CHEMISTRY CV

Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire


  • CHEMISTRY

    Public Sector Networking Organisation



    Personal Details
    Telephone Number:   View Contact Details
    City:   Chalfont St Peter
    County:   Buckinghamshire
    Desired job title:   Event Coordinator
    Salary:   £20001 - £25000
    Location:   Chalfont St Peter Buckinghamshire
    Education Level:   Bachelors
    Last Login:   about 7 months ago

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    Industries

    Catering Customer Services Multilingual Public Sector Travel marketing

    Job Titles

    Passenger Service Agent German Translator Justice System Food Service Worker Kitchen Assistant Kitchen Manager Other Customer Services & Call Centre Cabin Crew Manager Coordinator Customer Services Supervisor Partner Customer Service Ambassador Conference and Events Coordinator Events Assistant

    Skills

    Public Sector Negotiation Skills manage emails Answering the Phones management of petty cash updating guestlists Customer Service customer refunds Problem Management Audit Cash Allocation Ambulance First Aid Certificate Social Media Sales

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Arts Business Management with Marketing A Levels Business Studies A Levels English Language A Levels Geography GCSE Additional Science GCSE Drama GCSE English GCSE English Literature GCSE Geography GCSE Maths GCSE Science

    Employment History

    CHEMISTRY

    2019 - Present

    C-Suite and Government/Public Sector Networking Organisation Guest Relations and Event Coordinator ------- * Assisting the Events Manager with the planning of industry specific networking events for senior executives (FTSE 100 equivalent) in both private and public sector organisations * Running of events - organising venue staff on arrival, checking catering, AV preparations, managing the 30+ event staff to ensure smooth running * Preparations prior to event including packing event kit, booking security/van hire, catering, printing of guest, staff and team badges * Venue research including site surveys and negotiation * Arranging annual staff summer and Christmas parties * Using mail merge toolkit to send and manage emails to 1,000+ individuals * Ordering new marketing and graphic design supplies (event banners and promo material) * Researching public and private sector guests for future events * Arranging phone meetings for office team and taking calls from guests to discuss event * Responsible for updating guestlists for upcoming events twice daily and distribution * Responsible for managing temporary staff timesheets, invoices and payments * Basic administrative tasks -online orders, updating database and management of petty cash


    Conference and Events Coordinator

    2018 - 2018

    * Invited to return to the Events team by hotel management for a second summer internship * Created bespoke packages/proposals for group event bookings using Upmail system * Personally contributed and confirmed events worth a total revenue of £ 18,148.50 * Contacted social media influencers for exposure opportunities * Researched 2018 Sales and Marketing Plans for competitor hotels and event spaces * Created blog posts for wedding sites


    Events Assistant

    2017 - 2017

    * Used Maestro Sales and Catering system to search and make bookings * Learnt how to create client invoices * Created and distributed Function Sheets * Produced client signage including name cards/ menu books * On-site competitor checks with additional extensive online research * Promoted high standards of client etiquette which included 'follow-up' phone calls and emails * Checked third party websites to ensure current company promotions/media are up to date


    Customer Services Supervisor

    2015 - 2019

    WAITROSE & PARTNERS, ------- * Supervising 10 checkout and customer service staff including planning daily staff rota and duties * Responsible for customer refunds and assisting younger colleagues with underage restricted sales * Working at Customer Services Desk answering customer queries and resolving problems * Working as a cash office trained Partner on branch finances. Including running of sales reports and audits, cash allocation, cashing up and safe storage of daily takings * Training new customer service staff and ensuring correct procedures are followed * Greeting customers and ensuring good product presentation as a Customer Service Ambassador * Working with marketing team on branch promotions and new product advertisements


    Office Assistant

    2014 - 2014

    * Updated social media pages with links to local events and news articles promoting summer events * Assisted organisation of promotional summer fair, updated database of stallholders, allocated pitches and prepared posters * Attended red kite promotional event


    Education History

    2016 - 2019

    Name of Institution: PEARSON BUSINESS SCHOOL

    Institute Location: , LONDON, , UK

    Education Title: Bachelor of Arts

    Major: Business Management with Marketing

    Description: Modules including: Operations and Project Management (81) Creative Campaigns (76) Sales Management (78)


    2008 - 2016

    Institute Location: , , BUCKINGHAMSHIRE,

    Education Title: A Levels

    Major: English Language, Geography, Business Studies

    Description: GCSEs: English; English Literature; Maths; Science; Additional Science; Geography; German; Drama ICT Functional Skills Level 2



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    PROFILE:

    Ambitious and enthusiastic marketing and event management professional seeking work after being made redundant due to Covid-19. Having completed two internships in the events industry whilst at university followed by employment in an event role after graduation, I am keen to continue my career within this sector. I am a creative individual with good organisational and people skills.

    EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    PEARSON BUSINESS SCHOOL, LONDON                                                                                 September 2016 – May 2019

     

    Business Management with Marketing BA (Hons) - 2:1

    Modules including:

    Operations and Project Management (81) Creative Campaigns (76) Sales Management (78)

     

    DR CHALLONER’S HIGH SCHOOL, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE                                             September 2008 – June 2016

     

    A Levels

    English Language (C) Geography (C) Business Studies (C)

     

    GCSEs:

    English; English Literature; Maths; Science; Additional Science; Geography; German; Drama

    ICT Functional Skills Level 2

    EMPLOYMENT:

    THE CHEMISTRY CLUB, LONDON – C-Suite and Government/Public Sector Networking Organisation

    Guest Relations and Event Coordinator                                                                         June 2019 – July 2020

                    Assisting the Events Manager with the planning of industry specific networking events for senior executives (FTSE 100 equivalent) in both private and public sector organisations    

                    Running of events – organising venue staff on arrival, checking catering, AV preparations, managing the 30+ event staff to ensure smooth running

                    Preparations prior to event including packing event kit, booking security/van hire, catering, printing of guest, staff and team badges

                    Venue research including site surveys and negotiation

                    Arranging annual staff summer and Christmas parties

                    Using mail merge toolkit to send and manage emails to 1,000+ individuals

                    Ordering new marketing and graphic design supplies (event banners and promo material)

                    Researching public and private sector guests for future events

                    Arranging phone meetings for office team and taking calls from guests to discuss event

                    Responsible for updating guestlists for upcoming events twice daily and distribution

                    Responsible for managing temporary staff timesheets, invoices and payments

                    Basic administrative tasks –online orders, updating database and management of petty cash

     

    WAITROSE & PARTNERS, GERRARDS CROSS

    Customer Services Supervisor                                                                                                September 2015 – May 2019

                    Supervising 10 checkout and customer service staff including planning daily staff rota and duties

                    Responsible for customer refunds and assisting younger colleagues with underage restricted sales

                    Working at Customer Services Desk answering customer queries and resolving problems

                    Working as a cash office trained Partner on branch finances. Including running of sales reports and audits, cash allocation, cashing up and safe storage of daily takings

                    Training new customer service staff and ensuring correct procedures are followed

                    Greeting customers and ensuring good product presentation as a Customer Service Ambassador

                    Working with marketing team on branch promotions and new product advertisements

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    RED CARNATION HOTEL GROUP, LONDON

    Conference and Events Coordinator Intern                                                                                       June-August 2018

                    Invited to return to the Events team by hotel management for a second summer internship

                    Created bespoke packages/proposals for group event bookings using Upmail system

                    Personally contributed and confirmed events worth a total revenue of £18,148.50

                    Contacted social media influencers for exposure opportunities

                    Researched 2018 Sales and Marketing Plans for competitor hotels and event spaces

                    Created blog posts for wedding sites

    Events Assistant Intern                                                                                                                       July-August 2017

                    Used Maestro Sales and Catering system to search and make bookings

                    Learnt how to create client invoices

                    Created and distributed Function Sheets

                    Produced client signage including name cards/ menu books

                    On-site competitor checks with additional extensive online research 

                    Promoted high standards of client etiquette which included 'follow-up' phone calls and emails

                    Checked third party websites to ensure current company promotions/media are up to date

    CHILTERN CONSERVATION BOARD, CHINNOR                                                                                                            June 2014

    Office Assistant

                    Updated social media pages with links to local events and news articles promoting summer events

                    Assisted organisation of promotional summer fair, updated database of stallholders, allocated pitches and prepared posters

                    Attended red kite promotional event

    ACHIEVEMENTS AND INTERESTS:

                    Grade 7 Saxophone

                    St John’s Ambulance First Aid Certificate

                    Young Enterprise Business Adviser – weekly group adviser; county finals judge; school business activity day helper

                    Brownie Pack Unit Helper – planning, organising weekly meetings and handling pack accounts

     

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