CV

I am currently teaching Fashion Management in China, and am seeking a position within the fashion industry to start after my contract ends in September 2019.

Please feel free to contact me via email if you have any positions available.

amieeloise@hotmail.co.uk

Education

Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University (Formerly Hollings) (2015-2018)

Fashion Business and Management First Class Bachelor of Arts with Honours graduate from Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University. The Chartered Management Institute Award in Management and Leadership was also awarded upon completion of the degree.

Final Year Modules

• Innovation and Entrepreneurship: examining how the fashion industry can adapt to meet society’s

rapidly changing needs, such as instant gratification and sustainability in the fashion industry

• Global Strategy: looking at key strategies that help fashion brands successfully become global and

evaluating foreign market attractiveness

• Fashion Enterprise Project: creating a viable business plan. The chosen business idea was a

sustainable lifestyle store using a social enterprise business model to support local, ethical entrepreneurs

Blackpool Sixth Form (2013-2015) 3 A Levels in Business, Textile Fine Art and French

Hodgson Academy (2008-2013) 4 A*s, 2 A’s and 7 B’s at GCSE level

Work Experience

Fashion Management and Fashion Communications Lecturer, Sino-UK, Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology, Ningbo, China (September 2018 – Current)

• Teaching Fashion Business at university level to students aged 18 – 22 whilst also working on improving their level of English proficiency

• Working to improve local industry links within the fashion industry in order to provide students with live briefs, work experience opportunities and graduate positions

• Creating and running social media pages for the Fashion Management course

• Organising events such as exhibitions, fashion shows and charity events to promote the institute and

further expand external industry links

• Modules taught: fashion marketing, buying and merchandising, in-store visual merchandising, e-

commerce visual merchandising, fashion branding and fashion culture

Senior Sales Assistant, Ted Baker Selfridges, Manchester, UK (September 2017 – December 2017)

• Motivating the team to ensure maximum productivity

• Using key KPI’s to create plans to improve our concession, such as creating training sessions and sales

incentives for staff members, as well as training new employees

• Analysing competitor figures and activities

• Attending workshops in the London head office and Pentland head offices to speak with key heads of

departments and relaying the information between the two retail teams

Public Relations and Press Intern, Alexander McQueen, London, UK (June 2017 – September 2017)

• Liaising with and sending product to Fashion Assistants at both domestic and international magazines

such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar

• Helping organise and attend events to showcase the new collections to the press and people of high

calibre

• Finding and collating coverage for key fashion events around the world

• Assisting stylists to dress celebrities for high profile international events

• Selecting press samples to send to international PR agencies based on global market knowledge

Sales Assistant, Ted Baker, House of Fraser, Manchester, UK (September 2015 – June 2017)

• Visual merchandising and in store marketing using money mapping and best seller reports

• Monitoring KPI’s, stock management and weekly sales figures

• Implementing staff training for new and existing team members

• Working with management to organise events in-store to increase sales and footfall

• Analysing competitor figures and activities to improve the concession

• Weekly administration and planning

Skills

• Computer Literate: able to confidently use Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Fashion GPS sample management system and marketing tools. Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Trends and SEO

• Digital abilities: constantly developing digital skills by attending workshops and industry talks such as a series of coding workshops at the Google Digital Garage

• Commercial Awareness: up to date with industry news and information, able to analyse figures to develop a project

• Communication: excellent written and verbal communication skills, confident when presenting ideas and adaptable to any working environment

• Basic language skills in French and currently learning basic skills in Mandarin

Hobbies and Interests

• Charity work: raising for various charities in a variety of different ways, such as fashion shows, clothing sales and in-store events

• Music, art and fashion exhibitions, such as Gucci’s “The Artist Is Present” At Shanghai’s Yuz Museum

• Sustainable fashion, attending talks and workshops on sustainable fashion, organising ‘Pop Swap’

events at university

Awards and Certifications

• Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in China Certification

• Manchester Metropolitan University Futures Award, developing commercial awareness and

leadership skills

• Manchester Metropolitan University Course Representative Certification

• Carbon Literacy Certification