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Experience Summary

I am a wife,mum of two twenty plus daughters and grandmother of three young grandchildren seen frequently. Living with my husband and Lurcher x Rhodesian Ridgback dog in Torpoint Cornwall close to Plymouth. My interests are walking,cooking,gardening,visiting places of historic interest,music various styles,play darts for a local pub and socialising with friends and family. Whilst my husband was serving in the Royal Air Force I was a Girl Guide Guider and Ranger Guider for seven years which I enjoyed using my sense of fun and compassion to encourage the girls develop many new skills with confidence including camping away from home . View my contact details, availability, and stats.



Other Skills

I generally can mix/talk very easily with people of all ages from differant walks of life with confidence .I have tact , patience and am happy to work independantly or as part of a team knowing when to retract or be acceptably pushy with charm and a sense of humour when selling or promoting products.


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Data Capture

    Financial market researcher by phone and general street market researcher .Also Photo data capture for various merchandising and promotion work .

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrated years ago pens in a department store christmas time. Demonstrating benefits of Nokia phones encouraging sales in various telephone shops.

  • Exhibitions

    Helped on a stand at Wembly Computer Exhbition in its early years

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Worked as an Avon Lady years ago but do appreciate /use designer products.

  • Hospitality

    Worked full time as a hotel receptionist plus helped in bar and waitressed during function season in free time years ago for three years .

  • In-store / Store approved

    Promoted goods instore plus cash and carry.

  • Leafleting

    Distributed leaflets in Plymouth shopping centre advertising Debenhams sales.

  • Merchandising

    In a number of supermarkets for Cosine and CPM on a number of projects and goods .Having Sainsburys Accreditation too.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Mystery shopped national companies over the phone posing as a customer requring information ,completed a assesment written score form.

  • Roadshows

    Worked for Mash on Kellogs campaign promoting last years major football event.

  • Sales

    Regularly work as a Brand Ambassador to encourage sales of goods while in stores. Cold calling by phone selling newspaper advertising space,selling avon cosmeticsdoor to door.

  • Sampling

    Have sampled in Sainsburys, Waitrose and Asda over the last five years plus providing customer feedback written,teletrack ,photo or computer.

  • Bar Person

    Years ago pub/ hotel barwork .

  • Car Driving License

    Full /Clean

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic with email

  • CRB

    Gained last year working one to one with a person with dissabilities Enhanced Clearance

  • First Aid Certificate

    Emergency First Aid At Work valid for 3 Years till November 2013 provided by In Safe Hands

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Needs renewing intending to do by 7th June

  • Own Transport

    Yes hatchback toyota corolla

  • Qualifications

    GCE English & English Language , CSE : English,Maths.Biology, General Science,Geography & German


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