Nicole j Salamone
While possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as being highly motivated with an extreme desire to be successful, I feel I am a great asset to any company. My goal is to work with a progressive organization that will not only allow me to build upon the knowledge I have already obtained, as well provide growth for further career advancement.
Front End Manager, Michael’s Arts and Crafts; Central Valley, NY 2005-2012
Prospect, lead and manage sales and business development for largest arts and crafts retail chain in the world. Expertise includes both upkeep of company high standards and development and supervision of staff. Maintain constructive relationships with clients to assist in all replication and creating original canvas pieces. Achieve annual sales goals and profit objectives and provide superior customer service.
Ø Utilized outstanding interpersonal communication skills to resolve operational and customer service issues
Ø Participated in training to maximize product knowledge effective customer service techniques
Ø Set individual sale goals and awarded the associate when these goals were met
Ø As Front End Manager I was given the responsibility to count out registers, prep store for next days business and supervise the staff
Head Cashier, J.C. Penney, Rockaway N.J. 2003-2005
Ø In charge of Customer service and sales for the Ladies Business wear department. Handle the display of new merchandise, as well as the sale of current stock
3rd Key Manager, Etienne Aigner, Central Valley NY 1999-2003
Ø Responsible for the Opening and Closing of the store. This was a full time position that entrusted me with bank deposits and change runs. I was in charge of all sales staff and handled the stocking and display of all merchandise
Throughout my various work experiences, I have sharpened my interpersonal skills and demonstrated that no matter what the setting or industry, I am willing to learn and tackle new things. In addition, I am proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Adobe Illustrator, Gimp, Adobe Photoshop, Open Canvas, Character Design, Fashion Design, Layout Design and Graphic Design.
Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY 2009~2011
Associates in Graphic Design
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, INC. Dover, NJ 2003~2005
Major: Art and Design
Monroe-Woodbury Senior High School, Central Valley, NY, 1998~2001