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Megan Hicks

RTW Merchandiser at Balenciaga Paris
Portfolio website
https://meganehicks.myportfolio.com/
About

Hello! My name is Megan, and I am currently working at Balenciaga as a Ready-to-Wear Merchandiser in Paris, France. I am originally from the United States, and I moved to France to pursue a career in the luxury industry. I am extremely passionate about the industry, and am particularly interested in brand management and public relations. I am a creative individual with a variety of professional backgrounds, which has equipped me the ability to have a vast understanding of business, specifically within marketing, sales, and project management in the fashion, tech, and healthcare industries. I am available to assist with a variety of tasks, from data management/extraction/manipulation, brand guidelines and handbooks, brand management, and social media management, among other interests. I would love to connect! Please reach out to me with any questions you may have!

Previous Brands
BALENCIAGA
Oracle
Texas A&m University, Mays Business School
Techtronic Industries TTI
Centene Corporation
Work Experience
RTW Retail Merchandiser
Jul ‘22 - Now
BALENCIAGA

Analyze weekly sales in both women and men's ready-to wear Manipulate over 500,000 pieces of data per week Compile 35 reports gauging success rates of global sales Assist in the buying and merchandising process for showroom Structure a weekly analysis of the most popular and profitable items by region and country

Functional NetSuite Consultant
Sep ‘20 - Oct ‘21
Oracle

Mays Ambassador
Sep ‘19 - May ‘20
Texas A&m University, Mays Business School

Retail Marketing & Sales Intern
Jun ‘19 - Aug ‘19
Techtronic Industries TTI

Performed sales and marketing activities to exceed sell through forecast while maintaining positive customer relations. Maximized sell through of Ryobi®, Homelite®, and Milwaukee® brands by developing merchandising and sell through campaigns at our national retail partner. Made regular sales development contact with assigned stores and personnel to cultivate and maintain strong value add relationships. Monitored weekly sales and interpreted monthly results to identify additional opportunities. Implemented selling tactics that focus on delivering the desired financial results to distribution. Supported and implemented strategic corporate brand marketing initiatives and promotional activities. Initiated and provided in-store product knowledge training sessions and demonstrations to educate store personnel, management and customers. Assisted in planning and executing principle trade association meetings, conventions, grand openings, trade shows, etc. Developed primary knowledge of the market place (users, applications, products, competition, and channels) to effectively analyze market potential and communicate competitor market.

Marketing & Project Management Intern at Superior HealthPlan
May ‘18 - Sep ‘18
Centene Corporation

Developed graphic design templates, websites, presentations, and brochures to form creative, relevant content Collected and categorized thousands of pieces of data for 6 long term projects Assisted in the facilitation of department-wide meetings

Languages
French - Native
English - Basic
Location Preference
To be discussed
Work Pattern
Part-time
Employment Preference
Freelance Assignments
Hourly Consulting