Ben's Profile

Experience Summary

I am returning into the promotional sector after working within the photography industry for 5 years. I have experience in direct sales, sampling, data capture and various other types of promotional work. I have also had 2 years experience managing a team of field sales representatives in both direct sales and sampling exercises. I have lived in Australia for one year and have a working visa valid until 2014. I enjoy running, scuba diving and climbing. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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First language: English

Extra Information

  • Airport Marketing

    No experience

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Field sales and sampling exercises for Venture Photography over a 2 year period, in liaison with shopping centres and leading retail outlets such as Land Securities, GAP, House of Fraser, Volvo and Ferrari. Ran virtual studios where customers could sample photography before purchasing an entire package. Have manged groups of 10 people.

  • Conferences / Tradeshows

    No experience

  • Credit Card Trained

    ASDA Mastercard and American Express, including payment protection insurance.

  • Data Capture

    Experience professionally for The Times and academically.

  • Demonstration

    No experience

  • Event Management

    Field sales and sampling exercises for Venture Photography over a 2 year period, in liaison with shopping centres and leading retail outlets such as Land Securities, GAP, House of Fraser, Volvo and Ferrari. Ran virtual studios where customers could sample photography before purchasing an entire package.

  • Exhibitions

    Have managed sales exhibitions at a number of retail shows.

  • Flyer Distribution

    Experience with Click2Buy

  • Hospitality

    Waitering

  • Leafleting

    Experience with Click2Buy

  • Market Research

    Experience with Zenith Windows and Yofone

  • Modelling

    Only internal experience at Verve Portraits but interested in more

  • Mystery Shopping

    Organised mystery shoppers at Venture Photography

  • Presenting

    No experience

  • Roadshows

    Smirnoff Ice's 'Yuri's Garden' tour of British festivals in Britain 2005 - refereeing snowball fights between festival-goers

  • Sales

    Direct sales experience - ASDA Mastercard, American Express, Venture Photography, Jagermeister Charity Fundraising - British Heart Foundation

  • Sampling

    Stongbow Cirrus, Jagermeister, Smirnoff Ice, Luxardo Sambuca, Venture Photography Virtual Studio, Co-Op Foodstores

  • Shopping Centre Promotions

    American Express, Venture Photography

  • Bar Person

    Responsible Service of Alcohol

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Windows OS - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) Mac OS - iWork (Pages, Numbers) Fidelio, StudioPlus, ProSelect, Photoshop

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Windows OS - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Mac OS - iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) Fidelio, StudioPlus, ProSelect, Photoshop

  • Accredited to work with children

    Working with Children Check from Department of Justice, Victoria.