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    Davies Milne

    I found the service very speedy in terms of response and provided me with an excellent array of options to choose from.

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    Susan Constable,

    Promostaff, East Midlands

    I have worked for a range of agencies via SFS: Attitude for a NHS Stop Smoking Campaign (over 1 years work on this campaign) and Elevate on the Lavazza Coffee promotion (over 1 year) Others include: CPM, FSS, I2I, The ... read more.

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Nicola's Profile

Experience Summary

I have been working in the Promotional Industry for 20 years now. I have a wide variety of experience including Event Management, Sampling, Merchandising, Installation- Self Selection make-up, Auditing, Hospitality, Roadshows and Mystery shopping. I have excellent communication skills and I can communicate well and with all demographics. I am a people person and I deliver excellent customer service. Outside work I like to keep fit so I do regular Body Pump & spinning classes at the Gym and I run 10K at the weekends. I love to socialise and I love to travel with my Fiance and my daughter who was born 21.09.16. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have a DBS Certificate -April 2017 and a Food Hygiene Certificate -May 2014.

Skills

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    AEM: Nintendo DS Peak Season, DS Cooking Guide & Wii Fit. TL: Colour Run (Dulux)- Manchester July 13. Smirnoff Slumberfest Sheffield June 13. Skyride- Birmingham & Bradford, July 11. Diageo – Smirnoff Flavours, Pimm's & CMS. M&S - Wedding Show NEC –March 11. Heineken UK – John Smiths & Bulmers No17 Sales in Supermarkets. March 11 & July 11. Lucozade Sport Lite, Sampling/ Sales, Jan/Feb 11 & April-July 11. Diageo- Jose Cuervo, Selling Shots in Bars/ Universities.

  • Auditing

    Compass- Auditing venues with vending machines Staffordshire.

  • Automotive

    Aston Martin (Hagley)- Meet & Greet/ Hospitality. Mercedes Pop up Shop Telford - Store Manager Mercedes – A Class & CLA Class- Solihull Touchwood Centre Toyota - London Motorshow.

  • Conferences

    BT Openreach - Telford International Centre June 2015. CPW - NEC July 2014. The Amber and Blue light show - Telford International Centre June 13 The Pump Show- Telford International Centre May 2013. Brivic- TL Conference at the Hilton NEC.

  • Costume and Character

    Innocent Smoothies - Carton of Innocent Smoothie. Dressed as an Apple, Cheese, Fish, Banana. Douwe Egberts - Giant Thumb for Cafe Switch.

  • Data Capture

    Unite- Student Accomodation- Birmingham, Nottingham & Leicester.

  • Demonstration

    Nintendo DS/ Wii tours. Dolce Gusto- Debenhams.

  • Event Management

    Team Leader - Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt- Sudbury Hall April 2017 Event Manager - Asda Easter Activity April 2017 Event Manager - Various Asda Activities Jan 16- Ongoing. Maternity - Sept 16 - April 17 Team Leader - Mercedes Pop Up shop Telford Sept 15 - Dec 15. Event Manager - Skyride Events May- May 07 – Sept 15. Team Leader - Bailey’s (Birthday Cake serve) Birmingham Oct- Dec 14. Team Leader - Old Mout Cider Birmingham June- Sept 14. Event Manager - Volvic Juiced London Soho Square July 14.

  • Exhibitions

    Team Leader- The Furniture Show Jan 2011, 2012 & 2013 EM-NEC Good Food Show - M&S 2010/ 2011 Goodfellas Solo Pizza, NEC BBC Home and Garden Show- Nintendo Wii Fit, NEC Caravan & Boat Show - Nintendo DS, NEC Clothes Show - Nintendo, NEC Good Food Show - Muller Amore

  • Hospitality

    Open Reach -Telford Conference Centre May 2015 CPW Conference NEC - 10th July 14. Barclays – Event City Manchester July 13 Barclays - NEC June 2013. Blue & Amber light show- WAS UK Ltd Telford International Centre 4th-5th June 13 The Pump Show – Reftech Telford International Centre 23rd May 13 Furniture Show- NEC Jan 10, 11 &12 Britvic Conference NEC– TL 11

  • Installation

    L'Oreal Self Selection updates (Boots, Superdrug & Pharmacy) Ongoing since August 2013 Max Factor Self Selection updates (Boots, Superdrug & Pharmacy)Ongoing since Aug 2014 Maybelline Self Selection updates (Boots, Superdrug & Pharmacy) Jan 2015 (ongoing since August 2013) Essie updates (Boots & Superdrug) March 2015. Soap and Glory updates (Boots)- March 2015. Victor & Rolf- March 2015.

  • In-store / Store approved

    In various supermarkets for S&N demonstrating Fosters Twist, Kronenbourg Blanc, Strongbow Sirrus and Bulmers,

  • Leafleting

    Morrison's, Local Health Centre, Cancer Research UK, Listerine Sensitive teeth, Ariel, Ikea, Gillette Fusion Power, Soft & Gentle, Olay, Pot Noodle - Name that tune, Curry's & Comet.

  • Merchandising

    Maybelline Self Selection updates (Boots, Superdrug, Tesco) L'Oreal Self Selection updates (Boots & Superdrug) Essie Self Selection updates (Boots & Superdrug) Max Factor Self Selection updates (Boots, Superdrug & Pharmacy) July 14 - ongoing. International Greetings Card Merchandiser (Poundland & B&M) NYX New Makeup Intsallation Boots (Evenings) Boots Cosmetic Replan (Evenings)

  • Mystery Shopping

    Cadbury Easter Egg Trail- National Trust venues- April 2015. Pilot, Grolsch, Revlon,Pizza Hut, Mecca Bingo, KFC. Brewers Fayre pubs & Vue Cinema.

  • Roadshows

    Fabulous Magazine (4wk Tour) Re-launch of magazine, Nintendo DS Peak Season Tour (10 wks), Trident Soft & Fresh Fresh Gum (8wk), Nintendo DS Touch Generations (12 wk), Nintendo DS / Wii (12 wk Tour), Persil Small and Mighty, Quorn, Rustlers, LTA/Robinsons.

  • Sampling

    Nescafe 3in 1, Hovis Soft White Loaf, Crabbies Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Trebor Gum,Compeed, Nivea Silver Protect Deoderant, Mullerice, Trident Fresh, (8 wk Roadshow), Fanta Still (product distribution), Snack-a-Jacks Popcorn, (product distribution), Tropicana (sampling in exhibition), Walkers Baked Crisps (product distribution). Lucozade Lite- Various gyms/ Fitness Centres Midlands, Rustlers, Bacardi, Goodfellas Solo Pizza, Muller Light, Quorn.

  • Technology

    Area Manager Google- Staffing in PC World stores- 18mths. LG- Promoting new handsets/ Siting POS. Various Nintendo DS and Wii tours.

  • Car Driving License

    18 years driving experience & a clean license. I have also driven Transit vans and Long wheel based Transits too.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Windows and Chrome OS. I am confident with Microsoft Office & Google Docs.

  • CRB

    I have a DBS - April 2017

  • Face Painting

    N/A

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have a current Health & Hygiene Certificate from Esky dated 19/05/2014

  • Own Transport

    Peugeot 208 GT Line car Covered for Business Insurance.

  • Qualifications

    BTEC National Diploma in Design/ Fashion- Award Merit. GCSE: Art- A, French - B, Home Studies- B, Maths- C, English C, English Literature- C.

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