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Jennifer S. ThompsonAmes
A Beard Road,
New Boston, NH
Skilled and ambitious professional
with comprehensive background encompassing administrative support, data
processing, relationship management, client development, resource allocation,
training and other aspects of business management. Customer service
professional with specialized knowledge of data reporting and information
management. Articulate communicator, active listener and team
contributor with commitment to organizational success. Proficiencies
Sales Tracking Methods
– Created and maintained sales tracking reports using Excel.
Composed memos and other documents using Microsoft Word and Excel. Communicated
order creation and changes to associates in Asia. Input orders, markups
and markdowns into mainframe computer systems and tracked merchandise
flow through our warehouse to ensure availability. Used inventory replenishment
software to distribute goods to + retail outlets. Utilized information
provided by freight forwarders on the internet to track orders being
shipped to both our distribution center and individual stores.
– Analyzed sales results and provided reports for upper management.
Coordinated weekly report compiling sales and inventory information
and comparing current/previous year’s statistics. Prepared monthly
report displaying rollingquarter sales information by store for store
chain. Completed daily reports analyzing promotions.
– Initiated and fostered good relationships with major suppliers
through regular contact with both sales and customer service representatives.
Participated in line review meetings and monthly allocation meetings.
– Trained new Buyers and Assistant Buyers/Allocators in the
use of mainframe and inventory replenishment software.
– Developed merchandising strategies in conjunction with Buyer
and Director of Planning. Maintained store inventory levels using
data collected to maximize turnover and minimize markdowns and transfers
of goods. Managed Distribution Center inventories and allocated
goods according to stores’ needs. Used inventory replenishment
software to distribute initial shipments and replenish goods.
Brookstone Company, Inc., Merrimack,
NH – Inventory Planning Coordinator to
Advantage/Eastern Sales & Marketing,
Needham, MA – Administrative Assistant to
BJ’s Wholesale Clubs, Natick, MA
– Replenishment Buyer to
J. Baker, Inc., Canton, MA – Allocation
Cherry & Webb Specialty Stores,
South Attleboro, MA – Inventory Control to
– Assistant Buyer to
IBM personal computer and mainframe
computer systems, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lotus
Notes, Internet research functions, various inventory replenishment
Johnson & Wales University,
BS – Retail Management,
AS – Fashion Merchandising,