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    Rebecca Leedham,

    Promostaff, Greater London

    Thanks to SFS, I've found the job I love doing most. I quickly built relationships with agencies & always put 110% in to my work. It would have taken me much longer to crack the industry without SFS & I would ... read more.

  • Liam Dixon,

    Promostaff, Greater London

    The Central Rating System has helped me considerably at interviews/castings; agencies are always extremely impressed because they certainly set me apart from other staff. The Ratings clearly indicate which agencies I've ... read more.

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Experience Summary

I am well organised,smart in appearance. My interests are varied from knitting to travelling and photography. I also enjoy spending time with my family, my three children and elderly mother. Having been on my own for ten years due to a divorce I think I have achieved success in most of the jobs and other aspects of my life. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I have excellent customer service skills. One to one skills. Am happy, smart and punctual.


Other Skills

I am a good communicator, calm and patient. Very helpful with customers.


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    This roll meant I assisted the NHS event manager with setting up the display and making sure all other helpers had the right leaflets and information.

  • Auditing

    This involved counting shelf displays and store stock. Writing everything on note pads and sending the info by email.

  • Data Capture

    Going into store and checking i.e. how many magazines or newspapers on the self shelf, or what ever the company wanted information about.

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrating Hugo Boss, Gillette, Boots Baby, Olay, Max Factor. Wine pet foods

  • Event Management

    I was Events Manager for the NHS non smoking campaign. This meant setting up the dispaly. Making sure all the staff had the relevant info and leaflets to carry out their duties.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I have been frangrance and counter cover in Boots for Hugo Boss,Dior, Benefit and Max Factor.

  • In-store / Store approved

    I have worked in store for Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury promoting everything from Club Cards to Yogurts, Wine to pet foods

  • Leafleting

    This also took place in various supermarkets. Giving people leaflets on club cards to opticians

  • Merchandising

    This was for a large agency, in Homebase, Sainsbury, Morrisons etc. Point of sale material, reading planograms, making sure all products correctly displayed and priced on shelves. All promo's where displayed correctly.

  • Mystery Shopping

    This was for a large camera company in John Lewis. Asking the sales staff questions about everal different camera's. They should have told me specific aspects of each one.

  • Sales

    Selling newspapaer, yogurts, perfumes, household products all in various supermarkets.

  • Sampling

    Asking people if they would like to try new dairy products, bread, biscuits, deoderants. Wine was a favourite.

  • Car Driving License

    Have been driving for 40+ years clean licence

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic knowledge of Word, Excel. Use of the internet and social networks.

  • Own Transport

    I have my own transport

  • Qualifications

    I have a Level 1 hygiene certificate and am looking into doing my Level 2.


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