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CV, History And Politics Graduate Seeking Role In US Political Sector

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 33615
(07/12/1992, male)
List top 5 skills: admin, analyst, events, host, marketing, media, on screen, political, research, video
Short Bio:

I’m a recent History and Politics graduate, who developed strong experiences in event planning, research, communications and leadership roles by working at institutions such as universities, a museum, a London based research charity and a think tank with close working relations with Parliament.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

German

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Marketing, HR and Recruitment, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada, United States

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

austria, Belgium, bulgaria, Croatia, cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, malta, Netherlands, Poland, portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, spain, Sweden, United Kingdom



Education & Qualifications

University of Essex: Graduated 2014 with a BA in History and Politics – 2:1

Awards: The Big Essex Award for over 100 hours of time spent volunteering within a single academic year

Additional Qualifications: MS Office Specialist for Microsoft Word Language: Intermediate German Reading Level

 

Career Experience

2016 Explained: Founder, host, producer, writer
July 2015 – Present

• YouTube video series explaining the 20+ U.S. presidential candidates’ policies in short, yet informative, entertaining and easily watchable manner. Extensively research 20+ candidates, host 20+ videos, write scripts, create written documents to accompany video series.

• Technical duties include creating a consistent video intro, editing the volume of the audio tracks that would play simultaneously, and editing the video

The Henry Jackson Society: Events Assistant Intern
January – April 2015

• Co-ordinated and communicated with Parliamentarians and journalists to build an audience for events hosted by high profile figures like Congressman Marsha Blackburn. Helped decide which pictures would be used for quarterly review

• Led team of 8 interns at Parliamentary events. Set up video cameras/dictaphones, took pictures throughout, handed out leaflets, constructed HJS banners, conversed with event speakers/attendees to ensure their personal needs were met

• Updated the HJS guidelines for the house-style of writing event transcripts and summaries to make them more professional and easier to read for our members. Wrote 7 event transcripts and 5 summaries for HJS website.

• Researched articles about UK extremism and Russia for the daily Morning News Briefing.

• Fully trained the next Events Intern to ensure that my high standard of work would be continued.

Full Fact: Research Volunteer
January 2015

• Researched and fact checked the coalition government’s immigration policies to see if they were misrepresenting their accomplishments, for example, shutting down a certain number of bogus colleges

• Built, scrutinized, and populated database of claims made by party leaders ahead of the May 2015 election

British College of Osteopathic Medicine: Assistant to the Registrar
August 2013

• Primary lead in preparing 50+ incoming students for the upcoming academic year, for example, by creating individualized, in-depth welcome packs, helping them find student housing via phone/in person

• Created and sold graduation tickets; dealt with final year students’ post-education career queries such as informing international students on potential work opportunities in England

• Reformatted and updated 100+ student files to improve efficiency for finding necessary information

Administrative Assistant July 2010–June 2011, September 2012, December 2013, August 2014, October 2015

• Oversaw all front desk operations, including lost property, class schedules, student files, confidential paperwork about coursework/exam results, and triaging patients visiting the college for bone density scans

• Answered and directed about fifty incoming phone calls per day and dealt with prospective and current student enquiries in person in a polite and respectful manner. Covered weekends to set up clinic and conference rooms

University of Essex: History Departmental Library Volunteer/Student Mentor
October 2012 – May 2014

• Created a welcoming environment so even shy students would be willing to use my expertise in finding the relevant journals/books/articles for their modules. Continuously ensured 15+ modules’ readings had availability in the library

Volunteer at the Essex Police Museum
April 2012 – June 2013

• Organized and logged the ‘Oversized Photos’ into the museum database by creating a separate filing area for them where they were then also sub-divided, for example, vehicle photos sub-divided into land, water and air

• Helped to develop and implement a new feedback system to better find out what could be improved and who exactly was writing feedback, for example, a school child or an expert on the Essex police

• Aided tours/events, demonstrated police equipment, answered questions in a comprehensive/entertaining manner

Volunteer at University of Essex Nightline Service
October 2012 – June 2013

• Conversed anonymously with students in person/over the phone, guided them through personal/academic issues

• Worked with a team of 3 other volunteers to respond to drunk and/or hurt students who came in person to Nightline by talking to them as they sobered up, putting them in the recovery position, or calling an ambulance as appropriate