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I am 24, smart and very presentable. I am an enthusiastic fast learner with excellent communications and inter-personal skills. I am a successful sportsman and enjoy working as part of a team and engaging with the general public. This is what had lead me to sales and marketing. I am passionate about music, sport and fashion with a keen eye for design. I achieved a BTEC in Media Studies specialising in the moving image I play Ultimate , competitive frisby, and among my proudest achievements was representing my country at international level. I was silver medallist representing Great Britain in European Ultimate Championships in France 2003. In 2003 -2004 I was junior member of Sublime Ultimate team taking part in tournaments around the country. In 2005 I played as a first team member in European Club Championships in Rimini. In 2010 my team competed in the World Club Champoionships. I am also a keen footballer witha Level 1 Coaching certificate. I have also played rugby and basketball as well as being an all rounder at cricket. I have travelled extensively for example USA, Caribbean, Europe and Australia. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have also had some video production experience working with a local production company. Used coaching skills in running afterschool sporting clubs during employment in Secondary School detailed above. First Aid and Child Protection trained. CRB checked Dec 2010.

Skills

Other Skills

Other experience includes being a runner at two major outdoor events, telesales and door-to-door recruiting supporters for charities.

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Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Birmingham Climate Change Festival, MyWorld Mastercard Direct Promotions, BBC Magazines at BBC Homes and Gardens NEC

  • Credit Card Trained

    Have been trained as part of Direct Sales team for Halifax and Myworld credit cards

  • Data Capture

    See above

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrating skateboarding to young offenders as part of a road show sponsored Birmingham City Council. Various food sampling and other promotional activities in Asda, Cooperative and Sainsbury's supermarkets. Recently demonstrated and sold HP Office and Photosmart printers in Staples stores.

  • Exhibitions

    Between November 2007 and March 2008 - NEC during a number of exhibitions including the BBC Good Food Show and The Clothes Show. Duties ranged from manning stands to managing stocks for exhibitors

  • Hospitality

    Also while working at the NEC I have supervised the operation of licenced bars and food stands.

  • In-store / Store approved

    From October 2008 to March 2009 I worked for Scotts fashion retailer in the Bull Ring Birmingham. Since then I have undertaken a number of in store activities including Next, New Look and more recently with the Co-op, Asda, Specsavers, Sainbury's and Staples

  • Leafleting

    Jan 2008 in Birmingham New Street giving away flyers and free samples for Simple beauty products. More recently work has included sampling and leafleting for Dail a Code, Lucozade and Specsavers

  • Merchandising

    While working for Scotts fashion store doing visual merchanding and product sales. Also part of role with Panasonic see Sales.

  • Roadshows

    See above

  • Sales

    Most recently as semi-permanent instore rep for Panasonic telvisions working in Dixon's and Comet stores. Also demonstrated and sold HP Office and Photosmart high tech printers in Staples stores. Other experience also includes magazine and credit cards sales working for the BBC and Halifax. Recently demonstrated and sold HP Office and Photosmart printers in Staples stores.

  • Sampling

    Fox Bisquits - Asda

  • Technology

    Technical Ambassador for Panasonic televisions in store. Also spent a year working as a Junior Technician in a Secondary School 's media department. Responsibilities included setting up the ICT suites, mainly Apple Macintosh PC's and laptops, white boards and editing content on in-house TV screen network. I am very familiar with mobile phones, X Box and Wii consoles. I am also proficient in most soft ware packages including those for design and editing.

  • Bar Person

    Operating licence bars at the NEC during evening concerts in December 2007

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    On-going using design packages as well as proficiency in basic word and office software

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Generally computer skills to a good standard Competent in a number of office and design based software

  • First Aid Certificate

    Acquired while gaining Level 1 FA Coaching Certificate along Child Protection qualification.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Sponsored skateboader at the age of 15. Member of Warped Skate Park team and Council backed roadshows teaching young offenders to skate as well as country-wide tour.

  • Qualifications

    Btec diploma in Media Studies - specialising in moving image. Equilvalent of 3 A levels.

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