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Experience Summary

Vast experience in planning,events and logistics. Large range of clients from Communications, Pharmaceutical to FMCG. Alcohol sampling from planning the event to running the event on the night. Freelance Staffing Manager covering holidays and maternity leave, booking and interviewing staff. Project Manager on various Siemens Mobile launches and campaigns. Training and Recruitment Manager to staffing manager for an experiential marketing company, to a hands on Brand Ambassador happy to work across all areas of events,exhibitions and promotions. I can travel across various counties ,and also far a field if expenses covered. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

Over 15 years experience in the events/PR industry that have included, staffing various events for agencies and assorted clients ,as well as working field roles that have included Corporate Team Building days to Data Capture for various automotive companies,hostessing for Aston Martin to leading Guerilla Campaigns in town centres. Show Manager and Event Manager on a selection of events for First Drinks, that included Disaronno, which is a gorgeous Italian liqueur flavoured with herbs and fruits, Amaretto and Glenfiddich. Operation of display stands at road shows and exhibitions. Working with a wide variety of Brands and products, delivering awareness, product demonstrations and experiential activities.

Skills

Other Skills

Favourite events include anything Automotive, ride and drive,shows and events, talking cars !! Event Managed various events and brands, from top end Grocers to Guerilla Town Centre Sampling, I also Freelance as Staffing Manager for any agency when needed to help with sickness, holidays and general worn down office staff.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Various from Food to drink, to Orange Roadshows, stands, shows, sampling campaigns to festivals

  • Auditing

    For Sony,Samsung and various clothing and shoe companies ,checking warehouses and stock to make sure there is no thefts or loss of stock

  • Automotive

    Im a Freelance Events and Logistics Consultant, with Automotive being my speciality, with activities that range from Data Capture, Motor Shows, Stand Manager, Ride and Drive Events that have included Drive Experience Manager at The Gadget Show for VW, New Vehicle Launches, Motability Awareness to briefing groups on circuit days. Clients have included: VW,Vauxhall, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes and Smart , Audi , BMW ,Toyota and Lexus amongst others.

  • Conferences

    Conferenece Manager for Pfizer,organised everything from Registration to break out rooms to gala ball working with Hotels Banqueting Dept, and have also worked on Registration for Toyota Conferenes.

  • Data Capture

    For various range of automotive companies that include Vauxhall,Mazda,Honda,Mercedes,Toyota, LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER and ASTON MARTIN

  • Demonstration

    Assorted Food and drink at Supermarkets across the board from Waitrose to Tesco. To demonstrating cars at dealership events

  • Event Management

    Various EM roles from Concerts and festivals to roadshows and Guerilla campaigns. EM on Premier foods halloween campaign outside top end grocers on a 9 day roadshow

  • Exhibitions

    Show Manger at Good Food Show for First Drinks, hospitality/stand organisation and brochure distribution on wide range of client stands . Registration and badge inputing

  • Hospitality

    Vast experience, looking after 50+ girls at Grand Prixs and other racing and horse racing events.

  • Installation

    Installing to planograms

  • Modelling

    Yes have been in Mamas and Papas catalogue 10 years ago, TV advert for John Peters furniture store, various corporte clothing brochures, very interested in Mother and daughter modelling with Mollie

  • Mystery Shopping

    For Mercedes Benz in there show rooms to evaluate sales service with a hidden camera and microphone. Most recent for Gala Bingo, Sega, Nordec Games, and range of Wii and PS3 computer gaming clients.

  • Rigging

    Oh yes have had my fair share of lugging large flight cases and stands happy to get stuck in

  • Roadshows

    Sampling roadshows,guerilla sampling and show sampling for various brands, ambrosia, cereal bars, alcohol, chocolate, porridge amongst many

  • Sampling

    Various campaigns from town set ups,supermarkets, Shows, festivals outdoor events to guerilla style sampling. Anything from Cheese to Wine !!

  • Technology

    Siemens Mobile,Orange, Ben Q Mobile , instore demos at Car Phone Warehouse. Project Manager on various Ben Q/Siemens Mobile campaigns , for new phone launches in shopping centres and towns, using experiential marketing techniques to engage customers.

  • Bar Person

    Bar manager at various festivals and events. Also bar manager and set up at functions and Hotels and private parties.

  • Car Driving License

    Full since 1988

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Brand Marketing via Twitter and Facebook

  • CRB

    Last done Dec 2012

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Food Safety Level 2 Have just re newed February 2014

  • Motorcycle License

    Yes since June 2004

  • Own Transport

    Yes saloon car

  • Qualifications

    City and Guilds in Travel ,Tourism and Leisure

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