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CV 07775207491 udhuna@hotmail.com PROFILE: I am a highly trained professional experienced at working within both the retail cosmetic and beauty therapy industries. I have a good understanding of both industries; I am commercially aware and am passionate about delivering excellent customer service. I am a self-starter and equally enjoy working in a team environment being approachable and encouraging a constructive working environment. KEY SKILLS • Overall Business Management • Organisation Skills • Sales Target Management • Staff Development & Management • Customer Focused EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Red Hot Careers Therapist Jan 2010 – Jul 2010 Worked part-time as a therapist in high end Spa’s and Salons via Red Hot Careers beauty recruitment agency. Clients included The Baglioni Hotel, Chelsea Day Spa and Earthspa. Crabtree & Everlyn Sales Assistant Sept 2009 – Dec 2009 Working full-time for the Christmas period within the London City Store. I provided customers with product knowledge, which included both At Home & skin care ranges, and assistance with their purchases. The CACI Clinic (Australia) Assistant Manager June 2008 – Mar 2008 Worked as Assistant Manager in the prestigious Melbourne rejuvenation clinic offering clients specialised treatments (CACI, Botox, Micro Dermabrasion, Oxygen Therapy, Vein removal, Laser and Skin Rejuvenation). I managed all aspects of the business including accounts management, general administration, targets management, product selection, staff training & management. Being affiliated with Demalogica, Cellex ‘C’, Environ and Jane Iredale clients were offered a comprehensive range of products for home use as well as promotional treatment offers. Rousshay Beauty Proprietor Jan 2005 – Oct 2007 I set up and managed a beauty business within the Shenley Leisure complex working along side the gym, physiotherapist, life-coaching and acupuncture staff to provide customers with a holistic treatment centre. I employed two part-time staff offering a wide range of beauty treatments to both men and women. Being affiliated with Creative Nails, Environ and Centrum, I offered clients a range of products for home use as well as promotional treatment offers. Usha’s Beauty Proprietor Jan 2003 – Aug 2006 I set up a beauty business from home offering beauty treatments to both men and women. I was affiliated with Creative Nails and Susan Molyneux and offered clients a range of products for home use as well as promotional treatment offers. Promotional Work Sales Consultant Feb 2001 – Dec 2002 Working for a number of cosmetic companies to promote and sell their products on a full time basis. Positions were based in large retailers or department store such as Boots, Debenhams, House of Fraser and John Lewis. Typical Cosmetic Houses included Clarins, Kanebo, Hugo Boss, Elizabeth Arden, Christian Dior and Helena Rubinstein. Chanel Cosmetic Consultant Oct 1999 – Feb 2001 Working for Chanel to sell and promote products within a large department store. Having been trained by Chanel I provided customers with consultation advise on make up, skin care and fragrance to the company’s standards of customer service. Promotional Work Sales Consultant Mar 1995 – Oct 1999 Working part-time for a number of companies to promote and sell their products ranging from cosmetics, food and drink to financial services. Oblique Designs Sales Consultant Aug 1992 – Mar 1995 Oblique Designs was an exclusive independent ladies fashion retailer marketing the 20-45 age groups. Responsibilities included managing the shop floor, providing day-to-day assistance and advise to customers with their purchases, end of day cash up, merchandising and window dressing. Clafoutis Sales Consultant Jan 1989 – Jul 1990 Clafoutis was an exclusive independent childrens designer clothes and footwear retailer. Responsibilities included managing the shop floor, marketing and promotion events, product selection, providing day-to-day assistance and advise to customers with their purchases, end of day cash up, merchandising and window dressing. Richards Shops Sales Consultant Sep 1987 – Dec 1988 First full time role working for this large ladies fashion retailer part of the Arcadia Group. Responsibilities included providing day-to-day assistance and advise to customers with their purchases and merchandising. EDUCATION Leicester College - Fashion & Design (City & Guilds) Gateway Sixthform College – 2 GCSE, 1 A’Level Rusheymead Secondary School, UK - 8 CSE COURSES/DEVELOPMENT IT Courses Wigston College 1995 Computer Literacy and IT Beauty Courses Leicester College 1996 IHBC - Wax Depilation H&BTM 1996 NVQ II - Beauty Therapy Leicester College 1999 M18 - Mechanical & Electrical Treatments for Head & Neck Leicester College 2000 IHBC – Beauty Specialist Diploma Leicester College 2001 IHBC - Diploma in Epilation Leicester College 2001 IIHHT – Body Massage Hive Training Academy 2004 Brazilian Waxing Leicester College 2004 Diploma L3 Indian Head Massage LEISURE INTERESTS Interests include bollywood cinema, music, cooking, gym classes. PERSONAL DETAILS Date of Birth: 17/12/68 Driving Licence: Full Nationality: British Marital Status: Married REFERENCES Available On Request View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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very good customer skills, love taking and meeting people, very approachable and very professional in the work i am doing.

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I hold a current food and hygenie certificate

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  • Credit Card Trained

    barclay card

  • Demonstration

    toothbrushes, frizzy drinks, beauty products

  • Exhibitions

    clothes show

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    trained with chanel, worked in boots , debs, hof, john lewis and super drug

  • In-store / Store approved

    worked in most department stores

  • Leafleting

    mega days and products

  • Merchandising

    skincare

  • Mystery Shopping

    washing machines

  • Sampling

    fragrances, cosmetics, beauty treatments,food and drink

  • Nail Technician

    i am i fully qualified beauty therapist who has ran my own business

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