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Experience Summary

I have worked in promotional marketing and events for 8 years starting as a brand ambassador and now as an event manager. I have a wide range of experience in particulary the food and beverage sector. My interests include fitness, restaurants, fashion, movies and music. My best achievement so far is having a beautiful daughter this year. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

My background as a restuarant manager has given me a good background in food/ beverage, dealing with the public, marketing, problem solving and being flexible.

Skills

Other Skills

Fantastic social and interpersonnel skills Actively managed large groups of promotional teams

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Extra Information

  • Airport Passholder

    I worked at heathrow airport for a year in a supervisory role. We worked both airside and landside doing various promotions including many to educate those using the airport on any recent security changes.

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have carried out this role on many occassions.

  • Chef

    Although not trained I studied catering and have cooked on many roadshows with a microphone for sainsburys and provamel.

  • Costume and Character

    I have dressed up as many characters particulary for one day promotions to creat a buzz eg elvis, spiderman, kilt, tuxedo, bit of fruit, a giant bunny, a telephone, darth vadar, a pimp etc. I am happy to do this kind of work

  • Demonstration

    Demonstating new phones, cameras,

  • Event Management

    I have event managed for 7 years for teams up to 25. I enjoy taking a supervisory role, liasing with the office and client to creat an enjoyable marketing experience for the customer. I love working with colourful people and the general public. Recently I have worked on a galaxy chocolate campaign, Alpro soya products, seeds of change and an organic tour.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked at many exhibitions recently at the grand design show as assistant event manager in charge of ten staff.

  • Hospitality

    I have a catering background initially working as a chef,barman, waiter and progressing into restaurant management. I also worked for a couple of high end private catering companys who did prestigious events eg product launches, art gallery/movie premieres.

  • Leafleting

    I have done plenty of these over the years and am happy to carry out this work.

  • Rigging

    As an event manager i am always involved in rigging the stand and particulary if some other company is doing it making sure it is done to the right specification.

  • Roadshows

    I have worked out many of these particulary at supermarkets eg haagen dazs, tetley tea, mars, galaxy,

  • Sales

    I work at a small group of gyms driving sales of gym memberships by organising guest passes, competitions and awareness days. I carry this out a few days each month.

  • Sampling

    I have sampled many products particulary guerilla campaigns and at supermarkets, stations and universities.

  • Security

    I have acted as security on stands staying on them overnight to ensure the safety of equipment.

  • Bar Person

    I worked in the catering industry for 10 years and worked in numerous bar and restaurant jobs including as restaurant manager

  • Car Driving License

    I have an old style licence letting me drive motorbikes, anything up to 7.5 tonne and trailers. Licence currently clean.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic skills on computer, Clait course acheived with Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • First Aid Certificate

    Yes, trained by st Johns ambulance

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Yes

  • Motorcycle License

    Yes, drive any cc of bike

  • Own Transport

    Yes, citroen berlingo which seats five and all backseats can be taken out to creat area for box transportation.

  • Qualifications

    ba in hotel and catering management with tourism/marketing, certificates in journalism and fashion industry

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