222 East Pearson Street Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: 708 828 0471 E-Mail: Carmella.Carrozza@Gmail.com Career Interest Motivated leader with professional goals in the fashion industry in the following segments: Buying, Merchandise Allocation, Fashion Show Production, Sales, Marketing and Event Planning.
Education Columbia College Chicago Bachelor of Arts In Fashion Business G.P.A: 3.8/4.0 Honors: Dean’s List 2009-2013 May 2013
October 2012- Present
Chicago, Illinois Sales Professional-Women’s London, Women’s Prorsum • Actively participated in opening the new Global Flagship Store on Michigan Avenue • Specializing in selling luxury women’s ready-to-wear collections. • Proactively develop the sale by providing options for the customer, and present excellent product knowledge • Utilize iPad at store for online sales and provide customers with brand identity through look books, and runway shows • Increased percentage of capturing client information to 99%
Tiffany and Co.
December 2009- October 2012
Chicago, Illinois Professional Sales Associate- Fashion Jewelry and Accessories • Met and exceeded sales goals, closing 90% of sales • Provided exceptional customer service to build customer relationships within a fast paced environment • Extensive product knowledge of all designers and collections • Solid knowledge and understanding of POS system and Atlas network
June 2011- December 2011
Chicago, Illinois Intern • Managed all visual merchandising on 3 floors, several displays, and 5 windows • Organized, styled, and dressed models for 10 fashion shows and events • Partnered with Chicago magazines and hotels to plan advertising, budgeting and execution for all aspects involved in events • Oversaw management forecast sales plans and track selling results to maintain appropriate assortments
Trade Experience Escada High Fashion Tea
Peninsula Hotel, Chicago • Pulled 12 looks from the Cruise Collection to style and dress Factor Models • Addressed clients interests and operated sales orders following the runway show
Macy’s Fashion Focus Runway Show Millennium Park, Chicago • Coordinated check-in table for over 400 guests • Assisted models, designers, and stylists to accurate places