Apex Systems, an On Assignment company (NYSE: ASGN), provides organizations with scalable IT staffing solutions to address critical gaps in their current workforce and augment workforce management strategies. We specialize in providing IT professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and managed solutions to clients in Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies. Our specialized technology and industry practice
Apex Systems, an On Assignment company (NYSE: ASGN), provides organizations with scalable IT staffing solutions to address critical gaps in their current workforce and augment workforce management strategies. We specialize in providing IT professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and managed solutions to clients in Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies. Our specialized technology and industry practice groups help us match the most talented and qualified technical professionals to great companies across the country.
Apex Systems and parent company On Assignment combine to be the 2nd largest IT staffing company in the U.S.
Visit www.apexsystemsinc.com to learn more about Apex Systems and view our current job openings.
Account Manager @ From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaCorporate Buyer @ Corporate Dresses and Suits
(Calvin Klein dresses, Jessica Simpson dresses, Leslie Fay dresses & Tahari suits)
•Manage 4 departments corporately
•Responsible for controlling department budgets, inventory levels and deliveries in order to stay within department plans and increase product turnover
•Manage an effective pricing and markdown strategy to maximize sales timely
•Negotiate with vendors on costing, discounts, delivery, and replenishment programs to maximize profit
•Facilitate employee motivational events and contests
•Train assistant buyer on daily basis From September 2013 to January 2015 (1 year 5 months) Assistant Buyer @ Corporate Better Collection's
(Michael Kors, Catherine Catherine Malandrino, T Tahari, Kenneth Cole, Lilly Pulitzer, J McLaughlin)
•Allocated product to stores depending on specific stores sales trends
•Responsible for data entry regarding purchase orders, markdowns, and price changes
•Developed creative and effective marketing and merchandising techniques to promote sales
•Communicated with stores sales staff to obtain information on consumer needs and preferences From January 2013 to September 2013 (9 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaManager @ Managed Classification Specialist Program (CSP)
-Drove competitive sales in all classifications
-Met and exceeded monthly unit goals
-Utilized company CSP program tools
-Trained and developed specialists to be experts in their assigned classifications
-Utilized and trained team on visual standards
-Executed floor set to company directive and drove incremental sales through visuals while adhering to company guidelines
-Transfers, RTV's, damages, NOH, opening and closing procedures, manage markdowns, daily scheduling assignments
-Achieved sales goals, UPT, and ADS
-Motivated and coached associates
-Hourly recap to project daily/weekly/monthly business
-Provided sales and item goals to each associate daily, as well as performance reviews
-Delivered the highest level of customer service From May 2012 to January 2013 (9 months) Sales Manager - Accessories @ Top sales in the store and the district for first quarter (Feb-May 2012).
Management responsibility for all accessory departments: handbags, watches, jewelry, sunglasses, seasonal and hosiery
Profitability: Achieve sales plans, maintain markdowns to control inventory, damage budgets and shrinkage
Manage sales staff: recruit, hire, train, create schedules, performance reviews and promotions
Customer Service: Solve any associate and/ or customer issues
Visual merchandising: Maintain department appearance, merchandising standards, set displays and flow new merchandise
Operational management: Store security, opening and closing procedures From October 2011 to May 2012 (8 months) Greater St. Louis AreaAssistant Sales Manager - Shoes @ Shadowed management duties of shoe ASM.
-Markdowns, damages, flow of new merchandise, shoe schematics and stock room assignments
-Coached associate's on ways to achieve their SPH
-Resolved customers issues
-Achieved sales From September 2011 to October 2011 (2 months) Greater St. Louis AreaAssistant Buyer @ Assisted buyer with merchandise selection process, and distribution of merchandise to the 50 stores in the division.
Entered and followed up on purchase orders monthly.
Tracked shipment and movement of merchandise.
Communicated with vendors daily to build relationships, as well as resolve any issues for the buyer.
Continually researched new trends in the marketplace, and created trend boards accordingly .
Identified sales performance and sales trends on a daily basis. From June 2011 to September 2011 (4 months) Greater St. Louis AreaSales Associate @ Beat daily as well as monthly sales goals
Assisted customers with superior customer service building clientele
Organized and replenished merchandise on the sales floor From November 2010 to February 2011 (4 months) Intern @ Mapped the sales floor determining where to place merchandise within concept standards, and following BR guidelines.
Beat daily sales goals, sold store credit cards, worked sales floor, sold merchandise.
Merchandised sales floor, created in-store displays, arranged up-tops with merchandise and fixtures, organized and replenished jewelry cases, dressed mannequins in the latest fashion forward styles.
Attended merchandising class learning concepts for floor displays, and overall visual appearance of the store.
Counted and folded store inventory.
Replenished floor after doing on hand update, re-ticketed merchandise.
Assisted customers and other BR associates with assistance on the phone as well as at the point of sale terminal. From April 2010 to November 2010 (8 months) Greater St. Louis AreaBrand Representative @ Merchandised clothing, greeted customers with assistance on the phone
Worked the point of sale
Created visual displays
Product & fit knowledge
Merchandised sales floor, turned customer return's into sales with new merchandise, dressed mannequins with the latest fashions
Modeled, counted and folded inventory, replenished sales floor with garments that were sold the day before From January 2006 to May 2009 (3 years 5 months) Greater St. Louis Area
Bachelor of Science, Fashion Marketing and Management @ Stephens College From 2007 to 2011 Brittany Schweiger is skilled in: Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Retail, Management, Apparel, Sales, Customer Service, Fashion, Store Management, Sales Management, Recruiting, Allocation, Buying, Planning, Retail Math
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