Store Manager/floral Designer
Instrumental in opening a floral and gift boutique, featuring fresh floral arrangements, perfumes, and a diverse collection of high end home furnishings and accessories. Designed and executed visually enticing in-store and window displays. Trained and managed sales associates and oversaw delivery personnel.
- Advised clients in selecting gifts and coordinating accessories and floral arrangements for home decorating projects. Developed a private client book and built a strong repeat clientele working with extremely demanding consumers in a very upscale suburban community.
- Established business as a premium provider of floral arrangements for special events. Created visibility for store through active participation in bridal shows and through reaching out to local country clubs, catering facilities, hotels, and restaurants.
- Sourced and established relationships with vendors. Managed inventory and initiated orders for flowers, vases, ribbons, and floral supplies. Orchestrated floral arrangement production and deliveries to exceed customer quality and service expectations.