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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 31261
(15/02/1991, female)
List top 5 skills: copywrite, editing, english, marketing, publishing, television, writing
Short Bio:

Creative and talented English Literature graduate looking to find employment abroad and to immerse myself in to a role that will simultaneously expand on my social, cultural and professional attributes.

Current location: 

United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

English

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Marketing, Travel and Tourism, media and design

Spoken languages: 

english, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

A highly motivated, creative and articulate English graduate looking to progress onto a stimulating and rewarding career.

Education

University of Brighton [2011 – 2014]

• BA (Joint Hons) English Literature (Major) and Media; Upper-second (2:1)

• Summary of 2nd-3rd year modules: 19th Century Literature (2:1)

Early Modern Literature (1st), Post Colonial Literature (2:1), Film Adaptations of Literature (2:1), Genre and Representations (2:1) Writing for the Stage, Screen and Radio (2:1), Pyschology of Screen Comedy (2:1), Photograpghy (2:1), Popular Culture (2:1) and 10,000 word dissertation.

• Title of thesis: Exploring the motivations behind Shakespeare’s most alluring villains; ‘artisistic criminals’ or victims of inhumanity? (2:1)

Brooke Weston City Technology College [2002 – 2009]

• A-levels:

o English Literature: B

o Sociology: C

o Drama: C

• GCSEs:

o 12 A-C grade, including Maths, English and Science

Work Experience

Customer Service Operator- Joules Corby
(August 2015- Present)

• Handled (via telephone) customer enquiries, queries, complaints and placed orders, returns and refunds

• Delivered a professional and meticulous standard of customer service, ensuring all customers’ needs were met appropriately

Waitress – Spread Eagle, Cottingham
(Oct 2014 – August 2015)

• Have gained experience working in a fast-paced environment, both as a waitress and bar server

• Developed interpersonal communication skills with guests and colleagues

Telephone Sales Rep – Avon Cosmetics, Corby
(Jul 2013 – Sep 2013)

• Sold a variety of products to Avon representatives, informing them of offers and promotions

• Worked under pressure to meet and exceed targets

• Built a strong rapport with customers to help enhance their profitability

Reward Card Distributor – Oakley Hay Beefeater, Corby
(Jun 2012 – Sep 2012)

• Informed guests of benefits associated with the restaurant’s Reward Club

• Met targets by signing up hundreds of new guests, thereby improving Oakley Hay’s reputation within the company

• Also assisted in waiting and bar duties during busy shifts, to ensure maximum guest satisfaction

Sales Assistant – Primark, Corby
(Mar 2009 – Jun 2010)

• Part-time work during A-levels

• Responsibility with customer service on tills, assisting with queries and complaints

Part-time Nanny- Santa Monica, Los Angeles
(July 2010- September- 2010)

• Travelled to Los Angeles where I stayed with relatives and took on the part-time job of ‘nanny’ to my neice (11) and nephew (9).

Skills & Hobbies

• Fully trained in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel)

• Extensive knowledge of social media

• Vast experience in customer service, both face to face and via telephone

• Creative writing ability- articles/blogs/poetry etc

• Intermediate level of Spanish

• Reading and writing

• Running and athletics

• Attending music festivals and stand-up comedy shows