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Angela Huang

Student graduating 2017

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Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Driving License
  • Event Organisation
  • Teamwork
  • Writing
  • Client/customer Interaction
  • Adaptability
  • Creative
  • Marketing

Work history

Currently

Head of Promotional Events

ValeFest

Sep 2015
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Valefest is Europe’s largest student-run festival for which all profits are donated to charity 2016/7 Head of Promo Events Co-ordinated promotional events throughout the year leading up to the festival to both to remind old students of the festival and introduce it to new students Liased with acts, venue and the rest of the committee to organise the events such as Valejest and Valejam Member of the general marketing team, promoted the festival through flyering, putting up posters and learnt how to use social media as an organisation and not as an individual 2015/6 Head of Decorations Directed a team of students to build and create new decorations for the 2016 festival (sold out with 4500 attendees) Managed the decorations budget effectively by taking into account the unique constraints of charitable organisation at all times Kept up sustainability standards by reusing and repurposing old decorations

Currently

Producer

GuildTV

Sep 2014
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • A member of GuildTV, the student TV station at UoB. Key skills gained include how to use a camera and how to edit videos with Adobe Premiere Pro. Previous projects include ‘Battle of the Bands’ (published on The Independent’s website), 'Behind the Curtain' (about student plays) and UoB’s segment on ‘Fresher’s TV’ (the yearly NaSTA livestream).

Currently

Volunteer

Birmingham REP Theatre

Sep 2014
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Different tasks according to the needs of the theatre, previously have enjoyed fundraising by selling raffle tickets and constructing props for plays.

2016

Waitress at events

Admiral Hospitality

Jun 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Freelance
  • Waitress at events, worked flexibly facing customers until securing job at London Wonderground.

2016

Bar Staff

London Wonderground Festival

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Full Time
  • Part of bar staff throughout the summer on the London Southbank, provided exceptional customer service under high pressure situations and worked in a team to consistently maintain this through expertise of products, sound judgement and applying new ideas to streamline organisation.

2012

Work Experience

Chinese radio station (China Business News)

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Shanghai, China
  • Full Time
  • Work experience for a week in 2012, translated old archives and appeared as a guest on their travel radio segment, speaking in both Chinese and English.

2012

Work Experience

UCL Petrie Museum

Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Work experience for a week in 2012, greeted visitors and answered their queries, assisted with electronic archiving of documents. Managed the museum gift shop.

2012

Creative Writing Editor

School Newspaper 'The Quad'

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
  • Woodford, Woodford Green, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Creative Writing Editor for ‘The Quad’, my secondary school newspaper. I wrote and edited articles, and went on advertising runs to local shops to secure advertisements. I also helped to promote and sell the paper.

2012

Volunteer

Cancer Research Charity Shop

Jan 2009 - Jan 2012
  • Loughton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Volunteered once a week from 2009-2012, responsibilities included helping customers on the shop floor and using the cash register, stock management and general maintenance of the store.

Education

Currently

BA English

University of Birmingham

Sep 2014
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Graduating July 2017 First Year 2:1 average Second Year 2:1 average (highest mark 72) Modules include Introduction to Art History I & II, The Birth of English Theatre, Songs and Sonnets, Modernism, Decadence…

2014

A Levels

Bancroft's School

Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • A Levels Chinese, Maths, English, History AABB AS Chemistry, Critical Thinking BB Free Standing Maths Qualification B

2012

11 A*- GCSEs and IGCSEs

Bancroft's School

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • GCSE Biology, Chemistry, Physics, DT, Latin, History, Chinese and French, IGCSE English Literature, English Language and Maths

Awards

2017

Personal Skills Award (PSA)

University of Birmingham

  • The Personal Skills Award is the University of Birmingham's recognised employability programme for undergraduate students.

2017

The Digital Garage

Google

  • Ongoing