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I have been envolved in the promotion field for over 10 years now. Previous jobs include Budweiser Regional Impact Team memeber, Croupier, make-up artist and personal fitness intrustor to name but a few! I am currently working part-time within the drinks industry as a Brand Ambassador organising cocktail competitions, agreeing listings, negotiating with regional multiples, brand training and budget control. I am a keep fit fanatic and nothing gives me a buzz like going for a run listening to some old Baleric tunes! I am also passionate about our whisky trade and love nothing more than to sample the delights of the industry on a cold night. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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I am a fully qualified croupier and inspector, have my WSET in Wine and Spirits and a qualified aerobics instructor and make-up artist.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have worked at many events within the drinks industry such as the BBC Good Food show in London, The Bar Show in London, Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh and T in The Park to name but a few. It was my job as assistant to liasie with other staff who were working for us on the day and make sure everyone is kept informed as to what was going on at the event. Duties involved:- training, sampling, cash handling and being on my toes!

  • Demonstration

    The same as above within the drinks industry. Brands include:- Dooleys, Southern Comfort, Auchentoshan Single Malt, Bowmore Single Malt, Skyy Vodka, Midori, Budweiser and many many more. I also have great knowledge of the make-up industry and have been fully trained in demonstrating relevant products.

  • Event Management

    When i worked for Fior Brands, it was up to me to organise the Midori Flair Competition. My duties involved finding a suitable location, orgainising the contestants,setting up the bars, looking after a budget,ordering the stock, hiring a team to help and PR of the comp. From start to finish i had about 3 months to plan and deliver the whole event. I did this three times for the time i worked for Fior Brands.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked for many exhibitors ranging from car shows to medical exhibitions. Duties involve meeting and greeting, leafleting,modelling and cash handling.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I have worked for the Estee Lauder group at the Aveda counter and Prescriptives counter as i am a trained make-up artist.

  • Hospitality

    I have worked at the golf events in Loch Lomond in certain tents and also at the horse trials in Blair Atholl looking after VIP,s.

  • In-store / Store approved

    The same as Fragrance/Counter Cover

  • Leafleting

    The same as Exhibitions

  • Merchandising

    I have worked for Nike in the past merchandising their windows and in-store when a new line was added.

  • Modelling

    Daily Record work where i was asked to model current trends etc. I also did various jobs such as DFS campaigns, Scot Careers advertorial and have been used for the opening of certain events, e.g. nightclubs, casions and award ceremonies.

  • Roadshows

    I worked for Martini and did the roadshows for them up and down Scotland for a summer campaign a couple of years ago in conjunction with Sainsburys.

  • Sales

    I have been in the sales industry in a full time capacity for the past 6 years. Contract work has included working for top FMCG companies as Fior Brands(where i won Sales Rep of the Year at the Dram Awards),Kopparberg Cider, Budweiser and Matthew Clark Wholesale.

  • Sampling

    Sampling plays a huge part of the job when you work in sales within the drinks industry. Please see above for all brands that i have worked with over the years.

  • Bar Person

    I have been in and out of bars since i was 16 as my family used to own several bars and restaurants. My last stint in a bar was 5 years ago however!

  • Car Driving License

    I have 3 points on my licence and have held it since i was 17. I love driving and am passionate about cars!

  • Make Up Artist

    i have a certificate from Clydebank College stating i am a qualified make-up artist. I specialise in bridal and portrait make-up.

  • Own Transport

    i have my own car which can be used if requested.

  • Public Speaking

    I often have to do conduct brand training to several key members of staff. Also i have recently done a little bit of lecturing at Central College of Commerce as a guest speaker on the drinks industry.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    I can roller skate and blade no problem at all.

  • Qualifications

    HNC Marketing- Central College of Commerce HND Leisure Management- Springburn College HNC Make Up Artistry- Clydebank College WSET in Wines and Spirits with Matthew Clark

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