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I am very much an outdoors person. I teach golf in my spare time and also love to surf and go to the gym. I am currently training to do my first triatholon. I have been involved with promo for over 6 years as I love the variety and chance to meet different people the job brings. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I teach golf in my spare time and I am extemely confident working with the public. I am able to meet and exceed targets set before me.

Skills

Other Skills

I am a qualified proffesional Golf instructor. I have also taught grade one Wing Chun Kung Fu. I have over six years experience in promotional work and enjoy it very much. The diversity keeps it fresh.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    In October 2009 I acted as Event Manager for Image Software Company where I was on a 3 month national roadshow promoting Nintendo products (through THE FIELD marketing company). Responsibilites included the transportation of equipment, supervising and motivating a group of 8 staff, data capture and demostrations. With BECAUSE in June 2008 to September 2008 I was also an Event Manager for a four month London based promotion of DHC skin care products. I was responsible for the transportation of stock and equipment in a Luton van, in charge of a team of up to 6 promotional staff, organising breaks and motivating staff to meet targets. In February 2009 I worked on a three month long NHS stop smoking campaign, where I approached members of the public in the street and advised them on the help available through the NHS. Also involved date capture and meeting targets (through BECAUSE marketing). Have also been working with SIMPLY on conference events usually at Merrill Lynch/Bank of Am

  • Conferences

    I have worked with the company SIMPLY on conference events usually at Merrill Lynch/Bank of America offices in central London since April 2008.

  • Credit Card Trained

    Worked at various London Football clubs and music venues across the capital promoting MBNA credit cards with PARETO marketing company for 5 years from February 2004.

  • Data Capture

    Have had to use data capture in many of my roles. Most recently the Nintendo promotion where customers had a chance to win a DS console. In February 2009 I worked on a three month long NHS stop smoking campaign, where I approached members of the public in the street and advised them on the help available through the NHS. Also involved date capture and meeting targets (through BECAUSE marketing).

  • Demonstration

    At the Nintendo promotion I assisted staff in the demonstration of new titles being released for the company UBISOFT. Also helped customers to use the consoles available on the promotional stand.

  • Event Management

    In October 2009 I acted as Event Manager for Image Software Company where I was on a 3 month national roadshow promoting Nintendo products (through THE FIELD marketing company). Responsibilites included the transportation of equipment, supervising and motivating a group of 8 staff, data capture and demostrations. With BLAZIN STAR in June 2008 to September 2008 I was also an Event Manager for a four month London based promotion of DHC skin care products. I was responsible for the transportation of stock and equipment in a Luton van, in charge of a team of up to 6 promotional staff, organising breaks and motivating staff to meet targets.

  • Exhibitions

    Have work at the Ideal Home Exhibition many times over the past seven years. Mainly to promote MBNA credit cards.

  • Hospitality

    Worked at the Henley Reggata in the summer of 2009 at the hospitality tent for Bulmers Original Cider (BECAUSE Marketing).

  • Installation

    With BALLISTIC MARKETING in 2005 I set up a run-way cat walk with plasma screens and lighting for a Debenhams promotions in Portsmouth town centre.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Have worked on many in store promotions over the years for Scottish and Newcastle, where I would sample different cider products at various supermarkets located in London and the South (through BECAUSE). This was named 'The Biggest Round' promotion.

  • Leafleting

    Leafleted for STRAWBERRY PROMOTIONS, Snappy Snapps Promo in 2006. LA fitness leafleting in London in 2009 with BLINK PROMTIONS.

  • Rigging

    Rigged a sound stage..lights,plasma screens in the middle of a busy Portsmouth street for Debenhams promo. BALLISTIC MARKETING.

  • Roadshows

    Nintendo in 2009 and with JUMPING JACK Marketing in 2005 for a organic food promotion.

  • Sales

    Credit card sales with PARETO MARKETING for 5 years. Football matches, Music and theatre events (Party in the park etc).

  • Sampling

    Organic Food for JUMPING JACK promo agency in 2005. Roadshow round the country sampling Chocolate, pasta sauces and other organic products to the public.(shopping centres) Biggest Round drinks sampling also in 2006 and 2008.

  • Technology

    With STRAWBERRY PROMOTIONS in 2006 I demostrated a new Samsung phone at a showcase in central London.

  • Bar Person

    Worked in Mcluskys Bar for a one year in 2000.

  • Car Driving License

    Full UK driving licence

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic computer skills.

  • CRB

    CRB was applied for in 2009.

  • Own Transport

    I own my own car.

  • Qualifications

    Grade A A level Art and Psychology. Grade A portfolio course in Graphic Design. Grade 3 Level instuctor in Golf.

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