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Rebecca Sparks

 

Address: 95 Bay Street

City: Woodstock

State: Ontario

Country: Canada

 
Phone: 519 539 6757
Cell: 519 808 2247
 

objective

Seeking a position requiring training and leadership skills.  Where I can continue to build on and succeed with my extensive training and motivational skills with a strong yet ever growing company. 

 

Work Experience

Retail Sales Leader (10/18/2001 – 09/30/2004)

Started with an entry level position, within several months had advanced into a leadership role.

Last Employer: Travel Centres Canada

Contact Person: Michelle Argoso 519 421 3144 ext 120

Responsibilities: Duties included but were not limited to; training new and existing staff, merchandising, cash handling and data entry.

Accomplishments: Within a few short months I had entered into an MIT program.

Assistant Restaurant Manager (05/02/2005 – 05/01/2008)

After a brief maternity leave, I was able to continue to prove my abilities and received a promotion into this position.

Last Employer: Travel Centres Canada

Contact Person: Michelle Argoso 519 421 3144 ext 120

Responsibilities: Successfully lead a team of approximately 40 employees. Develop training tools for new and existing staff. Creative planning involved with the start of several new menu's. Scheduling, interviewing, hiring, disciplining and terminating employees. All the while maintaining a pleasant dinning environmnet in a 250 seat full service family restaurant.

Accomplishments: Was able to play a large role in the successful transition to a new computer system. This required extensive training for all staff. Also, gained experience while working with local advertising companies to develop fresh and new advertising.

Retial Sales Manager (03/01/2009 – Present)

Extensive training and people skills utilized within this position. Interviewing, hiring, training, and disciplining through a constructive nature.

Last Employer: Travel Centres Canada

Contact Person: Michelle Argoso 519 421 3144 ext 120

Responsibilities: Hiring, and training new and existing employees. Working within a budget to attain sales, payroll and expense goals. Working directly with vendors to source merchandise to continue to grow our sales. Training and presenting staff with fresh ideas about loss prevention. Over-seeing the general flow of the business while maintaining a high degree of customer service.

Accomplishments: Continuing to beat all sales targets and budgets set out for me. Recently participated in a training program with other managers then developed our own program to pass along to our staff. Also, I am the appointed fill-in for our General Manager when needed. This involves over-seeing a staff of well over 110 people which includes 4 departments.

Education

Establishment: Woodstock Collegiate Institute

Degree: Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Education Period: 09/01/1995 - 06/23/2000

Skills

I posses many transferable skills which include but are not limited to; The ability to lead a team with proven success. To work well in a team setting or individually. Excellent at multi-tasking while still maintaining my efficiency level. A sharp ability to learn new things very quickly and effectivley.