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Linsey's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a diligent, hard-working, and well organised Event Manager/Producer with the ability to communicate effectively within complex teams both domestically and abroad. I am flexible and adapt well to new working challenges as has been demonstrated by my ability to work in both office environments and out in the field. I have extensive entrepreneurial experience as demonstrated by the setting up and running of my own clothing business, which received media accolades. I am very self motivated and energetic. My passions and inspiration come from music, textiles, making and designing clothes and I thrive within any of these working situations. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have several years of experience with events and representing a brand image. I have also worked at music festivals abroad and helped with the production and promotion of these events. I have worked with several clients and reported back to huge clients. I am highly pro active and have also implemented my own ideas and events for people.

Skills

Other Skills

A certificate in Indian Head Massage

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Airport Passholder

    I dont have a airport pass.

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have assisted on campaigns for the government. Manged staff and been a team leader on several campiagns for drinks promotions, music events and alcohol promotions. I have been responsible for rigging and de-rigging of the stand and also making sure that vereything is stocked up.

  • Conferences

    I have worked at conferences making people aware of where everything is or handing out literature .

  • Costume and Character

    I have done character work. i AM 5'2' AND generally a good size for costume.

  • Data Capture

    I have carried out various data capture projects from the street, in bars and alongside samplings campaigns. i have asked the general public a few brief questions about the product/food and their opinions etc. i have also done this using a PDA on other sampling campaigns.

  • Demonstration

    I have demonstrated products from make up to electrical goods in store.

  • Event Management

    I have worked in the Industry for 10 years and have lots of different types of experience. In terms of managment and Assistant Event management I have worked for Government campaigns as Assistant Event manager, Scottish and newcastle as Team Leader and several other campaigns as team leader and managing staff. I have also worked on campaigns for the body Shop, Gillette and various instore sampling campaigns as event manager.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked at exhibitions meeting and greeting or working on a stand for a specific brand and giving consumers information and promotion literature.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I have demonstrated fragrences in stores such as Boots and other beauty stores.

  • Hospitality

    I have worked at several conferences and events where I have hostessed and served drinks etc.

  • Installation

    I have installed equiptment for a roadshow/

  • In-store / Store approved

    Yes, for stores such as Boots which I have worked in several times.

  • Leafleting

    I have carried out a large amount of leafleting handouts for music events, gigs, alongside roadshows and on the street. I am very approachable and vocal. I have also led teams of staff to carry out leaflet handouts and drop offs. Some of the brands I have leafleted for are the Government, Q magazine, Kerry low low cheese, and Holland and barratt.

  • Merchandising

    I have carried out merchandising for various clients. From taking photos, uploading to the client and making sure the reporting is all done.

  • Modelling

    I have done a little modelling.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have carried out mystery shopping for roadshows to make sure the staff are there, approachable and doing a good job. I have also done this in bars and restaurants. I have made sure that the drinks are being poured properly and presented with all necessary branding is in place in the bar.

  • Rigging

    I have rigged a trailer for campiagns and de-rigged at night.

  • Roadshows

    I have worked on several roadshows. From robinsons juice, food roadshows, chocolate and various other products. I am happy to travel.

  • Sales

    I have sold products in store for various campaigns.

  • Sampling

    I have sampled various different products and foods. I have carried this out in all different types of situations from nightclubs, on street, guerilla type marketing, in store, at festivals and big events. I have sampled deoderant, food, pizza, drinks, hot and cold food, alcoholic drinks and worked for several major brands.

  • Security

    I have no security passes.

  • Technology

    I have demonstarted mobile phones, playstation, wii fit, video games and computers/laptops as well as other electrical goods such as hair care and cameras.

  • Car Driving License

    Yes i have a Clean driving liscence.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I have great computer skills. i can use both a mac and PC. I am familiar with all programmes such as word, Excel, Access.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    advanced

  • CRB

    I have a CRB certificate.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have one.

  • Own Transport

    Yes I have a hatchback.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    I can rollerblade and have my own.

  • Qualifications

    I have a degree in Sociology. A certificate C.I.M Various Computer certificates.

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