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CV, Bilingual Trade Adviser Specialised In European Markets Targets UK

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Serial No: 13122

List top 5 skills: strategic advice
Short Bio:

As a Deputy Trade Adviser for UKTI France, I work closely with UK companies looking to export to France or increase sales in the market. I compile market research reports to provide information on the sector, routes to market, competitors and regulations. I liaise with potential French business partners on their behalf.
As a Marketing & Events Officer, I organise networking events at the British Embassy and Ministerial visits to French trade fairs. I am fluent in French and Italian.

Current location: Île-de-France, France - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  multilingual, Marketing
Spoken languages: english, french, italian
In what location are you searching for employment: United Kingdom


Education And Qualifications
BA (Hons) French and Italian: First (SEP 06 – JULY 10)
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Erasmus scheme
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI BERGAMO (SEP 08 – JUN 09)

Intensive French language training ( APR 08 – JUN 08)
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE, Bordeaux

A Level: Maths (B), French (A), English Literature (B). ( SEP 03 – JUN 05)
COTHAM SCHOOL, Bristol

COWBRIDGE SCHOOL, Vale of Glamorgan (MAY 00 – JULY 03)

Experience
BRITISH EMBASSY PARIS (SEPT 10 – PRESENT)
Paris, France

Deputy Trade Adviser; Marketing and Events Officer (MAY 11 – PRESENT)
UK Trade & Investment, British Embassy Paris
 Compile chargeable tailored market research reports for UK companies in the Consumer and Creative sectors (including household goods, retail and agriculture) looking to export to France. Approach potential in-market business partners on their behalf.
 Provide strategic export advice to UK companies, including information on how to approach, and routes to, the French market.
 Liaise with French Ministries, public authorities and trade associations to provide concise information on a range of queries such as customs and employment regulations.
 Influenced the roll-out of a programme of cross-sector webinars, accounting for one third of the Service Delivery target for Financial Year 2013/14.
 Lead on the organisation of events taking place at the British Embassy and Ambassador’s Residence including Fashion Week Networking reception, World Retail Congress reception and British Textiles in Action reception.
 Offer strategic advice to UKTI sector specialists holding events at trade fairs, such as the Batimat building show in Paris and the BETT Education show in London, and lead on logistics and event marketing.
 Lead on logistical arrangements for visits of UK Ministers at French trade fairs, including the Paris Motor Show, the Paris Air Show and SIAL, the International Food & Drink Fair.
 Provide marketing support to UKTI France teams. Liaise with external suppliers for the production of marketing collateral to promote events and services to companies.
 Part of a small team leading the organisation of the Queen’s Birthday Party (Garden Party), during HM The Queen’s State Visit to France, June 2014.
 Tasked with the development of briefing for Buckingham Palace.

Bilingual Switchboard Operator (SEPT 10 – MAY 11)
British Embassy Paris
 Dealt with a large volume of calls which vary greatly in their nature, including advising distressed British nationals.
 Worked closely with the Consulate teams in order to resolve difficulties encountered by passport and visa applicants.

PRIVATE LANGUAGE TUITION (NOV 08 – JUNE 09)
Bergamo, Italy
 Taught weekly English lessons to Italian children and adults.
 Adapted my teaching approach according to the needs of the client.

YELLOW PAGES (JUN 05 – FEB 06)
Bristol
 Managed the busy Bristol switchboard.
 Ensured first-draft adverts were compliant with company policy.
 Greeted clients visiting the company.