Current Role: Assistant Distribution Manager
Location: St. Mary's, NSW
What inspired you to join Eckersley's and why?
I wanted a challenge and to do something different.
What stores/departments within Eckersley’s have you worked in? And also the roles you have worked?
Penrith – store manager, EDU NSW warehouse – Assistant Distribution Manager
How many years have you dedicated to the Art & Crafts industry?
Nearly 9 years
Do you have an art / craft background, if so tell us more about it?
Yes I have always been into craft since I was young, mainly card making and scrapbooking.
I studied Visual Arts, majoring in Ceramics for my HSC.
What trends and changes have you witnessed over the years in the Art & Craft industry?
The graphic design side of the business has definitely grown since I started 9 years ago.
If you could describe the characteristics that Eckersley's as a brand portrays, what would you say?
I would say great customer service and very knowledgeable staff.
What has been your fondest memory of working with Eckersley's so far?
Building relationships with a few regular customers and definitely many great friendships with fellow work colleagues.
What is the funniest memory you have of working at Eckersley's?
Karaoke after a long day at a manager’s conference!
Favourite quote and why?
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away” I live by it daily, especially after having my son 1 year ago.
Where do you see Eckersley's in 5 years’ time?
Continuing to grow as much as they have in the last 5 years, especially in regards to the online side of the business.