Craig's Profile

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Hi there, I am a fun, young, cheeky and cheerful Englishman who loves social interaction and working with people! I love all sports, keeping fit, travelling and going out with friends. I successfully achieved a 2:1 in Events Management, ran my own experiential marketing company whilst at university and have been working in the promotional/sales/event management industries for over 5 years now. I am happy to work as part of a team but enjoy also the managerial aspects that tea mleader/event manager roles give you. I am relatively new to Sydney but intend to stay indefintely and I am looking to work/build up my agency/brand relationships along the way. i'd love to chat to you soon so give me a call Kindest Regards Craig Bonser 0415237002 View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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First language: English

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Co Founder and Regional Manager - Avvit.com Whilst I was at University, my business partner & I set up a Promotions Company in Leeds/Newcastle by designing and producing a multimedia promotions card and selling them to students (www.avvit.com). This involved all aspects of running/managing events from flyering/marketeting all the wa through to actually staging the event and event wrap up.

  • Auditing

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  • Conferences / Tradeshows

    Ran/managed numerous exhibtions/events whilst working as the conference & Banqueting Exec of Newbury/Ascot Racecourse Plus Lords Cricket Ground.

  • Costume and Character

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  • Credit Card Trained

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  • Data Capture

    Team leader – Because Experiential Marketing 'The north's biggest round' campaign basically involved running a drinks campaign of S&N's new products and getting people to try the products in pubs/supermarkets. We would then capture information on there likes/dislikes, age, buying habits etc to obtain valuable makreting info on the categories Promoted and marketed all the new variations of alcoholic beverages within the S&N portfolio. Off trade activity involved managing accounts with major supermarket such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s. an in store demo's

  • Demonstration

    Regional Event Manager – Because Experiential Marketing Promoted and marketed all the new variations of alcoholic beverages within the S&N portfolio. Off trade activity involved managing accounts with major supermarket such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s. an in store demo's

  • Event Management

    Co Founder and Regional Manager - Avvit.com Whilst I was at University, my business partner & I set up a Promotions Company in Leeds/Newcastle by designing and producing a multimedia promotions card and selling them to students (www.avvit.com). This involved all aspects of running/managing events from flyering/marketeting all the wa through to actually staging the event and event wrap up.

  • Exhibitions

    Ran/managed numerous exhibtions/events whilst working as the conference & Banqueting Exec of Newbury Racecourse.

  • Flyer Distribution

    Whilst st university I did flyering for numerous club/retail promotions targetting particular customer basees and driving footfall to venues. Co Founder and Regional Manager - Avvit.com Whilst I was at University, my business partner & I set up a Promotions Company in Leeds/Newcastle by designing and producing a multimedia promotions card and selling them to students (www.avvit.com). This involved all aspects of running/managing events from flyering/marketeting all the wa through to actually staging the event and event wrap up.

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    I was a host at evening events at Arc Inspirations in Leeds (cocktail bar) plus I also did some promotions/hostessing at mahiki in london.

  • Hospitality

    Sales & Events Exec, Sodexho Prestige at Newbury/Ascot I worked in corporatge hospitality for nearly two years at huge venues such as Lords cricket ground, Ascot racecourse looking after clients and also runnign events and areas.

  • In-store

    Regional Event Manager – Because Experiential Marketing Promoted and marketed all the new variations of alcoholic beverages within the S&N portfolio. Off trade activity involved managing accounts with major supermarket such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s. an in store demo's

  • Leafleting

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  • Market Research

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  • Merchandising

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  • Merchandising (Plan O Gram)

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  • Mystery Shopping

    I did some freelance work for Scottish and Newcastle plc b rewery to mystery shop both promotional staff and the actual venues to make sure demo's/promotions were done properly.

  • Presenting

    I have presented/MC'd at numerous events whilst at university as I was running avvit.com promotions and also social secretary for the sports clubs. Nightclubs and university events mostyl.

  • Rigging

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  • Roadshows

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  • Sales

    I have worked in a variety of sales, predominantly media sales for the past 4 years......much promotional work instore also involved the art of persuasion to get people buying drinks products with coupons or incentives.

  • Sampling

    Numerous events - i did a campaign for Coca Cola back in the Uk which targetted sampling around football/soccer clubs and giving out trials/drinks of the new coke sub zero at the time.

  • Security

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  • Shopping Centre Promotions

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