • Partnered with stores' corporate marketing management to develop and implement strategies resulting in higher product sales.
  • Consistently surpassed sales quotas every quarter by at least 10%.
  • Marketed over 17,000 natural products ranging from frozen desserts to nutritional supplements.
  • Designed and executed advertising and promotional campaigns.
  • Collaborated with brokers and manufacturers to plan marketing strategies and create custom schematics.
  • Selected by management to build Colorado sales territory while handling existing Northern California territory. Within 1 year time frame major retail accounts gained, resulting in millions of dollars of additional sales.
Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms Santa Cruz, CA Outside Sales Representative Jan 1994Aug 1999
  • Identified and developed new accounts in greater San Francisco bay area.
  • Supported accounts with new product presentations, ordering, store level merchandising, house brand marketing, creating bulk schematics.
Falcon Trading Company/SunRidge Farms Santa Cruz, CA Inside Sales/Customer Service Jun 1992Jan 1994
  • Managed container orders and shipments to New Zealand and Japan.
  • Promoted specials and new items to existing clients via telephone.
  • Trained new Customer Service Representatives.
California State University School of Business and Economics Hayward, CA Certificate of Business Studies Jan 2005
University of California Santa Cruz, CA Bachelor of Arts: Anthroplogy May 1992 Executive Vice President's Honor List, 1990

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School Attended
California State University School of Business and Economics