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I am a confident, outgoing individual who loves sporting activities and enjoys working as part of a team or alone. I am very reliable and flexible and have a great deal of initiative. I am innovative, hard working and have a wide, diverse range of experience in events, marketing, PR, promoting and merchandising products; in a range of positions from organising and delivering to a sponsored athlete working in the media promoting and endorsing brands and products. I am an Olympic skier training and competing on the World circuit in the new extreme event of Ski Cross As an athlete, this requires a vast amount of motivation, determination and organisation which I carry with me in all tasks I do. I would love the opportunity to carry out any work for you in a friendly, professional manner. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Skills

Other Skills

Confident, event management, PR, media links, professional athlete.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Worked as assistant event manager on various events in both the private and public sector. Event manager of various events from tradeshows to sporting events for Oakley and Rocktape, responsible for setting up, managing team, promoting and selling product.

  • Auditing

    Whilst event managing.

  • Automotive

    Door to door sales and telephone sales for a Garage equipment company. Also modelled for company trade magazine.

  • Conferences

    Set up on site for conferences of various sizes. Recently been involved in the event company organising a national conference for No.10 Downing Street, dealing with delegates and VIP's to ensure they were appropriately catered for at the event. Also responsible retiring business sector information from individuals and companies to arrange the correct networking opportunities.

  • Data Capture

    Collecting data at events from general public.

  • Demonstration

    Various sporting equipment products at trade shows, sporting events, etc.

  • Event Management

    Working for an event management company I managed various public and private sector events. For the past 5 years I have worked for a Schools Sports Partnership trying to promote sport and encourage 5 year old to 18 year old to participate in an active healthy lifestyle. With in this organisation I was the Project Manager organising and running many sporting events with in the local community and schools. Some of these events often had over 300 competitors and 20 support crew which I managed and was responsible for.

  • Exhibitions

    As ambassador of a few brands I am required to attend some exhibitions to promote the brands, this is always face to face and always well received. I am not phased on approaching new people and discussing products and needs.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Worked for P&G in well known British department store.

  • Hospitality

    Hospitality at The British Open - featured on the promotion video for the British Open video for future hospitality. Looked after HRH Prince Edward at a cocktail party in the French alps, I responsible for introducing him to other VIP's and sponsors at the event.

  • Installation

    Installed display towers and merchandised products accordingly, this required me to drive a van with appropriate furniture/display cabinets and product. I was also responsible of making sure the appropriate product was stocked in the accounts.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Working as a technical representative for Oakley, I was required to merchandise and train staff on the products.

  • Leafleting

    Various brands at events and in public places.

  • Merchandising

    Oakley, ensuring glasses and merchandise are correctly displayed for optimum sale opportunity.

  • Modelling

    sunglasses, ski, winter sports clothing, fitness wear, fitness magazine features

  • Mystery Shopping

    Hair products and salons.

  • Presenting

    Winter sports correspondent for Talk Sport radio. Freelance appearances on BBC Radio 5 live Public speaking. Mainly inspirational and motivational talks at events and schools. Announcing at many local sporting events.

  • Rigging

    Setting up for events,

  • Roadshows

    Event manager at various roadshows

  • Sales

    Face to face, telephone

  • Sampling

    Sveltesse - food sampling

  • Security

    Role when working as assistant event manager at a Science event. We had employed a private security company to deal with the main event however I was there point of contact and decisions were my final call.

  • Technology

    Work with computers daily. Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages. Have also worked with Mac products so have a working knowledge of these products too.

  • Bar Person

    Worked in a 3 star hotel regularly running the bar area, this was a fixed hotel bar and function bars. Event bar work.

  • Car Driving License

    Hold a full clean UK license and have my own large vehicle.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Working in many office environments in previous roles I am confident with Microsoft Office and internet skills.

  • CRB

    Full clean enhanced CRB - I currently hold 5 CRB's for different organisations . The last CRB check is dated June 2010.

  • First Aid Certificate

    First Aid at work Emergency First Aid outdoors

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Basic Food Hygiene

  • Own Transport

    Own large car

  • Public Speaking

    Motivational and inspirational speaking as an athlete, Radio appearances

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Roller blade

  • Qualifications

    BSC Hons Sports Science and Social Science, Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage Therapist

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