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Jessie Chaplin

Buying Assistant

Nottingham, United Kingdom
I enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic team, as well as on my own initiative to demonstrate high levels of motivation. I enjoy meeting new people and working hard to achieve my goals and dreams. I am keen for daily challenges, which I am able to complete to a high standard.In my spare time I enjoy making hand made crafts, including cards, notice boards, photo frames, bookmarks, cushion covers and other unique gifts. I also like to spend time with family and friends and walking my Labrador.
I would love to be able to follow my dreams as either a bridal designer, wedding photographer or wedding planner, I am full of ambition and I WILL achieve my dream!

Work Experience


Buying Assistant

Helping assist the buyer to pick upcoming products and using a variety of software in order to allocate stock and work with excel on a day to day basis. Liaising with suppliers in order to order products.
May 2012 Leicester, United Kingdom

Icon Live Ltd

Visual Merchandiser

Working as a Visual Merchandiser for a leading jewellery fashion company, providing an in-store replenishment and brand support service, my stores include Oasis, Next and Lipsy. Duties include setting up jewellery displays, understanding and actioning plannograms, changing graphics on a regular basis to help promote up and coming events i.e. christmas, valentines. Liaising with store managers to maximise sales and working with costumers on a day to day basis.
June 2009 - May 2012 Nottingham, United Kingdom

Price & Buckland Ltd

Buying Assistant / Packer

Working for an established embroidery company which supplies schools, clubs and universities with quality embroidered garments. Chasing suppliers, updating databases, working with spreadsheets. Buying products as well as researching colour, texture and fabric, are just a handful of daily tasks which I undertook.
Other duties I completed, included pressing and packing garments in readiness for despatch to customers.
May 2006 - August 2011 Nottingham, United Kingdom


New College Nottingham

Fashion And Clothing Btec Extended National Diploma

I completed my national diploma at the Adams Building, New College Nottingham June this year that I passed with one distinction and two merits, which are equivalent to a A and two B‘s at a level standard. This was a two year course, which covered design, garment manufacture, life drawing, fashion history, business and enterprise, as well as much more.
September 2010 - May 2012 Nottingham, United Kingdom

Bilborough College

AS Levels

Art and Design - D
English Language - E
September 2009 - May 2010 Nottingham, United Kingdom

National CofE Technology College


Art and Design - A
English Literature - B
English Language - C
Religious Studies - B
BTEC Science - Merit/2 GCSE B's
Graphic Productions - C
Information Technology - C
History - D
Maths - D
Adult Numeracy - Level 2
September 2004 - June 2009 Nottingham, United Kingdom


Adobe Photoshop, Design, Pattern Cutting, Photography, Garment Manufacture ,