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Experience Summary

Six Years experience in promotions and marketing up to event management level and seven years as a model in fashion and editorial. Works full time and UK wide. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have 2 years experience in office administration and have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office. I have great accuracy and can multi-task well. I also have an honours degree in Social Sciences from Glasgow Caledonian University, majoring in Sociology. I also hold a postgraduate degree - MRes in Sociology and Research Methods.

Skills

Other Skills

I am a classically trained singer (musicals, classical, folk etc), and have won awards for the Renfrewshire district and for the West of Scotland.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Airport Passholder

    Full BAA Airside pass holder for Glasgow International Airport.

  • Auditing

    In store auditing completed for a number of clients since 2006 including: Boots and Britta Water.

  • Conferences

    Conference hostess - Medical Conference - SECC Conference hospitality - BSA - University of Glasgow

  • Costume and Character

    I have just started taking on costume character roles and have completed two so far in May 2010. Firstly as a Viking Warrior Woman for Norwegian Air and Edinburgh Airport. Also as a Sheep giving out leaflets and information about the NHS W-West Smoking Campaign.

  • Data Capture

    I have been carrying out date capture for clients since 2005 and am fully skilled in this area. Clients have included TK Maxx; Fitness First for Women; Esporta, Play Nightclubs and Panasonic Viera. I have also carried out a number of face to face interviews, telephone interviews and questionnaire requests during my degree in Social Sciences.

  • Demonstration

    I have been product demonstrating since 2005 all over Scotland from cosmetics to computers. Some former clients I have demonstrator for include: Panasonic Lumix cameras, Panasonic Viera LCD and Plasma Pannels, Toshiba Laptops, Microsoft Windows Vista, Maybelline Dream Matte Foundation, Max Factor Foundation, Garnier Nutritionist Eye and many, many more.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked at several exhibitions here in Scotland, most of which take place at the SECC. Most recently the Scottish Baby Show for Fairy non Bio; the Scottish Home Building and Renovating Show and Skyride.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Highly experienced with P&G & P&C fragrance products and with counter cover for Lancome and Max Factor cosmetics. I have worked in Boots, Debenhams, John Lewis and House of Frazer on several occasions since 2005 - present. I am store approved in Boots (St. Enoch, Glasgow Fort, Breahead & Edinburgh Princes Street), Debenhams (Glasgow & Edinburgh), John Lewis (Glasgow and Edinburgh) and House of Frazer (Glasgow).

  • Hospitality

    Conference hospitality - BSA - University of Glasgow Delice de France - Customer Service Assistant.

  • In-store / Store approved

    John Lewis (Glasgow and Edinburgh). Debenhams (Glasgow and Edinburgh), House of Frazer (Glasgow). Boots (Glasgow St Enoch, Breahead and Edinburgh Princes St.)

  • Leafleting

    I have been carrying out leafleting jobs since I started out in the industry in 2005. I have leafleted for: Tammy, WH Smith, O2, American Golf, Barrs, NHS, Edinburgh Airport, P&G, The Cheque Center, Sofa Workshop and too many more to mention!

  • Merchandising

    I have carried out merchandising calls for: Warner Bros, Western Union and Brita Water Filters. All merchandising calls must be local (PA1-PA11 and G1-G3 inclusive only) as I do not have a vehicle.

  • Modelling

    Six years as a fashion, editorial and photographic model so far. I have worked with many photographers, professional and amateur all around the UK and into Europe. I have been published in several magazines such as Company Magazine, First Magazine and Bizarre Magazine. I have also been a pageant contestant and was a Miss Commonwealth finalist in 2004 and 2006 and a Miss Student Grand Finalist 2006/7. I have also modeled new collections for Quiz Clothing and La Vaa Clothing.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have been a mystery shopper since 2003. I have mystery shopped countless retailers and services since then including: HBOS, RBS, Lloyds, Uppercrust, Phones 4U, Thomas Cook, Thomsons, Kwik Save, Pizza Hut, Compass Group, Job Centre Plus, Training and development agency for Schools, Neilson Holidays.

  • Presenting

    I have taken part in public speaking competitions since age 13 and have completed countless presentations both for business and academic purposes. I also presented the National Kickboxing Championships in 2006.

  • Sampling

    I have extensive sampling experience from beauty products such as Nivea to food such as Mars Planets and Hovis.

  • Technology

    I have demonstrated many technology items in-store and have received training from client head offices. Previous clients include: Panasonic Lumix cameras, Panasonic Viera LCD and Plasma Panels, Toshiba Laptops, Microsoft Windows Vista and T-Mobile Mobile Broadband. I have also been trained to train in-store staff in several new products.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Higher (Equivalent to A-level) Computing. Two years experience in Administration using MS Office daily.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    University Certificate in PC Competence.

  • CRB

    I posess a Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland (Scottish equivalent of the CRB). Issued on 12/08/2010.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Completed 19/10/2011

  • Public Speaking

    Won award for the Renfrewshire District for Public Speaking. Presented the National Kickboxing Championships in 2006.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Can roller skate.

  • Qualifications

    BA (Hons) in Social Science from Glasgow Caledonian University 2010. Sociology Major. Grade - 2:1 MRes in Sociology and Research Methods from the University of Glasgow - graduation in 2011.

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