Roermond, 31st of August 2016,
My name is Rik Knarren. I would like to apply for a position of ‘Floormanager’ or ‘Assistant-
Manager’ , Designer Outlet in Roermond.
The Fashion Industry has always received my fullest interest and especially selling and
representing a brand, is a quality I have discovered within myself.
As from 2014, I have been working on a career change in order to develop my experience in
the fashion industry and to use my interests and personal abilities in a new way.
I would like to take a next step in my career within the fashion industry and combine great
customer service, sales and discipline with my leadership skills.
I have worked for Tommy Hilfiger store and gained experience in store and stock. At this
moment I am working for Daniel Hechter, a great store where I had the chance to develop and
learn a lot of different aspects of the retail branche.
I am flexible, honest but commercially oriented and a teambuilder. I speak Dutch, English,
German and moderate French. I have knowledge of people and problem-solving skills.
I am very positive, responsible, open minded and a hard worker. I have a heart for
entrepreneurship and the brand I work for. I like to use my personality in the way I fulfil my
I would enjoy representing a great brand and being part of its team in Roermond.
Of course I am more than willing to discuss further details of a position with you personally.
Name: Rik Knarren
Address: Begijnhofstraat 24a,
Telephone number: +31621545011
Birth date: 17-09-1980
1999-2002: Master degree in Music, University of Professional Education
Conservatory of Amsterdam
1997-1999 Bachelor degree in Music University of Professional Education.
Conservatory of Maastricht
1992-1997 Senior General Secondary Education. Jeanne d’Arc College Maastricht
December 2015- up to date
Company: Daniel Hechter Outlet Roermond
Position held: Sales assistant with administrative tasks: closing and opening the shop, orders,
guiding new staff
- Cultural Behaviour Seminar: China, Russia and Middle-East
- Hostmanship Seminar McArthurglen
- Visual Merchandising class
August 2015 –November 2015
Company: Randstad (Temp agency)
Position held: Sales assistant Tommy Hilfiger TempStore, Stock employee for Tommy
Hilfiger Outlet Roermond
September 2000– August 2015
Company: ‘Wijngoed Thorn’
Position held: all-round employee, assisting wine tastings and representative at fairs, sales
assistant at wine shop.
September 1999 –August 2013
Principal Trumpet at ‘Muziekcentrum van de Omroep’ Hilversum: Dutch Radio Filharmonic
Orchestra and Dutch Radio Chamber Filharmonic;
- Managing and developing a part of the Symphony Orchestra (Brass section of 14 people)
- Leading evaluations of the members
- Leading application procedures
April 1996-November 2015
Substitute professional trumpet player with different symphonic orchestra’s: Concertgebouw
Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherland Philharmonic Orchestra etc.
August 1996-November 2015
Music teacher: trumpet
August 2000- January 2014
Substitute teacher at University of Professional Education Conservatory of Amsterdam and
Juli 1997-September 2001
Member of the European Union Youth Orchestra
Personal skills and Competences
Language Oral skills Written skills
Dutch Mother Tongue Mother Tongue
English Fluent Fluent
German Fluent Fluent
French Basic Basic
Other skills and competences
Representative, service oriented attitude, leadership qualities, inquisitive, team player,
Drivers license (B)
Sales course at Appco groupsales Amsterdam January 2015
Daniel Hechter, Mike van Komen +31 (0)475 336 890
Tommy Hilfiger, Charlotte Ruf +31 (0)475 310 078