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Experience Summary

Throughout my professional career I have accrued many skills and attributes. As a result I am able to plan and organise to high level, make complex decisions confidently, motivate myself and other members of staff, communicate on all levels in the form of oral briefings/presentations and in the compiling of written reports. I always ensure I present these skills and attributes in a positive professional manner, therefore presenting a positive professional image of the companies I am employed by. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I am often asked to work as a regional manager for product launches.


Other Skills

I am confident and reliable. I have gained a lot of ,skills through the challenges of assignments and responsibility, that has been trusted to me over a number of years.


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Airport Passholder

    Doncaster Airport.

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Bernard Mathews, then promoted to manager.

  • Auditing

    pritty polly tights, Energize, wriggleys, Johnsons,

  • Chef

    On roadshows and at the good food show in Birmingham, cooking and promoting a variety of foods.

  • Conferences

    International conferences at the GMEX in Manchester. QSMP conferences in London - Training conferences.

  • Costume and Character

    Organised costumes for promotional events such as Yorkshire Tea.

  • Credit Card Trained


  • Data Capture

    Data capture for Volvo, Renault, Manchester united, M & S new products.

  • Demonstration

    Area manager and trouble shooter, for product launches, organising staff and ensuring they are fully trained and have the required promotional materials for each activity, within set time scales.

  • Event Management

    One example of many; Looking after a team, preparing and sampling hot Bernard Matthews pastries. Duties included: Collection of a 7.5ton lorry and sampling trailer, which I sited at retail outlets.

  • Exhibitions

    Organised and worked at many exhibitions over a number of years at venues such as Birmingham, Good food shows - Shopping centers - York exhibitions - Vintage Inns - Earls Court -Motorshows & many more

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Gucci Rush Model

  • Hospitality

    I have worked at many corporate events with a variety of roles and responsibilities, acting as a brand ambassador for companies such as: – Sony Ericsson, York Races – Sheffield United- World Snooker. Paris for Infinity.

  • Installation

    Major retail stores.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Boots, Sainsbury's, PC World

  • Leafleting

    Managed teams for new Tesco's. Organised & managed hit squads for BT. Organised teams for Three Stores.

  • Merchandising

    Pritty Polly - Wriggleys - Energize - Warner Bros, film releases - Managed teams in department stores.

  • Modelling

    Photographic/Catwalk model for SD Fashions

  • Mystery Shopping

    Food sampling staff in Asda. Mobile stores. Costa coffee.

  • Presenting

    Presented at SD Fashion shows. - Promotional DVD's - Presented awards at Windsor Races, Builders awards. - Sporting awards at Sheffield arena.

  • Rigging

    Exhibition stands - Renault events rigging & de- rigging at stately homes. - Shopping centre stands. - Delivering & setting up trailer units. - Organised teams for rigging/de-rigging at events.

  • Roadshows

    Manager on roadshows for: Yorkshire Tea, 4 month contract - VW, 3 months - Mazda - Bernard Mathews - BT - Celebrations - Nintendo - Three stores - M & S - Slimfast - Volvo.

  • Sales

    Coffee machines. Business to business. recruitment.

  • Sampling

    I was assigned to organise an events team, sampling celebrations chocolates and organising competitions in shopping centres. Duties included daily stand building and de-rigging, liaising with the cli

  • Technology

    Volvo XC70 with a colleague to various companies in the UK. The companies we visited were mainly leasing and car show rooms. I produced an oral and written presentation on each visit,

  • Bar Person

    Brand ambassador Bulmers Cider - Brand ambassador Tia Maria - Manager & promoter VK - Organised competitions for drinks.

  • Car Driving License

    Full license. Experience with 7.5 ton lorry's and towing trailers. (40ft length)

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Advanced Web Design- Distinction, RSAIII typing & office skills - computer programmer -

  • CRB

    Full CRB check

  • Face Painting

    Recreation Department, events.

  • First Aid Certificate


  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    YES Full

  • HGV Driving License


  • Make Up Artist

    Helped at fashion shows - demonstrated on In-store promotions.

  • Own Transport

    Ford puma

  • Public Speaking

    Hosting & Presenting at events such as Fashion shows - SD Fashion shows, Windsor races, Builders Awards, MTV, Prensenter on promotional DVD's.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    :-) mainly on holiday also skiing.

  • Qualifications

    BTEC National Diploma Business and Management CPVE Business and Management O Level Mathematics, English Literature, Art and Design RSA III Typing and computing Web Master – Advanced Internet W


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