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Actor, Promotional Staff Member and English Language Trainer. Born in Bury, Greater Manchester, available to work on jobs throughout the UK and Spain. Been working as promotional staff since graduating from the Bretton Hall Campus of the University of Leeds in 2006. Interested in theatre, films, music, travel, culture, food and drink and socialising with friends. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

BA (Hons) Acting (2.1) - Bretton Hall Campus of University of Leeds - 2003-6 Shift Management - McDonalds Restaurants - 2005-6 First Aid At Work Certificate - Wakefield College - 2006 Professionally trained actor: http://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/873801630258 Full Clean Driving Licence, own car with business insurance.

Skills

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Auditing

    Freeview Playback Merchandiser - Gekko - 2007 Lloyds TSB - Mystery Shopping - Grass Roots Mystery Shopping - 2007 Subway - Mystery Shopper - Retail Eyes - 2006

  • Conferences

    Volunteer at Key 103FM Jingle Ball - Street Team Staff Member - December 2006 Assisted with various theatre conferences at the Bretton Hall Campus of the University of Leeds betweeen 2003-6.

  • Costume and Character

    Christmas Elf - Travelodge Trafford Centre - Oz Promotions - 2006 Santa (hospitality) - Brannigans Christmas Party - Exposureworld - 2006

  • Credit Card Trained

    Barclaycard - ODM - 2006 Barclaycard - SMC Field Marketing - 2006

  • Data Capture

    Fosters Twist - Because Experiential Marketing - 2007 The Biggest Round - Because Experiential Marketing - 2007 Esporta Gyms - Exposureworld - 2007 Stick or Twist - Brannigans - Exposureworld - 2006 Taste Team - Scottish and Newcastle - Loweybe - 2006 Manchester City Memberships - Key 103 FM - 2006

  • Demonstration

    Epson Picturemate 240 - Gekko - 2007 Check It Out Staff - Asda - CPM - 2007 Seagate - Maplins - Channel Advantage - 2007

  • Event Management

    Pueblo Inglés Kids and Teens Summerschools - Spain - 2007 - 2009 University of Leeds Final Year Showcase - The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds - 2006 McDonalds Restaurants - Wakefield - 2005-6

  • Exhibitions

    Pro-Retail Exhibition - Scottish and Newcastle - Because Experiential Marketing - 2007

  • Hospitality

    Santa - Brannigans Christmas Party - Exposureworld - 2006 Jingle Ball - Key 103 FM - 2006 Front of House Staff - Manchester Opera House - 2006

  • In-store / Store approved

    Check It Out Staff - Asda - CPM - 2007 Lindt Easter Promotion - TJ Hughes - Team Promotions - 2007 The Biggest Round Off-Trade - Scottish and Newcastle - Loweybe - 2006

  • Leafleting

    Got That Feeling - TK Maxx - Because Experiential Marketing - 2009 Manchester International Festival - Oz Promotions - 2007 The Birdcage, Manchester - 2006 Icebreaker - Major Look Promotions - 2006 Street Team - Key 103FM - 2006-7

  • Merchandising

    Freeview Playback - Gekko - 2007

  • Modelling

    Christmas Elf - Travelodge Trafford Centre - Oz Promotions - 2006 Office Worker - Smileyballs - 2006

  • Mystery Shopping

    JD Sports - Mystery Shopper - Retail Eyes - 2010 Lloyds TSB - Mystery Shopping - Grass Roots Mystery Shopping - 2007 Subway - Mystery Shopper - Retail Eyes - 2006

  • Presenting

    Volunteer, Northern Air Hospital Radio, Crumpsall - 2006-7 Euro 96 Reporter, Nick On The Ball - Nickelodeon UK - 2006

  • Roadshows

    Barclays Live (Manchester) - Pro Active People - 2010 Change 4 Life - NHS and The Mirror - Simply Promotions - 2010 Moneymadeclear - FSA and the Government - Because Experiential Marketing - 2009

  • Sales

    (See other listings for more information)

  • Sampling

    Uncle Bens Chilli Con Carne Sauces and Rice - Cord and Contact-able - 2010 (See other listings for more information)

  • Technology

    Seagate - Maplins - Channel Advantage - 2007

  • Acting

    Work carried out under the name of "Samuel Watson" for further information please see: http://www.spotlight.com/8738-0163-0258 http://www.uk.castingcallpro.com/view.php?uid=79828 http://ccgi.sdfranks.plus.com/viewactor.php?actor=swaM99312&Submit2=View Trained at Bretton Hall, University of Leeds, 2003 - 2006

  • Bar Person

    Downtown, Wakefield - 2005 -6

  • Car Driving License

    Full Clean UK Driving Licence since August 2001

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Ipad, Iphone, Windows, Office, Word, Excel, Publisher, Internet Explorer etc

  • CRB

    Checked last in the UK September 2010

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Basic Food Hygiene Certificate October 2010

  • Own Transport

    Car

  • Public Speaking

    Work professionally as an Actor and MC for Pueblo Inglés in Spain.

  • Qualifications

    Shift Management Course - McDonalds Restaurants - July ´05 Area Management Course - McDonalds Restaurants - August ´04 BA (Hons) Acting, Bretton Hall Campus of University of Leeds, 2003 - 6 BTEC ND Dance and Drama, Bury College, 2000 - 2 Counselling in Concepts, Level 2, Bury College, 2003 TEFL 20 Hour Weekend Course, ItoI, 2006

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