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I have skills in customer relations, marketing small and medium social events and have a good insight into the retail industry. I have attended fashion shows in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Paris, Milan and Florence. These include Premiere Vision, Pitti Uomo, Donna, Filati and Bambini, Milan, Paris and London fashion weeks. I have also had the opportunity to visit clothing manufacturers such as Menchi Tessuti and Machattie in Prato, Florence and Kiton in Naples and fashion houses such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada and Bloomingdales. I have gained skills in making and designing clothes including hand and machine sewing, pattern cutting and knitting. I can bring an understanding of different cultures to the fashion and the leisure industry, having lived and worked in several European countries and travelled to Latin America. I worked at the School of Tropical Medicine, a centre of excellence in the UK, in holiday resorts in Spain and studied in the UK, Switzerland and Italy. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Currently, I hold a position as Assistant Manager in a Boutique, I am also responsible for organising events.

  • Data Capture

    data caspture in Ibiza for El Devino, Space and Linekers

  • Leafleting

    Leafleting in Manchester

  • Merchandising

    Merchandising in store, hold a Masters in Merchandising and Management

  • Sales

    Assistant Manager in hat boutique in Earl's Court.

  • Sampling

    Sampling work in store in Tescos

  • Bar Person

    worked in Linekers as Cocktail Bar Waitress

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Outlook and Web. I can design electronic questionnaires and have a working knowledge of SPSS.

  • Face Painting

    face painting in Ibiza

  • Qualifications

    Profile I have skills in customer relations, marketing small and medium social events and have a good insight into the retail industry. I have attended fashion shows in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Paris, Milan and Florence. These include Premiere Vision, Pitti Uomo, Donna, Filati and Bambini, Milan, Paris and London fashion weeks. I have also had the opportunity to visit clothing manufacturers such as Menchi Tessuti and Machattie in Prato, Florence and Kiton in Naples and fashion houses such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada and Bloomingdales. I have gained skills in making and designing clothes including hand and machine sewing, pattern cutting and knitting. I can bring an understanding of different cultures to the fashion and the leisure industry, having lived and worked in several European countries and travelled to Latin America. I worked at the School of Tropical Medicine, a centre of excellence in the UK, in holiday resorts in Spain and studied in the UK, Switzerland and Italy. Education Polimoda Institute, Florence, Italy — MA Fashion Merchandising and Management — Jul 2010 - Jul 2011 École Schulz Florence, Geneva, Switzerland — French Intensive Course (B2) — May 2010 - Jun 2011 Knowsley Community College, Merseyside, UK — Art Foundation in Fashion Design — Oct 2008 - Sep 2009 Salford University, Manchester, UK — BSc Psychology (2:1 Honours) — Oct 2005 - July 2008 — Graduation dissertation: Factors associated with Buying Tendencies in a sample of Fashion and Psychology Undergraduate Students. Carmel College, Merseyside, UK — A Levels x 3 — 2003 - 2005 Rainhill High School, Merseyside, UK — GCSE x 8 — 2001 - 2003 ADDRESS 47A Chandos Road, Willesden Green PHONE (+44) (0)7724743418 EMAIL nataliacuevas@live.co.uk WEB http://it.linkedin.com/pub/ natalia-cuevas/2b/58a/3a9 Natalia Cuevas Experience THE HAT GALLERY, UK — MAY 2012 - PRESENT • Assistant Store Manager • Press Assistant TEMPERLEY LONDON, UK — DEC 2011-MAY 2012 •Worked in lead and on the day for the AW12 London Fashion Week show, February 2012 • Daily communication with Press and Stylists • Manage press send outs and sample movement • Press Clippings management; creating and uploading press reports onto the company’s intranet and creating monthly and weekly analysis • Prepare summaries of daily press coverage and publications and create Press books for the Boutique and Wholesale departments • Daily social media updates: store events/VIP Dressing/Promotions (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) • Assist on Photoshoots; Seasonal Look book and Campaign shoots for all three lines including dressing models, styling and image editing • Assisting on store events • Train and manage new interns • database Management EMILIO PUCCI, ITALY — MAY-JUN 2011 I catalogued Emilio Pucci's collection, which included a very rich and diversified set of fashion products stored over 60 years in the original fashion house. I was responsible for cataloguing and labelling all garments, fabrics and accesories in English and Italian. These included photography of merchandise to present in a magazine format. I also sorted and packaged vintage merchandise to be sold at auction. I also labelled a range of 1500 Pucci patterns created by current and former world renowned fashion designers such as Emilio Pucci, Christian Lacroix, Matthew Williamson and Peter Dundas. THE END, ITALY, SALES ASSISTANT— JUL-SEP 2011 • Selling own brand mens, womenswear and accessories to customers in French, Spanish and Italian •Working with the Visual Merchandising team EL DEVINO/LINEKERS, SPAIN— MAY-SEP 2008 • El Devino – Promotion and Collection of Data for club events • Linekers – Event Promotion and Waitress CPM PROMOTIONS, MANCHESTER — JUL 2006 • Promotion of newspapers • LIVERPOOL SCHOOL OF TROPICAL MEDECINE, RESEARCH ASSISTANT, UK — JUL-SEP 2005 • Sorting drug supplies to facilitate a clinical trial in Africa • Preparing sealed envelopes to randomise treatments and data management • I conducted laboratory work to measure vitamin and haemoglobin concentrations and learnt how to identify parasites in blood (Malaria, Trypanosomiasis and others). Skills COMPUTER Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Outlook and Web. I can design electronic questionnaires and have a working knowledge of SPSS. LANGUAGES English (native), Spanish (fluent spoken and written), French (intermediate spoken and written), Italian (intermediate conversational).

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