Karen Lyberger
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Karen Lyberger

 

Specialties:

  • Extensive knowledge of publishing, marketing, and sales.
  • Familiar with data base management; budgeting, purchasing, invoicing with a strong understanding of customer service.
  • An artist with sales and managerial background, extensive experience in facility planning and design, team motivation, and project management.
  • Experience creating product lines and collaborating to achieve innovative solutions.


SKILLS

  • Computer knowledge: MSWord, Excel, Outlook, First Class, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator, Corel, Quark, FileMaker Pro, Quick Books, Acumen, FTP, NADB, ONIX, Sales Force, and ACT.
  • Strong understanding of customer service.
  • Familiar with financial management; Budgeting, Purchase Orders, Invoicing

Experience

            U.S.S. POTOMAC “FDR’s Floating White House” at Jack London Square 2008 - Present

·         Email Expert

·         Docent

NOLO Press 2003 – 2008 Sales Coordinator / Sales Assistant

·         Coordinating scheduling Sales Conferences with Editors and Sales Department,

·         Designing PowerPoint sales presentations, and one sheet mail mergers for the sales department and outside sales reps.

·         Coordinating all original product data information for CIP's (Catalog in Publication) for the Library of Congress, assigning ISBN's for the new books.

·         Data and Image uploads to key accounts.

·         I interfaced with the outside commission reps, providing them with sales materials and tracking their sales. Keeping detailed files of their payments and accounts' payables, paid invoices and catalog listings.

            N. N. HORTICULTURAL SERVICES 2002 - 2003 OFFICE MANAGER

·         Office Reception, posting, billing, and deposits use of Quick Books

H.F.GLASS 1997 – 2006 STUDIO MANAGER / OWNER, BERKELEY, CA

·         Developing art glass studio, jewelry and product design.

·         Business Manager in charge of purchasing

            TOWER RECORDS, VIDEO, BOOKS, M.T.S. INC 1979 - 2000

           TOWER RECORDS BAY AREA BOOK REGIONAL MANAGER,

           SAN FRANCISCO, CA 1993-2000

·         Created 52 new magazine and book departments in Tower Record stores

 in California Hawaii and Nevada resulting in an increase of $9 million in sales.

·         Designed the department layout and created customized subject categories

 at each location.

·         Trained over 300 new and existing staff in merchandising, display,

purchasing and company procedures

·         On site manager for four store remodels in two years.

·         Inventory supervisor for record and bookstores

TOWER BOOKS, MANAGER/BUYER, CONCORD, CA   1988 - 1993

·         Manager in charge of staff, cash and inventory control

·         Purchased books, toys, cards and accessories for a full service bookstore

·         Resulting in a one million dollar increase in sales

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

NCIBA Northern California Independent Book Sellers Association.1987 - 2008

Glass Art Society 1997 - 2008

Berkeley Open Studios 1999 - 2005

East Bay Open Studios 2000 - 2005

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

Oakland Parks and Recreation, Studio One 1995 - 1999

Docent for the S.S. POTOMAC 2008-2009

 

EDUCATION

Sacramento State University- Bachelor of Arts - Deans List

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