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Interests - Sport - Rugby, Football and pretty much every other sport. Like going to the gym, going out for drinks etc Like new technology, always keep up to date with new products - PC, Mac, Mobile phones, gadgets etc. Moved out to the UAE to work in June 2008 - worked with all different types of people and nationalities. Very sociable and confident around new people View my contact details, availability, and stats.



Other Skills

Have worked on multiple projects out in the UAE wislt working there. Projects have included coordinating security staff at major concrts - coldplay, shakira, George Michael. Selling tickets and providing supports at major Sporting events- Capitala Tennis tournament, Dubai Rugby sevens, Abu Dhabi GP.


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  • Assistant Event Manager

    See Roadshows

  • Data Capture

    Worked for Nectar. Data capturing customer details and signing up for new nectar loyalty scheme.

  • Demonstration

    Onetel – Five Month contract for Onetel as a Regional Manager. Responsible for all in store training and management of Onetel’s services/products within 18 stores. Some training workshops would be on a one to one basis, others would be in front on 6-8 staff members. Stores ranging from Bath to Truro. Duties included driving up sales, providing techniques for staff to drive up their sales and reporting back to more senior management with results/trend/figures though the use of both charts and future predictions.

  • Event Management

    Lead a sampling even for a new beer. Coordiante a team of 7 promo girls and a driver around some of Bristols nighclubs/bars to increse awareness of new product. Responsible for screening girls ad making sure everyone was in the right place, at the right time with the necessary stock levels.

  • Exhibitions

    Worked at both the NEC and London exhibition centres. Also worked at Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre

  • Leafleting

    Leafleted for various comapnies whilst at university. Whether it be student nightclubs, new products or food and others.

  • Merchandising

    Other responsibilities of onetel job included checking all merchandising was as requested. POS stock was correct and all stock was in the designated areas of the stores.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Was requested to eat out in 10 different harvester pubs and provide feeddback on service, quality and cleanliness. Have also done mystery shopping via the telephone when checking that a rental company was upselling its other products.

  • Presenting

    Brand Ambassador for Bt Openzone. Covered London area - presenting to both businesses and clients in regards to how they could benefit from the service and then past leads on to account managers to push through the sale.

  • Roadshows

    NIvea for men - Organising road show with one other manager around over 15 different locations. Driving van, picking up stock, route planning, location booking, maintaining stock reports as to ensure top ops were coordianted, ensuring staff were booked into hotels etc.

  • Sales

    3 Month contract for Sky. Promoting and demonstrating the launch of Sky plus for BSkyB in various stores around Bristol. Providing demonstrations for the general public and ins store staff as part of their ongoing training modules for the Sky Range. The main aim was to drive up sales and meet targets. This was fulfilled by being proactive on the job as well as training the staff to the best of my capabilities to enable them to sell in the future.

  • Sampling

    Have successfully completed sampling campaings for various companies.

  • Technology

    Working for Big Picture demonstrating in PC stores around the Bristol Area, Hyper threading and Centrino.

  • Car Driving License

    Car license for both Uk and UAE. Have driven lorrie up to 7.5 Tonne

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Advanced user of MS office. Windows operating systems, MAC OSX operating systems. Phone technology is very advanced.

  • Own Transport

    Have own car.

  • Qualifications

    Studying for BSC at LSE (Study from home)


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