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My experience is multi-faceted, mainly interacting with people from all walks of life, succeeding in rising to challenges and enjoying the rewards of a job well done. I'm outgoing and strongly driven with extensive qualifications and experiences acquired during a varied career. A clear and articulate communicator with people from all walks of life, both verbally and in writing, who is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Having spent time teaching languages at home and abroad, I can easily adjust to new people and situations. My wide experience including working in media as a radio / TV journalist and Presenter, in education as a supply teacher of modern foreign languages, in events and corporate hospitality as a hostess and promotions assistant, as well as a multi-lingual interpreter and customer services advisor, has all served to significantly enhance my CV. I'm a valuable and reliable team player with strong leadership potential who also works effectively on own initiative, even in the most demanding situations. I have a keen interest in media, live music, events, travel, languages... and I love singing in a number of fab choirs. In a nutshell: Extensive skills and experience in arts, media and cultural events production An articulate communicator both verbally and in writing in English, Spanish and French Experienced hostess at sporting and music events, in promotions and corporate hospitality Priority for attention to detail and highest standards of customer care Strongly self-motivated and sincerely committed to professional performance Proficient in the use of a range of mainstream software applications A sense of humour without which none of the above would be possible! View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Skills

Other Skills

Customer service & retail assistant experience, riding school assistant & groom skills, translating for HM Customs, PA/secretarial skills, wide experience with babies,children,teenagers, the elderley.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Event Management

    I have managed a team of 6 box office staff for Quay Tickets, the ticketing agency for the first ever Winter Wonderland Manchester at Event City this year. I have also managed a team of 8+ bar staff at Band on the Wall, Manchester's live music and events venue.

  • Exhibitions

    I've worked in ticketing and registration at a number of exhibitions including Beauty North at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex), York Races, N-Power Cricket and Test Matches at Lancashire County Cricket Club (Old Trafford, Manchester)

  • Hospitality

    I've worked widely as a hostess since 2004 providing corporate hospitality at Old Trafford sporting events,York Races and Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex) as well as match day staff at Manchester United Football Club offering corporate hospitality. Roles included ticketing, lookig after guests and delegates.

  • Presenting

    I've worked as a radio and TV presenter mainly in music-related contexts and for corporates as follows: The 16-19 Diploma - promo video for Manchester City Council Producer and Presenter for Manchester Radio Online,Community Radio - All FM and Wythenshawe FM,

  • Bar Person

    Part-time bar person & waitress since the age of 18. Corporate hospitality hostess at York Races & Old Trafford sporting & music events. Door Host at Ha Ha Bar & Grill.

  • Car Driving License

    I have held a full UK driving license since the age of 17.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Fully computer literate. Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Internet and email. Typing speed 50 wpm.

  • CRB

    Current - issued 01.08. I worked as Spanish Tutor at Eccles 6th Form College. I am also a freelance Supply Teacher of Spanish and French at junior and seconday schools, 6-18 year-olds.

  • Own Transport

    I am a car owner.

  • Public Speaking

    As a TV / Radio Presenter and supply teacher of languages, I am extremely confident communicating with / interviewing / speaking to people from all walks of life in 3 European languages.

  • Qualifications

    Post Graduate Degree in Education: Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages - Spanish & French. BA Hons French & Spanish Studies: 2:1 with Distinction. Diploma: Modern Media Techniques - Distinction

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