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Nina Dawn's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a lively outgoing person who loves socially interacting with others. I have been in the promotional industry for 10 years as a BA, Team Leader and Event Manager. I have done promotional work full time previously and am currently doing it alongside my full time career as an EMEA Event Manager in house for a Technology Company. I enjoy working with people and love a challenge, responsibility and organising and ideally prefer the Team Leader and Event Manager positions and it makes a change from years of BA roles :-) In my spare time I like travelling, socialising, dancing, art and design, reading, keeping fit, rollerblading, music and DJing. My achievements to date would be my bronze medal and 2 awards I gained at college for my art and design course, going travelling, doing a skydive in New Zealand and playing in the Celebrity Soccer six match for charity :-) View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I have worked 5 years full time within Marketing and Events in house for various companies so also am aware of the campaigns and events from the logistic and planning side of things. I have organised my own charity events before so I do understand all the work that goes into everything. I am interested in doing more Event Manager positions and feel that I have enough experience and am mature enough to be able to work in a more Senior position, but of course I will still be happy to hear about any BA positions. I am available most weekends and can work weekdays for the right jobs, but please always run everything by me.


Other Skills

Pole Dancing, Rollerblading, Grid Girl, Event organising and management, Hostessing, DJing, modelling, Supervisor,


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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Gallaher cigarette campaign, Ikslar water campaign at Emirates stadium,

  • Auditing

    auditing and Merchandising in Boots fotr The Network and M&S for The Creation Agency

  • Conferences

    In house IT companies in my full time work, Polycom.

  • Data Capture

    Nuffield/Cannons gym, LA Fitness, Seat, Renault, Muller, Gallaher, JPS, Toyota

  • Demonstration

    Xbox Kinect in various stores around the South on a 6 month campaign, Morphy Richards stand at the Food Show at the NEC. Tooth whitening product in supermarkets and shows, Lavazza coffee machine on a 6 monthcampaign

  • Event Management

    Marc Jacobs Daisy perfume sampling, driving in London on a 1 week campaign, Jose Cuervo Tequila 12 week campaign, Xbox Kinect Demo Camaign, Smirnoff Moscow Mule in Reading bars, Gallaher cigarette campaign in Oxford and London evening venues, Baileys, Quinns, Renault Megane, Hamlet at Cheltenham Festival, Renault UP promotion in Canterbury and Portsmouth, SkyRide leafletting in London.

  • Exhibitions

    Max Power show, Bike show, Erotica, Good Food show, Clothes show, Travel show, hair and beauty show, ICE (International Casino Expo), Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Embedded World in Germany.

  • Hospitality

    Hostessed at the WRC Mini press Launch at the Oxford Head Quarters, Hostessed at Kerry foods team building horse racing themed party where we are dressed as jockeys. Premiere of the boat that rocked, Hostessing at the Ivy and Hush for an exclusive traders party, Guinness Girl for Fans of the match - Rugby season 2005. Hostessed at Ian Brown and the Noisettes at the Oxford O2 academy. Meet and Greet at Toyota Land Cruiser 3 day press launch. Hostessed at the TCS John Huxley stand at the ICE exhibition.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Ongoing Lavazza coffee machines demonstrations in John Lewis and Bentalls stores

  • Leafleting

    Town centres - Basingstoke, Guidford, Reading. London Irish Rugby, WHSmith stores, Apple at Surrey uni, New bar in Reigate. 3 week campaign Healthplan in Reading, SkyRide in London, London Irish in Reading town centre, leafleting in Reading town centre for Regus

  • Merchandising

    Merchandised TV Guide magazines and crisp stands at Boots, putting the stands together and recording information. Merchandised and Audited M & S stores in Cambridge - Sandwiches and Wraps.

  • Modelling

    Harley Davidson calendar, Zoo magazine, Resident model for studio, Lingerie shoot, News of the World shoot, Superbikes, Custom Car Magazine, CD cover, Max Power, Catwalk model for 2 high street stores

  • Mystery Shopping


  • Roadshows

    Muller, Rice Krispies, National Barbeque week, British Superbikes

  • Sampling

    Marc Jacobs Sampling in London for a week, Muller Rice at Dorney Lake, Rice Krispie Squares in Reading, Jordans country crisp and museli in Reading, Actimel in Tesco's, Kerry Low Low cheese in Tesco and Morrison stores, Baileys at Cinemas, Moscow Mule vodka's in Reading Bars, Blue Dragon Sweet chillie dips, Compeed blister patches, Ikslar Water at Arsenal football stadium, Co Op launch in Great Missenden and Yateley

  • Acting

    Acted on Granada's Men and Motors

  • Bar Person

    Worked on a bar for an Abbotts Ale Promotion Worked on a bar in Ibiza, Barwork at Spearmint Rhino's

  • Car Driving License

    Full Clean License

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Microsoft Excel, Microsoft, Word and Outlook, SAP, Adobe Photoshop, intermediate to advanced on all packages, qualified with the ECDL.

  • First Aid Certificate

    St John Ambulance Certificate

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have a level 2 certificate.

  • Own Transport


  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Can rollerblade and have my my own skates

  • Qualifications

    Advanced National Diploma in Visual Merchandising and currently studying an Interior Design City and Guilds advanced course


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