Alice Bowden

Marketing and events assistant

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  • LocationEdingale, Tamworth, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Conference
  • Corporate
  • Events PR
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint

Work history

2015

Bar Staff

Compass Group, Cheltenham Racecourse

Jan 2012 - Mar 2015
  • I was a part of the Cheltenham Racecourse Hospitality team, mainly working on the bar at the various race meetings throughout the season. I was required to work as part of a team in a busy and demanding environment, dealing with cash and always aiming to provide excellent customer service.

2014

Marketing & Events Assistant

Jcdecaux

Jul 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Events as well as supporting the Marketing Director of one of the UK’s largest outdoor advertising companies. This role required me to be a self-starter with excellent communication and organisational skills due to the fast paced working environment. Whilst I carried out administrative work, I was also required to interact with various members of the sales team on a daily basis as well contacting new and existing suppliers to acquire quotes and assessing proposals for upcoming internal and launch events .

2013

Office Assistant

Corporate Connection Ltd

May 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Worked closely with and supported the Sales Manager and Managing Director of a UK based work wear and corporate uniform company. My responsibilities involved liaising existing and new clients as well as developing online database of potential new clients through the use of Excel. This required numerous phone calls approaching new companies to introduce Corporate Connection.

2012

Marketing Intern

Lean Digital

May 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Within this role I reported to the Account Director of a digital marketing and fundraising consultancy. My responsibilities included providing support to existing clients with their specific projects (direct mailers, proof readings and alterations) this therefore required strong communication skills via numerous phone calls and email contact. Organising folders for clients with their charity information and previous mailers created by Lean and CSDM (agency in Ross-On-Wye) was another of my responsibilities. I also researched and created Excel document for Lean Twitter account with potential businesses, charity and people to follow on Twitter.

2012

PR Intern

Limegreen Communications

May 2012 - Aug 2012
  • I worked closely with the new and developing agency. My responsibilities included support with the development of the agency’s social media (Twitter, Facebook). Assisted with the guest list and organizing the distribution of invitations for one of their clients, ‘Be At One’ and their bar opening in London. Wrote and distributed press releases and followed up with newspapers to ensure coverage.

2011

PR & Press Office Assistant

Punch Taverns Spirit PUB Company

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
  • Reporting to the Public Relations Manager of a market leading UK Hospitality company, my responsibilities included, project management in terms of strategic advertising rollouts, first point of contact for the Press Office, working directly with General Managers of leased and managed properties in providing assistance with their specific PR requirements, coordinating and arranging PR events at a local and national level as well as drafting and distributing the weekly internal communications e-newsletter via intranet.

Education

2015

Marketing, Advertising and Communications

University of Gloucestershire

Aug 2011 - May 2015
  • First Class Honors

Awards

2015

FIRST CLASS HONOURS - MARKETING ADVERTISING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Higher Education

  • Recently graduated with a First Class Honors in Marketing, Advertising and Communications from the University of Gloucestershire