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Experience Summary

I am very interested in Promo work due to the diversity of things to promote and areas to travel to. Most promo staff love working with me as i am enthusiastic and enjoy the interaction with the general public. I work well in a team as well as on my own and would like to do far more Event work and Team Leading, Auditing etc. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I also have a lot of customer service experience at various events or at venues such as Shopping Malls, Airports and at Shows in London.


Other Skills

I have Team Leading and Event management skills. I can also work comfortably alone and in a team. I have some basic bookkeeping skills. I write scripts and comedy sketches in my spare time.


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Auditing

    Sainsburys, Sky, American Express.

  • Conferences

    PSP finance, CCHR, Heineken.

  • Costume and Character

    Have worked for various firms and campaigns such from Unilever to 20th Century Fox. Some examples are: Andrex Puppy, Robots, Garfield, various characters at Halloween events.

  • Data Capture

    Sky, Nescafe, Ryvita. BP, Halloween events, Danio, Thrope Park.

  • Demonstration

    Various cosmetics,The Sanctury, Lo Oreal, Garnier, Olay, Clarins, clinque, Max factor. ROC. Mobile phones and computing goods demonstrations in store. Companies such as Epsom, HP, Kodak, Lexmark, Electrical goods such as: TEFAL, Nespresso, Dolce Gusto, Alegria.

  • Event Management

    Children's events for Cineworld, SKY TV, ASDA in conjunction with Fox, Red Bull. Distribution of sampling products and free newspapers, such as: Independent, Evening Standard, Guardian. Event management for various Drinks companies such as BACARDI, HEINEKEN. Making sure stock is ordered, and samples of drinks are given out to appropriate customer and reporting at the end of events.

  • Exhibitions

    London Book Fair, Vitality Show, Beauty Show, World Trade Show, Info Security, SKY, Cat Show, South of England, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mela Festival. Kent County Show, Olympic Stadium, South of England shows, Ringmer Steam Show, Tour de France. Eastbourne and Shoreham Airshows.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Various counter cover for firms such as: Bvlgari, Calvin Klien, Clairins, Estee Lauder, Tom Ford, Dior, Elizabeth Arden, Clinque & many others.

  • Hospitality

    Mainly meeting and greeting at Exhibitions and various local events. Events such as: World Trade Show, London Book Fair, SKY events, Info Security. Heineken Football events.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Various cosmetics, electrical and computing goods demonstrations in stores such as PC World, Boots, Superdrugs, Debenhams, John Lewis.

  • Leafleting

    Various firms too many to mention.

  • Merchandising

    For many firms, but in stores such as Woolworths, Superdrugs, Homebase, Sainsburys, for cosmetic companies and phone card companies.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Again quite a lot of firms, but mainly observing staff in Pubs, stores especially with cosmetics and food. Sky TV and other technical goods.

  • Roadshows

    Cadburys, BP, Wild Bean at BP, M & S, Nestle, Nescafe, Danone, Heineken. Sainsbury's Live Well for Less.

  • Sales

    Every promo jobs that i have done has had sales targets to them. But have done some actual SALES jobs for various Credit Cards and Telewest & Talk Talk, Computers, Printers.

  • Sampling

    A great deal of food, alcohol, non food sampling for various firms: Cadbury, M&S, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Coop, Kettle Chips,Berocca, Kraft, Lindt, Nestle, Danone, Ocean Spray, Unilever, P&G and many others. Alcohol: Bacardi, Diageo, Heineken. Various: coffee products, hair and skin products, confectionary, and meat such as Scotch Beef company. A lot of this sampling was done either Guerilla style or at Train Stations, in store at various county and country events.

  • Security

    Have some basic work for BAA security at Gatwick airport to help staff. Have had clearance to work Airside at Gatwick. NO longer have airside pass.

  • Technology

    Mobile phones and computing and printing goods demonstrations in store. Companies such as Epsom, HP, Kodak, Lexmark, TEFAL, Nespresso, Dolce Gulsto, Alegria.

  • Acting

    Many acting projects - theatre, Childrens theatre, film and television.

  • Bar Person

    Part of my Drinks sampling i have had to learn various cocktail making skills and the use of bar tools, such as Boston Shakers etc. Work mainly at Gatwick Airport for DIAGEO, WORLD BRANDS and BACARDI where i was also team leader.

  • Car Driving License

    Full British Driving license for car only.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I am well versed with Word 2007, Excel 2007, internet and good general computer use. Can touch type 50 words per minute.

  • CRB

    Have had a Basic and Enhanced checks, but may need updating.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Received my certificate a few years ago. Therefore qualified to work with food.

  • Own Transport

    Small car Ford Fiesta.

  • Qualifications

    BTEC National Diploma in Performaing Arts. But have NVQ Levels 1 and 2 in Business Adminstration. 7 O'level passes in GCSEs.


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