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Always smiling with a can do attitude, no event is too big. I have worked in the industry for 7 years now and have extensive event management experience all over Europe. Capable of leading teams and a fantastic brand ambassador on any level! View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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Other Experience

Dance Teaching Aerobics Instructing Commentary (head micro phone)

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First language: English

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Natwest Cricket 2 day international series. Managing a team of 20 girls in a promotional activity over the summer cricket season all over the UK.

  • Auditing

    All my event management positions have involved producing an audit of the activity and staff. Recognizing productivity against expected performance and targets.

  • Conferences

    RAI Amsterdam for an American internet security company Entriq. Managing meetings and guests.

  • Costume and Character

    Many different night club promotions, everything from a monkey suit to an angel on stilts.

  • Credit Card Trained

    Mastercard sign ups on a university campus with a free give away.

  • Data Capture

    Lots of different jobs but mainly for Toyota, working at county shows and motor shows, using PDAs and logging prospective sales and information inquiries.

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrating phone hand sets Demonstrating interior features and electronics on new Lexus models (motor show)

  • Event Management

    Logistics manager for Power Train International, launching new cars for Toyota and Lexus. Managing a team of 50 staff including drivers, technicians and hostesses. (3 month event in Spain). British Grand Prix Formula One paddock club. An internationally renown exclusive hospitality area for F1 drivers and celebrities. I managed a team of 20 hostesses and assisted with security management.

  • Exhibitions

    Good Food Show, Bike show,

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    David Coulthard's fragrance launch Pole position.

  • Hospitality

    I worked with Ferrari for 6 months as a chief hostess for the Ferrari challenge race series. Traveling all over Europe and looking after drivers and their special guests. I also liaised with sponsors and made sure that there on site requirements were being met.

  • Installation

    Installing in-store promotional stands pre activity for sampling. Stand building for N-power cricket tests.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Various supermarkets and department stores nationwide including Asda, Tk maxx and many more.

  • Leafleting

    More campaigns than i can count but this is not my preferred area of work.

  • Merchandising

    Billabong window displays and in-store collection arrangement. Including mannequin dressing.

  • Modelling

    David Coulthard's Pole Position fragrance launch Bridalware at the Harrogate Bridal show. Amarula Cream promotional material. N-Power website and promotional materials.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Jammy Dodgers free giveaway at cinemas, attending some event days and checking that staff were carrying out the task as specified and taking some photos for the agency.

  • Presenting

    Presenting with use of head microphone interactive promotion for

  • Roadshows

    N-power cricket Nat West Cricket Hienz Beanz Siemens Climatic tour Siemens Poppy Launch

  • Sales

    Photography portrait sales in shopping centers.

  • Sampling

    Nestle Baci chocolates Vie shots Amarula

  • Security

    British Grand Prix Formula One paddock club. Liaising with security team on front of house admissions process.

  • Technology

    Demonstrating Siemens phones handsets.

  • Acting

    I attended performing arts college and appeared in productions of WestSide story as Anita in Singing and acting roles. I worked for TK maxx in a publicity stunt promoting their new low prices. The activity involved full make up and costume and playing distressed shoppers handcuffed to street furniture trying to get to the stores and yelling for assistance. This project was also filmed.

  • Bar Person

    I have had many bar positions including part time work in up market restaurants and also events such as Campari fashion shows making cocktails for the launch.

  • Car Driving License

    Full UK no points. My fully comprehensive insurance also enables me to be able to drive other vehicles 3rd party on permission of owner.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Word, Excel, Powerpoint and most mainstream programs and internet sites.

  • Face Painting

    Training as a dancer all the way through my youth and appearing in multiple stage performances has meant that i am proficient at stage make up, face painting and also photographic make up. This experience has meant that i am familiar with products and also sensitive skin and know how to work well with children.I have worked assisting make up artists and recently did make up for a wedding.

  • First Aid Certificate

    I am a YMCA qualified aerobic instructor so had to take first aid to enable me to teach.

  • Own Transport

    I have a Ford Ka and am experienced driving a wide range of cars for events of all different engine specifications.

  • Qualified Dancer

    I have worked for many years in caberet shows and performed in fashion shows, night clubs and live performances. I also have choreography experience and taught a street dance group for 2 years weekly.

  • Qualifications

    BA (Hons) Leisure & Sport. YMCA aerobics instructor.

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