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Entry Level Fashion
Merchandising Resume Sample
Entry Level Fashion Merchandising Resume Template
version: Entry Level
Fashion Merchandising Resume Sample
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Beach, FL 33483
Fashion & Fashion Marketing BA graduate with over 2
years’ experience in fashion retail. Proven efficiency in creation of social
media content – both written and photographic. Fluent in spoken and written
English, French & Spanish.
- Visual merchandising
- Merchandise control
- Social Media Content creation
- English, Spanish, French
- Time management
- Undergraduate student ambassador
- 2 years animal shelter volunteer
- 3 years tutoring 12th Home Economics
- 4 years delivery truck driver at
FASHION MARKETING BA | UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA | 2017 – 2021
Supply chain management
Merchandising Planning and Buying
Ask a working
I though it’d
be helpful to gather the experiences of real people who’ve actually held this job
in fashion. This will help you know what to expect for when you land this role.
Here’s is some of what they had to say.
Bibi Yazd, Bachelor of Arts BA, Fashion/Apparel Design
of Arts BA, Fashion/Apparel Design
Merchandising Manager @ Target
did you land your Visual Merchandising role?
two years of fashion retail history, an internship at Dolls Kill as a Buying
Intern, and a really fashionable outfit on the interview day, I was able to
model great passion and knowledge about retail. I showcased a lot of experience
with how smaller boutiques function and that was valuable to Target because
they wanted to add a more « chic » attitude to their store’s
Q: What was the application process like?
reached out to me on Indeed. I had one phone interview, and in-person interview
with the store managers and an in-person interview with the regional VM (visual
merchandising) manager. It was very straight forward.
Q: Expectation vs reality: how do you find the
I loved my
job! It was a perfect fusion of management responsibility with creative
leadership. During Covid there were a lot let employees, so I had to take on
many more responsibilities, which made completing my main role more difficult.
But overall, I loved being a Visual merchandiser and would do it again if the
time of my life is right.
Q: What did the job teach you about the
It taught me
a lot about the forecast of sales during different seasons. I learned how
customers shop through stores and how to drive sales through compelling visual
presentations. I learned how to manage both the need of aesthetics as well as
product inventory. I also learned how to manage team members to help complete
tasks. I learned industrial skills of lighting, large scale installments and
Q: Where you see your career in next 3 to 5
I see myself
finishing up my Fashion Design degree at Academy of Art and becoming a Fashion
Designer. I’ve spent the last year intensively studying French in France, so I
hope to obtain a job in Paris and continue building my career.
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• What have you studied?
• How did you land your job/internship?
• What position did you hold?
• What was the application process like?
• Expectation vs reality: how do you find the work?
• What did the job/internship teach you about the fashion industry?
• Where do you see your career in next 3 to 5 years?