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Experience Summary

Hi!!! My name is Marie, I'm 36, friendly, chatty and social and live in sunny seaside Newquay in Cornwall. I have been doing all sorts of promo work since 2000 including: promo, flyers, data capture, merchandising, auditing, mystery shopping, food safety... I'm a mom to a 9 year old (who is at school full-time mon-fri). I'm experienced (18y+) in many promotion and hospitality fields as well as merchandising and auditing. I'm willing to travel (bus/train) anywhere as long as it's paid for and not too complicated to get to. I don't drive :( I also speak fluent French and Spanish and have basic knowledge of german, Italian, some understanding of Portuguese and know few basic words in a few other languages. I like swimming, surfing and photography, and i do lots of arts n crafts (bead work, henna, hair wraps and and enjoy traveling! I run my own face painting and photography business also: and i work with quite a few agency doing promo/merchandising part-time. Hope you hear from you all soon! View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

Run my own entertainment company! Hair wrap, henna, body & glitter tattoos, airbrushing, face painting, jewellery, kids parties, corporate bookings, store openings, open days… (self-employed & insured) Photography - own equipment and studio available Childminding/Babysitting experience


Other Skills

I can do hair wraps (braid with decorative threads for kids' hair) and natural henna mehndi tattoos/glitters, face painting, balloons, airbrush tattoos... I will try anything at least twice! Also do Photography and have access to a studio. and


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Auditing

    Centrum, Anadin, Beauflor, Bourjois, International Greetings Cards, Helium Balloons, Magic Magpie, Sim Cards, Heineken, Walkers, Coca Cola...

  • Conferences

    CABIN Job Fair, Job Expo, Henna

  • Costume and Character

    Nintendo, and many jobs I do require logo/branded/uniforms

  • Credit Card Trained

    did in Canada years ago, would need update...

  • Data Capture


  • Demonstration

    Nintendo Ds Touch Generation (Cooking Guide, Maths Training, Brain Training, Pokemons...), Cooking Demo at Coop and Sainsburys, Apple IPhone

  • Event Management

    Disney, Lego, Animee, ASDA, as well as Experienced Manager in hotel, bar and cafe

  • Hospitality

    Restaurant Manager for the last 8 years in a local bar/restaurant, but plenty of experience over the last 18 years in hotels, nightclubs, cafes and oversea. I also worked at Job Fairs as receptionist. I work at many weddings and private dinners and recently at Royal Cornwall Show

  • In-store / Store approved

    I have done many events in various stores including Sainsburys, Morrissons, ASDA, Coop, Poundland, Wilco...

  • Leafleting

    Plum Tree, The Beach Niteclub, The Chy/Koola, Subway, Carphone Warehouse, ASDA, BHS, COOP, iPhone, Western Union...

  • Merchandising

    ASDA, Sainsburys, Coop, International Greetings Cards, Magic Magpie, Balloons, Sim Cards, Centrum, Anadin, Coca-Cola, Walkers, Malibu, Morissons, Zipp, Bourjois Makeup and many more

  • Modelling

    1111 Faces, face & Body Painting conventions, also small school and town shows

  • Mystery Shopping

    Carphone Warehouse, Barclays, HSBC, NatWest, Phone4U

  • Sales

    Worked in sales for 5 years while at university. Sold also alcohol in night clubs for promo nights with Hotshots.

  • Sampling

    Alcohol, food, chocolate, fruits, ice cream, and various new products, Yazoo, Tyzer, Calypso, Sabai, Animee, Wild Shooters, Sainsburys, Coop, Cuckoo Muesli…

  • Technology

    Nintendo Ds Light: cooking guide, pokemons, brain training, more brain training, maths, sight training, zelda. IPhone

  • Van Sales

    Yazoo, Calypso, Coop

  • Bar Person

    Have personal license, experienced bar manager, make cocktails, also experience in selling and promotion alcohol promo...

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Advanced Microsoft and Mac, email, word, photoshoop/lightroom, pictures...

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Advanced windows/mac, word, xcel, pp, photoshop, lightroom, etc

  • CRB

    Enhanced CRB check but would need updated

  • Face Painting

    Self-employed Professional face painter also do hair wrapping, henna and body paint and glitter tattoos… Clients include VW, National Trust, Disney, Lego, Cadburys, ASDA, Crealy, The London Olympics, Cancer Research, RNLI, and many more!!!

  • First Aid Certificate

    Paediatric First Aid and CPR, experienced lifeguard so dealt with care of various injuries many times! Might need to be updated

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Yes, work as food-hygiene at cooking demos and food tastings events so have good hygiene certificate (but I think it's expired now... but happy to do another online if paid for)! CPR and First Aid, and lifeguard and sport teaching accreditation, and alcohol awareness cert.

  • Make Up Artist

    and i also do face & body painting, henna, hair wraps, tinsels…

  • Nail Technician

    I can do children simple colors nail polish

  • Public Speaking

    not my favorite but up to anything, did lots of coaching, summer camps, and teaching

  • Qualified Dancer

    I dance since the age of 3. Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Lyrical, Pom-Pom... I have been to many competition and I was also on the University dance team, competed in America and show at Disney

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Roller Skate, Skateboard, Ice Skating, Gymnastic, Synchronized Swimming, Aqua-Aerobics, Swimming Lessons, Dance...

  • Qualifications

    Bachelor in Sport Science Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TEFL) working towards completing my Level III - Childcare and Education


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