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    Stuart Smith,

    Promostaff, West Midlands

    I was dubious about paying the fee to join SFS, but one morning- 2.00am to be precise, I decided to take the plunge and subscribe. By 10.00am I received my first call from an agency offering me work. I have been a member ... read more.

  • Jo Mussett,

    The Blue Water Agency Ltd

    I can say that it is a fast, efficient and effective way of recruiting staff and have had great success. I will use it again in the future if we ever get 'stuck for staff' again.

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Oliver James' Profile

Experience Summary

I have been doing promotions for 9 years and in the past few weeks I have worked on the lookwalker campaign promoting HobbyCraft and local newspapers, Lead generation for Virgin Media, Merchandising for McAfee and promoting a new phone for Huawei and promoting the new Samsung Galaxy S iii phone. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have worked in the promotion/tv/film/sales industry for just over 9 years now. Recent jobs: For the past 5 months I have been promoting the Google Chromebooks and Nexus .

Skills

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Alpro promotion

  • Auditing

    putting up shippers in supermarkets and game shops

  • Chef

    Great Yorkshire Show

  • Conferences

    O2, fujitsu, nikon

  • Costume and Character

    Alpro, phones4u

  • Credit Card Trained

    MBNA, sainsburys

  • Data Capture

    Sainsburys, Chevrolet booked people on test drives and sent out brochures

  • Demonstration

    HP promoting the E-Station and Envy printers, Windows phone 7 to O2 staff

  • Event Management

    I managed 9 staff on Street Gigs and been an event manager on lots of different jobs.

  • Exhibitions

    Kitchens Direct

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    DKNY in Boots

  • Hospitality

    Great Yorkshire Show

  • Installation

    Gillette Stand at Leeds City Centre, Sky at Vue cinemas, Street Gigs

  • In-store / Store approved

    Yes

  • Leafleting

    Yes

  • Merchandising

    Yes

  • Modelling

    I have done modelling in the past but I prefer real work.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Mcdonalds, ibis hotels, M&S, phone shops, newsagents etc

  • Presenting

    selling "the worlds sharpest knife" in Debenhams

  • Rigging

    Street Gigs, London fashion week

  • Roadshows

    Coca Cola is probably the biggest one

  • Sales

    this is my main role, sold hundreds of different products ranging from mobile phones to computers to knives to clothing. I have even worked in a builders yard and sold sand to arabs.

  • Sampling

    Again sampled all sorts of products over the years

  • Security

    It was for a private company (showsec) and not a promotion agency, but I have experience in this

  • Technology

    This is my main area of expertise along with sales. If I am selling technology, I get loads of sales.

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