MEAGAN C. JEFFERSON

Art-based project manager

Email mcjwaphotography@gmail.com

 LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/meagan-jefferson-81811623

I am a project manager with 10 years of experience specializing in business logistics. Currently I am also a graduate student in fine art, with an emphasis on social practice and the African-American experience, working towards my MFA in the low-residency program at Lesley Art + Design in Cambridge. My goal is to bridge my business management background with my passion for art and social justice.

EXPERIENCE

2017 – present      Shipping Supervisor

                   Southern Foods

  • Supervise shipping personnel to efficiently keep product moving from production to storage and to the customer.
  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Determines method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates.
  • Prepares shipping documents accurately and in a timely manner.

2016-2017   Shipping Manager

                   Sears 

  • Responsible for the receiving operations of Outlet Appliance Store, processing of merchandise, ensuring effective inventory controls, and movement of merchandise within the store. 
  • Accountable for accuracy of receiving documents, supervision over merchandise identification, and handling accountability for inventory shrinkage.  

2011-2016   Logistics Specialist

  • Manage team members of 5-10 during store hours ensuring the team made sales goals and provided excellent customer service. Created a strong bond of teamwork, team building, and challenged team members to strive to be their best selves.

EDUCATION: 

2021 – present      MFA (ongoing), Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

2007-2011   BA, Economics, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

SKILLS            Team building and team leading, project management and logistics, full Microsoft Office Suite, Photography and Adobe Photoshop, experienced user of SPSS and SAS software, fluency in computer programming, focusing on HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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