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Brittany M. Lippert 

Objective

Experienced luxury store Assistant Manager pursuing a corporate career.

Experience

Neiman Marcus, Northbrook, IL
Assistant Selling and Service Manager (October 2018- Present)

  • Managed corporate client development and customer experience initiative; executed training, events, reporting, budget, implemented programs, gifted clients, targeted new customer base to $6 million+, increased client band- widths

  • Developed staff processes and launched events, grew core, emerging, and new customer experiences

  • Oversees Tech Team of 5 managers; Instagram, survey’s, open houses, Microsoft Office 365, roll out of corporate initiatives

  • Expanded Salesfloor pilot program with 15 associates, $160,000+ including Share-A-Cart

  • Drive engagement through new assets weekly for associate outreach and personalization


Assistant Department Manager- Fine Apparel and Couture (April 2018- October 2018)
  • Manage a staff of 10 associates with million dollar books, $7 million + multi- division business

  • Partner with buying office and vendors to curate merchandise assortment and improve sell through

  • Plan and execute store-wide events; fashion shows, trunk shows, personal appearances

  • Conduct weekly/ monthly meetings to promote vendors and enhance associates product knowledge of merchandise


Assistant Department Manager- Beauty (May 2016- April 2018)
  • Responsible for managing 55 associates, $9 million + multi- division business

  • Execute NM exclusive store- wide event, increased sales volume by 10%

  • Converted division data to electronic reporting for increased efficiency

  • Built Tech Committee- provides technical expertise for store, created and manage NM Northbrook Instagram page


Sears Holdings Corporation, Hoffman Estates, IL
Assistant Buyer- Kmart Strategic Merchandising (January 2016 – April 2016- Temporary)
  • Contributed in launch of the new Strategic Merchandising department, part of a Fortune 100 company

  • Assisted Head of Strategic Merchandising with 200+ deals from liquidation and closeout companies to implement in Kmart stores

  • Analyzed pricing of merchandise, deal sheet summaries, pipeline reporting and competitors pricing strategies

  • Participated in the marketing of the treasure hunt experience in drive isles for stores

  • Identified product assortments and exclusive merchandise


Lord & Taylor, New York, NY
Assistant Buyer- Fragrances (June 2014-September 2015)
  • Assisted buyers/ planners in managing a profitable business and vendor negotiations

  • Set financial targets and forecast department sales $, gross margin %, and inventory turns

  • Managed financial performance, inventory management and merchandise distribution through weekly reporting

  • Developed advertising and marketing strategies in stores as well as e-commerce

  • Completed Executive Training Program

Intern Planning– Ladies Shoes
  • Managed purchase orders for vendor accounts

  • Generated and analyzed sales/ stock results on a weekly basis

  • Allocated merchandise to stores based on past and predicted sales


BCBG-Max Azria, Pleasant Prairie, WI
Stylist, Intern, Sales Associate (May 2012-April 2014)
  • Priced merchandise and calculated markdowns

  • Assembled visual displays and compiled sales associate weekly schedule


Education

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts: Fashion Business major, Marketing Communications minor Graduated in December 2014; Deans List, Cum Laude

Skills

Analytical, Customer Service, Detail Oriented, Organized, Marketing, Social Media, Problem Solving, Customer Behaviors, Store Operations, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, ERA/BO reporting, Flashboard

Awards

You Are What We’re Famous For 2018, iStar Digital and Technology February and September 2018, Rookie of the Year 2017