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Previously in retail for 12 years, 6 of those in managemant. Been in promo for 5.5 years full time. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Dreamies July this year. I also assistant manage large festival bars in the summer. Usual festivals are Isle of Wight, V, T-in the Park, etc. Bars can have anything up to about 120 staff. Most recent was Dorset Steam and Rail fair end of Aug, beg of Sept. Been doing this for 6 years.

  • Auditing

    In my role as a store manager at Thorntons prior to turning to promo, I was required to audit other stores.

  • Conferences

    Many and varied over the last 5+ years, including a nationwide tour for Standard Life, hostessing their conferences.

  • Costume and Character

    Several roles :- The Andrex Puppy, Marilyn Monroe for O2 and others over the last 5+ years

  • Data Capture

    Not a favourite, but did for a hearing company trying to encourage people to have their hearing tested with the aim of eventually selling hearing aids. More data capture as a secondary focus on other jobs (ie, sampling with a data element also)

  • Demonstration

    Chocolate fountains at John Lewis, Pentax cameras in Dixons

  • Event Management

    Most recently this June and July and August managed a nationwide Andrex campaign with 10 staff including face painters and costume characters. Followed by EM-ing the last 4 weeks of a nationwide Batiste campaign throughout the whole of September 8 staff. Have done many other campaigns in the years before this one.

  • Exhibitions

    Many, many exhibitoins, my favourite being Christmas ones. Last year - the Spirit of Christmas, for several years Country Living Christmas Expo at the BDC. Most recently The Stationery Exhibition at the BDC - assisting in the organiser's office. Many years working at EcoBuild at both Excel and Earls Court, both as concierge and in the organisers office. Wine Exhibitions, car exhibitions, food and drink - the full range.

  • Hospitality

    Attend the boxes at Ascot (including Royal Ascot) most years.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Have a long history in retail. On top of which I have worked in Harrods, Cath Kidston and Top Shop (both for whom I event managed their new store opening campaigns)Boots, every supermarket and Bookers, Currys and various others.

  • Leafleting

    I have done heaps of leafletting and although I am trying to move away from it, I'm not averse to the odd job! Most recently for Clas Ohlson this January. Previously, managed a team of 3 of us on a regular basis for Regus, also for Madame Tussauds. Other leafletting jobs were more 1 off's.

  • Merchandising

    Lots for O2 and various newspapers including, but not exclusively The Independent and the Telegraph.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Again, this was something I did in my role as a store manager for Thorntons before I moved into promo. Since being in promo I have only mystery shopped for Budweiser.

  • Roadshows

    Andrex and Batiste this year. Also many food roadshows including Pataks and Blue Dragon, Pringles.

  • Sampling

    Lots, lots, lots. Most recently Ambrosia. Also galaxy chocolate, pataks sauces, Blue Dragon sauces, Meena's curry sauces, Seeds of Change, Kettle Chips, Love Tubs, Covent Garden Soup, Pringles, Tabasco, and many others.

  • Technology

    cameras mostly.

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