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Gina Bortone

Assistant Store Manager - Softlines & Hardlines

Englewood, NJ


To obtain a position as an assistant store manager in the retail field where I can grow with the company.

Work Experience

Assistant Store Manager - Softlines & Hardlines

Value City / Valley Fair
Little Ferry, NJ

February 2001 to December 2008

• Supervised Hardlines and Softlines Departments consisting of 50 Associates. 
* Processed and flowed freight. 
* Delegated duties to Department Associates. 
* Created weekly schedules. 
* Supervised recovery of department. 
* Key Carrier/Opening and closing of store. 
* Maintained department budget. 
* Increased department sales by 100 percent. 
* Customer service. 
* Maintained proper signage of department

Team Leader-Softlines & Hardlines

Value City
Paramus, NJ

May 1999 to February 2001

• Responsible for merchandising and display of departments. 
* Maintaining stockrooms. 
* Flowing goods to the selling floor. 
* Recovery of departments. 
* Supervise staff of 20 associates. 
* Customer service.

Assistant Store Manager - Merchandising/Operations

Caldor Discount Department Store
Edgewater, NJ

January 1996 to May 1999

• Supervise associates at the front end, service desk, layaway and fitting room areas 
* Respond to customer issues. 
* Provide adequate staffing while controlling expense. 
* Interview potential associates. 
* Conduct and monitor trainining of new associates. 
* Ensure that all associates are following proper store policy procedures. 
* Support and monitor all shortage related procedures. 
* Maintain and update store logs accurately and timely. 
* Coordinate consistent communication with Area/Department Managers on stock count status to insure proper inventory. 
* Complete planogram logs and maintain Fact Tag Program. 
* Provide and maintain merchandise presentation through consistent 
execution of the recovery program.

Teacher's Aide

Horace Mann Elementary School
North Bergen, NJ

September 1989 to January 1996

* Teacher's aide with the Gifted and Talented Program. 
* Secretarial Duties with the Gifted and talented Program.


Union College -
Cranford, NJ

August 1972 to May 1974


speak English and spanish and understand Italian

Additional Information

Skills Expert level skills working with hardlines and softlines I have worked in Retail for over 15yrs as assistant store mgr. I am looking for employment in the Retail world or even the Clerical world. I have also worked in an insurance company for 10yrs but left to raise my daughter. All I ask is for a chance to prove myself. If you teach me I will learn and be 200% dedicated to your company as I was to all my jobs. thank you in advance for your time and cooperation . I hope to hear from you soon. Have a terrific day. 201-906-9096