Buyer: General Merchandise, Health & Beauty Care & Store Supplies
Key Food Stores Co-operative Inc.
Experience Buyer: General Merchandise, Health & Beauty Care & Store Supplies Company NameKey Food Stores Co-operative Inc. Dates EmployedJan 2014 – Present Employment Duration4 yrs LocationStaten Island, NY - Build and maintain strong relationships with Key Food Members from 250+ stores - Authorize new products and identify new opportunities for category growth - Expand Seasonal and Weekly GM/HBC promotions - Perform at or better than my budget objectives - Maximize gross profit for all stores within the co-op - Maintain strong relationships with vendors and wholesalers Advertising Specialist Company NameKey Food Stores Co-operative Inc. Dates EmployedMar 2009 – Jan 2014 Employment Duration4 yrs 11 mos LocationUnited States - Develop relationships with supermarket owners for accuracy of ads and increase profitability - Develop relationships with Merchandising & Sales team; assist in promotional development to increase visibility and profitability of store sales and co-op income. - Respond to specific requests and objectives set by Executive staff and response to supermarket trends - Respond to the needs of supermarket owners in respect to marketing materials - Produce weekly sales circular for over 140 supermarkets in the Tri-State area - Design store-specific brochures and circular layouts; local media and newspaper support Order processing and tracking; coordination of sign creation and delivery - Design digital ads for social media; exposure to Facebook and Twitter Design digital and printed ads for Daily News, Brooklyn Nets, Supermarket News magazine, trade shows and various other media outlets - Support the Director of Advertising Services and Manager of Advertising and Marketing - Provide technical support for the Advertising team; program upgrades and troubleshooting - Team Leader to fellow Advertising Specialists; train new team members - Proven results in departmental budget savings; increase income from Advertising services Audio Engineer & Producer Company NameLittle Foot Sound Studio Dates Employed2007 – Jun 2009 Employment Duration2 yrs LocationUnited States - Manage studio operations, booking, scheduling and equipment maintenance - Manage client relationships in conjunction with music production and audio engineering - Develop relationships for returning clients; establish new clientele - Engineer and produce artist’s recordings of all musical genres and instrument variety Audio Visual Technician / Office Services Associate Company NameRudin Management Dates Employed2004 – 2007 Employment Duration3 yrs LocationUnited States - Responsible for set up and breakdown of audio, visual and computer equipment for this high tech and fast moving corporate event center at 2 Manhattan locations - Hosted events and provided audio and IT support onsite; coordinated event needs; network designs; catering orders; equipment rentals and video conferencing - Projects at this facility included providing audio and technical assistance to guest speakers such as Mayor Bloomberg and astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Publicity Assistant Company NameWorkman Publishing Dates Employed2000 – 2004 Employment Duration4 yrs LocationUnited States - Direct support to the Publicity Director of Artisan Publishing, A Division of Workman Publishing. - Responsible for creating press materials, mailings, coordinating author tour dates, travel and book signings. - Maintain records of acknowledgements of authors being reviewed by public media as well as assisted Production Manager and Design Coordinators to create press materials.
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