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Michael Neary

Michael Neary

Grand Opening Team/ National Merchandising

Guitar Center

Seattle, WA

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Guitar Center

National Merchandising/ Grand Opening Team

Built, Merchandised, and Opened 35 Stores Nation Wide
Remodeled Four Existing Locations during Business hours

Career medium 03

Guitar Center

Sales Associate

Lead authority of Used and Vintage drum buying/selling
Team motivator, trainer, and mentor in current day drum industry practices
Accountable for meeting and overcoming sales numbers goals, up sells, and add-ons to customer purchases
Responsible for maintaining perfect tuning of all snare drums and drum kits on sales floor
Performed successful in store tuning clinic, as well as out of store tuning/repair services for customers in the Sherman Oaks and surrounding area
Provided aid and insight to corporate in the Drum Department’s renovation (October, 2009) and served as a consultant in new display designs for future production

Career

Guitar Center

Department Manager

Head of team motivation, department merchandising, sales performance, and the prospecting of new business.
Accountable for department warehouse, including organization of layaways, hold orders and general inventory. Worked in conjunction with store Operations Department facilitating inventory counts.
Responsible for holding weekly department meetings, evaluating department and employee monthly sales performance, in addition to interviewing new hire candidates.
Trained new employees with company procedures, mentoring them through various levels of product certification.
Directed monthly company sales promotions, creating unique marketing angles featuring displays aimed at enhancing the overall experience of the company’s valued customers.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 04

Guitar Center

Division District Manager

10 Locations across Three states ( MD, VA, NC)
30+ Employees
Multi-Product Specialist, Mentor and District Manager of 40+ employees spanning throughout Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and North Carolina with a focus on product knowledge, and sales performance.
Traveled to, assembled, stocked, merchandised and set-up departments for new store openings, as well as participation in one of the company’s National Competitions in Los Angeles, CA.
Kept detailed records of sales figures for the district and implemented programs in stores of poor performance to meet and exceed standard performance levels.

Career

Guitar Center

Assistant Store Manager

Sales Leader, acting Store Manager, and team motivator in all store departments with duties including Human Resources aid to fellow employees and recruiting new hires into the corporation.
Assistance with the operation of the store’s warehouse, including organization of layaways, hold orders and general inventory. Also responsible in tracking and overseeing both store and customer owned repair situations.
Worked in partnership with the Store Operations Department to prepare and conduct inventory counts, working to maintain minimal shrinkage.
Accountable for the store’s monetary transactions, including balancing of the store checkbook, issuing checks to customers and associates for various payments. Acted as consultant for co-workers in the store’s pursuit of specialized used, vintage, and unique product purchases.
Tracked, calculated, and documented store sales numbers at the close of business daily.
Aided in directing monthly company sales promotions, by demonstrating unique marketing angles and assembled displays to co-workers.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 01

Guitar Center

Assistant Store Manager

Sales Leader, acting Store Manager, and team motivator in all store departments with duties including Human Resources aid to fellow employees and recruiting new hires into the corporation.
Assistance with the operation of the store’s warehouse, including organization of layaways, hold orders and general inventory. Also responsible in tracking and overseeing both store and customer owned repair situations.
Worked in partnership with the Store Operations Department to prepare and conduct inventory counts, working to maintain minimal shrinkage.
Accountable for the store’s monetary transactions, including balancing of the store checkbook, issuing checks to customers and associates for various payments. Acted as consultant for co-workers in the store’s pursuit of specialized used, vintage, and unique product purchases.
Tracked, calculated, and documented store sales numbers at the close of business daily.
Aided in directing monthly company sales promotions, by demonstrating unique marketing angles and assembled displays to co-workers.

Career

Guitar Center

Department Manager

Leadership in sales, team motivation and department merchandising in accordance with company standards and guidelines.
Responsible for holding weekly department meetings, tracking sales of up to five (5) employees and holding interviews for new hires.
Trained new employees from hire date to mentoring them through various levels of certification.
Responsible for department warehouse, including the observation of layaways, hold orders and specially requested inventory. Also aided the input of new product into the computer system to streamline inventory maintenance and operation.
Worked in conjunction with the store’s Operations Department to conduct accurate inventory counts to track movement and maintain minimal company shrink.
Directed monthly department sales promotions, and creating unique marketing strategies.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 03

Guitar Center

Sales Associate

Good customer service
Team motivator, trainer, and mentor in current day drum industry practices
Accountable for meeting and overcoming sales numbers goals, up sells, and add-ons to customer purchases
Responsible for maintaining perfect tuning of all snare drums and drum kits on sales floor
Performed successful in store tuning clinic, as well as out of store tuning/repair services for customers in the Baltimore County and surrounding areas
Provided aid and insight to corporate and served as a consultant in new display designs for future production

Career

Archbishop Curley High School

High School Graduate, Misoc Performance, Music Theory