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Vikki's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a dedicated, conscientious, hardworking person. I have developed the skills to excell in this field of work and I can confidently work alone, using my initiative and can successfully set and achieve goals. I have a high level of self motivation and determination to get a task completed to high standards. I also have the ability to work in a team as I am a good communicator, and have the experience of leading others, delegating tasks and ensuring the job is completed in the best possible way. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I am also a qualified Nursery nurse which has came in handy for many promotions involving children, especially at Easter and Christmas time. Although not an experienced make up artist, I have carried out lots of make up artist roles in store and on counter with confidence, for brands such as Barry M, Impulse, GOSH, Loreal and Max Factor

Skills

Other Skills

I have over 6 years experience in this field of work, and feel prepared to take on new jobs and skills. I am always happy to broaden my experience and I am keen to take on further events managing roles.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have Team Leading experience for a few leafleting activities, ensuring the team are split up and working in the most effective and busy locations. I have recently worked on an organ donor roadshow as a team leader, managing staff, ensuring they were aware of role and pro-active throughout the activity dates. I carried out daily reporting for these roles

  • Auditing

    I complete regular auditing calls in various supermarkets for a number of agencies.

  • Conferences

    I am keen to gain experience within this field.

  • Costume and Character

    I have worked as a Chipmunk for the the new release of the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie, this was a Christmas special event at a large shopping centre.

  • Credit Card Trained

    I have previously worked for Barclaycard and Monument credit card, for about 2 years, in which I regularly exceeded targets.

  • Data Capture

    I have carried out data capture for various companies such as Venture, Tesco, Homebase and Asda.com.

  • Demonstration

    I have experience demonstrating various products ranging from Digital Cameras, coffee machines, Grilling machines. and DIY products such as Paint pod and Cuprinol power sprayer, which I demo regularly. I have more recently carried out demo work for Panasonic hoovers in electrical stores.

  • Event Management

    I have experience event managing for a Smirnoff campaign within students unions, organising setting up of the promotion game and ensuring the BA's were aware of their roles and ensuring the job was a success. Oct 07. More recently, I also have EM experience for L&B, taking vendors around bars and clubs ensuring they are adhering to selling code, taking photos, maintaining stock, collecting money and reporting at the end of the activity and banking all cash. (2011)

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked at an Arnold Clark Motobility exhibition, giving out goody bags and vouchers. I have also worked at McFly concerts, using an Ipad to sign fans up to the McFly fan page, taking online card payment. I also recently worked on a campaign at a large annual Offshore Oil Exhibition which was a great success, with the agency asking me to work down in London at their next event. (2011)

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    I am approved to carry out fragrance work within debenhams stores and worked on make up counters in Boots. I have also worked on the L'Oreal counter within a large flagship Boots store, this has been holiday cover for the permanent L'Oreal assistant, so involved mini make-overs and product recommendations. (2011)

  • In-store / Store approved

    I have experience working within Debenhams stores to promote various fragrances, which involved obtaining store approval. Also I have gained store approval for promotions within Boots stores. Present

  • Leafleting

    I have carried out many leafleting jobs, including being part of a hit squad to taregt certain areas and consumers, gaining permission to leave leaflets with a range of businesses. Also in all weather conditions.

  • Merchandising

    I have regular work merchandising many large supermarkets in my area, from small auditing jobs to re-fits of certain areas, installing FSDU's and POS. Sep07 to present

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have carried out many mystery shopping jobs for various alcohol brands within bars in my surrounding areas. From Sep 2007 to early this year.

  • Roadshows

    I have been involved in Scottish Government roadshows, setting up stands at city centres and shopping centres, these involve 'Reduce, Re-use, recycle', 'Belt up, seat belt awareness' and also Drink awareness campaigns. I worked on a Freeview roadshow around North Scotland during the digital switchover period, giving advice and promoting the brand.

  • Sales

    I have 1 and a half years experience in credit card sales, doing this full time within shopping centres, supermarkets and airports. I promoted Barclaycard, monument and MBNA from Oct2005 till Feb2007. I have also had lots of experience selling vouchers for Venture photography studio, working with shopping centres at a stand. Most recently I was involved in using handheld PDA's to encourage women to sign up to the Race For Life for Cancer Research UK, taking their card payment details to register.

  • Sampling

    I have carried out lots of sampling work ranging from Sainsburys food festival (sep07), bacardi (oct07), SoCo (May08) to more recnet I regulary promote various health and Beauty products, giving samples to customers to generate sales.

  • Technology

    I have demonstrated various digital cameras and also external hard drives. I also have experience in updating software on Mac display computers in electrical stores and department stores.

  • Bar Person

    I have worked in a few bars before doing promo full time.

  • Car Driving License

    I have my own car and full licence with no points.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I have computer skills firstly obtained from school modules and just lots of experience from home use.

  • CRB

    As I was a nursey nurse I have had many Criminal checks to allow me to work with children, this has recently been updated.

  • First Aid Certificate

    I completed a first aid course whilst working with children.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I completed an NC and HNC in Child care and Education, where I completed a Food hygiene module to allow me to preprae food in Child care settings.

  • Make Up Artist

    I have various experience working as a make up artist, although I am not qualified. I have worked for brands such as Loreal, Barry M, Max Factor and GOSH.

  • Nail Technician

    I have worked on behalf of Nailene and Barry M giving french manicures and basic manicures.

  • Own Transport

    BMW 5 series, so plenty room for demo kits etc.

  • Qualifications

    HNC Child Care and Education - Dundee College Psychology - University of Abertay

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