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Experience Summary

A professional, hardworking and experienced promotional worker having worked previously in the media industry and in promotions for a mainstream Birmingham radio station. I am a a fully qualified Careers Adviser and I have been a regional ambassador for national careers week for the past two years, representing Careers advice and guidance practitioners nationally. I am presentable, bubbly and confident and will ensure your brand is promoted and projected in the most engaging way with consumers. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I am a fully qualified Careers Adviser and Information, advice and guidance practitioner. I can balloon model which was the skill I demonstrated as my 'tekkers' (skills) on SOCCER AM. I have also done balloon modelling at children's parties. I am also qualified in Beauty and Spray Tanning.


Other Skills

Balloon Modelling Spray Tanning


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I currently plan my own events in a role I have as an Aspirations Leader however this is on a secondary school based scale so I would say I have experience of event management up to an assistant level rather than full-scale.

  • Costume and Character

    I have embraced costume and character for the following brands - Brewyers Fayre Pubs & Restaurants where I dressed up as Brewster the Bear for childrens parties and events. I have also represented Boots (sun care range) by dressing up as Sunshine Sam at local events and fayres.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked at the NEC on a few exhibitions in the past where I have worked on stands and handed out samples and leaflets. I have also provided hospitality at an exhibition at the NEC.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I used to work at Boots in a part-time retail role for approximately 4 years, I was occasionally asked to cover the fragrance counter and served customers on a regular basis.

  • Hospitality

    I provided a hospitality service at an exhibition at the NEC where I made refreshments and drinks and served them to guests and exhibitors.

  • In-store / Store approved

    I have worked in-store in retail in varied establishments on a part-time basis in the past, however mainly within a retail/sales assistant role with Boots.

  • Leafleting

    I have leafleted for various companies at events and on the high street, mainly for BRMB radio station where I worked as a member of the promotional team for 2 years.

  • Modelling

    I appeared as a Soccerette on TV on the show - SOCCER AM for Sky Sports where I modelled T-shirts and was involved as a feature of the TV show in 2011. I subsequently modelled the Walsall FC shirt at Walsall FC's football ground - Bescot Stadium. I have also appeared in 'Maxim' magazines 100 hot girls supplement, however this was in approximately 2008.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have done mystery shopping before for a restaurant chain, Brewers Fayre Inn at Bentley Green, Walsall, West Midlands.

  • Presenting

    I have experience of presenting on TV and radio and I have my own TV presenting show-reel, which is available to view on the following link/s:

  • Roadshows

    I worked for a mainstream radio station in Birmingham (formerley known as BRMB, now known as Free Radio) for approximately 2 years where I was a permanent part-time member of the promotional staff. I used to work on a number of campaigns and presented at live out door events and roadshows on behalf of the station and to engage with local communities and promote the station.

  • Sales

    I have worked in sales in terms of retail positions and sales assistant positions I have held in the past and also whilst working for BRMB radio station, frequently went into businesses in the local community and had to persuade them to change their radio station that they listened to within the business to BRMB's frequency.

  • Sampling

    Whilst working for BRMB radio station, frequently collected and distributed BRMB's campaign of 'pigeon biscuits' to Greggs stores throughout the West Midlands and Birmingham and encouraged the public to sample the biscuits whilst out on location at various high streets and shopping centres.

  • Car Driving License

    Full UK Driving License

  • CRB

    Full CRB complete and clear.

  • Face Painting

    I have face painted in the past at children's parties however I do not have a qualification in this.

  • Make Up Artist

    I am qualified up to a Level 2 in Cosmetic Make-up.

  • Own Transport


  • Public Speaking

    Yes - have experience of public speaking as described in my experience section.

  • Qualifications

    NVQ Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance NVQ Level 4 in Learning Development and support services for children, young people and those who care for them AVCE Level 3 in Media and Communications 6 A-C grades at GCSE ** Currently completing a BA Hons Degree in English and Media and Communications studies


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