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    Headcount Worldwide

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    Anna-louise Marshall,

    Promostaff, Greater London

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Viren's Profile

Experience Summary

I am currently working for Samsung as a Sales and Marketing Executive for the South East visiting a minimum of 6 stores per day, focusing on training all staff members, either in a group or one to one to improve their knowledge of the product and improve their customer service. I check stores’ sales data on number of units sold, identifying opportunities within the stores to maximise sales by negotiating adhoc space with store managers. I am also responsible for the visual merchandising of the product in store to help customer to have easy access I have built a great working relationship with a number of stores, which has help to increase sales and put me at the top of my team’s leader board. I have been invited by regional managers to new store openings and have secured key areas within the store to promote our range which has been a great success for me. I have great networking skills and have worked closely with other manufacturers to set up a mini road show which was taken around stores to promote the whole range. I’m strong, vibrant and highly motivated with an approachable personality, and have a great passion for working within a customer focused environment. I am very dedicated within my roles, taking on new challenges within my day to day job. I work well under pressure and have a proven track record of working well within a team environment and on my own initiative. I have also been working Freelance as an Events/Site Manager for the past 7 years , looking after venues such as the Milton Keynes Bowl and roadshows such as Strongbow, Smirnoff Ice . View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have worked for different venues such as: Milton Keynes Bowl- Assistant Site Manager for Robbie Williams, Take That, Green Day and many more. Regents Park – Freeze Art Fair -Assistant Floor Manager. Earls Court- MOBO’s, Princes Trust- Dressing room co-ordinator.

  • Auditing

    I audited for: Norton - Stock levels and display Sony Centres- Stock levels, Display, Mystery Shop

  • Conferences

    I have worked for: Santander – investor’s conference. Sony – At Glen Eagles Scotland - Annual product launch

  • Demonstration

    I have the ability to demonstrate products at a very confident level, at present I visit a number of stores training and demoing the Internet Security products and focusing on the features and benefits to the individual, previously I worked for Sony and the need to demonstrate the range is a must. Getting the products demo ready and handing it to the customers.

  • Event Management

    I have worked on Smirnoff and Strongbow managing a team of 5 people travelling to different sites setting up the event and making sure that it runs smoothly throughout the day ,

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked for: Sony – Gadget Show 2010 – set up and break down, demonstrate products, sell products. Trend Micro -Gadget Show 2011- up and break down, demonstrate products, sell products.

  • Hospitality

    Whilst working at the festivals I was looking after the Hospitality areas in the V Festival in Chelmsford and dealing with the backstage areas in a number of concerts around the country.

  • Installation

    Working as the Operations Manager for Strongbow and Smirnoff Ice, I had to travel around the country to deal with the Build and breakdown for the distribution and structural set ups.

  • Leafleting

    Working for Fitness first and Sony I had to organise a team of staff to hand out leaflets in the local high street.

  • Merchandising

    In my Current role I am heavily involved in merchandising stock in store, making sure products are available and displayed correctly to planogram and also making sure that all available space is used.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have been mystery shopping for a few companies . Focusing on the total profile of the store from Merchandising, to Greeting, Knowledge of staff to Customer service. Filling in a report and sending it back to Head office.

  • Presenting

    I have worked on children events , building up a storm to engage with the audience and entice them to the display.

  • Rigging

    Working as the Operations Manager for Strongbow and Smirnoff Ice, I had to travel around the country to deal with the Build and breakdown for the distribution and structural set ups.

  • Roadshows

    I have worked for: Smirnoff ICE – Managing a team of 5 to take the structure around the country and set up the display and break down. Strongbow- setting up the display at a number of different events around the country.

  • Sales

    Working in stores I have been selling to the customers on the shop floor and on stands , the products were either Internet Security products or the whole Sony range.

  • Sampling

    I have worked on stands for Mars, Redbull and Coco Cola handing out samples talking to customers and making sure they were over 16 or accompanied by an adult. Telling them about fantastic the products available.

  • Security

    I have worked for 2 main security companies within a wide variety of Concerts and Festivals, dealing with entry points, manning sites, guiding customers and escorting Artists.

  • Technology

    I have worked within technology for the past 5 years either dealing with software or hardware.

  • Car Driving License

    I have worked on the road for around 7-years on and off, working with different companies on events, I am able to drive up to a 7 ½ tons vehicle on my licence.

  • Own Transport

    Car

  • Qualifications

    BSC- Hons in Business Technology Management GRADE 2:2

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