Dorfman - Sparkling Sales and Management Maven - Chicago, IL, USA

Laura Dorfman

Chicago, IL, USA

Services

Sparkling Sales and Management Maven

Summary:

Experienced in sales, customer service, management, marketing, public relations, hiring, training and interviewing. Understands all relevant metrics, budgets and motivation of staff. Dedicated, dependable, informed and intelligent. Sensitive to others needs. Witty, personable and funny. Well read and well traveled.

Work History

SELLING SPECIALIST

BLOOMINGDALES

• HIGH PRODUCERS CLUB
• OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN SALES ANNUALLY
• AWARDED QUARTERLY BONUS EVERY QUARTER
• CREATED PERSONAL CLIENT LIST
• OPENED CREDIT CARD APPLICATIONS

Sales Manager

Lamont's Gift Shop, Ritz Carlton Hotel

• TOTAL SALES and SERVICE responsibility for Gift Shop at Ritz Carlton Hotel
• Trained 5 managers and a staff of 30 in World Class Service
• AWARDED #1 SELLING MANAGER in the U.S. by company executives
• Named REGIONAL SELLING SPECIALIST after 6 months with the company

Assistant Store Manager

Coldwater Creek

• Total SALES responsibility for store volume over 10 million
• Developed and TRAINED staff of 50 employees including other managers
• Motivated associates to give Legendary Customer Service
• Received personal letters of recommendation plus stock awards for providing
OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE

Director of Marketing & Special Projects

Property Group One. Ltd

• Creative ADVERTISING and branding for Indianapolis media
• DEVELOPED company website
• Innovative MARKETING TOOLS: including original poetry and
Products unique to condominium sales
• Developed business contracts
• Planned and staffed BROKER OPEN HOUSES, grand openings, parties
• Increased condo sales by 50%

Buyer

Pro Golf

• PURCHASED and DISTRIBUTED several vendors of Golf Apparel
• WROTE advertising copy
• TRAINED sales associates to sell in 6 locations
• Increased sales to promote ONE MILLION dollars profit in four years

Area Manager

L.S.Ayres & Co

• MANAGER OF the YEAR
• Obtained the LARGEST number of credit card applications throughout MAY COMPANY
• MANAGED a staff of 30: including contemporary, lingerie and children's
• PREPARED BUDGETS
• CREATED BABY REGISTRY PROGRAM (copied for all stores in MAY COMPANY)

Early Career
• ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER, Ann & Hope, Danvers, Massachusetts
• STORE MANAGER, Petrie Stores, Billerica, Massachusetts
• Assistant Store Manager/HR Manager/Area Manager, Gilchrist Department Store,
Medford and Saugus Massachusetts

Qualifications & Certifications

Sociology

Indiana University

Indiana University

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