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Sharon's Profile

Experience Summary

Professional, confident and reliable with excellent communication and people skills. 6 years experience in all areas of events, promotions and hospitality from sales and exhibitions, to conference and hospitality, through to event management. Customer focussed and happy in a client facing role, having the ability to communicate at all levels. Works to high standards with attention to detail and offers a flexible, can-do attitude. Draws on experience from a variety of industry sectors and always looks to new challenges. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

- Events (corporate, VIP, launch parties, concerts): ‘World Cup ’66 Heros’ Celebrity Event, Thomas Tank Engine’s 60th Birthday, O2 Wireless, Launch T-Mobile ‘Comes To Town’ Nationwide Store Launches, NEC group concerts and events. - Hostessing work: Red Bull F1 Racing Team launch party @ The Funky Buddah, “Swing” Magazine Launch Party @ Kensington Roof Gardens, Stratford International Olympic Launch, AIG @ Manchester Utd FC/Radisson Edwardian, Coventry City FC Players Dinner. VIP & Members Hostess @ Mechu & Gatecrasher Birmingham - Sports Events: Natwest & England Cricket Team National Tour, Hamlet Cigars @ Cheltenham, Sandown & Uttoxeter, O2 ‘Angels’ @ Arsenal FC, Rugby Sevens @ Twickenham, Marstons and Adidas @ Edgbaston Cricket Ground - Festivals (all major music festivals, food and drink): Homelands, Global Gathering, Isle of Wight, Wakestock, The Big Chill, Glade, Wychwood, Kenwood House, Summer Proms. - Alcohol Brands (On trade sampling, bar work, events): Scottish and Newcastle (All brands inc. Strongbow, Bulmers, Kronenburg Blanc) Ernest & Julio Gallo, Heineken, Jamesons, Budweiser BE, WKD, Wolfblass, Leffe, Bombay Sapphire, Fullers Discovery, Carlsberg Edge, Pinky Vodka, Black Bottle Whisky - Tobacco Brand Retailing (On trade, music festivals):. Lucky Strike, All Gallaher/JTI brands inc. Hamlet Cigars, Camel, B&H Gold, B&H Silver, Silk Cut, Mayfair, Amber Leaf

Skills

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Gallaher/JTI tobacco retailing @ festivals and on trade - Firefly (previously F2F) and TRO, Wedding Show - MoorePeople, Coral - iD.

  • Conferences

    AIG, 3 Mobile, Carphone Warehouse, Experian, CCH, Punch Taverns, Finmeccannia. Venues inc. ICC, NEC, Hilton Metropole, National Motorcycle Museum

  • Data Capture

    Various NEC exhibitions

  • Demonstration

    Nintendo Wii, DS/DS lite, Sony Ericsson, Cannon, Sanyo

  • Event Management

    Adwalker @ various shows & concerts, Birmingham NEC - Blackjack, O2 Angels double decker bus guerilla campaign, Birmingham - Tribe Marketing

  • Exhibitions

    Autosport, Autumn/Spring Fair, BBC Good Food/Good Homes/Gardeners World, Caravan & Boat Show, Clothes Show, County Home and Garden Shows, Crufts, Dive Show, Furniture Show, Gadget Show Live, Glee, Interbuild, Investor Show, IPEX, MPH, Professional Beauty Show, Rotary International, Safety Show, SOS, Taste Festivals, Wedding Show, Wine and Sprit Show.

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Dior, Elizabeth Arden, Lancome

  • Hospitality

    Various exhibitions, Ascot, Hampton Court, Cheltenham.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Boots Stores (Olay, Max Factor, L’Oreal, Revlon Colourstay), WH Smith (Sunday Telegraph), Camelot - National Lottery Vending, Selfridges Birmingham (various brands), John Lewis, Marks & Spencer

  • Leafleting

    Various - including: WH Smith, Ladbrookes, London School of Business & Finance, Lufthansa, Abbey, Blockbuster, AB Dentistry, Adidas, Magnet.

  • Merchandising

    Revlon, National Lottery,

  • Modelling

    Hair Modelling - L'Oreal HQ, Hammersmith.

  • Roadshows

    Lynx Unlimited - Kreate, Lucozade and the Australian World Rally Championship - Tribe Marketing, 3 Mobile -Campus, Nestea - Kreate, Gallaher/JTI - F2F Marketing (now Firefly Events), Natwest & ECB - Wow Live Events, Haven and British Holidays - EEP, COI’s Big Care Debate - TRO

  • Sales

    Sanyo @ Gadget Show, H & D Weddings @ Wedding Show, Jolipa @ Spring & Autumn Fair, Black Bottle Whisky @ BBC Good Food & Taste of London, Gallaher/JTI Tobacco.

  • Sampling

    Diet Coke, Coke Zero, M&S, Ferrero Rocher, Volvic Splash, Lurpack, Nestea, Lucozade, Chewits, Yoplait, Starbucks, Tic Tacs, Cadbury’s, Del Monte, Baxters, Adez, Gillette, Avon, The One, Skinny Cow, Head and Shoulders, Carte D’Or, Wrigley’s Extra Fusion, Sensodyne, Neuro.

  • Security

    Thomas The Tank Engine's 60th Birthday @ Hatfield House, VIP areas @ various Exhibitions

  • Technology

    Nintendo Wii, DS/DS lite, Sony Ericsson mobile phones - various models, Cannon cameras & printers, Sanyo Xacti Dual Cameras

  • Acting

    -Theatre Studies A' Level - lead roles in 'Top Girls and 'School for Scandal' - BaHons Performing Arts Training & performances -inc. 'Sleaze' and 'La Cage Aux Folles'

  • Bar Person

    - Strongbow Rooms @ Various music Festival - Indigo Bar, Hatfield, Hertfordshire - Jumpin' Jaks, Hemel Hempstead - Twenties Nightclub, Hatfield

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook - Various database / booking systems (recruitment, marketing & nightclubs)

  • CRB

    For "Frank" schools campaign

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    Completed twice for various food shows & hospitality events

  • Qualified Dancer

    - Worked for three seasons in Ibiza as PR, principal dancer and entertainer for 4 major club nights. - BaHons in Performing Arts training in all areas of dance, acting and singing. - Member of the Herts. Youth Dance Company (contemporary) for 2 years performing regularly at venues across Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. - Professional pantomime at venues in Hertfordshire and North London. - Trained with the Susan Ford School of Dance in tap, ballet and modern. Involved annual shows, including place won to perform at Saddler's Wells.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Roller skating leafleting promotions - basic skating skills

  • Qualifications

    BaHons Performing Arts (Dance major) 2 A' Levels in Dance and Theatre Studies 9 GCSE's

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