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I am a highly motivated and enthusiastic graduate with several years experience of working in the events and promotions industry. I offer hands on experience in marketing and promotions, events management, sales and managing large teams of staff. I have a real passion for music and I enjoy attending live music events and festivals as often as possible. I am also a keen sports fan and have represented my university as part of the athletics team. I also captained my inter-mural football team to 1st place in the league and was responsible for organising training sessions and social nights. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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Other Experience

I have a degree in BA(Hons) Events Management and several years experience of working in the events industry.

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  • Data Capture

    I have completed data capture at a number of events including events held at nightclubs and festivals.

  • Demonstration

    I have completed demonstration work for a range of companies including Nintendo where I demonstrated Nintendo Wii and DS consoles promoting new game releases to the public. I have also demonstrated Sony vaio laptops, Archos MP4 players, HP printers and Microsoft XP.

  • Event Management

    I have managed over 100 successfull events held at nightclubs around the country, I was responsible for the promoting and running of the events and resonsible for managing large teams of promotional staff. I have also been given the role of event manager on various promotional campaigns such as a role with Nintendo promoting the Nintendo Wii across a number of flagship Tesco stores.

  • In-store / Store approved

    I have worked in store on many campaigns and am able to build relationships with both the in store staff and the customers.

  • Leafleting

    I have leafleted on a number of occasions for various different companies. Some of these include Vodafone, various club events and a number of fesivals.

  • Presenting

    I have the ability to perform a wide range of presentations and have presented successful event pitches to venue managers in the past.

  • Sales

    I have experience of in store selling where I have been responsiblle for driving sales of a range of products. I also have experience of telemarketing where I sold a range of technical products to new and existing customers for t-mobile. During this role I was achieved the award of 'top monthly seller' on 3 separate occasions.

  • Technology

    I have experience of promoting and demonstrating a wide range of technical products including Sony vaio laptops, Archos MP4 players, HP printers and Microsoft XP.

  • Car Driving License

    I hold a full UK driving license.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I am comfortable using a wide range of computer programmes including Microsoft excel, Word, Powerpoint and internet explorer.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    see above

  • Own Transport

    I own my own vehicle

  • Public Speaking

    I am comfortable with public speaking infront of both small and large public audiences.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    I am very good at rollerblading, however I cannot skateboard to save my life.

  • Qualifications

    BA(Hons) Events Management 2:1 from Leeds Metropolitan University

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