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CELINE CORTES Current Address: 928 East Third Street Bloomington, IN 47406

cmcortes@indiana.edu 845.548.4196

Permanent Address: 2 Prince Street New City, NY 10956

EDUCATION Indiana University- Bloomington, IN Major : Apparel Merchandising, B.S. College of Arts & Sciences Minor : Marketing, Kelley School of Business Certificate: Public Relations, Ernie Pyle School of Journalism RETAIL EXPERIENCE VOGUE Magazine – New York, NY Accessories Intern – Fashion Closet

May 2015

May-August 2013

• Managed & assembled each fashion editors story accessories to be sent on location for various photo shoots • Completed administrative tasks for different accessories market editors • In charge of handling & documenting incoming accessory samples as well as returns from Brands and PR agencies • Complete & organize monthly expenses reports • Compiled files of photo credits and backups for different stories in each issue

Céline, Inc. – LVMH – New York, NY Wholesale Intern

May-August 2012

• Managed administrative tasks including order entry, weekly selling reports, and communication with buyers. • Assisted in summer market week for Spring/Summer 2013 collection by completing administrative tasks and errands • Created visual merchandising product assortment when necessary in each NY partner such as Barney’s and Bergdorf Goodman • Implemented all public relations and marketing tasks for Céline team (i.e. weekly press blasts via social media)

Retail Studies Organization– Bloomington, IN Vice President of Public Relations - Alumni

Fall 2011-Present

• Compiled monthly newsletters that were distributed to both organization members and alumni • Managed RSO LinkedIn account to help connect organization members with alumni working in the industry

Vice President of Field Seminar & Banquet

• Organized & marketed the fall field seminar trip to Columbus, Ohio where we met with Abercrombie & Fitch and Victoria’s Secret executives at their corporate offices with a group of 50+ students. • Met wit recruiters from top retail companies such as Target, Macy’s, Bon Ton Stores, and Kohl’s at annual recruiter panels.

Macy’s Corporate Shadow Day– New York, NY 2013

January

• Attended the corporate office at Macy’s Herald Square and shadowed a professional in the inventory planning office to learn more about the daily tasks of a buyer, planner and merchant • Listened to key speakers who work in the buying and product development offices in order to learn more about the retail math behind a season’s line and the product development process • Learned more about internships and opportunities with Macy’s and their “M.O.M.M” strategy ORGANIZATIONS National Retail Federation’s Student Association- Bloomington, IN September 2012- Present Member • Attending The National Retail Federation convention in New York City in January 2013 to hear from key note speakers in the retail industry • Developed relationships with experienced personnel in the retail industry by networking and attending each event the NRF offered


Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women – New Member Coordinator

January 2013 -January 2014

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Facebook, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, HootSuite & Pinterest

Celine Cortes Resume  
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