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Katie's Profile

Experience Summary

I am an enthusiastic, determined and confident individual who is looking for work to build my skills within the industry. I am currently in my third year at Southampton Solent University studying Event Management and finish in May 2010. My main achievements are organising a charity event which raised £1500 for Barnardos children's charity as well as obtaining some great promotional jobs for recognised and respected brands to build on my experience. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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First language: English

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  • Data Capture

    I have participated in data caputer at various bars/ clubs in Southampton such as Junk, Whitehouse, Oceans and Collins and Oceana collecting names and contact details for the clubs database.

  • Demonstration

    I have demonstrated fitness equipment for Powergirls in John Lewis stores. The role also included selling to reach targets and getting the general public to test out the equipment themselves.

  • Event Management

    I ran a charity event in March 2009 which consisted of recruiting volunteers. We collectively raised over £1500 for Barnardos childrens charity. I was also part of a new themed night at Junk Southampton during 2009. The night was named "Rollers" and we booked acts such as DJ Luck & MC Neat, Artful Dodger and had special appearances from Lilly Allen. We also had Hollyoaks and Playboy themed parties with known faces from each making guest appearances. My personal roles were promotions; to ensure the night was busy.

  • Exhibitions

    I worked for Complete Models and promotions at the Southampton Boatshow in 2008. My role was to promote Complete models as well as data collection for the Boatshows database.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I have worked for brands as Clarins, ESPA and Jesscia. I have also achieved product knowledge certificates on these three brands.

  • Hospitality

    I have worked within a busy reception at The Odney Club Hotel over the busy Christmas period in 2006.

  • Leafleting

    I have distributed leaflets for many brands such as LA Fitness, the gym, and many bars and clubs. I also worked for Original 106 FM based in Southampton in which I was ensured on their branded vehicle and travelled around Hampshire to distribute flyers at various events.

  • Modelling

    This was for fun, and the photos came out great. I am confident enough for this kind of work.

  • Sales

    Many of my past promotional and part time jobs have included sales. I have also been part of an extensive shot selling campaign along the South coast in which we had very high targets to reach.

  • Bar Person

    I worked for Oceana, Southampton for 7 months as a VIP waitress/ bar supervisor. My main roles were meeting VIP guests, escorting them to their VIP suites and providing waitress service to them. Bar roles included cashing up and stock control.

  • Car Driving License

    I passed my driving test in January 2005.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Experience of programmes; excel, powerpoint, word.

  • Own Transport

    Own a car.

  • Qualifications

    Southampton Solent University- BA (Hons) Event Management (predicted 2:1) Reading college- National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Furze Platt Senior School- 8 GCSE'S grade A- C, AS Levels

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