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Experience Summary

Freelance Event Manager 2000 to present • Excellent Time Management, Self Motivated, Reliable, Ability to Multi task, Team player and Professional at all times.Self employed but not a problem to go onto a salary scheme as I have done before. • Working on events and large group movements in the UK, Europe and Worldwide as part of a team or as Lead Travel Director on smaller groups and team member. • First-hand experience in Travel Incentives with the Ford Motor Company, Kia, Land Rover, Skoda and Jaguar. • First hand Experience in Pharmaceutical Conferences and Congress’s Worldwide with some of the major Pharma Companies in the industry including Astellas, Pfizer, Allergan, J&J,Norgine,Sanofi Pasteur MSD and Glaxosmithkline. • Main Roles - VIP Manager - Hotel Manager – F&B Manager – Meetings Manager – On Site Project Managing small Groups @ 10 to 50 Pax • Part of Award Winning Teams for Events in 2007, 2008 and Agency of the Year in 2009. • First hand experience in Product Car Launches and Events for Audi, KIA, Jaguar, JCB Ltd, Skoda, Rover and Ford. • Corporate Hospitality.. • People skills at all levels from the President down to Student level essential in this industry. • Experienced in Meet and Greet and Flight Rider roles. • Experienced in Promotional and leafleting work in Tesco’s and Sainsbury’s. • Chauffeur Work– Airport Runs, VIP Work, Transfers. Completed Security Chauffeur Course 2009 with British Chauffeurs Guild Ltd Sutton Surrey – Clean Driving Licence. • Limited Company so very flexible and ability to contract out for the hours required be it weekdays, nights or weekend work. I enjoy very much the flexibility and contrasting roles of my work and wish to increase my UK work so here I am! View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I am more than happy to get in the car and come and see you at no cost as it makes all the difference to meet the person face to face. I am not afraid of hard work and would appreciate the opportunity to prove myself.I keep very fit which i consider very important when working long hours on site and to keep up with the younger ones!

Skills

Other Skills

I am a good communicator after 30 years in sales and the event business and with two children aged 7 and 10 years a family man as well, valuable experience in this business! Driving I really enjoy and would like to do more work in this area as well. I am punctual, well mannered with a sense of humour and a team player. Any references I can provide from current Project managers I work with.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have worked on many events over the past 10 years as an assistant or part of a team of which i have given in more detail in my skills section

  • Conferences

    I have worked on many conferences over the years both in the car and pharmaceutical industries and i have described in more detail in my skills section

  • Event Management

    I have managed small teams and run events on site after briefing from the project manager for groups of up to 50 both for conferences and incentive over a 10 year period.

  • Exhibitions

    This is an area i would like to do more on but i have been involved in many exhibitions over the past ten years. VIP management and customer liason on booths and stands.

  • Hospitality

    Hotel Management, Incentives taking groups overseas,VIP Management

  • Leafleting

    Tesco's and Sainsbury's

  • Roadshows

    Landrover a few years ago but would like to do more of these.

  • Sales

    Twenty years as part of and Managing a Textile clothing agency.

  • Car Driving License

    Clean Driving Licence

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic but willing to learn and will be on an excel course during this year.

  • Own Transport

    Yes

  • Qualifications

    I passed 5 O levels at school otherwise my main achievements have been made in the work place so here is a summary: Managing Director 1990 - 2002 MD of Textile Clothing Agency, representing Clothing Manufacturers out of Europe and the Far East. My role involved implementing the supply chain of men’s and ladies leisurewear to many of the top retail and branded names on the High Street. The work included a lot of overseas travel, working with our clients organising there travel arrangements, daily schedules and itineraries, restaurant and meeting requirements. The time spent in the textile business has given me much experience and confidence to enhance my people skills and given me the ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently. My Role Included as MD, Sourcing, Sales, Quality Control matters as well as Managing the support Staff of 3 and controlling the general everyday overheads of the business. Major Achievement: Sales Director (Promotion) 1986 to 1990 Of own family Textile Agency Assistant to Sales Director (Promotion) 1984 to 1986 Of own family Textile Agency Assistant Manager - Garden Centre Douglas Goldsmith Ltd, Wood bridge Suffolk 1982 to 1984 Glasshouse Manager supplying Tropical plants to Retail Outlets 1980 to 1982 Challis Brothers Ltd, Poppleton, York. West Yorkshire Trainee on Working Farm Supplying Salad crops 1978 to 1980 Main School Wrekin College, Wellington, Shropshire 1974¬ to 1977 Prep School Stancliffe Hall, Darley Dale, Matlock 1969 to 1974 Qualifications ‘O’ Levels English, Biology, French, Maths, English, History. British Chauffeurs Guild Qualification – Diploma 3264 –CT First Aid - REC Level 1 Hobbies Enjoying the Family, Gym, Running, Golf, Walking, Skiing, Sports Enthusiast, Gardening, News and Business News –Socialising. Extra Information Clean Driving Licence, Car owner Non smoker.

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