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Abid's Profile

Experience Summary

I have enjoyed working for Jack Daniel's, Virgin, Panasonic and XBOX, amongst other brands. I enjoy working as part of a team, as well as the team leader or event manager. For the last 4 years I have been working within the games industry as a Key Account & Trade Marketing Manager. However, I have just taken voluntary redundancy and have been working for various brands such as De Longhi, EA, Philips, EE, and Kurio over the Christmas and New Year period. My role within the games publisher that I worked for required me to arrange/manage events, as well as source and book/train staff for our various consumer gaming events. I am a driven and determined person, who is keen on technology products, as well as products within the FMCG marketplace. I am happy to travel anywhere from the SG or E7 post code, covering a 35 mile radius. UPDATE : For your benefit, my most recent campaigns (October 2012 onwards) have included mystery shopping for Philip Morris and their cigarette brands, mystery shopping for Nikon, Sony/Vodafone field trainer for the Xperia handset range, promoting Kurio tablets in JLP stores, Beats by Dre in store merchandiser, De Longhi in store demonstrator, EE road show team leader, as well as representing Pedigree and assisting them on an in store data capture activity. I am currently seeking a full time field role ideally, however, if there is a role in my region which requires me to work a minimum of 3 days per week + then I would be happy to discuss and hopefully accept it. Note * I am currently managing the Northern Home Counties region for HP, however with the contract due to end soon am looking for another opportunity * View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have completed my CIM Professional Diploma, and also work as an Account/Trade Marketing Manager, so am very aware of the business needs of customers, and various brands/accounts. In addition I have attained my Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering certificate. My role within the video games publisher that I currently work for, requires me to book/arrange/train and staff events and teams for the various consumer gaming events that we run and organise.

Skills

Other Skills

In my last role as an Account/Trade Marketing Manager I was responsible for arranging/co ordinating events with upto 4000 members of the public in attendance, whilst being responsible for up to 10+ staff at a time. For your benefit, my most recent campaigns (October 2012 onwards) have included mystery shopping for Philip Morris and their cigarette brands, mystery shopping for Nikon, Sony/Vodafone field trainer for the Xperia handset range, promoting Kurio tablets in JLP stores, Beats by Dre in store merchandiser, De Longhi in store demonstrator, EE road show team leader, as well as representing Pedigree and assisting them on an in store data capture activity. I am therefore happy managing event teams, and field staff - contact me directly for further information/examples of my work/experience

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Sony, Sony Ericsson, Maltesers

  • Auditing

    Red Bull, Pepsi

  • Conferences

    With Flexphone and Vodafone

  • Costume and Character

    Sonic

  • Data Capture

    Red Bull, Pepsi, Panasonic, Vodafone, SBK, WRC3, Glastonbury, Pedigree

  • Demonstration

    Wacom, Vista, Apple, iPhone, Panasonic, Pioneer, Red Bull, Vodafone, Sony Ericsson, Maltesers, Nivea, Sony PlayStation Move, XBOX Kinect, Video Games - SBK, WRC3, MUD, BlazBlue, Arcana Heart3, Air Conflict Pacific Carriers, Nintendo Wii, iPad, De Longhi, Sony XPeria T, Samsung tablets, Samsung S3, Kurio tablet, EE

  • Event Management

    Pioneer, Panasonic, EA Games, Sony PlayStation, XBOX, WRC, MCM Expo, SVB, Insomnia, Global Gathering, Camp Bestival, V Festival, EE UK Tour

  • Exhibitions

    Ideal home show, V festival, MCM Expo, Donington Race Track, EuroGamer, E3, The Gadget Show, Play Expo, Southampton Boat Show, Super Vs Battle, Insomnia 46, V Festival, Global Gathering

  • Hospitality

    Southampton FC Silver Service

  • In-store / Store approved

    Curry's, PC World, John Lewis, Debenhams, Vodafone

  • Leafleting

    Vodafone, Argos

  • Merchandising

    Vodafone, Playstation

  • Modelling

    PlayStation/XBOX, SBK Donington Race Track, Global Gathering

  • Mystery Shopping

    Panasonic, Pioneer, Mayfair/Marlboro cigarettes, Nikon

  • Presenting

    Super Vs Battle, Arc Systems Clash, Global Gathering

  • Roadshows

    Flexphone, Vodafone, Panasonic, Muller, EE UK Tour

  • Sales

    Pioneer, Panasonic, iPhone, Apple, Sony Ericsson, Playstation, Nintendo Wii, SBK Donington Race Track, MCM Expo, EuroGamer, Play Expo, The Gadget Show, EE, Sony Xperia T, Samsung tablet, Samsung S3, Kurio tablet

  • Sampling

    Wine, pasta, foods, Maltesers ice cream, Muller yoghurt, Ribena light

  • Security

    V Festival

  • Technology

    Panasonic, Pioneer, Playstation Move, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Intel, Wacom Pen Tablet, XBOX Kinect, Samsung tablet, Samsung S3, Kurio tablet, Sony Xperia T

  • Acting

    I have always enjoyed acting, and have played various parts over the last 10+ years, most recently playing the lead role of 'Orlando' in Shakespeare's As You Like It

  • Car Driving License

    Yes full UK

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook/Internet packages as well as using a Mac for all of my home based time/work

  • CRB

    Enhanced

  • First Aid Certificate

    Valid for 3 years, first aid at work

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Catering cirtificate

  • Motorcycle License

    CBT

  • Own Transport

    Yes I have a car and full UK driving license

  • Public Speaking

    I am used to presenting in front of people and key decision makers at various levels, and happy public speaking to various groups

  • Qualifications

    Degree, Post Grad, CIM Career Development Award, CIM Professional Diploma In Marketing

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