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Experience Summary

" Andrew has run and done a number of jobs for Touchdown promotions ,- his work standard is first class , with great feedback from clients , good sense of humour and organsiation , and going the extra mile on the job to help give the client the results they need" ;- Oscar Peck , Staffing director ,Touchdown promotions . "Great job running the "iron man 2" ,live promotion campaign , both here and abroad . Acting and costume character skills made the events memorable and drove great merchandise sales. A helpful , adaptable , hard-working , guy ." ;- Judy Janisheshki, vice - president, Marvel Character Appearances. "we loved the concept of "tassimo man " Andrew came up with for the latest Bosch /Tassimo Campaign . What a great idea to drive interest and sales , and funny too . Not surprising he was one of our best sales/event managers in the country . Let's hope the "dark knight " will return soon !!; - Jane Lee , Director of Bosch small appliances "this guy has to be one of the top event managers in the country;- he gets the job done fast and makes it funny! "simon Hall , Area Director, Kuoni "The van broke down, the chiller box failed, the gearbox on the supply truck fell apart , and Andrew still managed to hit the target samples" Lisa Harman, Ocean spray campaign manager, cord promotions . "organised, fun, hard- working, leads by example....;... a must if you are in charge of team of attractive girls sampling vodka in busy pubs and clubs! Andrew is your man ! Campaign Director -Smirnoff Black ice View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

10 years , doing opening s and staff training / management , in restaurants and bars , including planet holywood , rainforest cafe , henrys cafe bar , zoo bar ,leicester square . Expereinced hospitality mgr ..frequently hired to make and serve drinks for functions , private parties and corporate events , due to cocktail and bar training experience

Skills

Other Skills

Snorkle and diving experience , from odd hobby of swimming with dolphins around the world . Experienced cyclist and swimmer , with badge gradings up to 3000 meter distance . former - professional loing - distance runner , with gogg , up to date knowledge of sportswear and equipment , especially trainers !! ( very useful in promos) Military trained , ( navy reserves) as well as additional training from family with Military history . ( eg , Father - Royal Marines )

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Extra Information

  • Conferences

    many at earls court , olympia, excel , n.e.c. , trafford centre. ; - ipex , book fair, world travel fair , place in the sun , print fair , world travel fair , bp conference , Feizter medical , skin 2 , world armns fair , , move -it , arts expo . health beauty and fitness,

  • Costume and Character

    Marvel - iron man, sporticus , capt . hook , large yeti , starcraft space-trooper, father xmas, bears , lions , pandas, carphone wearhouse phone !

  • Data Capture

    ikeain store , future source , (custome spend demographic)

  • Demonstration

    bosch tassimo machines , ( 1 year , top sales in country ) , Earlex multi -spryers ( 1 year national campaign for b and q ...top seller )

  • Event Management

    8 years experience on campaign and roadshows including , , smirnoff , ocean spray , eagle lager , bosch tassimo , garners pickles , pj smoothies , muller lite, o2, earlex , glist dishwasher powder, kuoni,

  • Exhibitions

    loads of exhibitions at excel , earls court , n.e c. , olympia. including , book , show , vitality , show , comic con , BP general meeting , infotech security , toy fair , gadget show

  • Hospitality

    10 years , as bar ad restaurant trainer and opener , doing outsource events for companies , such as Planet Holywood , Rainforest cafe , henry's cafe bar , zoo bar , london.

  • Installation

    set up and break down of stands and display units for most roadshow jobs , from market stalls, to sweet shops , to juice sampling displays , all with brand heavily featured and positioned in store at maximum footfall postion

  • In-store / Store approved

    costco ,macro , ikea, planet holywood , currys/pc world, security clearance for sensitve event such as arms fair .

  • Leafleting

    ususally done in association with each brand , on the roadshow , either leafleting the event , ( film prmieres in multiplexes , activities at Winter world events , give- aways in store on the hour ) to givng money -off coupons with info about product in store , with all food , drink promos , or product launch , such as tools in b and q and homebase .

  • Merchandising

    in association with roadshow promos , mixture of products from alcohol , to drinks , sweets , food bars , food samples , condiments ,.. promoting sales in store , as opposed to direct selling to stores.

  • Modelling

    various adverts for Dell , lucky stike , sony , samsung , direct line , paddy power

  • Mystery Shopping

    cartier , rainforest cafe , selfridges , city centre restaurants , whitbread bars .

  • Presenting

    print show live ,arms fair , ( twice ) , info tech security . use of autocue , and head mike presentation on big screens

  • Rigging

    wimbledon live , exhibitions stands at n.e.c. , excel , and earls court .

  • Roadshows

    11 years doing road shows as event manager , very varied , all over the country and also europe

  • Sales

    citroen / woolf advertising , kogan page , telesales , bosch demo-selling

  • Sampling

    loads ! ocean spray , walkers crisps, milky way , , fab lollies , , ice tea, dove moisturiser , sanex deodorant

  • Security

    former doorman for 3 years , in clubs owned by Mecca chain , Peter stringfellow, and a couple of independents .

  • Technology

    currys / pc world demonstrations for combination t.v remote controls

  • Bar Person

    10 years training anmd managing staff in bars and restaurants , including many openings . highlights include ;- Planet holywood, rainforest cafe, henrys cafe bar, zoo bar , leicester square

  • Car Driving License

    full clean license , to drive any car . psv upt 9 people , ,vans mini vans and tuk-tuks . r.a.c. trained motorcyclist with 20 years riding experience from scooters to superbikes own gear , including new eu spec bluetooth helmet .

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    ECDL - cetificate - intermediate level . wide use of word , access ,excel , powerpoint presentation , touchscreen presentation , autocue , bluetooth transfer and communication, hemi transmission for presentations ect Own company , doing own accounts spreadsheets .

  • CRB

    Last checked xmas 2010 , for Father xmas camapign, for Rainforest cafe

  • First Aid Certificate

    yes , done many times , in Military reserves , restaurants , bars , exhibition centres

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Done many times , dues to 10 years working in restaurant and bars , aloong with ongoing updates on various exhibitions and event managements

  • Motorcycle License

    Full , clean , R.A.C. trained . expereince of many bikes regularly over 20 years .

  • Own Transport

    owner of golf hatchback . Access to motorbike , currently saving for new .

  • Public Speaking

    varied , from exhibitions , to pive presentations for clients such ads M.O.D. Also weddings and funerals. use of head mike , autocue , ect

  • Qualified Dancer

    B.A IN DRAMA , ACTING ANF PERFORMING ARTS FROM WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA, 15 YEARS EXPEREINCE OF WORKING IN MUSICALS IN WEST END AND ON NATIONAL TOUR

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    yes , better skater than blader , but abiility to do both

  • Qualifications

    B.A DEGREE IN DRAMA AND PERFORMING ARTS , ( SEE ABOVE) 4 X A LEVELS ;- ENGLISH , HISTORY , FRENCH, DRAMA, 7 X O LEVELS ;- ENGLISH LANGUAGE , ENGLISH LITERATURE, DRAMA, MATHS , HISTORY , FRENCH AND LAW

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