Ellen J. Thursby
West Hollywood, CA 90046
BUYER CBS MANUFACTURING GROUP
APRIL 2019 – JULY 2019 (TEMP CONTRACT)
This position required 24 hour availability for constant communication with Chinese factories and American buyers. I completed PO orders and logistical booking for large American retailers. This position required travel to China to source items in Yuiw, Ningbo, Wenling, Cixi, Suzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing. I was responsible for all English speaking/writing tasks such as phone, email, Microsoft office suite files, and logistical bookings for a 20 million dollar a year company. I ensured quality control, pricing, on time shipping and delivery all while researching trends and designs to create innovative products. I was also given a raise halfway through my contract for outstanding performance.
CO-MANAGER FOREVER 21 BOISE, IDAHO
MAY 2018 – APRIL 2019
Educate associates on ways to drive sales by promoting service standards and product knowledge. Maintain daily payroll planner, develop team schedules, and complete register audits. Ensure all delivery information is accurately reported and verify paperwork meets audit requirements. Daily reporting and analysis of corporate key performance indicators (KPIs). Responsible for talent selection, recruiting, on-boarding, administrative work, new hire documents, training, coaching, engagement, retention, and recognition initiatives. Develop, plan, and administer team achievement promotions.
ASSISTANT MANAGER OF MERCHANDISING FOREVER 21 BOISE, IDAHO
DECEMBER 2017 – MAY 2018
VISUAL MERCHANDISER FOREVER 21 BOISE, IDAHO
FEBRUARY 2017 – DECEMBER 2017
STORE OWNER THURSBYGIRLSHOP
DECEMBER 2018 – CURRENT
Designed and implemented my own ecommerce website using Shopify. Source products, manage payments, marketing, shipping, maintain vendor relationships and customer engagement.
SUPPLY CHAIN INTERN MONSANTO, SODA SPRINGS, ID
MAY 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2016
Stores warehouse clerk. Inspected and received stores MRO materials in SAP. Assisted maintenance and operations with searching for parts in SAP. Assisted purchasing with PO follow up. Shelved inventory. Performed inventory cycle counts. Adhered to robust plant policies and procedures to ensure regulatory safety and environmental compliance at a OSHA VPP STAR industrial facility.
LIFEGUARD WALT DISNEY WORLD INC. ORLANDO, FLORIDA
FEBRUARY 2013 – JULY 2013
Lifeguard of the Month August 2013 - selected from over 200 lifeguards.
buyer, merchandiser, pr, shopify, excel, mangement, customer service