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Experience Summary

I am a twenty four year old female with several years experience in the promotional industry both as a brand ambassador and team leader / event manager. I have spent the last year living in Australia working in promotions in Sydney and I have had four years experience in the UK promotional industry. I am an enthusiastic and confident individual with a thirst for challenges. I thoroughly enjoy working in the promotions industry and look forward to developing new skills and adapting to new situations. I regularly visit the gym and like to keep fit and in my free time I enoy socialising and meeting new people. I love to travel and have recently come back from an eighteen month backpacking trip around the world! View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Skills

Other Skills

I have taken a Clairns training course, so that I am able to sell and promote their extensive range of beauty and make up products.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    During my time living in Sydney i was working as assistant event manager for a large Camelot National Lottery campaign, which involved organising office drops, staff and stock.

  • Costume and Character

    I have worked as a costume character for numerous camapigns including 'Hovis Bread' for Tribe Agency in May 2008 and as a nose for 'Olbas Oil Tissues' for Sense Agency in February 2008.

  • Data Capture

    I have been team leader in a number of data capture campaigns - including blik sim cards for tribe and fitness first gyms for kreate.

  • Demonstration

    I have demonstrated a variety of products in both stores and city centres. Including Garnier for Mba throughout 2008 and Bourjois Make up for Lime.

  • Event Management

    I have managed large promotional teams on a variety of campaigns from sampling to data collection. Eg. National Rail for Kreate, Nintendo DS for Candour and Blik Sim Cards for Tribe

  • Exhibitions

    Over the last year I have worked on many exhibitions at the Sydney convention centre including the good fod and wine show and numerous motor shows.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Whilst i was at university I regularly worked on the fragence and make up counters in store in boots, debenhams and house of fraser. I have experience working for large brands such as elizaeth arden and I am fully trained on Clarins products.

  • Hospitality

    I regularly work in hospitality roles at both Old Trafford and Headingley cricket grounds for Method Two Promotions and Wolf Blass Wines.

  • In-store / Store approved

    I am store approved in many of the top department stores in the UK, including Boots, Harvey Nichols, House of Fraiser, Debenhams and Selfridges.

  • Leafleting

    Last year I was team leader for the strike bowling team in Sydney, who would roam the city leafleting and promoting the bowling alley and their latest promotions.

  • Merchandising

    Merchandising roles include Esso Garages where I have had to rearrange the whole store. I have also worked on smaller campaigns, such as DVD realises ensuring the correct advertisement is displayed.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Over the years I have been employed to mystery shop other promotional campaigns as well as local staff in store. I have mystery shopped staff working for Costa Coffee, Camelot and Barcardi.

  • Roadshows

    Over the years i have been involved in many roadshows and travelled across the country as a core BA, for products ranging from Garnier to Chicago Town!

  • Sales

    Before working in the promotional industry I spent two years working in a mortgage company conducting telesales calls. I have also done active selling for car companies through my promotional work, eg Alpha Romeo and Mini Cooper

  • Sampling

    I have sampled everything from food and drinks to household products and toiletries! Sampling campaigns include Southern Comfort in bars, Muller Yoghurts in supermarkets and Cadbury Chocolate in malls

  • Technology

    During my years in the promotional industry I have demonstrated numerous technological products, including Panasonic Vierra Televisions and Lumix Cameras for Channel Advantage.

  • Bar Person

    I have been involved in many alcohol sampling campaigns in bars and clubs across the UK for numerous brands, such as Barcardi, Southern Comfort and WKD. I also have two years bar experience in the UK.

  • Car Driving License

    I have a full UK driving license.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I am fully computer literate, having achieved an A* grade in GCSE I.C.T. I have also worked on several IT campaigns for laptops and PC's for Channel Advantage and Making Waves.

  • CRB

    I have recently been CRB checked in the UK for campaigns working with young children, such as the annual Nickelodeon children's festival for Lime Promotions.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have an up to date UK health and hygiene certificate.

  • Own Transport

    I own my own car and i am willing to travel to work.

  • Qualifications

    2004 - 2007: BA History 2-1 (Hons), University of Sheffield. 1997 - 2004: Altrincham Grammar School For Girls - A Level Qualifications, English Literature - A, Geography - A, History - A, Maths - A

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