CV, UK based Events Co-ordinator seeking work in Dubai

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24757

Skills keywords: event management
Short Bio:

I am a passionate and driven individual always striving to achieve and push myself above and beyond to succeed in all that I do.

I am used to working under pressure and am able to focus and react accordingly to ensure that the best outcome for both client and company is achieved.

I have a track record of creating and executing events of the highest standard with involvement at every level.

An ability to juggle multiple projects with a can-do attitude ensures that I am able to deliver eve

Current location: North West England - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Marketing, media and design, other
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong, (China)

Classical Civilisation
Newcastle University [2008-2010]

10 GCSE’s and 3 A Level’s in Geography, Classical Studies and Religious Studies
Moreton Hall [2000-2007]

Moreton Hall [2011-Current]
Events Manager in a busy and forward looking company. A role encompassing fundraising, marketing, HR and alumni relations. Originally appointed to start up and run the event operations and market the venue for Weddings and Receptions. A broad portfolio of events, from festivals, corporate business events, product launches, weddings, gala dinners and private functions.
n Accountable for the production and development of marketing and promotional materials. Involved in concept and design through to the finish and distribution.

n Identifying new marketing and business opportunities with both the existing client portfolio in addition to developing brand recognition.

n Used to proposing and securing sponsorship agreements with nationally recognised businesses.

n Liaison and negotiations with the local authority in respect of weddings, events and liquor licensing.

n Used to project managing and being responsible for ensuring that everything ‘comes together’ to create a successful event that exceeds customer expectations and delivers targeted revenues.

n Meeting prospective clients and closing the sale.

The Druid Inn [2010-2011]
Managed and reinvigorated a failing gastro pub restaurant in North Wales. Leading a team of 15 catering and front of house staff, increasing footfall by 17%.
n Developed and delivered promotional events.

n Management of staff rota’s, company bookings, hiring of staff and their motivation.

n Writing of food and drinks menus.

n Provided efficient and professional service to customers and resolved complaints confidently and discreetly.

n Consistently exceeded monthly margin and profit targets.

n Accountable for the businesses daily and weekly financial reconciliations and banking.

Moreton Hall [2010]
Worked as part of a small team assisting the Marketing Manager of an Independent Girls’ School. Collating research and helping with the day to day running of the office. Responsible for meeting and greeting visitors and prospective parents’, office administration, correspondence, telephone enquiries and managing appointments. Strong organisational and time management skills.

The Pheasant Inn [2007-2010]
A Country pub/hotel. Developed outstanding inter-personal and communicational skills, assisted with the smooth day to day running of the business. Learnt to stay calm under pressure and adjusting my approach appropriately to the needs of the customer and situation. A fast paced and pressurised business environment requiring common sense, determination, initiative and motivation.