Event Marketing Manager
I strive to push myself in a wide variety of activities which have allowed me to acquire
many varied skills. I have gained a vast amount of experience working as a recruitment
coordinator for a company that hired a large amount of seasonal staff. This required me to
create new ways of promoting job vacancies (for example brand ambassadors and social
media advertising) and of keeping their talent pool engaged and interested in various up
and coming opportunities. I also aided in creating and maintaining their Applicant Tracking
I understand the need to fulfil deadlines and also the need to keep adapting and
developing materials so that the client receives the best end result. In my role as
Activities Manager I gained a large amount of experience in how to manage clients and
stakeholders’ expectations and deliver their desired outcomes. Within this role I also
worked within a budget, booking attractions and selling clients extras to further enjoy
their time with us.
I have also been a residential musician in venues throughout the north, allowing me to
gain experience in performing and hosting events. This would require me to promote my
events on social media and through other forms of marketing, such as flying and busking. I
would describe myself as energetic, passionate and driven, and would love the opportunity
to show this within your organisation.
Editor/Culture Officer/Content Creator
I am an extremely motivated, personable, and proactive individual, having built up a strong portfolio of varied skills, which allow me to work effectively, efficiently, and collaboratively in a multitude of settings. Having graduated from the University of Edinburgh in July 2019, I am currently seeking employment in a role in which I can advance humanitarian, environmental, and feminist causes, while developing my professional skills. I am excited by a wide range of roles, including charitable advancement, editing and content creation (magazine/literary), and roles in which I can use my languages (French and Spanish). I aim to have a high level of responsibility and am interested in global education on topics such as sustainability.
Experienced team leader in bars and general events. I have worked in diverse roles from bar, merchandise for various bands, event safety and TED summit in Edinburgh, after show theatre events and galas, front of house and festivals and sporting events.
I am experienced in customer service and organisation and logistics of events. I am familiar also with stock care, up selling products, cash handling and working at a fast pace whilst paying attention to customer needs.
I hold various certificates in event related subjects including safety in theatre and production, food hygiene level 2, evacuation of events, anti terrorism training and safeguarding of vulnerable people.
I work well with others and alone. I'm flexible and adaptable and always happy to muck in and help out wherever required.
Leisure Marketing Executive
I have recently come to the end of my internship working for the Liberal Democrats. The communications aspects of the job were what I found most interesting. I want to couple the skills I learned in that role with work in the heritage sector, an area I have a strong interest in from my love of History. I would love the opportunity to work in York's vibrant tourist industry, built on the city's rich and varied past.
Below is a summary of the skills I developed while completing my degree:
Essay work ensured that I can write informative, analytical and engaging text to a high standard. Proof reading this work refined my eye for detail.
I demonstrated in 24- and 48-hour open exams that I can be highly productive and remain calm and focused under intense pressure in limited time constraints.
I was excellent at organising time and managing work load in preparation for seminars, essays and exams. This planning allowed me to work effectively on several projects simultaneously.
Throughout my degree, and particularly while completing my dissertation, I learnt how to research a variety of subjects effectively and quickly.
Working in groups to produce written pieces and presentations furthered my ability to plan, communicate, and operate as part of a strong team.
Qualified and experienced information manager, communications consultant&coach, editor
I am a very bubbly person, I love been around people and interacting with them. I always have a smile on my face. Also willing to learn new things.
I pride myself on both my organisational skills and unrelenting self-motivation. I believe my combined academic credentials and work experience are evidence of this. I have a strong skill set, developed through years of industry experience and I thoroughly enjoy both the challenge and excitement of developing new skills and learning new traits. I am a confident, punctual and approachable professional, and believe I would be a great asset to any team.
Administrator / Communications Coordinator / PA / Junior Project Coordinator
I would describe myself as a confident, conscientious and driven person, keen to apply my strong working knowledge of events and project coordination, customer service, administration and management to a new challenge.
I have a BA (Hons) 2:1 in English Literature, a typing score of 70 WPM with 90% accuracy and I possess excellent communication skills with confidence in expressing myself both verbally and in writing. I have strong IT skills and am familiar with MS Office Programmes as well as experience in content management using a CMS.
I have significant experience of carrying out a wide range of administrative tasks in a busy office environment, most significantly through my current role as Events Manager of a prestigious, award-winning venue and my previous role as Applications Officer at The Family Fund. I have had experience in both junior and managerial roles, working both autonomously and as part of a team, and I enjoy both. As a core founding member of the team, I have had the opportunity to work closely with the proprietor in order to develop best working practices and procedures.
I have an excellent working knowledge and experience of managing events in a high-profile communications environment as well as a strong understanding of project administration/management, pulling together logistics on a near-daily basis. As Events Manager of a prestigious award-winning venue, I have had extensive experience of liaising with a variety of stakeholders of varying levels in various sectors and I recognise the importance of clear planning and logistics and how these practices are best applied depending on the event I work closely with venue sourcing agencies on a regular basis as well as PA’s and executive assistants for large high-profile clients.I am experienced and very comfortable delivering high-profile events and liaising with MD level staff and stakeholders, and I am very confident in my ability to build and nurture external relations.
Creative Industries Strategy Development Consultant
I am a creative, proactive and resourceful Producer/Director with 25 years’ experience in international broadcast television production. This includes creating TV content, launching and developing channels, directing live TV, managing budgets and mentoring talent.
I have a passion for all media, the ability to implement ideas and an efficient, flexible approach to work.
After 20 years living abroad, I returned to the UK in 2016 and I am currently based in my home town of York, working under my company name of VIDAVEO (‘I See Life’), producing Creative, Educational and Corporate films.
With considerable experience in Live, Recorded, Studio and Location productions, I am familiar with a wide spectrum of video production and I am confident working with creative teams, marketing departments and clients. I can take charge of any assignment, from taking a brief, developing an appropriate production process, right through to post-production and delivering the product in whatever format is required.
I have worked as Senior Producer for a wide range of companies, including Discovery Europe, Disney Italia and the BBC. I also worked as a freelance Producer for Sky Italia during their launch period and have independently produced programmes for Sky Vivo, Discovery Italia and Paramount Comedy Italia.
As well as being very good at managing budgets, facilities & teams, I am a creative individual and always looking for a new challenge.
I have a good knowledge of the Creative Industries within York and have been closely following the development of the Creative Industries Strategy, attending meetings, offering advice and providing my services in support of the Visibility aspect of the proposal.
Events and Communications Officer
I have built my career so far across a range of project management and administration as well as internal communications experience in the educational, transport, not for profit and public sectors. Most recently, I have been working in training and events for higher education teaching providers. I am currently looking for permanent opportunities where I can build on my existing organisational, planning and project management skills. I am especially interested in opportunities in the marketing, communications and heritage sectors.
Open to new opportunities
A highly capable, positive, patient and energetic leader with an exceptional eye for detail, with a passion for ensuring high quality customer experiences through mixed sales channels, including digitally.
I am quick to accept added responsibility and thrive in a challenging and rewarding role. Experienced in running all areas of a busy and complex office environment, managing sales and administrative teams to reach targets whilst working within tight timescales and budgets. My sales experience across industries, my business centric mindset and my experience of companies both large and small, has helped me to operate and grow businesses YOY, providing me with comprehensive experience of HR, accounting, marketing, long term strategic planning and execution, as well as front end sales. I feel that the skills I have acquired are extremely transferable, and I am always keen to learn new things in all areas of business.
Currently seeking a new challenge and open to all new opportunities.
My name is Hamish Davison. I come from Bridlington but caught the travel bug early on. After graduating I looked at my options and decided to TEFL in Spain. This was originally to learn Spanish. I met my now fiancee online while in Spain, and uprooted my life once more and moved to the Netherlands. Her plan was to do a masters for a year somewhere abroad, and so I needed to find work which I could take with me. This is how I found Upwork. I have been freelancing very successfully on Upwork for the last 2 years now. At first, I was just doing content writing, but I soon discovered Moz, and have since mastered how to create my own briefs, keywords lists, keyword strategies, content strategies, as well as implementing them. I could only stay in California, where my fiancee chose eventually, for 3 months at a time so now I find myself back at home, thirsting for some work to get my teeth stuck into. My plan is to move to York as soon as I have a position, which I have the funds for.