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I have been working as a freelance promotions staff for the past ten year, therefore I understand the high quality of work required for this industry. When I am not working as promotional staff, I am an actor and drama tutor. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Worked as an event manager with numerous theatre companies and promotional companies. This has included the overall management of large and small events. I have worked as assistant and event manager for companies such as Nintendo, Cadbury and O2.

  • Conferences

    Conferences I have worked at recently include Good Food Show (NEC), Top Gear Live and the Scottish Business Show.

  • Costume and Character

    As a customer character I have worked with Merlin Entertainments for the past six years which has included Warwick Castle, Edinburgh Dungeon and Thorpe Park. As an actor, I have been trained to improvise and be confident as any character.

  • Data Capture

    I have worked with agencies to data capture in different stores. My main role with nintendo included recording all data of Nintendo Products and POS in store. I have also worked Universal which was a similar role.

  • Demonstration

    Working with Nintendo, Sony Erricson and HTC HD7 has seen me demonstrating products to a wide audience. Venues this has involved includes The Bullring, Birmingham, high streets and Asda stores.

  • Event Management

    My promotional and theatre work has involved me managing large scale events including touring theatre companies and promotional teams. My work with O2 and HTC HD7 included successfully maintaining and evaluating events for the west midlands.

  • Exhibitions

    Exhibitions have included: Good Food Show, Sainsburys Top Gear Live Scottish Business Show (SECC)

  • In-store / Store approved

    In store work has included Tesco Asda Sainsbury Game Stores Gamestation

  • Leafleting

    Most recently I have worked with Robert Dyas, Kenilworth leafleting for their new store opening.

  • Merchandising

    Merchandising of stock has involved back room to front of store and making sure the companies products are on primarily display. I have worked with O2, Nintendo and Universal merchanding and displaying.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I am currently a member of the following mystery shopping agencies: GFK Nop Grassroots International Service Checker

  • Presenting

    As an actor/workshop facilitator I have experience presenting events and conferences. I have compere skills, most recently used at a stand up comedy night.

  • Rigging

    As an event manager and theatre director, I have rigged lights, sound and sets professionally while following strict health and safety measures.

  • Technology

    I have worked with agencies and companies that have required a technologic understanding. These have included: Nintendo, Phillips, O2, Vodafone, HTC, Sony Erricson

  • Acting

    I have worked as a professional actor for the past ten years. Recent work has included primary and secondary schools tours and some modelling.

  • Bar Person

    I have experience as a bar supervisor at a theatre. This role included cash handling, managing of a small team and stock control.

  • Car Driving License

    I have a full license and a car.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I have basic website design and have creating my own website - www.norryleonard.co.uk

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I have extensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office products

  • CRB

    CRB Checked Sept 2010

  • Own Transport

    Small Car

  • Public Speaking

    I have been involved in presenting work as an actor. As a compere, I am very used to public speaking.

  • Qualifications

    BA (Hons) Music Theatre HND Music Technology

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