Catherine Beaumont

Press and Marketing Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A results driven, trustworthy and enthusiastic individual looking for the opportunity to use my friendliness, energy, confidence and multitasking abilities in a lively and exciting appointment.

Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Festival
  • Live Event
  • Account Management
  • Budgeting
  • Creative
  • Problem Solving
  • Sewing
  • Event Organisation
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Customer Service

Work history

Currently

Press & Marketing Assistant

Target Live

Mar 2014
  • At this fast paced live events marketing agency I was required to help orchestrate current projects, generate commercially sensitive information, filter national press and manage the day-to-day requirements of the office. ? Delivered and implemented a modernised conference calling system and events calender to ensure optimum performance whilst efficiently arranging meetings, booking company travel and handling press nights. ? Demonstrated key organisational and time management skills to support account handlers with sales and marketing campaign administration. Managed two interns in support of these functions. ? Identified key press and industry news in relation to Target Live projects presenting findings back to the team.

2014

Operations

The English Tee Shop

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • As part of the Camden Collective, I managed and marketed a space used to offer creative individuals and businesses the opportunity to showcase their ideas and products on Camden High Street. ? Generated a high profile for The English Tee Shop through the use of social networking sites. ? Closed sales using confident communicative and selling techniques.

2013

London Studio Manager

Cred Jewellery

Mar 2013 - Dec 2013
  • In managing a stylish studio based in Farringdon, I met with appointment based customers on a part-time basis. ? Receiving, confirming and raising orders with suppliers to support in ensuring the critical path for the company’s deadlines were met. ? Used and upheld confident communication skills to present and drive effective sales targets.

2013

Visual Merchandiser & Supervisor

Fashiondacci

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
  • Assisting in the management of this popular vintage fashion shop set next to a lively market in Melbourne. I used my time effectively to ensure an inviting, creative and imaginative customer experience. ? Provided hands-on visual merchandising skills to help promote the image, products and services of this business. ? Furthered my use of strong communication skills effectively to understand and assist customers.

2013

Event Assistant

Lifestyle Exhibition

Nov 2013 - Nov 2013
  • At a Sexuality and Adult Lifestyle Exhibition show, I was required to confidently communicate with customers on a personal level in order to drive sales, whilst helping to ensure a successful and memorable public event. ? Resumed a positive and flexible attitude to assist my team with the set up and dismantling of the event. ? Helped to create a memorable and inviting customer experience.

2013

Theatre Chaperone & Assistant

PJ Live Arts

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013
  • At a comedy festival in a neighbourhood performing arts theatre, I was required to meet, liaise and assist my team with customers and artists alike, helping to ensure the repeat of an accomplished festival. ? Faced and dealt with any apparent theatre, studio or cabaret performance space difficulties. ? Shared my knowledge of social media to help raise awareness of the live arts.

2013

Front of House

Southwark Playhouse

Dec 2013 - Mar 2013
  • Working alongside my team in a South London fringe theatre, I helped to support and promote Southwark Playhouse. ? Communicated effectively with people of all ages to maintain a high standard of customer service. ? Supported directors, musicians and actors in order to help co-ordinate successful performances.

2012

Luxury Bridal Sales Associate

JS Couture

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
  • A luxurious bridal shop based in a central London design studio, I assisted Jessie and her team on a part-time, weekend basis to assist with the running of the studio. ? Gained greater attention to detail and knowledge of effective market research, technology, and selling skills using confident communication skills. ? Receiving and confirming orders, taking bookings and helping assist with the running of the studio .

Education

2011

Geography

University of Manchester

Aug 2008 - Jul 2011
  • BSc (Hons) in Geography

2008

Class of French Language and Civilization

LA Sorbonne Paris

Aug 2007 - Aug 2008
  • Class of French language and civilization

2007

Geography, Photography and Psychology

St Christopher School

Aug 2005 - Jun 2007
  • 3 A Levels, grades A,B,B

2005

English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, French, Spanish, Religious Education, Art and Music

John Henry Newman School

Aug 2000 - Jun 2005
  • 11 GCSEs Grades A-C