Director Manager Merchandising Supermarket in NYC Resume Bobbie Malatesta by BobbieMalatesta


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									                                  Bobbie Malatesta

Objective    To utilize my passion and knowledge for floral to obtain a position where I can
             positively impact an organization’s profitability while continuing on my journey
             to an executive floral position in the retail environment.

Experience   FTD Downers Grove, IL 8/12- 4/13
             Field Business Consultant NY, NH and VT

             Golub Corporation, Schenectady, NY       2002-2012
             Positions held & responsibilities:

             Jr. Category Manager Produce
                  Procure dried, juice, meatless and various other commodities
                  Manage promotions and plan o grams
                  Work with vendors on pricing and category growth

             Jr. Category Manager Floral
                  Procure hard goods, nursery and supply items
                  Managed wire business- sales, technology, service
                  Develop prom and branded supplies program
                  Coordinate trade and offers for annual company show

             Supervisor of Floral Production & Delivery
                Supervise warehouse team processing of fresh flowers for chain
                Manage dispatchers and delivery team to service 40 stores floral, pharmacy,
                food, etc deliveries
                Lead and develop over 30 direct reports
                Responsible for obtaining budgeted objectives on P & L

             Floral Training Specialist CT
                 Run floral department that produced over $500,000 annual sales
                 Open new stores and train new floral associates
                 Offer additional training where needed in financials, merchandising and
                 department management

             Floral Manager
                 Managed various stores in different demographics
                 Responsible for monthly inventory and profitability
                 Ordered product both through the warehouse and DSD to meet sales targets
                 and optimal customer satisfaction
                 Merchandised indoor and outdoor products
                 Designed weddings, sympathy work, everyday custom, and FTD arrangement

             Additional responsibilities
                Project Manager for
                Inventory reconciliation for all Floral departments
                Field work to include flower shows, events, preparing for Model stores and
                Launched Mercury Direct chain wide and went to each store for individual
                2 CI and Fall Show Committees

 Training    Classes and Certification
                 FTD Certified Designer
                 Microsoft Project Level 1
                 Microsoft Excel Level 2 & Level 3
                 Continuous Improvement Training
                 Managing and Developing People
                 Communicating Effectively with Difficult People
                 Microsoft Access Level 1 & Contribute

             Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
             Associates in Applied Science, Business Administration
             Certificate in Supermarket Management and Operations
             Graduated May 2009
             High Honors
             GPA 3.80

             State University of New York at Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY
             Bachelor of Business and Technology Management
             Graduated May 2012
             GPA 3.70

             SUNY Albany Executive MBA Program- starting August 2013

               Academic Achievement Award
               President’s List
               Outstanding Student Award

References   Available upon request

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