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PHIL JONES Born in the United Kingdom 22nd March 1983 Address – Vittoria Wharf Studio, Unit 15, Stour Road, London, E3 2NT Tel No. 07909681112 Email – Philip.l.jones@hotmail.co.uk Full Driving Licence 10 years Enthusiastic and very goal orientated. I am able to work on my own initiative as well as leading a team. Education 1994 – 2000 The Bishop’s Stortford High School 9 A- C GCSE passes ½ AS in Business Studies Cambridge IT Diploma (Office, Excel etc) 2000 – 20002 Cambridge Regional College BTEC National Higher Diploma in Media Production 2002 – 2004 UWIC Cardiff University Completed 2 years studying for a BA Hons in Media & Popular Culture Technical Operating Systems: Windows XP, 95-2000, Mac OS Software: Adobe Photoshop, Pro Tools, Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Acrobat, I-Movies, Final Cut Studio, Sound Forge, Logic, Ableton Live. Employment Headcount - Epson: Public Relations. July 2003 – January 2004 (Whilst at university) Based in various retail outlets in Cardiff my objective was to promote the Epson brand ahead of its competitors at the point of sale. I was required to meet sales and profitability targets and report customer feedback to head office. During this period of time, I personally increased highest overall turnover against 100 other employees. Pukka Up: Sales Representative / Event Manager May 2004 – October 2004 / June 2005 – October 2005 Marketed and promoted the brand throughout London and Ibiza. Negotiated and closed sales, exceeding set targets increasing Pukka Up’s profit margins. Organised DJ bookings, roster and scheduled diaries. Maintained customer relations to ensure return. Managed a sales team of 12, holding daily meetings, discussing objectives and setting personal targets for the day. Liaised with other promoters, discussing potential future events. Just Tasteless ( HYPERLINK "http://www.justtasteless.com" www.justtasteless.com) Event Director June 2006 – October 2006 Managed / Directed / Marketed / Promoted my club night in Ibiza. Recruited a PR team of 6 girls, 4 guys and 1 poster boy. Set weekly team sales targets, as well as personal. Scheduled DJ diaries / Bookings. Released press / Conducted interviews with various journalists. TNS Media Intelligence Sales Account Manager. January 2007 – January 2008 Managed client accounts. Targeted for monthly bonus. Resourced new business. Negotiated sale prices to ensure return. Evoke The Senses – French Connection Campaign. February 2008 – April 2008 DJ-ed for the opening of French Connection’s summer collection. Performed in Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and Birmingham. Music ranged from Funky to Deep House, including House classics, creating a summer mood for all attending. Sense Marketing – Cobra Beer Event Manager. May 2008 – August 2008. Managed a team of five promo staff (cobra girls). Scheduled daily meetings with team to discuss campaign targets, objectives and needs. As well as a team, I was responsible for a replica AC Cobra, 4x4 Toyota Land cruiser and Trailer. Held meetings with bar managers prior to weekend events, to ensure brand confidence. Marketed and promoted cobra throughout the UK, including, Portsmouth, Southampton, Brighton, Cardiff, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Sheffield. Maintained customer relations to ensure return. Mash Marketing – Thorntons Event Manager. September 2008 – October 2008 I managed a team of 19 staff for Thorntons Chocolate / London Fashion Week. Each day I held team meetings, prepping every staff member with individual targets. My responsibilities included 19 branded bikes, uniforms, the distribution of the product to staff, stock checking at the end of every day, regular mystery checks, photos of each event location, daily reports and feedback and paramount was the overall safety of my staff. Mash / TRO – Samsung Omnia Event Manager. November 2008 This campaign was spread over 4 weekends in the month of November, locations included; Microsoft HQ, Reading, Westfield London and Bristol. I managed a team of 4 girls; whose role was to demonstrate the new Samsung Omnia phone to a target consumer market. As well as demonstrating the phone we also ran a competition for consumers to win a phone at each location we visited. Footfall was high at every event, this meant keeping my team motivated and focused. The client was pleased with the increase of phone sales in each location and the consistency of the teams over all performance. Evoke – French Connection Event Manager. November 2008 This was the launch of the new winter collection. Prior to the event my assistant EM and I had to dress the store with various chairs, cushions and plants, which we transported in a van. I had 3 staff members serving various drinks, including wine and cobra beer to the guests attending the event. In total we ran 5 events at stores including: Brighton, Regents Street, Westfield, Covent Garden and finally Kings Rd Chelsea. The Network – The Evening Standard Area Manager. April 1st - October 12th 2009 Back in April The Evening Standard launched its newly re-branded newspaper. My role on this campaign was to manage 9 team leaders and 45 staff selling the Evening Standard at the promotional rate of 10p, across nine stations in London. These stations were; Kings Cross, Liverpool St, Euston, Paddington, London Bridge, Waterloo, Victoria, Charing Cross, and Marylebone. My roles included: Liaising with the client on a daily basis and discussing the night’s activities (staff performances, overall sales, potential for increase in distribution and any general problems). Nightly campaign reports (Sales figures, staff performances, problems etc.). Keeping the staff motivated and focused on the campaign. After 5 months of brand impacting and sales the paper then made the decision to go free, filling in the gap for the London Paper, which ceased distribution. ID – Britvic ‘Robinsons Fruit Shoot Campaign’. Event Manager. April – July 2010 5 core team members on tour, with 3 BA’s at each different location (Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, and London). Roles – Stock handling, morning team briefs, checking sheets, merchandise manifestos, daily photos, weekly reports, film footage transfer. A great campaign, film footage targets hit each day. Evoke - Sony Move Event Manager - September - October 2010 Brand impacting and demonstrating the new sony move console at various retail outlets in and around the UK. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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    Sense Marketing – Cobra Beer Event Manager. May 2008 – August 2008. Managed a team of five promo staff (cobra girls). Scheduled daily meetings with team to discuss campaign targets, objectives and needs. As well as a team, I was responsible for a replica AC Cobra, 4x4 Toyota Land cruiser and Trailer. Held meetings with bar managers prior to weekend events, to ensure brand confidence. Marketed and promoted cobra throughout the UK, including, Portsmouth, Southampton, Brighton, Cardiff, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Sheffield. Maintained customer relations to ensure return. Mash Marketing – Thorntons Event Manager. September 2008 – October 2008 I managed a team of 19 staff for Thorntons Chocolate / London Fashion Week. Each day I held team meetings, prepping every staff member with individual targets. My responsibilities included 19 branded bikes, uniforms, the distribution of the product to staff, stock checking at the end of every day, regular

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