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    Promostaff, Home Counties

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Lesley's Profile

Experience Summary

I'm a hard working, approachable and loyal person who enjoys promotional work and the variety of jobs and people you come into contact with. I have 5 years experience in the industry as well as 8 years fashion retail management experience and 2 years administrative in HR. I'm a musician with a touring ukulele orchestra, but between tours I work full time in promo. I've got experience as EM and Team Leader for several agencies but equally enjoy working as part of a team. I'm up for anything in terms of work, from guerilla activity on the tube to food sampling to hostessing at exclusive events. I'm a naturally smiley and friendly person and have great relationships with all the agencies I work for. I am also a qualified and insured massage therapist (on site Indian Head Massage). View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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First language: English

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Worked for a tobacco company at festivals. AEM and EM. Picking up and driving stock and staff, managing breaks, sales, complaints (tobacco can be a sensitive area for the public).

  • Conferences

    Reception and hostessing at conferences at BDC Islington, excel, Earls Court. Printing delegates badges, registering delegates, general hostess duties.

  • Costume and Character

    Experience includes an air hostess, tennis player and cleopatra. Also spent 4 weeks as the andrex puppy on a campaign in Morrisons supermarkets.

  • Demonstration

    Flybook computers, Nokia N8 and C7, Lumia 800, 610, 710.

  • Exhibitions

    Worked on registration desk, cloakroom, goody bags, programmes and general hospitality as well as on stands for companies such as Warres Port (I have worked for them at specific exhibitions for 4 years) sampling and selling alcoholic products.

  • Hospitality

    Corporate hospitality at events at Grosvenor House Hotel (evening dinners for PGA etc) as well as Ascot racecourse (looking after corporate guests in private boxes).

  • Leafleting

    VERY experienced in flyering work over the last few years!

  • Merchandising

    fashion merchandising instores as well as poster campaigns for the Independent.

  • Modelling

    Experienced fashion and fit model for Surge London.

  • Roadshows

    4 week campaign as the Andrex puppy at Morrisons supermarkets. Uncle Bens roadshows, Nokia retail roadshows, comfort fabric softener, kettle chips and many more!

  • Sampling

    I have sampled everything from soup to cheese, alcoholic drinks, juice, chewing gum, blister patches, deodorant, and even those little strips that go across your nose to stop you snoring.

  • Technology

    I have worked extensively for Nokia (as well as some other mobile phones) and have lots of demo experience. I even went to India twice in 2011 on a campaign to launch a new Nokia phone at 3mobile call centres.

  • Acting

    trained at Lee Strasberg in New York. Experienced in improvisation and worked on stage and screen.

  • Bar Person

    experienced in bar work and waiting tables

  • Car Driving License

    clean car license

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    excel, word and other office applications as well as advanced social networking experience

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