Sophie's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a hardworking, reliable and enthusiastic person with initiative and a sense of humour. Able to work independently and as a part of a team and am willing to take on new challenges. I enjoy cooking and travelling. I also like going to the gym, to keep fit. I love socialising and meeting new people. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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Experience

Other Experience

My full time job for the last four years has been with Bournville Catering Equipment as a sales executive and I have taken a gap year from this to travel the world. From the age of 15 I have always worked in the hospitality industry, I have worked as a barmaid, glass collector, waitress, silver service waitress and hostess. I also worked for just over a year working as a promotional member of staff, I have worked on exhibitions, leafleting, demonstrations, hostess, meet and greets and many more.

Skills

Other Skills

I am a people person and am very confident, I have four years experience in sales and over a years experience working for promotion companies. I am organised, smart and reliable.

Languages

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Extra Information

  • Chef

    I have an NVQ1 in food preparation and done work experience in a kitchen for 3 months, I have the basic knowledge of food prepartion and cooking

  • Conferences / Tradeshows

    I have worked at conferences meeting and greeting the attendees and serving drinks and snacks

  • Demonstration

    I have demonstrated products and exhibtions and in department stores

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked on many exhibition stands in all different market sectors and have planned two stands from lighting, design and what products to show to staffing, clothing and data handling

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    I have worked as a hostess at several conferences and also worked at a top football club for over a year greeting and serving the executive box holders

  • Hospitality

    I have worked in the hospitality industry gor 7 years; a waitress, glass collecter, bar maid, silver service waitress, hostess and even sold equipment to the hospitality industry

  • In-store

    I have done demonstrations in department stores

  • Leafleting

    I have done leafleting in shopping centres, train stations, sports stadiums and many more

  • Merchandising

    I worked at two big concert and exhibtion venues on several occassions selling the merchandise and big concerts

  • Presenting

    For over four years I worked in sales and done presentations on the company and products every week, some times to very small audiences of 1 or 2 to much larger audiences of 60+

  • Sales

    My full time job for the last four years has been in sales, I sold products face to face with existing customers, over the phone, via email and cold calling.

  • Security

    I have worked on a few events, concerts in the main, as a crowd controller

  • Shopping Centre Promotions

    I have done leafleting and giving out samples in shopping centres

  • Bar Person

    I have worked in a bar for over a year

  • Car Driving Licence

    I have a full UK driving license, clean, and have been driving for 41/2 years

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I can use a computer to a very high standard and can use any programme

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have a UK food hygiene certificate

  • Public Speaking

    I have worked in sales and done many presentations in front of sizable audiences