As a recent humanities graduate, I am looking for employment or work experience which will give me new and exciting opportunities and challenges to move on from my education and into a career. Throughout my education, work experience and other projects I have gained a variety of skills and developed myself as an individual; I am a confident speaker, I am able to work to very strict deadlines – both alone and in a team, I am able to make decisions quickly and put them into practice efficiently. As a hard-working and adaptable individual I am excited about all and any future opportunities.
My current role with Central Produce involves dealing with both client and suppliers in fruit and veg wholesale, We supply a variety bars and restaurants from the Scottish central belt, through Fife and into Edinburgh. My role involves tasks such as taking orders from clients over the phone or through email; keeping track of invoices and payments; and ordering stock from suppliers.
At Fitzsimons accountants, my current job involves migrating the entire firm’s computer systems from the CCH accounting & client management software system onto Digita Client Management. This position requires me to have a basic knowledge of the workings of an accountancy firm, and to work accurately and quickly.
My role on the committee for the Edinburgh University Kickboxing Club involved me working closely with a team of people all undertaking different tasks to ensure that the club operated smoothly for the semester. This position required me to organize competitive events, for which I had to be in contact with venue owners, licensing bodies, and event staff - as well as other sports teams. Similarly, I had to work closely with members of my own team to organize promotion for, and transport to various events.
Gamer UK is a project centered on games journalism. It was established by myself and a friend in 2011, and quickly became a success, with over 10,000 hits per day.