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I'm an outgoing and friendly guy with a very active social life. I enjoy watching and attending sports fixtures, particularly football and rugby. I also have a huge interest in music and have DJ'ed at several functions and venues across the U.K as well as msuci festivals, which I enjoy attending both as an artist and a paying attendee. I have a passion for creativity and frequently write and perform my own material, particularly in the field of comedy. I am also an experienced events organiser, having been involved and leading on the organisation and delivery of several Summer Ball events at different Universities. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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First language: English

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Assisted in the Managment of Roehampton Students' Union Summer Ball - an event that hosted over 2,000 students and had a variety of artists and contractors on site at the same time. This included co-ordinating ticket sales, welcoming artists onto site, assisting with manual tasks when needed and liaising with the bar manager regularly.

  • Conferences

    Organising and delivering conferences in the HE environment, including liasing with venue contacts, hosts and presenters.

  • Costume and Character

    I am an experienced performer in a variety of roles, including Shakesperian (Titus Andronicus, Sir Toby Belch) and more contemporary work. I also performed as 'Brains' the Robot as part of a BAE Systems Campaign during the Fairford Air Show. I have also performed stand up comedy as a character.

  • Demonstration

    I have experience in promoting HP Home Printing technology within a retail environment.

  • Event Management

    Organising and delivering St. Mary's Summer Ball as well as 'SIMMStock', both outdoor events that attracted over 1,000 people. This involved effective planning and staff managment on the day as well as co-ordinating the event on the day. I have also organised one off shows such as 'The Amateur Transplants' performing a charity event at Roehampton University as well as Grand Openings and Student Conferences and training.

  • Exhibitions

    I have organised and created exhibitions for a variety of purposes during my time at Roehampton University, London. Mostly to raise awareness of different campaigns such as 'Go Green Week' and 'LGBT History Week'.

  • Hospitality

    Worked in the Bar and Hospitality sector for 6 years. Bar staff and front of house member at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon. As well as Bar Supervisor at Roehampton University, London. I have also worked at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for two years.

  • Leafleting

    Have vast experience in Leafleting, including campaigns for Tesco Finance, Tesco Clubcard, Promotion of events and special offers in bars I have worked in.

  • Presenting

    I am a confident and articulate presenter, having performed stand up comedy routines at the Britannia in Richmond upon Thames as well as hosting numerous events from Talent Shows to Summer Balls with audiences from 50-1000 people.

  • Sales

    Having worked in bars for so many years, I am a skilled up-seller and have experience in selling products for charity such as commemorative ribbons, programmes and other products.

  • Sampling

    Several campaigns, including Mars Delight and Cadbury Snaps.

  • Acting

    I am an experienced performer in a variety of roles, including Shakesperian (Titus Andronicus, Sir Toby Belch) and more contemporary work. I also performed as 'Brains' the Robot as part of a BAE Systems Campaign during the Fairford Air Show. I have also performed stand up comedy as a character. I have also performed as a supporting artist in 'Teachers' and 'Midsomer Murders' TV Series'.

  • Bar Person

    Worked in the Bar and Hospitality sector for 6 years. Bar staff and front of house member at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon. As well as Bar Supervisor at Roehampton University, London where my additional responsibilities included staff managment and cash handling/reconciliation. I have also worked at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for two years. I

  • Car Driving License

    Full, Clean and Valid.

  • Public Speaking

    I am a confident and articulate presenter, having performed stand up comedy routines at the Britannia in Richmond upon Thames as well as hosting numerous events from Talent Shows to Summer Balls with audiences from 50-1000 people. I have also made presentations to several different bodies, including University Governing Committees, as well as speeches as the British Council as part of the University of Roehampton 5th Birthday celebrations.

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